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.
U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, State Sen. LaTonya Johnson and State Rep. David Crowley, along with other black leaders, led a community engagement canvass in the Amani neighborhood on the North Side.
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.
The 17th annual Harvest Day in Lindsay Heights attracted neighborhood residents with entertainment, food and community assistance.
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.
Brazilia Hughes relieves some of the pain from her arthritis by utilizing the facilities at her local YMCA.
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.