As officials begin planning for the Milwaukee Streetcar’s possible route extensions into Walker’s Point and Bronzeville, residents are worried that too much development could drive out longtime residents.
“Ramp Up” is a new initiative that aims to fuel entrepreneurship and revitalize three commercial districts in distressed neighborhoods near downtown.
Lisa Kaye Catering, a small catering business, took home $11,000 and other prizes from the second annual Rev-Up MKE event last week, helping a growing business grow even faster.
Developers have raised about half the funds needed for the Sherman Phoenix project in Sherman Park, which would convert the fire-damaged BMO Harris Bank building into a hub of black entrepreneurship and investment.
Under new leadership, the AACCW is focusing on helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses and expand their access to capital.
Thirteen Metcalfe Park and Walnut Hill residents, ages 10 to 13, learned how to garden, hold down a job and make new friends while getting paid to work this summer.
City on a Hill connects students to summer work opportunities and provides lifelong skills.
Responding to a report by the Public Policy Forum, local state representatives are urging legislators throughout Wisconsin to support changing state laws to allow Milwaukee to raise revenue from new local taxes.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Welford Sanders Lofts touted the job opportunities the $21 million development has provided but officials and residents said more needs to be done for the unemployed.
Jarod Cronk’s faith, entrepreneurial skills and spirit support his family and build community in Washington Heights and Sherman Park.