In the wake of a family tragedy 10 years ago, Darren Hill and his brother inspire and educate Milwaukee youth through art.
Andre Lee Ellis and his ‘We Got This’ organization hosted the mentoring and formal dinner event at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.
Twelve finalists for the prestigious MANDI awards were announced Tuesday night. Two new categories were added this year, recognizing economic development and collaboration.
Motivated to address chronic housing issues, community members hope to make it easier for residents to access housing and neighborhoods to thrive.
As officials begin planning for the Milwaukee Streetcar’s possible route extensions into Walker’s Point and Bronzeville, residents are worried that too much development could drive out longtime residents.
Nonprofit real estate developer CUPED Corp. has purchased the property that formerly housed the Reader’s Choice bookstore and plans to redevelop the building for Jazale’s Art Studio and Grateful Girls.
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.
“Ramp Up” is a new initiative that aims to fuel entrepreneurship and revitalize three commercial districts in distressed neighborhoods near downtown.
Called together by activist Andre Lee Ellis, community leaders gathered at the intersection of 12th and Concordia streets Wednesday in response to the death of Joseph N. Blunt, 16, who was thrown from the hood of a moving vehicle at the same intersection the day before, to make a plea to the public to drive with care.
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.