For the first time, student leaders at Loyola Academy are training to teach ¡Cuidate!, a voluntary teen pregnancy prevention curriculum geared to Hispanic girls and boys.
A small group of skilled craftsmen in Lindsay Heights is restoring foreclosed and abandoned houses while employing out-of-work tradesmen. The Craftsmen Restoration Guild, conceived by Walnut Way Conservation Corp., aims to improve the community by bringing houses up to code and increasing curb appeal.
Free workshops to create masks for the second annual Dia De Los Muertos parade on Friday, Oct. 28, are being held on Saturdays at The Shops of Grand Avenue, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
A new satellite facility of the Urban Ecology Center, to be built on the site of an old tavern on the 3700 block of W. Pierce Street, will offer neighborhood schoolchildren and residents a place to learn about the environment. On a recent weekday, dignitaries, children and local residents gathered for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Urban Ecology Center’s (UEC) Menomonee Valley Branch.
A recent storm split a tree on the 1800 block of W. Washington St. in Clarke Square, and caused extensive damage in the city as high winds blew through the area.
Patrons are reacting well to the fresh fruits and vegetables and lower-fat dishes now provided three days a week at Agape Community Center.
Longfellow Elementary hosted its annual Mercado Day to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month and to teach the children about Hispanic culture.
As the winner of a business plan contest open to all restaurants and delis in Silver City, Thai Lotus Restaurant received a $2,000 grant to grow its food wholesale business.
Organic food grown in Alice’s Garden has hit the shelves of two corner stores in Lindsay Heights. While customers initially have had mixed reactions to the produce, advocates emphasize that the initiative is one important step in developing a healthy mindset in the community.
After undergoing a reform process that began in 2009, North Division High School has big plans to provide students with a high-quality education, reversing many years of poor academic achievement.