North Side

The North Side of Milwaukee is a large area incorporating many residential and commercial neighborhoods, including Harambee Franklin Heights, Sherman Park and others.

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She's making life a little sweeter for essential workers

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.


Profiles in Milwaukee history: activist Lucille Berrien

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.


Urban Spelunking: The fauna of Eschweiler's former Philipp Elementary

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.


Urban spelunking: Old North Milwaukee, Custer High & Edison Middle Schools

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.