For about 10 years, Rick Becker and his wife, Debbie, have organized a meal program every Wednesday at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1127 S. 35th St. in the Layton Boulevard West neighborhood. With the help of volunteers — including Judy Loth, who founded the program — they have served more than 300,000 meals over the years.
Preston Jones, who is staying at the Milwaukee Rescue Mission, 830 N. 19th St., talks about why he hasn’t gone to family members for help.
NNS reporter Edgar Mendez goes on the air with Mitch Teich of Lake Effect Radio to discuss a possible measles outbreak in the city of Milwaukee.
Gospel groups from around the city gathered at Bachar Outreach Ministries Church to rehearse in advance of the second Milwaukee Gospel Jubilee.
The Fresh Perspective series plans to give black men in Milwaukee a chance to stage art shows and sell their work. Its coordinators strive to break down stereotypes against black men that say “they can’t do that.”
Demitrius White, a former pro soccer player, talks about how playing the sport at Northcott Neighborhood House at age 11 changed the course of his life.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reporter Brendan O’Brien speaks with Mitch Teich of Lake Effect Radio about poverty in Milwaukee.
Gye Nyame, a children’s African dance ensemble, performed during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.
Oscar Castaneda, owner of Oscar’s Pub and Grill, 1712 W. Pierce St., talks about its signature burger, which was recently featured on the website Buzzfeed.com’s list of best burgers in the country.
Students from Vieau, Maryland Avenue Montessori, Grantosa Drive and Bruce Guadalupe schools spent a recent morning dancing with Danceworks and friends from local senior centers at Milwaukee Youth Arts Center.