Born on April 10, 1906 in Georgia and raised in Cincinnati, Harriet Dorsey moved to Milwaukee in the early 1940s. She celebrated her 106th birthday with a public event at the Clinton Rose Center in Harambee where she volunteered for 18 years. She makes her home in Lindsay Heights. Lindsay Heights is a mega-neighborhood composed […]
Spaces and Traces 2012 offered community members an opportunity to tour 13 locations in Milwaukee’s historic Concordia neighborhood. Two prominent historic locations were featured for the first time ever.
Since 2003, Debbie Pagel of Eat Cake! has been crafting sculpted cakes that range from the artistic to the absurd, including robots, musical instruments, houses, apes, elegant wedding cakes, and of course, shoes. To see the shop’s creations, stop by on a Friday (it would be a good idea to make arrangements with Debbie first) […]
Dressed in caps and gowns, student demonstrators recently rallied in support of the DREAM Act at the Voces De La Frontera headquarters.
The centerpiece of a rejuvenated Enderis Playfield, this sculpture by Nancy Metz White is entitled Magic Tree Grove. Installed in November 2006, the artwork was supported by an initial grant from the City of Milwaukee Arts Board. This westside neighborhood’s eponymous park is named for Dorothy Enderis, a proponent of multicultural education and a key figure […]
More than 150 high school seniors from seven Milwaukee Public Schools recently celebrated their graduation and admission to college with College Possible program staff and coaches.
On 70th and Capitol Drive, Kitt’s Frozen Custard Drive-In was started in the 1950s by the Kittridge family. For drive-in or walk-up customers, it’s a neighborhood staple for frozen custard and delicious burgers. When you’re there, be sure to look up to see some layers of their history. In the heart of Milwaukee’s northwest side, […]
More than three-quarters of licensed family day care centers in four central city ZIP codes received a YoungStar rating of two out of five stars, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service analysis. Many of these centers may be forced to close because providers can’t afford to move up the rating scale.
Journey House has begun its long-awaited move to a new home. Long split into three buildings located on different streets, the newly built Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics will now house all the organization’s programs as well as administrative offices.
Volunteers from Target, City Year and MPS recently painted a new, colorful playground at the Hopkins Lloyd Community School in Lindsay Heights.