By a vote of 14-4 the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed a measure that will end Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainers for non-violent offenders.
FacebookTwitteremailBen’s Cycle moved into its current location on Lincoln Avenue in 1965 and bought the across-the-street neighbor, the Riviera Theater, in 1996. Today, the theater houses vintage bicycles, as well as a mountain of frames, parts, and bike-frame chandeliers. Lincoln Village’s Polish roots can be seen throughout the neighborhood—Kosciuszko Park (and the statue of Thaddeus […]
FacebookTwitteremailHaving worked in a Kentucky coal mine from 1979-1982, this P&H 2100BL electric mining shovel recently was installed at Miller Parkway and National Avenue. The retired digger is a permanent monument to P&H Mining, which started as Pawling & Harnischfeger Machine and Pattern Shop on Dec. 1, 1884. Layton Boulevard West is composed of Layton […]
FacebookTwitteremail 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 […]
FacebookTwitteremailSince 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) […]
FacebookTwitteremailThe 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 […]