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Old Walnut St. celebrated at the 31st Annual Walnut Street Picnic

August 23, 2018

On Saturday, August 18, 2018, The Walnut Street Social Gathering Club, the North Division Alumni Association and Lincoln Alumni Association co-hosted the 31st Annual Walnut Street Picnic at Carver Park. Each year many former residents gather on the third Sunday in August to congregate, reminisce, and celebrate their old neighborhood. This year they were joined… [Read More]

‘Third Annual Sleepover for Education,’ helps out MPS students in need

August 16, 2018

On Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11, 2018, volunteers and organizations from all over Milwaukee gathered for the “3rd Annual Sleepover for Education,” at Pete’s Fruit Market, 2303 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. During the event volunteers collected school supplies for Milwaukee Public School students in need and camped out overnight on the… [Read More]

City honors late civil rights advocate Vel R. Phillips with street naming

August 16, 2018

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, the City of Milwaukee along with the Bader Foundation and Alderwoman Milele Coggs held a special street renaming ceremony at North 4th Street and West North Avenue to honor the late civil rights advocate Vel Phillips. The intersection will now be known as North Vel R. Phillips Ave. The renaming… [Read More]

Hallowed Missionary Baptist Church hosts ‘Community Outreach Cook-out’

August 16, 2018

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, Hallowed Missionary Baptist Church hosted a “Pre-Vacation Bible School Community Outreach Cook-out,” at their church, 3800 N. Port Washington Rd. The annual event offered the opportunity for the community to meet with local organizations, officials and representatives coming together to work on community needs in an effort to promote a… [Read More]

Jeremy Jeffress and teammates host Brewers Bowl-A-Thon

August 16, 2018

The Milwaukee Brewers invited fans to join pitcher Jeremy Jeffress (center photo) and his teammates for the Brewers Bowl-A-Thon on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at JB’s on 41, 4040 S. 27th St. Participants enjoyed a unique opportunity to throw a strike with their favorite Brewer, all the while helping raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation… [Read More]

Keynote speakers Tim Wise and C. Nicole Mason headline SDC’s Poverty Summit, presented by Anthem BlueCross BlueShield

August 16, 2018

They are some of the country’s most popular speakers. Google the names and you’ll find their highly-rated TED Talks, media commentary and speeches across the internet. Thanks to presenting sponsor Anthem BlueCross BlueShield, Tim Wise and C. Nicole Mason will be keynote speakers at the 2018 Summit on Poverty – Statewide Edition in Milwaukee. Thursday,… [Read More]

Representative Evan Goyke and family host annual campaign rally and cookout

August 10, 2018

On Saturday, August 4, 2018, State Representative Evan Goyke and his wife, Gaby hosted a Campaign Rally and Cookout in the backyard of their home in the 18th district. Evan was joined by numerous supporters, family and neighbors to raise funds and start their “get-out-the-vote” push for the critical primary election, which is on Tuesday,… [Read More]

Rachelle Ferrell, Jonathan Butler, Maysa, Alexander Zonjic, David Benoit and Marc Antoine, Pieces of a Dream and Kim Waters headline ‘The 5th Annual Alexander Zonjic’s Shoreline Jazz Festival’

August 10, 2018

On the Shores of Lake Michigan at Heritage Landing in Muskegon, Michigan, August 23-26, 2018 The 5th Annual Alexander Zonjic’s Shoreline Jazz Festival featuring headliners Rachelle Ferrell, Alexander Zonjic and Friends with special guest Maysa, Pieces of a Dream, David Benoit and Marc Antoine, Jonathan Butler and Kim Waters, along with four days of music… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League kicks off ‘Brown Bag Lunch Series’

July 26, 2018

On Thursday, July 19, 2018, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted the first of its new “Brown Bag Lunch Series” at their offices at 435 West North Avenue. The series is a monthly discussion on issues facing our community. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch and spend an hour learning to expand their… [Read More]

American Players Theater presents ‘The Recruiting Officer’

July 26, 2018

The American Players Theater (APT) is proud to present a hearty comedy with a wicked streak, The Recruiting Officer, by George Farquhar. Directed by APT director William Brown, and featuring the talents of APT actors Kelsey Brennan, Nate Burger, Tim Gittings, Juan Rivera Lebron, Brian Mani, Cristina Panfilio, Jefferson A. Russsell, Andrea San Miguel, and… [Read More]