Rev-Up Milwaukee’s small business competition winners are reshaping the commercial corridors of the Near West Side through new storefronts.
A service trip to Kenya awakened Jeff Hanson to disparities in access to technology. After returning to Milwaukee, he created Digital Bridge, which offers computer training to residents and access to low-cost computers.
This gallery features festively decorated homes in each of the 18 neighborhoods NNS covers.
The New State Theater project, an all-ages music venue and center for music education and training on the Near West Side, is expected to open in Fall 2020. While still awaiting approval from the Common Council and the mayor, developers are anxious to start swinging hammers.
Neighborhood House recently invited community members to enjoy a Giving Thanks Potluck.
Sponsored by Near West Side Partners and BID #10, The 2018 Spirit of Wakanda Festival included music, dance performances and local black art for sale.
The owner of an organic bakery won a cash prize and mentorship opportunities as the first-place winner in the recent Rev-Up MKE competition sponsored by Near West Side Partners.
Seven finalists are competing to win the Near West Side Partners Rev-UP MKE small business competition. The winner will open or expand a business on the Near West Side.
Hundreds of volunteers gathered at Harley-Davidson for the “Sound the Alarm, Save a a Life” campaign. The event was part of a national effort to install 100,000 free smoke alarms in 16 days.
The renovations at Messmer St. Rose School are intended to increase students’ safety, allow for better accessibility and provide features that make year-round schooling possible.