World War II veteran Jesse Haro, 93, was presented with the second annual Latino Veteran of the Year Award at the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center.
The highlight of LBWN’s annual neighborhood gathering was the opportunity for participants to share their personal stories with neighbors in small breakout groups. The room buzzed as each person in the circle spent a few minutes talking about his or her life. Community members of all ages and backgrounds came together at the annual event […]
United Community Center has made good on a controversial 2012 pledge of $20,000 toward the reconstruction of Walker Square Park’s playground.
My family, the García family, has eaten thousands of elotes, enjoyed many taquizas, has eaten innumerable bowls of menudo, and has welcomed many new years on the blocks of Chavez Drive. This series of photos capture memories, places and the everyday people whose magic brings life to this street.
Youth-led Dia de Los Muertos workshops and festivities at Escuela Verde charter school offered students insights into their culture and traditions.
Our School Stellar Collegiate is a brand new school that seeks to create outstanding outcomes for students, while simultaneously beingthebestplacetoworkinourcity! StellarCollegiatewasrecommendedforapprovalbytheUniversityofWisconsin – Milwaukee in September of 2015 and will open on the Southside of Milwaukee on August 29, 2016 to 140 students in K4 and K5, growing one grade level a year until we reach […]
A former charter school opponent cast the deciding vote as the MPS Board of School Directors approved a partnership that will see Carmen South and Casimir Pulaski High School exist side by side.
The 6th Annual Día de los Muertos Parade took place in the Walker Square and Walker’s Point neighborhoods on Saturday, Oct. 31.
Pinatas and the Day of the Dead don’t ordinarily go together, but they did this weekend. A group of volunteers created piñatas for the Dia de los Muertos holiday as part of a community-building effort.
Residents of Burnham Park overcame a language barrier and created new connections through a project to install solar-powered address plaques on their block.