Artisan furniture maker Matt Bohlmann, who purchased and is renovating the building that housed the Finney Library for 50 years, has recruited artist Reginald Baylor to move his studio to the new arts incubator.
Clarke Square residents worked together to turn an alley into a public art space. Organizers hope that “Art in the Alleys” will expand to other blocks in the neighborhood.
The owner of Gloria’s Cake Shop & Café in Clarke Square is determined to give back to her community while serving up delectable pastries, cakes and tarts.
The first shelter in Milwaukee County dedicated specifically to young girls coming out of sex trafficking opened recently to provide a unique kind of support.
Award-winning occupational therapist Nancy Wilke helped veterans improve their physical health and their lives during her 38-year career at the Zablocki VA Medical Center.
A proposed “knowledge exchange” partnership would put the high-performing Carmen charter school and public Pulaski High School under one roof in an effort to improve achievement at the struggling South Side high school.
About 20 bikers from the North and South sides participated in a recent Black & Brown Unity Ride, organized by Red Bike & Green, which promotes biking to improve health, environment and the local economy.
John Gurda talks about his new book, “Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods,” 465 pages of photos, stories and descriptions of the ever-changing neighborhoods that make up the city.
UCC has signed a contract to make good on a pledge made three years ago to help rebuild the Walker Square Park playground.
For 57 years, the Neighborhood Children’s Sports League has used football to impart lessons in commitment and leadership to boys from the central city. Today, with a roster of about 700 players, the league is helping shape more lives than ever.