A new designation as a National Treasure and a lower cost estimate for rehabilitation of the Mitchell Park Domes have renewed hope for its long-term future.
Residents who live near a North Side facility that is accused of improperly handling and disposing of hazardous materials urged city and state officials to better regulate companies that pose potential risks.
Community members can vote for the MANDI People’s Choice Award winners from March 27 through April 5. The Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation honor organizations and individuals for their work to revitalize city neighborhoods.
Unkempt and dangerous baseball facilities at Baran Park have raised ire among parents and local officials, but a proposed $2.3 million field enhancement by Journey House could change all that.
Traditional St. Patrick’s Day celebrations include Irish dancing, parades and shamrocks.
The Milwaukee Asian Public Market Phongsavan, home to 70 vendors, a food court and a concert area, boasts an 84,000-square-foot building that draws about 1,000 patrons per week to Havenwoods.
A single plot in Gretchen Mead’s front yard has blossomed into the Victory Garden Initiative (VGI), a thriving community of staff and volunteers committed to helping Milwaukee residents grow their own food and cook nutritious meals for their families.
About 200 people participated in a Solidarity March organized by UBLAC to mark “Bloody Sunday,” when Alabama state troopers and local police beat non-violent protesters marching from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.
Diane De La Santos left the corporate world after 20 years as a health care executive to head the then-faltering nonprofit, City on a Hill. During the 14 years since, she has made her mark on the Avenues West neighborhood and on the city at large.
Next Door and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan offered screenings, information and healthcare resources to parents at a recent health fair.