New Eye-Catching Neighborhood Projects …
- June 12th, 9-12 noon OPEN HOUSE at Warwick Way Gardens, Whenona Dr. and Warwick Way: https://cmnna.org/ Crawford-Marlborough-Nakoma Neighborhood received a Neighborhood Grant in 2020 to enhance a greenspace that includes the Pollinator/Butterfly Garden and Rain Garden at Warwick Way and Whenona Drive. In the last year, neighbors have added a picnic table, bench, bird house and bat roost box, and most recently two beautiful interpretive signs, illustrating the benefits of the Pollinator and Rain Gardens.
- Kayaking down Starkweather Creek just north of E. Washington Ave. you will happen upon the McCormick Avenue Bridge. Look up, and you will see Eken Park Neighborhood’s recent addition of freshly painted murals. The group received a Neighborhood Grant in 2019 for this project and worked with Dane Arts Mural Arts and local residents to make it happen last Saturday.
- Madison neighborhoods are welcoming more outdoor amplified music this summer! This is allowing artists and musicians to more rapidly recover from the devastating economic down turn. This temporary permit was added to the Streatery Program and authorized by the Common Council on May 18th. All restaurants, bars and concerts halls are allowed to provide outdoor music all Thursdays from 3pm-8pm and Fridays/Saturdays from 3pm-9pm. This permit will only last until April 14 2022. We appreciate your patience and understanding as artists have more opportunities to work again and music fans can celebrate, support economic recovery efforts, and strengthen our music ecosystem.
- Make Music Madison returns in person on Monday, June 21! Patios, sidewalks, front porches, and parks all over the city will fill with song for anyone to enjoy! Schedule and Interactive Map – www.makemusicmadison.org/listings.