A fundraiser and supply drive for victims of the natural disasters in Puerto Rico and Mexico will be held at this weekend’s Latino Family Expo.
“Ramp Up” is a new initiative that aims to fuel entrepreneurship and revitalize three commercial districts in distressed neighborhoods near downtown.
The Mitchell Street Branch Library opened Saturday to large crowds. Hundreds of visitors checked out books, used computers and participated in art and music projects to celebrate the new branch on Historic Mitchell Street.
Residents of the near South and West Sides are concerned that the closing of fire stations 28 and 31 will negatively impact quality of life in the areas and result in delayed response times.
An Art Walk on the Hank Aaron State Trail gave attendees the opportunity to learn more about Milwaukee’s civil rights history and the Menomonee River Valley.
Doors Open Milwaukee is spotlighting the Lindsay Heights and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods on Sept. 23 and 24. More than 170 buildings throughout the city will be open to the public.
Arts @ Large artist Muneer Bahauddeen is working with students at Anna F. Doerfler School to complete a six-piece mural using symbols from Mayan, Ghanaian and Hmong cultures.
The MPS youth apprentice program offers teens the opportunity to work for pay at local companies, gaining experience and “filling a pipeline” for employers.
A record crowd attended the sixth annual Silver City International Festival last weekend. The festival celebrated the neighborhood’s diversity with a wide variety of local artists, food vendors and other activities.
Clarke Square resident Ras Maurice McCutcheon, 17, is happy that Milwaukee values its park system. He says it offers everyone a chance to escape urban environments and smartphones and to take their minds off of what’s bothering them at home.