Volunteers from Ernst & Young and Longfellow school recently packed backpacks filled with school supplies for each of the school’s 950 students.
The Milwaukee Observatory, a public art installation created by students at Bay View High School, came to Mitchell Park this summer for the first time.
Professional photographers from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service will be taking free portraits of community members attending Asian Fest on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 11 a.m.– 1:15 p.m. at Arlington Heights Park.
As summer winds down, volunteers at Alice’s Garden are beginning to reap what they sowed in the spring.
Hundreds of walkers and runners set out from Miller Park on a recent Saturday morning to support the Hank Aaron State Trail. The 5K Run/Walk took participants through the Menomonee Valley along Canal Street, along the river and back to Miller Park.
The city of Milwaukee is sponsoring the 11th annual Milwaukee Child Health Week from August 12-19.
LarSharae Hooker, a member of the LaVarnway Boys & Girls Club in Lindsay Heights, is one of six Argosy Citizenship Award winners for 2011. Each winner will receive a $1,000 grant.
Local residents from Clarke Square gathered recently to mark the 5th annual Weed & Seed National Night Out at Clarke Square Park, 2330 W. Vieau Place.
With the purchase of two Milwaukee Public School sites, Milwaukee College Preparatory School now has three locations in underserved city communities, which will serve about 1,500 students. Principal Robert Rauh talked to reporter Kenya Evans about the changes taking place in Lindsay Heights.
Larry Adams and the Walnut Way Conservation Corp. are using beekeeping to produce honey and ‘change the perception of our neighborhood.’