Ellen Gilligan, President & CEO of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, reflects on the Sherman Park Phoenix, the model it creates and how philanthropy can support community-led developments.
Milwaukee Police Department Capt. Willie Murphy of District 7 said he is working to rebuild trust in police by fostering better relationships with community residents.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service covered a wide range of stories focused on central city neighborhoods in the past year. NNS reporter Ana Martinez-Ortiz explains why the story republished here is her favorite among the pieces she wrote in 2018.
This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
Khalid Walid hopes the opening of new businesses at Sherman Phoenix will bring former residents back to the North Side.
Brooklyn native Taj Pearsall had a hard time adjusting to Milwaukee after moving more than a decade ago. Pearsall’s knowledge of Milwaukee came from sitcoms such as “Happy Days,” and he didn’t realize how segregated it is.
Hundreds of community members joined with business owners to mark the opening of the Sherman Phoenix, a commercial center for small businesses that co-developers JoAnne Johnson-Sabir and Juli Kaufmann hope will set an example for the rest of the city.
Rocky Coe has been an activist his entire life, as an attorney focusing on labor law, and in his personal life as a caring neighbor in Sherman Park.
Business owner RP Potts is calling for a ceasefire Milwaukee’s struggling neighborhoods.
A video recorded and broadcast on Facebook by community activist Dennis Walton and others shows a heavily armored West Allis Police Department vehicle preparing to conduct a raid.