The former Jackie Robinson Middle School, purchased by a developer in 2010, is now a 68-unit apartment building for Sherman Park seniors.
St. Charles Youth & Family Services, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of RePurpose, a not-for-profit resale shop that operates under a unique business model specifically designed to make a positive difference in the Milwaukee area on Saturday, May 18. RePurpose, which is located at 4610 W. Fond du Lac Avenue in the Sherman Park neighborhood, is […]
Principal Bridgette Hood of the 53rd Street School realized early in life that she had a passion for helping children. She demonstrates that passion during every waking moment.
For the first time in 2012, the City of Milwaukee set aside a specific percentage of contracting dollars for black-owned companies. However, an NNS analysis of city data shows that the ordinance benefited few such firms.
After successfully rehabbing about three dozen blighted Sherman Park houses, Milwaukee Rising has incorporated to raise funds from individual and corporate donors to continue its stabilization effort.
The Alma Center’s Wisdom Walk to Self-Mastery offers perpetrators of domestic violence a chance to heal the wounds of their own trauma and unlearn the lessons of violence-plagued childhoods.
Sherman Park homeowner Alex Runner loves his family, his neighborhood, his city — and his chickens.
A new 60,000-square-foot warehouse opening soon on the north side is expected to employ 100 “second-chance” workers and provide low-cost home improvement products to Milwaukee residents.
In an emotional ceremony, the Boys & Girls Clubs Stein Scholars pre-college program celebrated its 33 graduating high school seniors and its first class of graduating college students.
Celebrating its 100th anniversary last year, Washington High School (2525 N. Sherman Blvd.) is one of MPS’s oldest and most storied schools. This corridor, complete with mural, chandelier and purple Purgolder “W”s on the doors, has been known to generations of students as “Old Main.” Prominent Washington graduates include Senator Herb Kohl, former Wisconsin governor Lee Dreyfus, Commissioner of […]