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.
Susan Lloyd, the Zilber Family Foundation’s former executive director, spent the last 10 years leading the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative, which invested more than $50 million in the Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square and Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods.
The beat cop initiative has been underway for several months in Clarke Square, and residents and business owners say they appreciate the added police presence in the neighborhood.
The Zilber Neighborhood Initiative, a project of the Zilber Family Foundation, recently drew to a close. The 10-year initiative worked to improve the quality of life in Lindsay Heights, Clarke Square and the Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods of Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park. The foundation is a key funder of Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
Voces de la Frontera is advocating for state legislation that would make roads safer, keep families together by avoiding threats of deportation and improve police-community relations.
Store owner Naser Asad said road construction on Greenfield has hurt his business.
In the last year, Jotshua Vega Marcon learned to build a house as a trainee at MCC YouthBuild, while earning scholarship funds for college.
Since the late philanthropist Joe Zilber selected it as one of three neighborhoods where the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative would invest $50 million over 10 years, Clarke Square residents and leaders have seen positive changes.
Safe & Sound, the Department of Public Works and youth from Journey House programming have created beautiful garbage receptacles in Clarke Square to curb littering.