Hundreds of volunteers gathered at Harley-Davidson for the “Sound the Alarm, Save a a Life” campaign. The event was part of a national effort to install 100,000 free smoke alarms in 16 days.
The formerly underutilized building at 2404 W. Clybourn St. on Milwaukee’s Near West Side celebrated its grand opening as a fresh food market.
Speakers, interpretive dance and a roundtable panel discussion organized by the Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures field school program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee focused on the people and places of Sherman Park.
Nekea Leon recently participated in a performance at Milwaukee City Hall where dancers portrayed stories of residents of Sherman Park. Leon lived there as a young child.
Participants in the recent march against gun violence are looking to the November elections to enable passage of stricter gun laws.
March on Milwaukee 50th hosted “history harvests” to record the untold stories of people involved with the 1967-68 open housing marches.
Angela Smith is a healing teacher, life coach and holistic practitioner. She has partnered with Walnut Way Conservation Corp. to bring alternative healing classes to the North Side.
The green space and storm water retention system in Fondy Park help make Lindsay Heights “the premiere eco-tourism neighborhood of the city.” Improvements this year are expected to include solar power.
At North Division High School, about 1,000 fathers and daughters attended the annual Daddy/Daughter Dance, which was streamed live on Facebook for the first time this year.
In its 20th year, Safe & Sound runs a variety of programs involving community members, law enforcement officers and youth to improve Milwaukee neighborhoods.