Milwaukee neighborhoods with John Gurda: Piggsville
88Nine: Community Stories
by Radio Milwaukee
1w ago
Eight years ago, local historian and writer John Gurda sat down with 88Nine to share stories from Milwaukee’s neighborhoods. The idea for the series came after the release of Gurda’s 2015 book, Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods, which chronicles 37 contemporary portraits of Milwaukee’s neighborhoods. With the weather warming and conditions ripe for exploring the city, we decided it was the ideal time to look back at this collection and share Gurda’s very well-informed perspective on these well-known areas of Milwaukee. We’ve taken you from the south end of town to the east side and then swung ..read more
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Milwaukee neighborhoods with John Gurda: North Milwaukee & Harambee
88Nine: Community Stories
by Radio Milwaukee
2w ago
Eight years ago, local historian and writer John Gurda sat down with 88Nine to share stories from Milwaukee’s neighborhoods. The idea for the series came after the release of Gurda’s 2015 book, Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods, which chronicles 37 contemporary portraits of Milwaukee’s neighborhoods. With the weather warming and conditions ripe for exploring the city, we decided it was the ideal time to look back at this collection and share Gurda’s very well-informed perspective on these well-known areas of Milwaukee. After starting on the south end of town, this episode finds us moving ..read more
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MKE Neighborhoods with John Gurda: Walker's Point and the Historic South Side
88Nine: Community Stories
by Radio Milwaukee
1M ago
Eight years ago, local historian and writer John Gurda sat down with 88Nine to share stories from Milwaukee’s neighborhoods. The idea for the series came after the release of Gurda’s 2015 book, Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods, which chronicles 37 contemporary portraits of Milwaukee’s neighborhoods. With the weather warming and conditions ripe for exploring the city, we decided it was the ideal time to look back at this collection and share Gurda’s very well-informed perspective on these well-known areas of Milwaukee. We start on the south end of town with one neighborhood that was there from ..read more
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Exploring Palestinian Heritage through Milwaukee’s Cooking Workshop
88Nine: Community Stories
by Radio Milwaukee
2M ago
On this episode of Uniquely Milwaukee, in celebration of International Women’s Day, we delve into the story of two generations of Palestinian women, Muna Sharma and her mother,  navigating the complexities of identity in a politicized world through food. From tales of resilience in the kitchen to the harrowing experience of making a meal during a home raid, we explore why cultural preservation is essential and how Bint Jamila’s Table is bringing Palestinian cuisine to Milwaukee through its cooking workshops ..read more
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Ignored history: How Milwaukee’s Jimmy Banks broke barriers in the World Cup
88Nine: Community Stories
by Radio Milwaukee
3M ago
In this episode of Uniquely Milwaukee, I sit down with Jimmy Banks' son, Jordan Banks, and close friend Wendell Willis to delve deeper into his legacy, why his story remains largely untold, and the invaluable lessons for those on and off the field ..read more
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Love is all around us: Listen to these Milwaukee couple stories
88Nine: Community Stories
by Radio Milwaukee
3M ago
From serendipitous encounters to enduring partnerships, join us, on Uniquely Milwaukee as we celebrate the diverse and beautiful stories of couples who have found each other against all odds ..read more
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Black culture is the blueprint
88Nine: Community Stories
by Radio Milwaukee
3M ago
On this episode of Uniquely Milwaukee, Host Salam Fatayer explores the profound impact of Black culture on mainstream culture. Listen to a conversation with Lexi S. Brunson from CopyWrite Magazine, delving into topics such as fashion, labor, and music and their origins within the Black community - revealing the multifaceted contributions of Black culture ..read more
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Culture x Design brings consistency to social spaces
88Nine: Community Stories
by Radio Milwaukee
4M ago
Listen to this episode of Uniquely Milwaukee as I engage in a conversation with Geraud Blanks to delve deeper into Culture x Design. And learn about this month's Black History Program featuring Black History Trivia and bringing back In Retrospect: The Life & Times Of Lauryn Hill w/ Dr. Joan Morgan ..read more
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Dual Delights: Embark on Our Journey at Milwaukee's Hybrid Bar, Agency.
88Nine: Community Stories
by Radio Milwaukee
4M ago
This week on Uniquely Milwaukee, join us as we grab a drink at Agency, Milwaukee's first hybrid bar. Immerse yourself in the choice of indulging in an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. Plus, hear from the founder, Ryan Castelaz, as he shares the story of how this innovative concept came to fruition ..read more
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'By Every Measure' Season 2: The $1B vision to close Black Milwaukee's generational wealth gap
88Nine: Community Stories
by Radio Milwaukee
4M ago
HYFIN Program Director Tarik Moody is back with co-host Reggie Jackson and journalist Kim Shine for another season of Radio Milwaukee's award winning podcast, By Every Measure. Over six episodes, the trio will take over our regular Uniquely Milwaukee podcast will explore new topics and expand on select topics we covered in season one. By Every Measure Season 2 is supported by The Argosy Foundation. Black and Brown Americans, for many interconnected and systemic reasons, have struggled to keep pace with their White counterparts in building generational wealth. After exploring some of the reaso ..read more
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