An NNS reporter joins a girls’ group at the Vel R. Phillips Youth Detention Center to learn about the changes young people who are involved in the justice system want to see after Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons close.
What a difference a week makes: We catch you up on plans to replace Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake youth prisons, and what they mean for Milwaukee.
It was a hospital, a correctional center and finally, a surplus county building. Now it’s St. Anthony Place, offering affordable housing and support services for the homeless.
“Ballot Bash 2019” rocked the Turner Hall ballroom March 14. The event, staged by the youth-oriented nonprofit Leaders Igniting Transformation, sought to turn out the vote for the April 2 election. Public officials and candidates were invited to attend the event, which was part voter education and part just plain fun.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp. established Blue Skies Landscaping to help the community. Now the business provides a third of the organization’s operating budget.
Refugee chefs are changing the way we eat in Milwaukee, one plate at a time.
Are taco food trucks creating safety problems along West National Avenue? That’s the question Mayor Barrett and the Common Council must address as the battle over a ban on taco trucks shows no sign of ending.
A shoe factory turned apartment and office building is the latest development of the Martin Luther King Economic Development Corporation, which seeks to reinvigorate a thriving community in the blocks surrounding King Drive.
Did you know that there’s an election coming up? Five of nine school board seats will be vacated and only one incumbent is running. Here are some things you need to know before you cast your vote.
Rev-Up Milwaukee’s small business competition winners are reshaping the commercial corridors of the Near West Side through new storefronts.