SPARC, a business training program of Scale Up Milwaukee, helps owners develop strategies to increase revenue.
After the federal supplemental unemployment benefit expires, residents worry about how they will make ends meet.
Outbreak Wisconsin chronicles people’s journeys through the coronavirus crisis, exposes failing systems and explores solutions. Milwaukee County moved into “Phase 4” of its COVID-19 orders on July 1. That means businesses such as Adija Greer-Smith’s Confectionately Yours, housed inside the Sherman Phoenix, can now operate at 50% capacity. While some restaurants and shops offered curb-side options […]
National research shows jobless Black and Latino workers are less likely than white workers to receive aid. Experts say Wisconsin should study the issue. Alfreida Casterlow could hardly bear her first weeks working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Disrupted routines upset her 20-year-old autistic daughter. Casterlow, 43, would try to keep her daughter engaged. […]
Neighborhood institutions such as Lopez Bakery and Restaurant, like many other small businesses, are in jeopardy of going out of business as the pandemic takes a financial toll.
The Student Youth Internship Program has been canceled for the summer. But other components of Milwaukee’s Earn and Learn program, which typically employs about 1,000 young people each summer, are still on.
Small neighborhood businesses in Milwaukee are scrambling to survive as the coronavirus pandemic creates unprecedented challenges.
Four Messmer grads (and best friends) have formed their own business to serve their community.
MKE Black is an organization and smartphone app created by two born-and-raised Milwaukeeans who want to drive shoppers to support black-owned businesses, community groups, events and art.
There’s more to life than Starbucks. Here are four coffee shops in your neighborhood worth considering.