Mark Doremus

Recent Articles

Can Police-Community Relations Be Improved?

Can Police-Community Relations Be Improved?

Bronzeville forum discusses issue, looks for solutions.

Can Black Holocaust Museum Be Reborn?

Can Black Holocaust Museum Be Reborn?

New Maures Development complex could house it on ground floor, but details are scanty.

Bronzeville Gets a Cool Grocery Store

Bronzeville Gets a Cool Grocery Store

Ald. Coggs opposed a Dollar Store. Pete’s Fruit Market will move into old Walgreens on MLK Dr.

Second Healthy Food Market on MLK Drive?

Second Healthy Food Market on MLK Drive?

Proposed deli and produce market would help transform "food desert."

Changes in Garfield School Development Plan

Changes in Garfield School Development Plan

High costs of converting school building at 4th and Garfield will mean 30 rather than 60 apartment units.

City Unveils Design Ideas for Bronzeville

City Unveils Design Ideas for Bronzeville

Six architectural firms helped with ideas, centered around west North Avenue.

Big Ideas for Bronzeville?

Big Ideas for Bronzeville?

Loft apartments, a jazz club and multi-story hotel were among the development ideas for at a brainstorming session.

A Tour of Bronzeville

A Tour of Bronzeville

Guided tour by city officials reveals strengths and weaknesses of an area city hopes to revive.

Flynn’s Force: Making Neighborhood Connections
Flynn’s Force

Making Neighborhood Connections

How a community liaison officer gets neighbors involved in combating crime.

Flynn’s Force: How Police Reach Out to Youth
Flynn’s Force

How Police Reach Out to Youth

The STOP program connects police and youth to help gain their cooperation with cops.

Flynn’s Force: Many Youth Feel Harassed
Flynn’s Force

Many Youth Feel Harassed

Black youths in the inner city sound off about police patrols. Part IV of a continuing series.

Flynn’s Force: Nabbing a Violator
Flynn’s Force

Nabbing a Violator

A squad car patrols a high crime neighborhood and turns up a violator. How it works. Part III of a series.

City Looks to Jumpstart Bronzeville Revival

City Looks to Jumpstart Bronzeville Revival

Plans for redeveloped district includes restaurants, taverns, theaters, museums and artists’ studios.

Flynn’s Force: Studying the Crime Data
Flynn’s Force

Studying the Crime Data

The police chief meets weekly with top brass to review crime stats and seek improvements. Part II of a series.

Flynn’s Force: The Milwaukee Police In Action
Flynn’s Force

The Milwaukee Police In Action

A ride-along shows how a traffic stop leads to a drug bust. Part I of a series.

Manufacturers Wanted at A.O. Smith Site

Manufacturers Wanted at A.O. Smith Site

City hopes to attract companies and bring 1,000 jobs to abandoned site.

Maybe Reform Isn’t Needed

Maybe Reform Isn’t Needed

A 2006 report resulted in a restructured Fire & Police Commission. Just what changes are left to make?

The Incredible Flip-Flop

The Incredible Flip-Flop

Did the Fire & Police Commission bend to mob mentality or act as a responsible policy maker?