Two colorful, original murals aimed at spurring community conversations will be created by Milwaukee artists on large blank building walls in the Near West Side and Walker’s Point neighborhoods, as a result of an 88Nine Radio Milwaukee (88.9 WYMS-FM) initiative announced Friday.
Artists Working in Education offers high school and college-age interns career opportunities in art, while sharing their passion with younger children.
African-Americans living in segregated neighborhoods lack access to jobs and are more likely to live in poverty.
The East-West Bus Rapid Transit line would serve as a high-speed alternative for commuters looking to travel across the center of the city.
On May 12, Summerfest brought performing artist Jahmes Tony Finlayson to Penfield Children’s Center in honor of both Penfield and Summerfest’s 50thAnniversary celebrations.
A team of community leaders partnered with residents, small businesses, nonprofits and students to create a community art project about what makes them happy in the Avenues West neighborhood.
Milwaukee Academy of Science and City on a Hill Youth Center students recently had the opportunity to learn about tree science by climbing trees and watching professional arborists work on them.
Concordia resident Tyrice Baskin thinks the streets of Milwaukee should be repaired so they cause less damage to residents’ vehicles.
Daddy’s Soul Food, at 754 N. 27th St., is one of the eateries participating in the second Black Restaurant Week, running from April 17 to April 23. See more coverage of MKE Black Restaurant Week here.
Residents of seven Near West Side neighborhoods highlighted the area’s assets — including diversity, local businesses, parks and walkability — as well as concerns such as gentrification and the perception of crime.