One of the colorful bicycle racks in Thurston Woods. The staff and youth of the Agape Community Center came up with a way to beautify the neighborhood, and inspire kids to bike. Named for William J. Thurston, an oyster trader who also dealt in real estate, Thurston Woods is very green and tree-lined, giving it […]
On 70th and Capitol Drive, Kitt’s Frozen Custard Drive-In was started in the 1950s by the Kittridge family. For drive-in or walk-up customers, it’s a neighborhood staple for frozen custard and delicious burgers. When you’re there, be sure to look up to see some layers of their history. In the heart of Milwaukee’s northwest side, […]
After months of preparation, Urban Underground youth recently presented their plans for improving health, public safety, education and juvenile justice in Milwaukee. The organization collaborated with other non-profits to hold a youth summit at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee.
If you’re interested in lowering your energy bills, the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) program may be right for you. The program, designed to help homeowners save money on energy costs, is recruiting in Layton Boulevard West, Lindsay Heights, Thurston Woods and other central city communities this spring.
A new charter school is aiming to close the proficiency gap for underserved, low-income students in the greater Thurston Woods community.
The cancer support organization Gilda’s Club lost its Shorewood building in a flood 1-1/2 years ago, so the group decided to take its services into the neighborhoods. The club is confident that “if you build it, they will come.”
Patrons are reacting well to the fresh fruits and vegetables and lower-fat dishes now provided three days a week at Agape Community Center.
Agape Community Center is working to provide healthier food for the families who participate in its community meal program.