Milwaukee neighborhoods will soon benefit from nearly a dozen new jobs through the federal AmeriCorps program.
Designed by Jeff Rainwater and Venice Williams, the new labyrinth in the southwest corner of Alice’s Garden is open for guided walks until fall.
Reporters visited eight grocery stores in the south side neighborhoods of Clarke Square, Burnham Park, Layton Park and Silver City, the north side neighborhood of Lindsay Heights and one comparison store in Shorewood to gather price information for 35 healthy food items. Ultimately, 22 items were chosen because they could be directly compared across stores. […]
As summer winds down, volunteers at Alice’s Garden are beginning to reap what they sowed in the spring.
LarSharae Hooker, a member of the LaVarnway Boys & Girls Club in Lindsay Heights, is one of six Argosy Citizenship Award winners for 2011. Each winner will receive a $1,000 grant.
With the purchase of two Milwaukee Public School sites, Milwaukee College Preparatory School now has three locations in underserved city communities, which will serve about 1,500 students. Principal Robert Rauh talked to reporter Kenya Evans about the changes taking place in Lindsay Heights.
Larry Adams and the Walnut Way Conservation Corp. are using beekeeping to produce honey and ‘change the perception of our neighborhood.’
As part of the Alice’s Garden program, Fieldhands and Foodways, Brown Street Academy 4th & 5th grade students come to the garden each Thursday morning. This past Thursday, they visited the Kenosha Civil War Museum. Fieldhands and Foodways is an agricultural, historical and cultural-based learning opportunity for young people and community families to celebrate the farming, […]
Volunteer program exposes women to the world of building construction, while adding needed housing in Lindsay Heights.
Gwen T. Jackson Early Childhood and Elementary School, Hopkins-Lloyd Community School and North Division High School will all get new principals this fall.