Panhandling on street medians and highway ramps will be illegal beginning Oct. 28. A new city ordinance calls for violators to be fined or imprisoned.
Bennie Smith, owner and chef at Daddy’s Soul Food and Grille on North 27th Street, plans to open a second location of the restaurant in the Harambee neighborhood. The soft opening is scheduled for January 2017.
The visit of social justice leaders Alicia Garza and Patrisse Cullors to UW-Milwaukee demonstrated the shift of Black Lives Matter from an Internet hashtag to an in-person call to action.
North Side native Kimberley Motley runs a private legal practice in Afghanistan where she spends part of her time working without pay, representing victims of human rights violations there and around the world.
Responding to the dire need for employment opportunities for Milwaukee’s central city residents, the 11th Fatherhood Summit featured a record number of employment resources.
If you haven’t been able to check out a book or film from the Milwaukee Public Library for years because of your fines or fees, you have until Oct. 9 to take advantage of the library’s Fine Forgiveness Campaign.
Recommendations from the Mitchell Park Domes Task Force regarding the future of the Domes should come within a year. The Tropical Dome reopened recently after being closed in February due to safety concerns.
The Wisconsin Doulas of Color Collective works to combat Milwaukee’s high infant mortality rate through emotional support for mothers from its new home at the Body and Soul Healing Arts Center.
Lindsay Heights residents gather every Wednesday at 6 p.m. throughout the summer to walk the neighborhood, pick up trash and build community.
Common Ground has actively worked to improve Sherman Park for the past eight years, reducing the number of vacant homes from 300 to 60 and redeveloping 75 homes.