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.
Families gathered at the Washington Park Urban Ecology Center recently for a Bee Day party.
Near West Side residents gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new Pete’s Pops storefront at 3809 W. Vliet St. last Friday. The store will be open weekends through the end of the season, offering a rotating menu of fruit and cream popsicles.
Community activists met in Washington Park, the site of a recent drive-by shooting, to demand action from city officials to improve safety in central-city parks.
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.
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors endorsed (17 – 1) a long-term lease with the Urban Ecology Center (UEC) for portions of Washington Park today that will bring significant investment and major upgrades to park facilities.
Improvements to businesses, beautification efforts and designs for a grocery store point to positive change on Vliet Street.
Shaun Brown has a lot of goals — travel more, buy property, get involved in transitional living — but she’s in no rush.
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.