The facilities at Longfellow School and Journey House have long been overcrowded and distressed, but that will soon change. Construction has begun on the Journey House Center for Youth and Family Athletics. The new addition will serve both institutions by providing a new cafeteria, kitchen, gym, computer labs and classrooms.
Mitchell Park will be the focal point of Clarke Square on Saturday, Oct. 1, as “Cross the Domes,” a 300-person cyclocross race, and “Clarke Square Moving,” a community fundraising event, take place.
Milwaukee neighborhoods will soon benefit from nearly a dozen new jobs through the federal AmeriCorps program.
For decades, the look of historic Cesar Chavez Drive, once known as S. 16th Street, remained unchanged.
Groundbreaking for the Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics will take place on Sept. 16, at Longfellow Elementary School.
Solar energy is starting to shine a little more brightly in Lindsay Heights. Four organizations in the neighborhood have installed solar-energy systems in the last two years: LaVarnway Boys & Girls Club, Shalom High School, Cross Lutheran Church and Prince Hall apartments.
Walker Square Farmers Market is now open for the 2011 season at Walker Square Park (1031 S. 9th St.).
An award-winning home on 16th Street in Lindsay Heights is on the market.
Walnut Way Conservation Corp.’s vision is to transform an underdeveloped stretch of six city blocks into a community wellness commons that would help create economic prosperity within Lindsay Heights.
A statewide march for immigrant and worker rights will be held Sunday, May 1, in Milwaukee.