Because of his health challenges, Henry Smith’s collectibles store is at risk of closing despite having a great year in 2020 during the pandemic.
Learn about Brazil’s night sky in “Culturas Celestiales”; check out Pumpkin Palooza at the St. Ann Center; celebrate Fall Fest with Near West Side Partners; go to Groundwork Milwaukee’s garden market; and enjoy a fall hike through Havenwoods.
Although October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, those who are survivors and those who support those who have the disease know that cancer is a daily endeavor.
Rosy Petri gathered the stories of 25 Black women who work actively engaging in, advocating for and educating Milwaukee communities and created a “time capsule” of what life was like for them during the summer of 2020.
Reuben Harpole, the “unofficial mayor of Milwaukee,” earned another honor this week after a Harambee neighborhood building was named after him and his late wife, Mildred.
Organizers hope that high-tech cameras and other initiatives will help deter crime on Villard Avenue and lead to other improvements in the once-bustling neighborhood.
The former president of Amani United, the resident-led community group, is fighting to get his job back after being impeached Saturday over allegations of negligence in his position.
Join Voces de la Frontera for a day without immigrants; tune into “Frank Talks” with NNS; enjoy Junior’s Smoked BBQ at the Sherman Phoenix; swing by the grand opening of La Placita; and tune into the City of Milwaukee’s Ethnic and Diverse Business Coalition public hearing.
Wednesday’s virtual talk will feature the authors who’ve contributed to a collection of essays called “A New Way Forward” in which they reflected on the lessons they learned during the pandemic and how they’ve informed their vision for a better Milwaukee.
Que El-Amin combines his passion for architecture with a need to create affordable housing options for Milwaukee residents.