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Published July 16, 2018
Eighty-five years ago, there were seven grocery stores, three bakeries and two meat shops on the Martin Drive neighborhood's portion of Vliet Street. Today, there are none. Some, however, see an upward trend on Vliet, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published July 14, 2018
Three small business owners recently signed leases for space in the building that housed the Finney Library for 50 years -Â and which has been vacant since 2003 - Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published July 13, 2018
When local tech entrepreneur Ruben Flores made a simple, screen-printed T-shirt emblazoned with one word (IMMIGRANT) and began wearing it around town, he had no idea that it would spark a movement.
Published July 1, 2018
When Tonieh Welland joined a bike club a few years ago, it bothered her to be the only black woman in a group of more than 100 riders. So she started her own chapter of Black Girls Do Bike, a group specifically for women of color, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published June 30, 2018
Maurice Buchanan said he served time in prison for his crimes but he's not finished paying for them. He doesn't have a job, he said, because employers eliminate him as a candidate or fire him because of his past criminal record, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
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