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The GDNA Community Gardens at 6th & Howard look fantastic after another banner end-of-season cleanup. A most robust and wonderful corps of garden volunteers led by Marie Cassavant, with Dawn Riegel, Garden District Neighborhood Association members, many Boy Scouts, Kompost Kids, and others put in a vigorous workday at the community gardens followed by a well-deserved cook-out. They made a usually pretty spot even tidier as the gardening season officially ended for this corner of the neighborhood. (Pictures below)

                                     VOLUNTEER BULB PLANTING

Thanks to the many neighborhood volunteers who helped plant 2000 bulbs adjacent to the 20th street bridge along I-894, we look forward to many years of beauty and multiplication of daffodils to punctuate our piece of Milwaukee as THE Garden District! Thanks to all at WisDOT who conceived and organized the planting, Ald. Terry Witkowski who corralled volunteers, Samer Abulughod and the young women from the Islamic Society, residents and kids who all pitched in and all the volunteers who also serve on the Board of Directors for the Garden District Neighborhood Association - the 13th district-wide umbrella organization that has been so instrumental in getting our groups and efforts kick-started. (Pictures below)

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Friends of Saveland Park has become the latest addition to our Affiliates. Check out the good things that are going on with them by looking them up on our “Affiliates” page and then on to their web page.

Our District has a new Community Liaison Officer
Officer John Klein has taken over the duties of Officer Marissa Gnadt at District 6 Police Station. Go to our “Civics/Community” Page to learn more and to see the schedule of Crime Analysis meetings. Officer Klein may be reached at:
 (414)935-7198 or

Information about the I-43 Bridge Rehabilitation Project
Want the latest info on this project? What’s closed? What’s open? What are the latest detours, etc, etc. Get the detailed closure schedule and more here.

More questions? You can call the project hotline at (262) 548-8721. Visit the project on the Web at link above to view the latest project information. You can also sign up for periodic e-mail updates, or leave a comment for the project team.


2012 Fall Cleanup Photos . . . story above

2012 Daffodil Planting Photos . . . story above