Refugee chefs are changing the way we eat in Milwaukee, one plate at a time.
When it comes to food, sometimes it’s easier to eat something convenient over something healthy. Kohl’s Healthy Families and the American Cancer Society decided to challenge that idea with nutrition education programs.
Washington Park Neighbors works to create a summer concert series that reflects the demographics of the neighborhood.
During the past several days, shelters and warming rooms expanded their hours to protect Milwaukee’s homeless population from the extreme cold.
Light & Unite Red kicked off its 2019 prevention campaign during National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, providing educational games and resources at COA’s family fun night.
Tiffany Miller, a special education teacher at the Lloyd Street campus of Milwaukee College Prep, writes a positive message on the girls’ bathroom mirror every day.
Ma’ruf, a Muslim nonprofit, recently opened a youth center for neighborhood children. The center came to fruition after proposals to turn the space into a liquor store were rejected by the community.
Basia Spencer, owner of fashion boutique Basia Rose Designs, recently opened her own shop at a former pop-up space at 1617 W. North Ave. in Lindsay Heights, where she shares space with other vendors.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods in the past year. NNS reporter Ana Martinez-Ortiz explains why the story republished here is her favorite among the pieces she wrote in 2018.
Earlier this month, holiday wreaths, decked out in lights and decorations, were hung along Lisbon Avenue in Washington Park for the first time in more than a decade.