The South Side Safety Summit was part of a larger effort among law enforcement, city officials, community leaders and others to improve the strained relationship between the Milwaukee Police Department and some residents.
Along with a restaurant, new amenities on the 3500 block of West National will include apartments, a parklet featuring outdoor seating and additional parking.
While a new national report focusing on black male achievement highlights Milwaukee’s increased investment and action to support black men and boys, progress toward improving the lives of black males in the city has been slow.
Once thriving, and then an eyesore that split the north and south sides of the city, the Menomonee Valley comeback continues.
The Granville Business Improvement District, with support from the City of Milwaukee, is in the midst of an effort to rejuvenate the once-bustling far Northwest Side.
Marilyn Daul, 52, quit smoking four years ago. Now she has another New Year’s resolution.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods during 2017. NNS reporter Edgar Mendez explains why this two-part series, originally published on Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, is his favorite among those he wrote this year.
The City-County Opioid, Heroin and Cocaine Task Force has cancelled one-third of its scheduled meetings since it was created earlier this year. However, Task Force members are assuring the public that work to combat the epidemic continues behind the scenes.
Once a Milwaukee staple, the corner bar is becoming a relic in the 53215 and 53204 neighborhoods as crime and other issues have caused taverns to close.
Once a staple on Milwaukee’s South Side, the corner bar is becoming a relic in some neighborhoods, a result of the steady decline of industry, changing social patterns, licensing issues and the unwillingness of bar owners to adapt.