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Milwaukee needs to explore new ways to pay for the city’s continued growth. Read more

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And a new study recommends rebuilding and combining the Domes and the Milwaukee Public Museum. Read more

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The Milwaukee County Board unanimously approved funding Thursday for the third and final stage of a study to discover future options for the Mitchell Park Domes. Read more

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Money would need to be approved for a task force to continue their work regarding the future of the Domes. Read more

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A recent audit of operations, concessions and events at the Mitchell Park Domes reveals non-standard accounting and questionable management practices among all parties ostensibly in control of the facility. Read more

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A new twist has emerged regarding prospects for the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, more commonly known as the “Domes.” Could it be merged with the Milwaukee Public Museum? Read more

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Dear Ruthie shares her social schedule of LGBTQ-themed Halloween events in and around Milwaukee. Read more

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The future of the Mitchell Park Domes is at stake. The public has an opportunity to express its ideas and opinions about various county proposals on Tuesday, June 26 in the lobby of the Mitchell Park Domes. Read more

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Milwaukee County Parks’ officials abruptly announced they would not renew the popular market’s lease in March without consulting with market staff. Read more

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The farmers market’s ouster from the Domes Annex will be addressed at the next Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Parks, Energy & Environment Committee meeting. Read more

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Despite its popularity, organizers of the Milwaukee’s Winter Farmers Market at the Mitchell Park Domes Annex were abruptly informed last month that the market’s lease would not be renewed at the domes annex. Read more

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Photo credit: Chris Abele for Milwaukee County Executive Facebook page

As the Shepherd Express went to press this week, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele emailed and posted a statement entitled “You Spoke, I Listened.” Read more

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Last week’s meeting at the Mitchell Park Domes about parking meters in Milwaukee County parks revealed an overwhelming rejection of County Executive Chris Abele’s plan to impose another “revenue stream.” Read more

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Ruthie answers a question from a reader with a rudely lackadaisical sister-in-law. Read more

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It’s here…it’s here…the high holy day for the LGBTQ community—Halloween! Dear Ruthie’s social calendar features everything from a symphonic performance of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas to a sexy Marvel Comix Night at DIX. Read more

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A look back at the design of Milwaukee County’s park system and a guide to the county’s green spaces. Read more

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Milwaukee’s first Make Music Day, taking place on Wednesday, June 21, features a litany of live performances at some unexpected venues. Read more

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“It’s almost like the facility itself is damaging the plants so much that we want a better facility to grow the plants in,” said the Domes’ lead horticulturalist, Amy Thurner. Read more

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“I want Milwaukeeans to be open minded,” said Domes Director Sandy Folaron. Read more

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What is the real value of the Mitchell Park Domes? What are the Domes worth to Milwaukee? Those are two of the questions Milwaukee County residents will be grappling with as we determine whether o, Read more

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