Despite rainy weather, neighborhood residents turned out for the first farmers market in Jackson Park. Vendors sold early summer greens and vegetables, bakery-made bread, gifts and stationary and food truck goodies.
Alexander James, 24, talks about how spirituality has changed his life.
Imani Ray, 18, grew up in Milwaukee but moved to Arizona before her senior year of high school. After graduation, she returned to the community she calls home.
Gerald L. Ignace Indian Health Center held its “Planting Festival” At the Native Wellness Garden at 6th and Howard over the weekend. Volunteers planted the “3 Sisters Garden,” and the Medicine Wheel Garden, and prepared other areas for planting.
M.J. Perez talks about going to New Orleans to volunteer in 2005.
Teresa Torres, captain of the Franklin Heights Block Watch and aunt of 9-year-old Stephen, worries about what’s happening in Milwaukee classrooms.
Joe Guentner, 64, talks about taking responsibility for his actions.
Stan Kass, 82, opened Skylark Vending with his wife in 1950. In an increasingly health- conscious era, he defends eating junk food in moderation.
Michelle Legener, 39, talks about her struggle with keeping a job.
NNS reporter Edgar Mendez goes on the air with Mitch Teich of WUWM’s Lake Effect to discuss the Schrager Auction House.