Despite expressing some disappointment with the projected Milwaukee Streetcar route, residents, business owners and workers in the Historic King Drive area were eager to discuss development ideas with city planners and developers at a recent community meeting.
Community Warehouse, a nonprofit that sells discounted home improvement products in distressed areas and employs background-challenged individuals, opened a new retail outlet on Milwaukee’s North Side.
A generous gift from a longtime donor is enabling the Daniels-Mardak Boys & Girls Club to reopen after it closed in late August.
Tikkun Ha-Ir, a Jewish social justice organization, teaches culinary skills to incarcerated women and distributes surplus produce from farmers markets to shelters and food pantries.
The 17th annual Harvest Day in Lindsay Heights attracted neighborhood residents with entertainment, food and community assistance.
Lisa Kaye Catering, a small catering business, took home $11,000 and other prizes from the second annual Rev-Up MKE event last week, helping a growing business grow even faster.
Developers have raised about half the funds needed for the Sherman Phoenix project in Sherman Park, which would convert the fire-damaged BMO Harris Bank building into a hub of black entrepreneurship and investment.
Milwaukee Police Department Chief Ed Flynn has attacked the legitimacy of a leaked Department of Justice draft report, while advocates took the report as proof of problems within the department they say have existed for years.
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.
The fight over preserving the Gettelman Brewery site moved forward in the Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee.