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Three Great Ways to Enjoy Greater Green Bay’s “Fresh Coast”

 Beth Heller For this week’s snapshot, we’re looking at Green Bay from lake (and river) level.  You may have heard Green Bay’s Mayor, Jim Schmitt, joke that Green Bay isn’t on the East coast or the West Coast, it’s on the “Fresh Coast,”  where river and bay come together to create one of our community’s… Continue reading Three Great Ways to Enjoy Greater Green Bay’s “Fresh Coast”

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Snapshots of Life from “Street Level” in Greater Green Bay

 By Beth Heller This April, our blog will provide a record of life in Green Bay from street level.  To be completely honest, this focus partially arises from the fact that I was recently gifted a Fitbit and have been out and about more in the name of logging steps.  But more importantly, it’s because… Continue reading Snapshots of Life from “Street Level” in Greater Green Bay

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Mindfulness Room at Washington Middle School: Community Connection in Action

Beth Heller Last week our blog touched on a new trend towards affordable, urban living that places Green Bay in the catbird seat for attracting and retaining strong community members.  And while housing prices and available jobs are a big selling point, the intangibles, like community connectedness, deserve props, too. In terms of size, the… Continue reading Mindfulness Room at Washington Middle School: Community Connection in Action

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A New Kind of Urban – Affordable, Active and Alive!

by Beth Heller This month’s focus on civic connection doesn’t limit public engagement to activities like voting or running for public office.  This week we’re taking a look at the importance of economic revitalization, and at Live54218 we have our eye on an important trend:  affordable urban lifestyles. Jennifer Griffin outlines the affordable urban lifestyle… Continue reading A New Kind of Urban – Affordable, Active and Alive!