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”
Mario Gonzalez Mother Nature has certainly kept us on our toes this spring bringing us a blizzard, rain, and highs in the 70’s and then a week later dropping to the 40’s. But through it all we can find a constant in May being Bike Month – regardless of the weather. And for the 3rd… Continue reading Bike Bingo Was Its Name-O
Beth Heller In the month of May, our team will continue sharing our favorite ground-level snapshots of life in Greater Green Bay, but this time we’ll be trying out alternate modes of transport including bikes (May is National Bike Month), boats (cruise on downtown) and bumper cars (Bay Beach opens May 5). But, before we… Continue reading Outside Is the Place to Be
Beth Heller As I type this, I’m looking out my front window at the park across the street, which is covered in a record breaking, and frankly soul-crushing, amount of April snow. But, being the tough Northeast Wisconsin mom that I am, the blanket of miserable white stuff shall not deter me from writing this… Continue reading Snapshot #2: There’s a Park Under there Somewhere
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
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
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!