Bronzeville grocery store helping to revitalize neighborhood

A Milwaukee grocery store is committed to serving up healthy food to the historically Black neighborhood as the Bronzeville Week celebration continues.”It has been a food desert. Like I said, I worked down the street for many years,” grocery shopper Tasha Elliott said.Elliott said she buys all her fresh produce at Pete’s Fruit Market, the primary grocery store for Bronzeville on Milwaukee’s north side along Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at North Avenue. This is Bronzeville Week, which is celebrating the community as the primary economic and social hub for African Americans in the early- to mid-1900s. Milwaukee needs … Read more