The Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics is now a reality. The striking new building will serve Journey House as well as H.W. Longfellow School.
An unscientific poll of central city residents conducted during the past weekend found that of those eligible to vote, 88 percent plan to go to the polls tomorrow.
Girls on the Run, an international program for pre-teens, celebrated the end of the season at a 5K walk/run at Veterans Park.
Fondy Food Center is still in the running to win an organic fruit orchard valued at $5,000. Fondy is in fourth place in the second round of competition, which ends July 2. The top four vote-getters will be awarded orchards.
Volunteers installed nearly 300 raised-bed gardens throughout Milwaukee recently in Victory Garden Initiative’s fourth annual “blitz.”
Safe and Sound’s Lauren Thrift works with teenage burglars to show them the impact of their crimes by bringing them face-to-face with the community they wronged.
The Martin Drive neighborhood recently opened two Little Free Libraries, a book exchange intended to help promote literacy.
The annual Bloom and Groom event, sponsored by the city and Lowe’s department store, brought hundreds of people together recently to beautify their neighborhoods.
By a vote of 14-4 the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed a measure that will end Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainers for non-violent offenders.
More than 600 third graders from the Milwaukee Public Schools received free helmets at Winners Wear Helmets, an annual interactive and educational bike rodeo that teaches children proper bike helmet use and safety.