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.
Old North Milwaukee neighborhood resident Daniel Avant works part time as a chef. He’s starting 2015 with a search for a full-time job with benefits.
In the Harambee neighborhood, a generation of children has grown up with Don Sargent, though they will never know his real name. For the last 10 years he has been their Santa, appearing annually at the Riverworks Breakfast with Santa event. He has a unique take on what it means for children to spend a few minutes with Santa.
Quintes Williams, 25, who lives in the Metcalfe Park neighborhood, shares some thoughts on interacting with the police.
Sean, currently homeless in the Layton Boulevard West neighborhood, is committed to his faith and enjoys getting together with others to discuss religion. We met up with him at Ebenezer Lutheran Church before a hot meal.
Brandon Robins’ barber chair is often occupied by one of the youngsters from the Concordia neighborhood, and that’s just how Brandon likes it.
In 2009, East Side resident Marvin Pope launched the first issue of BU (Be You) Magazine, an online video publication. He is currently working on the seventh issue.