Neighborhood residents and other users of the Washington Park Urban Ecology Center met with Quorum Architects and center and park staff to share their ideas.
A new mural at the corner of Lisbon Avenue and 31st Street draws inspiration from the zoo once located in Washington Park and the park’s designer who believed natural beauty can improve human nature.
Genita Walker talks about how she uses painting to express her emotions.
After Washington Park Partners was forced to cancel the Lisbon Avenue Arts Festival twice because of bad weather, the event went ahead on Friday.
Dennis Marshall, 39, talks about the challenges of teaching grade school students.
Calvin Young, 55, talks about how he was introduced to life on the streets.
Milwaukee Police Department ambassadors joined Mayor Tom Barrett and Washington Park residents Tuesday for a one-mile walk through Washington Park, Metcalfe Park and Martin Drive, culminating in an ice cream social. Barrett is challenging Milwaukeeans to walk 100 miles in 100 days.
The Near West Side’s new logo, which represents a “neighborhood of neighborhoods,” was unveiled recently by government officials, neighbors and businesspeople.
The Milwaukee NAACP branch’s first-ever resource fair brought people together in Washington Park to network, learn, eat and unwind on a hot summer Saturday.
Reggie Jackson of the Black Holocaust Museum puts the slogan ‘Black Lives Matter’ to the test in a lecture series that traces the history of devaluing black people in America.