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A new day for Moody Park: After years of delays, revamped park finally opens

Published Aug. 24, 2015

Years ago, at the old Moody Park, 2200 W. Burleigh St., there was nothing to do but play basketball on a few broken-down hoops, said Lawrence Pollard, 13, who lives nearby. Pollard, his aunt and a few cousins from the neighborhood were on hand, along with hundreds of others, for the grand opening of the revamped and much-improved park, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.


Abele leads celebration to reopen Moody Park

Published Aug. 19, 2015

County Executive Chris Abele will join Amani neighborhood residents and community partners on Thursday, Aug. 20 to celebrate the grand re-opening of Calvin Moody Park, 2200 W. Burleigh St.


15 lush and leafy reasons to visit the Boerner Botanical Gardens

Published Aug. 7, 2015

Recently, took a tour of the Boerner Botanical Gardens with garden director, Shirley Dommer Walczak. We took in thousands of lilies in bloom, walked across a bog, snapped photos in front of a waterfall, checked out the collection of local public art and rolled down a hill. We might still have vertigo from the hill rolling.


Mayor Barrett to help unveil new pocket park

Published July 31, 2015

On Friday morning at 9 a.m., Mayor Tom Barrett and several others will unveil Sunshine Park, a new pocket park located at 14th and North. The park serves as the first of more than 20 vacant lots in the city being turned into urban orchards and pocket parks.

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