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Brown Deer Park Golf Course Upgrades Historic Venue

As one of Milwaukee County Parks' oldest courses, Brown Deer Park Golf Course has a rich history: Tiger Woods' professional debut and John Daly and Jack Nicklaus playing the course. While the venue is no longer a site for PGA Tour events, it still hosts stops on the Symetra Tour.

Explore • By On Milwaukee • Aug. 8, 2018

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Nature Conservancy Summer Internship Program

A partnership between the Milwaukee County Parks and the Nature Conservancy is teaching kids about the great outdoors through its summer internship program. 

Make a Difference • By Fox News • Aug. 8, 2018

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7 Tips to Live Your Best Beer Gardening Life

Beer gardens are a mix of Milwaukee at its best: beautiful, lush parks, local music and free-flowing libations. However, when beer gardening, it's important to remember the rules. Here's our guide to living your best beer garden life.

Explore • By Molly Snyder, On Milwaukee • June 27, 2018

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Inside the Tropical Dome

Stepping inside the Tropical Dome at the Mitchell Park Domes feels a lot like stepping into another world. Though this jungle may seem like a magical place untouched by human interference, there’s actually a lot of tender loving care needed to keep the tropical dome lush and vibrant. And much of that care comes from the “queen of the tropical dome, Mary Braunreiter.”

Explore • By Visit Milwaukee • June 27, 2018

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Foot Golf 101

Every four years, the World Cup stirs up a special brand of latent soccer enthusiasm among sports fans. This summer, if after watching the matches you feel inspired to get outside and kick the ball around, we've got a great way to do it – especially if you've been sitting at the pub for a few hours already and actual running/dribbling/passing/understanding soccer isn't really your jam. 

Explore • By Jimmy Carlton, On Milwaukee • June 27,  2018

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Mobcraft Brewery

'Honey Driver' MobCraft Brewery Collaboration Beer Released

July 19, 2018

A raspberry honey wheat ale, made with honey from hives at Milwaukee County golf courses and brewed in partnership with MobCraft Brewery, is now available exclusively at Whitnall Park Beer Garden.

China Lights

China Lights Tickets on Sale Aug. 8

July 3, 2018

The popular China Lights lantern displays will return to Boerner Botanical Gardens in September with a new theme of 'Pandamania.' Tickets for the event go on sale Aug. 8.

Guy Smith Confirmed as New Parks Director

June 15, 2018

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted in June to confirm Guy Smith as the new head of parks. He joined the department in 2004, starting as trails coordinator. He quickly grew into supervision and management and transitioned to several roles within the department, including deputy regional manager of land resources and chief of operations. 



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