For the last 29 years, Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity has been building homes with low-income families. This month, the organization takes on a new challenge: renovating a dilapidated foreclosed property into a decent home. Mayor Tom Barrett has signed the deed to the home at 1321 North 36th Street over to Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity, and the organization […]
With grants from the Reclaiming Our Neighborhoods initiative, area nonprofits are expanding housing services to neighborhoods hit hard by the foreclosure crisis.
A first-of-its-kind program in Milwaukee will begin in the Washington Park neighborhood on Saturday, November 2nd, giving residents the opportunity to learn from and walk with a physician. The free “Walk with a Doc” program, being sponsored by Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin, is being offered on the first Saturday of each month […]
North Side young people took the lead in planning an event to promote peace through art and music in Washington Park’s Fox Field.
Adolescents hosted an Above the Influence Safe Night at the Hmong American Friendship Association that included free food, a talent competition and plenty of diversity.
Hundreds of people participated in the 11th annual peace parade from Washington Park to Sherman Park.
Pat and Jeanette Gleason’s dream to own their own bakery and photography school is coming to life, as the couple opens two businesses in a newly renovated duplex.
Saturday, 6/29 the Bus Stop Coffee Shop will be hosting a bakery open house. The Bread Bakers Guild of America is hosting 56 nationwide bake shop open houses around the country, of which the Bus Stop Coffee Shop is participating. In addition to the coffee shop open house, we will feature an open house for […]
Eighth-grade students at Westside Academy II participated in a Peace Walk for the fourth year in a row and created a book of poems and personal symbols to promote peace.
The new director of community safety, John Connelly, will focus on crime prevention, diversion tactics.