City of Milwaukee

Regional
4:20 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

New Ranking: Milwaukee Still Country's Most Segregated Metro Area

A Racial Dot Map shows clear a delineation between racial groups in the Milwaukee area.
Credit Dustin A. Cable, University of Virginia, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, Reference Data by Stamen Design

A new ranking reaffirms Milwaukee's place as the overall most segregated metropolitan area in the United States.

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Politics & Government
4:25 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Supporters Want 'Outspoken' Alderman Donovan to Run for Mayor

Reporter Larry Sandler took a closer look at Alderman Bob Donovan.
Credit urbanmilwaukee.com

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with reporter Larry Sandler.

When it comes to developments in city government in Milwaukee, there’s one thing you can almost guarantee – a public comment or a news release by Alderman Bob Donovan

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Health & Science
5:14 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Milwaukee Reports Big Decrease in Teen Pregnancies

Ads, like this one, aimed at decreasing the teen pregnancy rate were part of the city of Milwaukee's approach to the issue.
Credit babycanwait.com

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says the city has met and exceeded its goal to reduce the teen pregnancy rate earlier than expected.

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Regional
3:20 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Group Changes Minds About Inner City Neighborhoods

Lindsay Heights is one of the many neighborhoods that LISC Milwaukee is helping revitalize.
Credit LISC.org/milwaukee

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci speaks with Christopher Boston and Dawn Hutchison-Weiss.

We’ve all heard the negative stereotypes of inner-city Milwaukee as a place in crisis. Violence and crime, high rates of foreclosures, problems with drugs are all often linked with the inner city.

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Regional
3:52 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Guide Explores Milwaukee's 'Cosmo Corner'

Travel writer Tom Pilarzyk explores Milwaukee's "cosmo corner."
Credit Boswell Books

Lake Effect's Nathan Royster interviews travel guide writer Tom Pilarzyk.

For those of you who think you know Milwaukee pretty well, Tom Pilarzyk would like to challenge that notion.

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