The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named Milwaukee’s Mitchell Park Domes to its 2016 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. This annual list spotlights important examples of the nation’s architectural and cultural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.
Poets of all ages recite poetry at an open mic presented by the local youth-led Sacred Garden group and the global organization 100 Thousand Poets for Change.
Recommendations from the Mitchell Park Domes Task Force regarding the future of the Domes should come within a year. The Tropical Dome reopened recently after being closed in February due to safety concerns.
The United Community Center (UCC) hosted an Opening and Dedication Ceremony on Thursday, September 15, 2016 for their new technology and skilled-trades focused charter school, Acosta Middle School (AMS). With a pre-college emphasis and curriculum focused on experiential learning, AMS aims to equip students with the skills to be competitive in dynamic future job markets. […]
A home program in Layton Boulevard West seeks to provide affordable, energy-efficient homes by renovating foreclosures, but new foreclosures threaten to displace residents.
The annual Doors Open event allows the public to explore more than 150 locations throughout the city, including 12 sites in the spotlight neighborhoods of Sherman Park and Clarke Square. The event will be held Sept. 17 and 18.
Mike C., 34, is a homeless student, trying to kick his drug addiction.
Teen participants in Layton Boulevard West’s Code Academy learn the building blocks of computer programming.
A mural honoring the 50-year history of UMOS, one of the first organizations to provide social services for Latinos in Wisconsin, will be unveiled in the fall.
Harbor District Inc. searches for ways to protect the waterfront’s habitat and utilize vacant land.