Volunteers descended on Roosevelt Creative Arts Middle School, 800 W. Walnut, recently to clean, paint and weed in advance of the first day of school. MPS staff, parents and local officials joined employees of GE Healthcare for the company’s 17th annual Community Service Day.
Groundbreaking for the Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics will take place on Sept. 16, at Longfellow Elementary School.
Reporters visited eight grocery stores in the south side neighborhoods of Clarke Square, Burnham Park, Layton Park and Silver City, the north side neighborhood of Lindsay Heights and one comparison store in Shorewood to gather price information for 35 healthy food items. Ultimately, 22 items were chosen because they could be directly compared across stores. […]
When Thrivent Financial for Lutherans was looking to make a significant investment in a local community in 2005, Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood was well positioned to take advantage of the opportunity.
Five decorative gateway markers, meant to introduce the city to the historic Clarke Square neighborhood, remain in a warehouse after the city of Milwaukee denied permits at three of the original planned locations. The city is continuing to work with the Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative as it searches for new homes for the markers.
Volunteers from Ernst & Young and Longfellow school recently packed backpacks filled with school supplies for each of the school’s 950 students.
The Milwaukee Observatory, a public art installation created by students at Bay View High School, came to Mitchell Park this summer for the first time.
As summer winds down, volunteers at Alice’s Garden are beginning to reap what they sowed in the spring.
Hundreds of walkers and runners set out from Miller Park on a recent Saturday morning to support the Hank Aaron State Trail. The 5K Run/Walk took participants through the Menomonee Valley along Canal Street, along the river and back to Miller Park.
The city of Milwaukee is sponsoring the 11th annual Milwaukee Child Health Week from August 12-19.