Sherman park

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Sherman Park voices: Three years later: "It's still a warm and welcoming place"

Published Aug. 19, 2019

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service spoke with three long-time homeowners and one who had recently purchased a house in the neighborhood about why they chose to invest and live in Sherman Park, how they remember the events of three years ago and how their neighborhood feels to them now. 

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Teen center in Sherman Park is where "technology meets expression"

Published May 19, 2019

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee recently opened its doors to a Teen Tech Center at the Mary Ryan Club, and youths are starting to take advantage of the space and its state-of-the-art resources, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Sherman Phoenix developers receive $250,000 WEDC grant

Published April 15, 2018

The Sherman Phoenix real estate development project in Sherman Park has received a $250,000 grant from The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Sherman Park business incubator project nears fundraising goal

Published March 9, 2018

After the BMO Harris Bank branch in Sherman Park was burned during unrest in 2016, it was announced the building would become Sherman Phoenix, a wellness incubator spearheaded by entrepreneur Joanne Johnson-Sabir and developer Juli Kaufmann. The project is getting closer to becoming a reality.

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BMO Harris Bank's new Sherman Park branch opens

Published Dec. 6, 2017

Seems like just yesterday we squeezed under a tent to celebrate the groundbreaking on a new BMO Harris Bank branch in Sherman Park to replace the old one, which had been damaged in unrest the previous summer. Now, the "smart" branch is open and the wellness incubator is moving forward.

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Sherman Park Revival Celebration highlights commitment to community

Published Aug. 18, 2017

The Milwaukee Kitchen Cabinet, a local restaurant advocacy group, will team up with Milwaukee Public School administration, students and corporate partners this weekend to show support for the Sherman Park Neighborhood by hosting the first annual Sherman Park Revival Celebration on Sunday, Aug. 20.

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Boys & Girls Clubs debuts Kimmel video & expanded teen center

Published Aug. 10, 2017

In March, community leaders gathered to celebrate the re-opening of the renovated Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club, 3000 N. Sherman Blvd. This week, folks got together to launch the club's new teen center. And, last night, the clubs had a segment on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

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"Beyond Sherman Park" takes stock of central city a year after unrest

Published Aug. 5, 2017

A recent community gathering, "Beyond Sherman Park," addressed the state of the central city a year after violent protests broke out in response to the shooting of Sylville Smith by a police officer on Aug. 13, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.