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.
Early risers can get some exercise and help restore the Menomonee Valley by participating in yoga classes every Wednesday in June.
On a recent sunny weekend, volunteers removed graffiti and old tires; put identification numbers on alleys and buildings, planted gardens and cleaned up vacant lots.
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.
Four Clarke Square residences were rehabbed recently at no cost to homeowners as Habitat for Humanity’s “A Brush With Kindness” program (ABWK) made its way to the neighborhood for the third year in a row.
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 […]
Journey House GED graduate Shanice Brown received the Jim and Karen Schlater Scholarship at the organization’s graduation dinner on Monday, May 23. This one-time award was presented to Shanice for her volunteerism and demonstrated commitment to helping her neighborhood.
Fresh from her job at the neighborhood development department at the United Community Center in Milwaukee, Veronica Ortiz, 30, was named the housing coordinator for the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative.
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.