Milwaukee’s First Eco Neighborhood by Jeramey Jannene, Urban Milwaukee Milwaukee, nonprofit leaders celebrate environmentally friendly neighborhood by Emily Thorton, CBS58
LISC Milwaukee (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) honored Blue Skies Landscaping on Thursday, April 11th at their annual Milwaukee Awards for Neighborhood Development Innovation (MANDI) award ceremony at Potawatomi Bingo and Casino. Walnut Way’s workforce development and environmental program, Blue Skies Landscaping was given the prestigious Chase Economic Development Award that honors business and economic development…
This spring, ArtWorks for Milwaukee will offer a Spring Arts Internship at Walnut Way. Teenagers from Lindsay Heights will create a small mural to beautify Sunshine Park, on 14th and North Avenue. The group of eight to 12 participants will learn about the process of creating a mural through lessons on content development and painting.
Milwaukee native, Basia Spencer, has been designing, creating, and selling her stylish dresses since 2015 and is moving into her first brick and mortar store at The Innovations and Wellness Commons, Walnut Way’s development project. Join in celebration at Basia Rose Designs Boutique, Saturday, December 8th, at its Grand Opening Trunk Show from 2:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m. at 1617 W. North Avenue (formerly The Outpost Natural Foods Learning and Event Center Space).
As part of Walnut Way’s Lead From Where You Live Initiative, we are joining forces with Lindsay Heights organization Running Rebels to facilitate space for community building in order to strengthen efforts across the neighborhood. Sponsored in part from LISC’s Advancing Equitable Development in Milwaukee, a Community Capacity Building Grant, Walnut Way and Running Rebels will host a three day Community Building Workshop: From Chaos To Community, Healing The Wounds That Divide.
As we work to sustain transformation in Lindsay Heights Neighborhoods through the areas of wellness, work, and wealth, we are constantly striving to make improvements. Can I call on you to take a brief moment to share your feedback with us? Help us know more about you and how we are doing by completing the Community Connections Survey. Your feedback is important to us.
Show off your community pride with a Lindsay Heights T-shirt custom made by Milwaukee based artist, Ivan Merlin. T-shirts are available for $20 each in both women’s and unisex sizes. Shop the store to see what’s available. T-shirts are available for pick up at Harvest Day on Saturday, September 8th from 12pm – 5pm.
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This year our annual street festival, Harvest Day, will celebrate a unified Lindsay Heights with live music, performers, local food, retail vendors, and activities. Help design a t-shirt representing Lindsay Heights PRIDE and UNITY for Harvest Day 2018.
It’s almost time for Harvest Day, our annual community gathering celebrating the end of a productive season and preparation for a new year. Harvest Day is welcomes hundreds of visitors each year along with elected officials and the media. The festival highlights our neighborhood’s spirit of abundance with locally-grown food, entertainment, and resource sharing. If you are interested in becoming a vendor this year, please complete the Vendor Application form at: https://goo.gl/r6JF2C. Questions for vendors can be directed to Angela Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 414-264-2326 ext. 14.