“Ramp Up” is a new initiative that aims to fuel entrepreneurship and revitalize three commercial districts in distressed neighborhoods near downtown.
Called together by activist Andre Lee Ellis, community leaders gathered at the intersection of 12th and Concordia streets Wednesday in response to the death of Joseph N. Blunt, 16, who was thrown from the hood of a moving vehicle at the same intersection the day before, to make a plea to the public to drive with care.
Despite expressing some disappointment with the projected Milwaukee Streetcar route, residents, business owners and workers in the Historic King Drive area were eager to discuss development ideas with city planners and developers at a recent community meeting.
Community Warehouse, a nonprofit that sells discounted home improvement products in distressed areas and employs background-challenged individuals, opened a new retail outlet on Milwaukee’s North Side.
St. Marcus Lutheran School students and teachers walked to a local fire station to commemorate 9/11. Every year, school leaders explain the importance of the day and teach students about “everyday heroes.”
Under new leadership, the AACCW is focusing on helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses and expand their access to capital.
It was a beautiful and busy summer in our city. This gallery collects photos from throughout Milwaukee neighborhoods during July and August 2017.
The second location of Pete’s Fruit Market will open next month in Bronzeville, providing access to fresh and healthy food.
Vedale Hill, the first artist to participate in the HomeWorks: Bronzeville initiative plans to move into his newly rehabbed home this fall.
Stacey Cooper talks about her experience with renting, home ownership and what matters when it comes to maintaining neighborhoods.