Visitors to the recent Silver City International Food and Art Walk enjoyed dancing, painting and sampling dozens of international dishes — all without leaving National Avenue.
The Fondy Farmers Market recently held its annual Haymarket Days, marking 95 years of selling locally grown produce in central Milwaukee. Longtime customers shared memories of the Center Street Haymarket.
Project Focal Point, Inc., located in Milwaukee’s Borchert Field neighborhood, gives senior citizens information and resources, food and fun.
Residents of the Rufus King area can expect researchers from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to pay a visit this month.
In urban environments such as Milwaukee there may be few opportunities other than science class to learn about the natural environment. The newly opened Menomonee Valley branch of the Urban Ecology Center is helping to fill that void for south siders.
The MANDI awards recognize efforts to improve the quality of life in Milwaukee’s central city. LISC is accepting nominations now.
Milwaukee Public Schools has opened a new TeamUp College Access Center on the south side. The center provides resources to help prepare students for college.
The Agape Community Center installed more than 50 rain barrels in nearby neighborhoods to help promote sustainability and a cleaner environment in Milwaukee.
Longtime community organizer Mike Soika brings his passion for social justice and a “continuous improvement” model to his position as the first director of Milwaukee Succeeds, a year-old community partnership for education reform launched by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
The multi-faceted revitalization of the Menomonee Valley continues as a groundbreaking ceremony was held recently for a 24-acre park built along the Hank Aaron State Trail.