A team of community leaders partnered with residents, small businesses, nonprofits and students to create a community art project about what makes them happy in the Avenues West neighborhood.
Jarod Cronk’s faith, entrepreneurial skills and spirit support his family and build community in Washington Heights and Sherman Park.
Milwaukee Riverkeeper drew more than 4,000 volunteers for an annual spring trash cleanup along three major rivers.
Local leaders are urging residents to utilize JobLines, a joint initiative that connects Milwaukee residents with jobs in Waukesha and Washington counties via public transit.
After a dialogue between residents and police in Metcalfe Park, participants said the discussions could open the door for better relations between police and the central city’s black community.
Artist Nicolas Lampert works to provide nonprofit organizations with artwork to advance social justice.
In some city neighborhoods roadside memorials are put up to honor individuals who died suddenly. North Side residents interviewed about the memorials agreed that they see too many.
The owner of a gas station destroyed during August demonstrations in Sherman Park is hoping to rebuild but, at a recent community feedback session, residents raised serious concerns about the business.
Four students NNS has followed since they graduated high school in spring 2013 are on track to graduate college.
The Big Eazy is participating in MKE Black Restaurant Week (April 17 through April 23) for the first time this year. See more coverage of MKE Black Restaurant Week here.