Calvin Young, 55, talks about how he was introduced to life on the streets.
Milwaukee Police Department ambassadors joined Mayor Tom Barrett and Washington Park residents Tuesday for a one-mile walk through Washington Park, Metcalfe Park and Martin Drive, culminating in an ice cream social. Barrett is challenging Milwaukeeans to walk 100 miles in 100 days.
The Near West Side’s new logo, which represents a “neighborhood of neighborhoods,” was unveiled recently by government officials, neighbors and businesspeople.
The Milwaukee NAACP branch’s first-ever resource fair brought people together in Washington Park to network, learn, eat and unwind on a hot summer Saturday.
Reggie Jackson of the Black Holocaust Museum puts the slogan ‘Black Lives Matter’ to the test in a lecture series that traces the history of devaluing black people in America.
A desire among neighbors for an outdoor gathering space is coming to fruition with the help of several stakeholders.
Annie Davis, 61, talks about how she started using alcohol to escape a painful childhood.
Signature’s Safe Summer Show showcased talented performers and the social issues that they wanted to highlight through dance.
After 34 years of service, Perry Huyck will retire as Executive Director of United Methodist Children’s Services of Wisconsin, Inc. in January of 2016. At the beginning of his tenure, UMCS was an organization located in a duplex on West Keefe Avenue in Milwaukee serving nine teenage mothers and their children. Under Perry’s visionary and […]
A group of middle school students from Westside Academy II were recognized at City Hall for their actions to improve the appearance of Washington Park.