Artist Evelyn Patricia Terry made a strong statement about the value of public art to a community when she tracked down and restored a unique bus shelter.
On 12/12/12, 12 artists performed a total of 12 art performance and installation pieces from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. at RedLine Milwaukee.
Thousands of members of Wisconsin’s Hmong community and many non-Hmong guests celebrated the Hmong New Year with traditional songs and dances, foods, costumes and a variety of contests and awards.
The Northwest Side Community Development Corp., under the leadership of Howard Snyder, has been working for more than 30 years to rebuild and revitalize the city’s Northwest Side.
Community members gathered recently to stress the need for dedicated funding for the Milwaukee County public transit system.
Sixteen finalists in five categories have been announced for the annual MANDI awards, which recognize individuals, organizations and companies who work to strengthen central city neighborhoods.
Northcott Neighborhood House has provided preschool, youth, teen and adult recreational and educational programming since it was incorporated in 1962.
Hmong and African American youth from two Safe & Sound “Safe Places” worked together recently to paint murals on the walls of the Hmong American Friendship Association. The project aimed to raise awareness of cultural differences and reduce stereotypes.
Silver Spring Neighborhood Center’s programming for teenagers helps them reach for dreams bigger than their circumstances.
For 10 years, Moody Pool has remained an empty, boarded-up neighborhood nuisance, but the building will be torn down soon. In its place, a splash pool, small community building, lit basketball courts and parkways are among the planned amenities. Some neighborhood residents contend they were promised something that was never delivered.