Milwaukee’s Bronzeville neighborhood is moving rapidly toward its revitalization zenith after a decades-long nadir, and nowhere is that more apparent than on Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, designated a “Wisconsin Main Street Community” in 2017, the first in Milwaukee.
So much awaits in the eight blocks between Van Buren Street and Cambridge Avenue in the Lower East Side.
East of the Milwaukee River, one can find a dizzying array of food and culture.
Warm up with a pour over or pho. Feast with chopsticks or your fingers. And get ready to meet some of the friendliest people in town. The Town of Lake, that is.
An art-filled day with a relaxing conclusion.
If you’re not up for wintery wind whipping your face as you go for a “relaxing” outdoor run or bike, try these inexpensive indoor workouts that are equally strenuous — just without the chapped cheeks, frozen snot and eye-sicles.
Consider the city your winter gym: every road and sidewalk, field and staircase, hill, trail and sandy beach is yours.
17 places for relaxation, fun and sustenance in Bay View — all suggested by 17 Milwaukee residents.
Welcome to Lindsay Heights. Once a stop on the Underground Railroad and a thriving hub for African Americans, it is now struggling to revitalize after decades of economic strife — and is doing so with the collective efforts of local businesses, community organizations and foundations. Here’s how they — and so many others that space wouldn’t allow — are connecting Lindsay Heights to itself and the rest of Milwaukee through food, wellness, and entrepreneurship.
While the historic heart of Clarke Square is a small square park (and its most well-known landmark is The Domes), it is arguable that the pulse of the neighborhood can be taken while walking up and down National Avenue and 16th Street, renamed Cesar Chavez Drive in 1996, where you’ll find vibrant art and delicious food on almost every corner, a testament to the strong culture of this south-side hub.