The 75-acre site where Wisconsin’s largest public housing development once stood is roaring back to life as about 1,000 mixed-income housing units are emerging at the new Westlawn Gardens on Milwaukee’s northwest side.
Parents used to ask: “Is this a safe place to come?” How the multi-sport complex at Browning Elementary School is changing perceptions and helping to build community.
After Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake close in 2021, Milwaukee County will open a secure residential facility for youth in Milwaukee’s Havenwoods neighborhood, which leaders say will be in stark contrast to the youth prisons.
This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
Villard Avenue once was a bustling commercial sector, and though many businesses still operate on the street, challenges to restore it to its former prominence remain.
Northwest Side resident Ben Henderson is so concerned about the recent actions of the U.S. president that he marched in a political protest for the first time.
Fourteen teens ranging from 13- to 17-years old created their own mural based on the choices they want to make in their lives. The mural will be displayed at New Beginnings are Possible.
Seniors at the Hmong American Peace Academy who complete Chingcha Vang’s Hmong Experience Project are helping to bridge a generational divide.
Mayor visits program that brings residents together while building community strength.
Community members gathered recently at the corner of 35th Street and Capitol Drive to promote safer driving at the intersection, which the alderman says is the most dangerous in the state of Wisconsin.