Residents of the South Side blame an increase in drug activity and prostitution for a spate of murders that occurred in March and April.
Youth advocate Eileen Alvarado recently published her second book, “Hope Looks Like You,” and is working to raise money to distribute it free of charge to local youth.
Despite recent protests, the Mitchell Street Branch of the Social Security Administration will close on March 22. The office serves about 2,200 visitors a month.
The South Side Safety Summit was part of a larger effort among law enforcement, city officials, community leaders and others to improve the strained relationship between the Milwaukee Police Department and some residents.
South Side community leaders are looking forward to the school’s move into the vacant Pick ‘n Save on National Avenue.
Once a Milwaukee staple, the corner bar is becoming a relic in the 53215 and 53204 neighborhoods as crime and other issues have caused taverns to close.
Once a staple on Milwaukee’s South Side, the corner bar is becoming a relic in some neighborhoods, a result of the steady decline of industry, changing social patterns, licensing issues and the unwillingness of bar owners to adapt.
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Milwaukee announced this morning the purchase of a property located at 1818 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204, which will become the new location for the school, currently projected for fall of 2019.
“Ramp Up” is a new initiative that aims to fuel entrepreneurship and revitalize three commercial districts in distressed neighborhoods near downtown.
The Mitchell Street Branch Library opened Saturday to large crowds. Hundreds of visitors checked out books, used computers and participated in art and music projects to celebrate the new branch on Historic Mitchell Street.