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Saving Our Democracy

Milwaukee’s Victory Garden Initiative has, in nine years, installed some 4,000 raised beds, and its farm—and now new farmhouse—seek to respond to concerns about inner-city Milwaukee health, nutrition and food justice issues. Read more

News Features

Milwaukee Alderman Bob Bauman said he has learned a lot from reading the “anti-displacement plan” released last month by Milwaukee officials, but the lessons he took away from it might not be exactly what the people behind the report had envisioned. Read more

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With the opening of Pete’s Fruit Market, Bronzeville residents have a new, convenient, cost-friendly healthy grocery store to shop in. Read more

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Work is under way on Milwaukee’s latest neighborhood mural project, the Harambee Art Alley. It is one of several projects designed to revitalize public spaces in the district west of Riverwest. Read more

Visual Arts

On the corner of East Concordia Avenue and Palmer Street, fertile plots with fruits, vegetables and flowers create the 1.5-acre Concordia Gardens, a serene community Read more


This week on The Disclaimer, a near-weekly half hour of debate and chit-chat between WMSE's Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I, we discuss Journal Sentinel art critic Mary Louise Schumacher's recent column about the ceremony su.. Read more

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