Lindsay Heights resident Twyla James bought a lot from the city of Milwaukee for $1 in September 2009, on the condition that she build a house there and live in it for at least five years.
LISC Milwaukee submitted this video about Alice’s Garden, a project of the Center for Resilient Cities, which received a 2011 MANDI award for neighborhood development innovation. The video was shown at the MANDI awards dinner, sponsored by LISC.
Running Rebels is holding a Wellness Fair on Saturday, April 9, from 12 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 1300A W. Fond du Lac Ave. in Lindsay Heights. Activities include health assessments, signing up to be a bone marrow donor, urban line dancing and the opportunity to meet local health providers. For more information, contact Natasha Coe […]
Running Rebels conducts a variety of programs for youth, including athletics, mentoring and working with chronic youth offenders to help them comply with their terms of probation and make better decisions.
Alice’s Garden won the first-ever Brewers Community Foundation Public Space Award at the MANDI awards dinner on March 30 sponsored by LISC.
About 70 community members, parents and staff from Hopkins Street School succeeded in swaying an MPS board committee to locate a proposed community school at Hopkins rather than nearby Lloyd Street School. The final decision is in the hands of the full school board, which is expected to vote on the matter on March 31.
Community members, teachers and religious leaders are mobilizing to protest the possible closing of Hopkins Street School in Lindsay Heights at the Milwaukee Public School’s Accountability, Finance and Personnel Committee hearing Tuesday. MPS has proposed merging Hopkins and Lloyd Street School at the Lloyd Street site.
While the number of reported crimes increased in Lindsay Heights between 2009 and 2010, Milwaukee police say that the higher numbers may be a positive sign that residents are more willing to report crime when they see it.
Beginning this spring, Fondy Food Center will have a new source of fresh fruits and vegetables — its own 80-acre farm. Fondy is negotiating a lease with Afterglow Farms for the property, located in Port Washington, Wis., as part of Fondy Food Center’s expansion plan.
Although they live just miles from Lake Michigan, some young people in the Walnut Way community had never seen the lake. Thanks to a collaboration between Walnut Way Conservation Corp. and artist Raoul Deal, they not only have been to the lake, but have learned about the practical, political and environmental aspects of water. From […]