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.
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.
Thousands of people gathered Wednesday for a march and rally to support those who will be affected by the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
It was a beautiful and busy summer in our city. This gallery collects photos from throughout Milwaukee neighborhoods during July and August 2017.
In the wake of local and national changes to immigration laws and policies, undocumented Milwaukeeans are taking tangible steps to prepare for possible deportation.
Jasmine Williams, who has lived in Milwaukee her whole life, enjoys going to the lakefront and Lincoln Park to spend time with her family.
St. Augustine Preparatory Academy will primarily serve Latino students when it begins classes next month. The school also will offer community members access to a health care clinic, ESL classes and GED preparation.
St. Anthony High School hosted a recent food-packing event to provide healthy meals for Milwaukee children.
Resident groups from Clarke Square, Walker’s Point and Walker Square gathered to socialize and share ideas in a new initiative to strengthen their neighborhoods.