As summer winds down, volunteers at Alice’s Garden are beginning to reap what they sowed in the spring.
Hundreds of walkers and runners set out from Miller Park on a recent Saturday morning to support the Hank Aaron State Trail. The 5K Run/Walk took participants through the Menomonee Valley along Canal Street, along the river and back to Miller Park.
The city of Milwaukee is sponsoring the 11th annual Milwaukee Child Health Week from August 12-19.
LarSharae Hooker, a member of the LaVarnway Boys & Girls Club in Lindsay Heights, is one of six Argosy Citizenship Award winners for 2011. Each winner will receive a $1,000 grant.
Local residents from Clarke Square gathered recently to mark the 5th annual Weed & Seed National Night Out at Clarke Square Park, 2330 W. Vieau Place.
With the purchase of two Milwaukee Public School sites, Milwaukee College Preparatory School now has three locations in underserved city communities, which will serve about 1,500 students. Principal Robert Rauh talked to reporter Kenya Evans about the changes taking place in Lindsay Heights.
Larry Adams and the Walnut Way Conservation Corp. are using beekeeping to produce honey and ‘change the perception of our neighborhood.’
Potential homebuyers took a bus tour of the Layton Boulevard West area recently, visiting eight move-in ready homes in Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park.
Admission Possible Milwaukee, which partners with area high schools, helps students get into college and succeed.
When Charles Brown, director of youth programs for Journey House, started a youth football program six years ago, he envisioned an activity that would keep youth between the ages of 6 and 14 off the streets and teach them life and character development skills. A few weeks ago, the Journey House Packers took to the practice field as the reigning division champions.