Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reporters covered a wide range of stories in 2017. NNS reporter Elizabeth Baker explains why this story, originally published on Oct. 4, is her favorite among those she wrote this year.
Linda Burrell, the owner of Cakes by Linda Kay, bakes and sells a variety of desserts. Her mother passed down to her both a love of baking and some great recipes.
More than 5,400 people participated in the first On the Table event in October, and Greater Milwaukee Foundation hopes to recruit more youth and enhance racial diversity in 2018.
Motivated to address chronic housing issues, community members hope to make it easier for residents to access housing and neighborhoods to thrive.
The Dash Emergency Grant program has been expanded to help undergraduate students at UW-Milwaukee, Alverno College, Cardinal Stritch University and Mount Mary University.
Under5ive is a local Milwaukee musician who creates custom clothing to go with her songs.
Music, art, history and culture came together as the newly renovated apartment building in the Bronzeville neighborhood prepares to open its doors to its first residents this week.
Community advocates Markasa Tucker, Andre Lee Ellis and Vaun Mayes spoke at a panel discussion called “View from the Street: Grassroots Activism in the Black Community” sponsored by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
Community members and leaders share perspectives on local housing problems and potential solutions at Calvary Presbyterian Church as part of Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s region-wide initiative.
Some community members strongly oppose a policy change put forth by Ald. Chevy Johnson that would limit how long roadside memorials can stand and what times of day people can visit them. Others hope the city adopts the change.