5 things to know this week in Milwaukee: Feb. 22 to Feb. 27
Sam’s Place, 3338 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the Harambee neighborhood, is open for the business. The cafe will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Monday, Feb. 22. The cafe is owned and operated by Sam Belton of the CITY.NET Jazz Cafe. There will be beverages, food and roast coffee available for purchase. Sam’s Place currently has five employees and Belton is looking to hire additional staff from the Harambee neighborhood in the coming months. Sam’s Place will offer limited dine-in options in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance on social distancing, and a walk-up window is available for coffee and food pick-ups. Bader Philanthropies invested nearly $5 million into buying and renovating the building.