The Mitchell Park redesign project is still in the planning stages, but renderings show two possible locations for the NFL football field donated by the Green Bay Packers to Journey House in 2009.
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.
At first glance, the house under construction at 2221 S. 18th St. seems like any other new home rising from the ground, but it’s actually the first of its kind. The house, about 65 percent complete, is the first home to be built by participants of the Adult Build program at Milwaukee Christian Center.
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.
Walker’s Point Center for the Arts (WPCA) is exhibiting prints produced by Carlos Cortéz and artists he influenced until May 14.
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.
WaterStone Bank is celebrating its 90th anniversary by donating $90,000 to local charities and schools. Recipients will be chosen by community residents, with the top charity or school receiving $30,000 and the next four receiving $15,000 each.
“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.
South Side residents had their final opportunity at a recent community meeting to voice concerns and vote on which of the proposed changes to Mitchell Park are most important to them. The proposal released at the March 29 meeting outlined a strategic vision for the future of the park that could include…