The city hopes that a consultant can breathe new life into the long-anticipated Bronzeville redevelopment project.
After a successful inaugural season as a community supported agriculture business, Young Farmers of Milwaukee kicked off its second season by attending the Urban Ecology Center Local Farmer Open House.
Darren and Vedale Hill grew up in poverty in Riverwest. Now in their twenties, the brothers have returned to teach and inspire local children.
Project Focal Point, Inc., located in Milwaukee’s Borchert Field neighborhood, gives senior citizens information and resources, food and fun.
The city of Milwaukee’s plan to revitalize the historic Bronzeville in a new location may take a step forward soon.
Growing Power, in collaboration with the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corp., has opened a Deli & Food Market in the Harambee neighborhood.
Youth Rising Up, a group of Milwaukee teens and young adults, has joined a national protest against the Family Dollar store chain, which has begun selling tobacco products. The youth activists protested outside of the North Avenue store and then brought their concerns to City Hall.
Pedestrians and vehicles passing Heart and Hope Place, at the intersection of Port Washington and MLK Drive, are greeted by colorful, powerful paintings by Milwaukee artist Reggie Baylor. The housing development and the artwork have brought new life to the street since their completion last year. In the 1970s and ’80s, Harambee (which means “all […]
Harriet Dorsey, the oldest resident of Walnut Way, celebrated her 106th birthday this week. State representative Elizabeth Coggs (10th District) joined the party, held at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. In 2006, when Dorsey was 100, she was inducted in the Milwaukee County Senior Hall of Fame, receiving a special “Century of Service Award.” The long-time community volunteer has been called “the Queen Mother of the African American community.”
When Thrivent Financial for Lutherans was looking to make a significant investment in a local community in 2005, Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood was well positioned to take advantage of the opportunity.