It's no secret that female composers are often overlooked and underemployed. Milwaukee's Present Music puts an end to that.
Fein Brothers has partnered with a number of its restaurant customers to assist in raising funds for the recovery in Puerto Rico.
While the situation in Puerto Rico and Mexico remains bleak, a large contingent of Milwaukeeans, including residents and business owners, are lending aid, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Fourteen Little Leaguers from Isabela, Puerto Rico, accompanied by about 20 parents and staff members, recently visited Milwaukee as part of an exchange program facilitated by Journey House, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
The Felix Mantilla Little League is bringing 35 visitors from Puerto Rico to Milwaukee for an education and cultural exchange program that includes adventure, learning and friendly competition.
Last summer, 14 students from the Felix Mantilla Little League traveled to Isabela, Puerto Rico, to visit the home of the team's namesake. There is now a book of their journey, "Changing Lives in 5 Days," Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Considering traveling to a country where English is not the first language - especially when traveling with kids - can be daunting. However, a family trip to Puerto Rico is a good place to start international travel because it "keeps the training wheels on" and makes vacationing beyond the United States as easy as, well, riding a bike with training wheels.
Ram√≥n Melendez has bartended at Walker's Pint for almost six years, but he started in the service industry many years prior. His smile, quick service and positive energy contribute to the overall good vibe at The Pint, and further proves that it's not a spot only for lesbians.
The new Felix Mantilla Little League baseball exchange program will help educate and raise cultural awareness among urban youth. It supports Journey House's focus to help residents contribute to the near Southside community.
Puerto Rican fare isn't as scarce in Milwaukee as it used to be. And La Morovena in Walker's Point offers up soulfully prepared Puerto Rican fare that hits the spot in terms of flavor and authenticity.
After months of threatening, OnMilwaukee.com finally stopped by La Caribe√Īa, 1704 S. Pearl St., for dinner and drinks. Located in a triangle-shaped building painted bright red, La Caribe√Īa is easy to spot.
Jen Cintr√≥n is not the stereotypical tarot card reader. Sure, she has incense and candles and the usual New Age-ish baubles, but she is also extremely down-to-earth with a strong background in science.
Later this summer, Taino's Lounge will open in a large, long-vacant space in the Esperanza Unida International Building on the corner of 6th Street and National Avenue.
More than 18,000 people entered Crest toothpaste's "Smile Bright in the Spotlight" contest, and Milwaukee's Yomarie Tejada is one of three finalists. Now, she needs your vote.