State Rep. David Bowen
Press Release

Black Restaurant Week Happening Now in Milwaukee

Highlights Minority-Owned Businesses

By - Apr 16th, 2019 04:38 pm

MILWAUKEE – This past Sunday, BlankSpaceMKE launched its fourth annual “Black Restaurant Week” in Milwaukee, a showcase of over 20 local black-owned eateries happening until Saturday, April 20. The following are participating businesses in the 10th Assembly District who will be running specials as part of Black Restaurant Week:

Coffee Makes You Black: 2903 N Teutonia Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53206
Mr. Perkins: 2001 W Atkinson Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53209
Rise and Grind Cafe: 2737 N Doctor M.L.K. Jr. Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53212

“This is a great opportunity to support local restaurants and get to know the African American entrepreneurs that make up our diverse community,” Representative Bowen said. “I commend Bridget Robinson and Symphony Swan, the co-founders of BlankSpaceMKE, for highlighting our Black entrepreneur neighbors and creating an opportunity to give back to the community and support diverse businesses not just for one week, but throughout the year.”

A wrap-up forum will be held on Saturday, April 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm at Vibez Creative Art Space on the second floor of the Sherman Phoenix, 3536 West Fond du Lac Ave. You can find more information by visiting BlankSpaceMKE’s website and Facebook page.

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