Ready to see Milwaukee from a new angle? Climb aboard one of our city's great river cruise boats to enjoy everything from a Margarita cruise, to a kid-friendly Pirate ride or a classic dinner cruise. Find out when the ride of your choice sets sail at Milwaukee River Cruises.
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If you've been pining for fresh, locally-grown produce since last fall, your wait is over: the first of the Farmers Markets are now open for the season! The first to open this year was the West Allis Farmers Market, on the corner of National and 65th Street, and next up is the Fondy Farmers' Market at 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
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If you're planning a motorcycle ride through Michigan or points east this summer, take advantage of free motorcycle passage on the Lake Express High Speed Ferry during May (one-way and round-trip) and June (round-trip only), and again in fall. High speed ferry service between Milwaukee and Muskegon, MI, started for the season on May 3.
Learn more about the Lake Express High Speed Ferry.
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Mother's Day is just around the corner -- Sunday, May 12 -- so now is the time to make your reservations in one of Milwaukee's hallowed brunch halls.
For a listing of great brunch venues, see: Mother's Day Brunch in Milwaukee.
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When regular jogging just doesn't bring enough thrill, shake things up by participating in a "mud run." Over the past few years, the mud run craze has been catching on around the state, with offerings to suit almost all ability levels -- fitness freaks might want to try the Tough Mudder, whereas the casual weekend runner or newbie might be more comfortable with Warrior Dash. No matter which you choose, you will end the day covered with mud.
Read on to find your Milwaukee Area Mud Run.
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Every year, the city of Milwaukee conducts Project Clean & Green, a free pick-up of unwanted furniture, mattresses, household items, brush, tires (up to five) and extra recyclables at residents' normal trash collection points on their scheduled collection day for a specific week. Find out when Project Clean & Green pick-ups will occur in your neighborhood!
Want to take your spring cleaning a step further and spread the love to an entire neighborhood? Check out this list of Earth Day Celebrations and Clean-Up Events to find an outing happening near you.
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Although its sometimes hard to see underneath its gruff, post-industrial exterior, early Milwaukee officials gave great thought to our green spaces. Thanks to the foresight of men like Charles Whitnall, Milwaukee has an extensive infrastructure of park land. This year, why not pay tribute to the groups working to preserve our greenery, locally and otherwise, by participating in some Earth Day celebrations.
Learn about 2013 Earth Day Events in Milwaukee.
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This spring has been a cold one in Milwaukee. When can we expect it to end? We don't have a crystal ball, but we do at least have averages: Read on to find out when Milwaukeeans can usually expect to witness the last freeze in spring.
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April brings many things to Milwaukee, the beginning of the baseball season, spring gallery night, and a chance for residents to do some collective outdoor cleaning for Earth Day. Read on for a list of great April Events in Milwaukee, and get in on the fun.
Nothing says spring in Milwaukee like the Brewers home opener. Get yourself to Miller Park on April 1 for the Crew's home opener against the Colorado Rockies, or if you can't make that game, check the Brewers Season Schedule for home dates throughout the season.
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