The Hunger Task Force stocks 40,000 fish annually in 17 County Park ponds and lagoons, enabling area youth and adults to catch and eat fish.
E.B. Garner has been teaching kids to fish at Washington Park Pond for 15 years, since promising a neighbor boy he’d teach him if his grades and behavior improved. What started as a group of 12 grew to 400 during Wisconsin’s annual Free Fishing Weekend in early June.
Fresh flowers and produce returned to the Washington Park Senior Center with the opening of the Farmers Market.
Volunteers from Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo began construction on seven new homes in Washington Park, including the organization’s 500th home in Milwaukee.
Students from Westside Academy II marched alongside community members in a peace rally that concluded with the dedication of a memorial garden for victims of violence.
The Martin Drive neighborhood recently opened two Little Free Libraries, a book exchange intended to help promote literacy.
Spaces and Traces 2012 offered community members an opportunity to tour 13 locations in Milwaukee’s historic Concordia neighborhood. Two prominent historic locations were featured for the first time ever.
Since 2003, Debbie Pagel of Eat Cake! has been crafting sculpted cakes that range from the artistic to the absurd, including robots, musical instruments, houses, apes, elegant wedding cakes, and of course, shoes. To see the shop’s creations, stop by on a Friday (it would be a good idea to make arrangements with Debbie first) […]
The centerpiece of a rejuvenated Enderis Playfield, this sculpture by Nancy Metz White is entitled Magic Tree Grove. Installed in November 2006, the artwork was supported by an initial grant from the City of Milwaukee Arts Board. This westside neighborhood’s eponymous park is named for Dorothy Enderis, a proponent of multicultural education and a key figure […]
One of Milwaukee’s many sculpted lions, and one of Corcordia’s many architectural flourishes, this particular lion and his twin look out over 32nd and Highland on the steps of the Forest County Potawatomi Foundation. Many of the 100-year-old homes that were built in the architecturally and historically rich Concordia neighborhood’s heyday still stand. The neighborhood […]