The North Side of Milwaukee is a large area incorporating many residential and commercial neighborhoods, including Harambee Franklin Heights, Sherman Park and others.
Articles about North Side
May 23, 2020 12:01 p.m.
Since late March, Adija Greer-Smith, the owner of Confectionately Yours, has been making 500 to 600 cookies a week and giving them away to essential workers, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
May 7, 2020 7:20 p.m.
A teacher from Milwaukee Public Schools' Parkview School was honored today by Chance the Rapper, who also made a surprise donation of $30,000 to the teacher and her school during this Teacher Appreciation Week.
April 21, 2020 7:34 p.m.
A funding partnership with World Central Kitchen will be a game changer for The Tandem and its mission to nourish the community while providing a source of revenue for locally owned restaurants.
April 16, 2020 2:01 p.m.
Valent's, which opened at 3853 N. Richards St., in 1946, has been sold, according to Ed Valent. The future use of the space is unclear, he says.
April 13, 2020 9:02 a.m.
One of the earliest malls in the area, Capitol Court, opened in 1956. Radio and television personality Gino Salomone has a trove of images from those early days.
Feb. 25, 2020 4:01 p.m.
Berrien is an 91-year-old welfare rights activist, former member of the Black Panther Party and the first Black woman to run for the mayor of Milwaukee. To this day, she continues to work for peace and equality in Milwaukee.
Feb. 25, 2020 9:06 a.m.
I admit that I've had a love affair with the former Emanuel L. Philipp School, 4310 N. 16th St., since I first stepped inside it six years ago. In fact, I was charmed before I even crossed the threshold, in part by the representations of fauna that adorn the entrance.
Feb. 13, 2020 9:01 a.m.
Building names can come and go at public schools as neighborhoods change, as district needs change, as programs change. The currently vacant schoolhouse at 5372 N. 37th St. - listed for sale by the City of Milwaukee Department of City Development - had three names during its life span.
Jan. 24, 2020 2:01 p.m.
On Friday morning, America's Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) unveiled a sculpture by Sanford Biggers at its new home on the corner of North and Vel R. Phillips Avenues, and announced more than $1 million in funding from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
Dec. 24, 2019 10:02 a.m.
With an initial grant of $1 million from Bader Philanthropies, Inc., Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity will establish 40 new homes and ensuring current homeowners can avoid foreclosure and stay in their homes by completing 20 critical repair projects in Harambee over the next four years.