The “Sherman Park Rising” mural, 4715 W. Center St., was dedicated Friday with artist Tia Richardson, Mayor Tom Barrett and Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn in attendance.
Doors Open Milwaukee is spotlighting the Lindsay Heights and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods on Sept. 23 and 24. More than 170 buildings throughout the city will be open to the public.
Fondy Farmers Market will celebrate its centennial by opening the new Fondy Park in Lindsay Heights on Sept. 16.
The second location of Pete’s Fruit Market will open next month in Bronzeville, providing access to fresh and healthy food.
The renovated teen center at Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club provides a computer lab, theater performance area, game area and a place to study.
In the first year of Teach for America’s Milwaukee Summer Institute, new corps members learned the basics of teaching, and the challenges and opportunities of working in the city.
Mariah Robinson-Page started going to the Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club in Sherman Park when she was 5 years old. Now she is a member of the staff.
Local organizations are working to make it easier for community residents to take advantage of bicycle trails in the wake of a recent study confirming that low-income neighborhoods have unequal access to bike and walking trails.
St. Augustine Preparatory Academy will primarily serve Latino students when it begins classes next month. The school also will offer community members access to a health care clinic, ESL classes and GED preparation.
On a recent Sunday when temperatures soared above 90 degrees, hundreds of people gathered in Clarke Square for the ‘open streets’ festivities.