The Greater Milwaukee Foundation announced that on March 8, individuals, businesses and others will have a chance to support organizations in the Milwaukee community that are helping meet individual’s basic needs. On Match Day, every donation will be matched. Coordinated by the foundation, Match Day will benefit 19 Milwaukee organizations. Area funders including the Brewers […]
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I am trying to locate any old photos of the original Silver City Recreations Center/Bowling Alley that used to occupy the corner of 38th or 37th and National Avenue in Milwaukee. My husband’s grandfather used to own the facility in the 1950s and sold it in 1962. His name was Louis Evanich. If you have […]
Walnut Way and the Lindsay Heights Neighborhood Health Alliance are hiring a Project Coordinator to manage their Healthy Corner Stores Initiative. The goal of this project is to work with store owners and community partners to increase fresh produce sold in three corner stores in Lindsay Heights. The project is grant funded in partnership with […]
Near South Side streets that allow night parking on both sides of the street during the spring, summer and fall returned to alternate side parking on Dec. 1. If your block does not have the “4 inch” rule, or a specific sign designating prohibited parking, then alternate side parking is back in effect. Save money […]
Schools throughout the nation employ successful programs to promote healthy eating in children, and summer camps are now increasingly considered as holding promise for similar initiatives. However, there is a gap in our understanding of the current status of healthy nutrition in summer camps and potential summer camp nutrition interventions that might help curb childhood […]
As part of the Alice’s Garden program, Fieldhands and Foodways, Brown Street Academy 4th & 5th grade students come to the garden each Thursday morning. This past Thursday, they visited the Kenosha Civil War Museum. Fieldhands and Foodways is an agricultural, historical and cultural-based learning opportunity for young people and community families to celebrate the farming, […]
Agape Community Center is working to provide healthier food for the families who participate in its community meal program.
Menomonee Valley Passage, a pedestrian bridge at 37th and Pierce Streets on the north edge of Layton Boulevard West, is among the 22 citywide winners of the 2011 Mayor’s Design Awards, presented by Mayor Tom Barrett. The passage won for better connecting many residents to the Menomonee Valley, creating a trailhead for an extension to […]
Two Lindsay Heights projects are among the 22 citywide winners of the 2011 Mayor’s Design Awards, presented by Mayor Tom Barrett.
Our peach blossoms were beautiful. The bees are buzzing and our gardens are being planted. Enjoy the photo or stop on by!