Artist Nicolas Lampert works to provide nonprofit organizations with artwork to advance social justice.
In some city neighborhoods roadside memorials are put up to honor individuals who died suddenly. North Side residents interviewed about the memorials agreed that they see too many.
The owner of a gas station destroyed during August demonstrations in Sherman Park is hoping to rebuild but, at a recent community feedback session, residents raised serious concerns about the business.
Four students NNS has followed since they graduated high school in spring 2013 are on track to graduate college.
The Big Eazy is participating in MKE Black Restaurant Week (April 17 through April 23) for the first time this year. See more coverage of MKE Black Restaurant Week here.
In the wake of a decision by the Milwaukee County Board to create Community Restoration Centers, which will provide employment, health care and educational services, officials said additional resources and collaboration are necessary to address the needs of underserved communities.
Irie Zulu is one of the eateries participating in the second Black Restaurant Week, running from April 17 to April 23. The restaurant brings together grandma’s cooking with African and Jamaican cuisine. See more coverage of MKE Black Restaurant Week here.
Caribbean dances performed by the Panadanza Dance Company and butterfly-themed crafts helped kick off the Milwaukee Public Library’s MKE Big Read program on Saturday, focused on the novel “In the Time of the Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez.
For the first time in 15 years, Washington High School made it to the state chess tournament. Head coach Micheal Moore has his eyes on a championship.
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.