Susan Lloyd, the Zilber Family Foundation’s former executive director, spent the last 10 years leading the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative, which invested more than $50 million in the Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods.
Rhonda Hill organizes hip-hop-themed tea tasting events for women of different ages to gather, socialize and network around a common, encouraging discussion topic.
Basia Spencer, owner of fashion boutique Basia Rose Designs, recently opened her own shop at a former pop-up space at 1617 W. North Ave. in Lindsay Heights, where she shares space with other vendors.
The Zilber Neighborhood Initiative, a project of the Zilber Family Foundation, recently drew to a close. The 10-year initiative worked to improve the quality of life in Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square and the Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods of Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park. The foundation is a key funder of Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
Milwaukee’s City-County Heroin, Opioid and Cocaine Task Force recently held its fourth community engagement session, at which the group heard suggestions for tackling the overdose epidemic, including safe injection sites, more stable transitional housing for recovering addicts and stronger drug-prevention education in schools.
The new development in Lindsay Heights will be home to several environmental organizations.
George Gist, a longtime artist, came back to Milwaukee to refurbish his 25-year-old mural with former mentee Brad Bernard. They worked for more than two weeks to restore the mural at the House of Peace.
Charles Casey has been living in Milwaukee for most of his life. While he says he sees people being put down because of the color of their skin, he knows it is important to thank God for the simple things in life.
Former President Barack Obama visited North Division High School on Friday, Oct. 26, his first time visiting the North Side school since 2014.