Sherman Park


Sherman Phoenix recently celebrated its one year anniversary. The goal of Sherman Phoenix is to serve as a model for healing our city by generating positive economic and social returns in communities of color. Read more



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Sauce & Spice’s pizza-making process is fast, fun and leaves nary a millimeter of that crust untopped. Read more

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In the wake of The Sherman Park uprising, the Sherman Phoenix is continuing to offer opportunities for small businesses. Read more

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West Side café Tricklebee brings healthy, affordable choices to an underserved neighborhood. Read more



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Lil Baby returns to The Rave, while Mumford & Sons promise “a groundbreaking new show” at Fiserv Forum. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

“The community has been very responsive so far. Having something in close proximity of African American businesses is very encouraging.” Read more

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With more than $4 million raised so far, the project has only $300,000 left to complete the fundraising goal. Read more

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People like Tia Richardson and her partnering organizations are creating opportunities for connection and healing. When looking at her murals, we get a direct message from the people throughout our community, and their voices are being heard. Read more


First Stage will present the world premiere of Finegan Kruckemeyer’s Antarctica, WI, a play that follows seven teenagers living in an unnamed but Milwaukee-like city, and attempts to capture the universal challenges of being young. 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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Milwaukee native Nick Hansen is creating photo journalistic work throughout the black community under the alias Art Saves Lives MKE. He preaches that art can be a bridge, and feels called to tell the stories of those that live in the urban space. Read more

Off the Cuff

Serving vegan and vegetarian fare, Tricklebee Cafe is a pay-what-you-can restaurant located in the historic Uptown Crossing District. Read more


On Friday, August 4 from 4–5 p.m. the City of MilwaukeeDepartment of Neighborhood Services, Safe and Sound, and artist Tia Richardsonwill be hosting Community Paint Day with the Mayor at the “Sherman Park Rising”mural. Community Paint.. Read more

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Saving Our Democracy—a July 27-Aug. 2 list of activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies of the Trump administration and other activities that... Read more

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It’s not often you can tell the story of a city through the history of its parks, but Milwaukee’s story is woven firmly into its communal green spaces, and though a so-called “green ring" of parkland was never fully realized, Milwaukee s... Read more

City Guide

Former Fresh Cut Collective rapper Blax talks about his new record, Milwaukee’s reenergized rap scene, and teaming up with Coo Coo Cal. Read more

Local Music

Although video footage doesn’t always answer every question about officer-involved fatal shootings, we believe that it’s better to release the footage quickly and no withhold this information from the public. Read more

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On Thursday, Milwaukee County District Attorney charged former MPD officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown with one felony for fatally shooting Sylville Smith in the Sherman Park neighborhood in August.Here's the criminal complaint:STATE OF WISCONSIN, pla.. Read more

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“I am a firm believer in transparency and I say that generally videos should be released as soon as possible,” said civil rights attorney Jonathan Safran. Read more

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“People in the state feel very damaged by what was done to them after 2010 by Gov. Walker and the tea party people, who sought to divide the people against each other.”—Democratic Senate candidate Russ Feingold Read more

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