Lena Taylor Archives

Milwaukee celebrates ’22nd Annual Garfield Days’

July 25, 2019

On Saturday, July 20, 2019, Garfield 502 Bar and Restaurant hosted the 22nd Annual Garfield Days Blues, Jazz, Gospel and Arts Festival on W. Garfield Ave. between N. 4th Street and N. 7th Street. Garfield Days is a vibrant annual celebration in the Bronzeville district. This year’s festival featured local music, food and activities. This… [Read More]

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. host press conference to address concerns over grant awarding to local hospital

May 2, 2019

On Monday, April 15, 2019, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) hosted a press conference at their MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive. The conference was called in order address grievances MHSI and several other local community health organizations had with the awarding of a recent government grant, to address the… [Read More]

Despite the weather, Milwaukee celebrates Juneteenth Day

June 21, 2018

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Milwaukee celebrated its 47th Annual Juneteenth Day on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Despite a rainy and overcast day, thousands turned out to take part in the festivities which included a parade, vendors, music, food, and live performances. The Milwaukee celebration is put on by Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc.,… [Read More]