A mixed-use building slated for construction on West Fond du Lac Avenue and a half dozen new businesses that opened within the last year could revive the North Avenue and Fond du Lac Avenue business district, local experts say.
Reduced-price haircuts, fingernail painting and free literature may not be the typical way to celebrate Black History Month, but it is the way one Lindsay Heights business promotes literacy and black history.
LaRhonda Bearden-Steward has been named the first site director for WINS (Wisconsin Initiative for Neighborhoods and Schools that Work for Children) to improve academic achievement in Lindsay Heights.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee will host a resource fair to promote health by increasing awareness and access to community wellness resources from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at North Division High School, 1011 W. Center St. A basketball tournament, sponsored by Milwaukee Recreation Division, will take place in […]
Poet and café owner Simon Warren is expected to attract an artistic crowd to Lindsay Heights with the opening of his new business, Sweet Black Coffee.
With the help of a $200,000 two-year grant, the Lindsay Heights Health Alliance and its partners are working to improve access to healthy food by making it available at “corner stores” in the neighborhood.
The Running Rebels youth organization is taking entries for a logo contest until Jan. 31. Youths ages 10-19 are eligible to submit entries.
Alice’s Garden began 2012 with new staff positions and a plan to incorporate as a nonprofit with its own website.
If you feel welcome when you drive along Fond du Lac from 18th to 27th Street, it might be because of the banners hanging from the signposts. The banners read, “Welcome to Marketplace: Advancing Economic and Environmental Innovations.”
Four days a week, “Ashley” (not her real name) attends Our Next Generation, a community-based nonprofit that offers after-school academic and enrichment programs. Ashley and her tutor, Sammie Lou Krieger, have worked together for six years, meeting every Monday for a one-on-one tutoring session.