Milwaukee City in Wisconsin
Milwaukee is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin on Lake Michigan’s western shore. It’s known for its breweries, many of which offer tours chronicling its role in the beer industry. Overlooking the Menomonee River, the Harley-Davidson Museum displays classic motorcycles, including one of Elvis Presley’s. Nearby is the Milwaukee Public Museum, with its large-scale European Village and a recreation of old Milwaukee.
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5 things to know this week in Milwaukee: Oct. 14 to Oct. 19
by Ana Martinez-Ortiz on October 14, 2019 at 11:00 am
The dedication ceremony for Indigenous Peoples Park, teacher appreciation day at The Domes, Botanica Galactica night market, Gallery Night in Amani and Metcalfe Park and the 15th annual Hunting Moon Pow Wow are the highlights this week.
OPINION: ‘We are here for the long haul’: Bader Philanthropies’ commitment to Harambee
by Daniel J. Bader & Franklin Cumberbatch on October 14, 2019 at 10:55 am
Bader’s move from the Historic Third Ward into the Harambee neighborhood was not about just moving stuff from one building to another building. We want to help make Martin Luther King Jr. Drive a place of fascinating activities and connections.
5 things to do this weekend: Oct. 11 to Oct. 13
by Ana Martinez-Ortiz on October 11, 2019 at 11:00 am
A neighborhood visioning session, an appreciation dinner for black men, a HBCU College Fair, the soft opening of LUNA and an autumn celebration at Washington Park are among the events to attend this weekend.
NNS Video: Lupe Martinez on his journey from migrant worker to CEO of UMOS
by Mark Doremus on October 10, 2019 at 11:00 am
Lupe Martinez, 74, is celebrating 50 years of service at UMOS, a nonprofit that advocates and provides programs and services that improve the employment, educational, health and housing opportunities of underserved populations.
‘It’s getting out of hand’: Teens, community leaders speak on violence in Milwaukee
by Andrea Waxman on October 9, 2019 at 11:00 am
Students and community leaders speak about gun violence and the toil it takes on the community.