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    Bits & Pieces

    Call for Candidates:Riverwest Co-op Board of Directors! The Riverwest Co-op isn’t just a grocery store-it’s a community. It feels like a general store: you probably know the cashier or the volunteer washing dishes. You’ve sat on the Philosopher’s Bench in the summer, danced with the kids at our Spaghetti Dinner,  or cheered on our softball team, […]


Dam Decision – Remove It

Photo and story by Vince Bushell You can’t make everybody happy. The common good should determine resource management. Resources include public land and water, and public finance. Science is not opinion. Some aspects of best use in the public arena are opinion.   The above aphorisms are criteria I use to make a judgement on […]

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Affecting the Ivory Tower

By Kris Purzycki By now, you know about the governor’s proposed budget cuts. You will likely have been bombarded by talking points that have been used to support any number of conceits for or against public education. If you are connected in any way to anyone paying attention to the proposal and the impact on […]

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March Calendar 2015

March 1 SUNDAY CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, TBA 8PM / DJ Trail Boss Tim Cook 10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Open Mic EAST SIDE LIBRARY 2320 N Cramer, Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region; register for discussion series at moocs.wisc.edu/mooc/great-lakes-weather-and-climate/ 2-3:30PM MIRAMAR THEATRE 2844 N Oakland, Best. Ever. Milwaukee 4PM […]

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Calendar February 2015

1 SUNDAY   CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, TBA 8PM / DJ Trail Boss Tim Cook 10PM MILWAUKEE URBAN ACUPUNCTURE 2600 N Booth  Crystal Yin Yoga,  6-7PM donation RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust,  Intro Gift Class, 2PM UPTOWNER 1032 E Center, Open Mic Night; sign-up 9PM, show starts 10PM  $2     2 MONDAY     […]

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Sustainability Summit MATC

by Soumya Gokuli Since 2003, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) has had the pleasure of hosting the Sustainability Summit, a widely anticipated event for the environmentally–concerned crowd. The 12th annual, 2015 Sustainability Summit and Exposition will be held March 4th-6th at the Wisconsin Center, conveniently located on downtown Milwaukee’s Wisconsin Avenue. The Summit aims to […]

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Follies 2015

The Riverwest Follies returns with acts of music,  storytelling and performance from your neighbors. Saturday, March 21, 2015, Falcon Bowl, 801 E Clarke Street 7 p.m.  Free! donations accepted.  Riverwest Follies Line-up So Far – The Musical Stylings of: Susies and Harvey’s Adventures in Song • James Hawley, Original songs and guitar • Unique trio […]

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