Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called the Milwaukee Public Schools a "national disgrace," and this city ought to recognize the truth of that statement and rally to find meaningful and serious reform.
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A new report by Hunden Strategic Partners in Chicago was presented yesterday at a Public Policy Forum luncheon at the Intercontinental Milwaukee. It calls for more connectivity and density, and makes some obvious but not apparent to all observations.
What does or what should Milwaukee look like in 2030? It's your city, so you make the call. Do it. Now. #MKE2030
After a pair of public meetings about a plan to create housing for teachers at the former Dover Street School in Bay View, the school board will take up an administration recommendation at Thursday's meeting to move forward with the plan and sell the building for $350,000.
Design matters and a little bit more attention to details along the avenue will help. To this end, ART Milwaukee, Newaukee and other civic groups want to transform how people perceive Wisconsin Avenue. And there's a $50,000 fund to help bring your awesome ideas to life.
ART Milwaukee's Jeremy Fojut is leading a new charge in Milwaukee, one full of creativity and passion. The organization he helps lead enriches, empowers and inspires the community through art programming and events Learn more about Fojut and ART Milwaukee in this latest edition of Milwaukee Talks.
Pop-Up at The Shops of Grand Avenue is a new concept that will allow vendors and artists to own space together at an affordable rate. The mission is to generate retail growth both in the mall and in Downtown Milwaukee. An open house will take place Thursday, April 26.
Most importantly, Rich Meeusen believes in Milwaukee. Check out this quote from a recent story about the Badger Meter CEO and current president of the Milwaukee Water Council.
Over the next few months, the Milwaukee talk radio boys will be singing like a choir about what a terrible waste of money it is to connect Milwaukee to Madison by high-speed rail. They may be right. What will be missing, however, is the counterargument -- a voice for the other side of the issue.
Could a 1 percent shift in graduation rates add more than $1.2 billion to our area's economy? Check out what one group, and yesterday's Forbes.com, had to say.
Milwaukee Ald. Bob Bauman asked a Common Council committee to cut off the money spigot for the West Pointe condo project slated for the corner of 26th and Wells.
With recent news of a hostile take over of our hometown airline, Midwest Airlines, the Greater Milwaukee Committee (GMC) released a statement today supporting the company.
YPM launches a new event called "Art Mob" on Feb. 3 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts' Uihlein Hall. The group also holds its Feb. 10 "Around Town" event at Milwaukee Street's new Japanese/Korean restaurant and lounge, Saketumi.