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.
A desire among neighbors for an outdoor gathering space is coming to fruition with the help of several stakeholders.
Annie Davis, 61, talks about how she started using alcohol to escape a painful childhood.
Signature’s Safe Summer Show showcased talented performers and the social issues that they wanted to highlight through dance.
After 34 years of service, Perry Huyck will retire as Executive Director of United Methodist Children’s Services of Wisconsin, Inc. in January of 2016. At the beginning of his tenure, UMCS was an organization located in a duplex on West Keefe Avenue in Milwaukee serving nine teenage mothers and their children. Under Perry’s visionary and […]
A group of middle school students from Westside Academy II were recognized at City Hall for their actions to improve the appearance of Washington Park.
A three-year, $1 million initiative is intended to promote assets and reduce crime on the near west side.
Steven Tipton, 61, explains his job as a crossing guard at the corner of 35th and Brown streets, near the Westside Academy II in the Washington Park neighborhood.