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.
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.
Eduardo Garcìa has attended La Luz del Mundo church on Chavez Drive for more than 25 years. His photo gallery documents daily activities at the church.
Clarke Square residents worked together to turn an alley into a public art space. Organizers hope that “Art in the Alleys” will expand to other blocks in the neighborhood.
The owner of Gloria’s Cake Shop & Café in Clarke Square is determined to give back to her community while serving up delectable pastries, cakes and tarts.
About 20 bikers from the North and South sides participated in a recent Black & Brown Unity Ride, organized by Red Bike & Green, which promotes biking to improve health, environment and the local economy.
UCC has signed a contract to make good on a pledge made three years ago to help rebuild the Walker Square Park playground.
Recently, the United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee held its 8th annual Walk for Wellness at the Journey House Green Bay Packers Football Stadium in Mitchell Park.
Milwaukee Public Library asked community members to share their ideas on the design of a new library branch coming to the Historic Mitchell Street neighborhood next year.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service has launched a new community photography feature, Neighborhood Lens, with a pop-up photo gallery on Chavez Drive. The photos were taken by people who live or work on the South Side street.