Since opening in August 2001, the coffee shop has emerged as a community gathering spot in one of the most racially, religiously and socioeconomically diverse neighborhoods in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
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.
It's the new normal in Sherman Park - although it is not clear whether it's that much different than before, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
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.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, Best Buy and the Clubhouse Network unveiled a new Teen Tech Center Wednesday afternoon at the Mary Ryan Club, 3000 N. Sherman Blvd., in Sherman Park.
From 32nd to 60th Street, there are more than 75 small businesses located along Center Street and on Saturday, June 30, the Center Street Marketplace Business Improvement District (BID) 39, is inviting all of Milwaukee to come and visit.
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.
"Picturing Milwaukee: Sherman Park," held Friday at the Milwaukee City Hall Rotunda, celebrated the stories of area residents collected as part of Arijit Sen's Picturing Milwaukee project, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
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.
After more than a decade at the Body & Soul Healing Arts Center, Venice Williams and her congregants have decided to repair, renovate and re-open Kujichagulia, which it already owns, rather than buy another building, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
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.
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.
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!"
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.
The design for "Sherman Park Rising," a mural created by artist Tia Richardson, was unveiled recently to residents and members of neighborhood associations, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.