When Marie Davis, now 13 years old, started at Wings Academy in third grade, she could barely read a sentence, according to her mother, Robin Davis. But by the end of the school year, she was able to read Green Eggs and Ham from beginning to end.
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) offered free family portraits taken by professional photographers for local residents in early June, the second phase of “The Amplifier,” a public art event that started in mid-May.
Silver City, Burnham Park and Layton Park residents and others who are interested in the future of these neighborhoods will gather June 8 to learn what topics will be addressed in the Layton Boulevard West Quality of Life Plan.
Menomonee Valley Passage, a pedestrian bridge at 37th and Pierce Streets on the north edge of Layton Boulevard West, is among the 22 citywide winners of the 2011 Mayor’s Design Awards, presented by Mayor Tom Barrett. The passage won for better connecting many residents to the Menomonee Valley, creating a trailhead for an extension to […]
Did you know that you can see Frank Lloyd Wright houses every day on the South Side of Milwaukee? If you didn’t, you’re not alone.
About 30 volunteers armed with shovels, garden shears and garbage bags gathered recently to clean up the Silver City business district.
Layton Boulevard West Neighbors (LBWN) is seeking volunteers to maintain and beautify the Valley Passage at 37th and Pierce Street, starting in May. Valley Passage, formerly an unused tunnel beneath the railroad tracks, now is a paved path leading to the Hank Aaron State Trail.
Residents of Silver City met with community leaders recently to offer input and learn more about the “quality of life plan” that the neighborhood will develop. Silver City is one of three communities that make up the Layton Boulevard West neighborhoods.
LISC Milwaukee submitted this video about Silver City Townhomes, a project of Layton Boulevard West Neighbors, which received a 2011 MANDI award for neighborhood development innovation. The video was shown at the MANDI awards dinner, sponsored by LISC.
“Storybook Tales: Once Upon a Train,” featuring miniature plants complete with trains as well as fairy tale and Disney characters, was on display at the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (The Domes) until April 3.