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Archive | November, 2005

Milwaukee Antique Center Closing

by Michael Timm People of all sorts wander through, ogling potential valuables from baseball cards and Star Wars figurines to vinyl records and bar taps. Gary John Gresl, 62, knows many of these patrons of the Milwaukee Antique Center at 341 N. Milwaukee St., and greets them all with soft tones and a smile even […]

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Poetry at Woodland Pattern

by Mary Vuk Chuck Stebelton, who became literary pro-gramming manager of Woodland Pattern in August, recently moved to Milwaukee from Chicago where he had been curating the Poetry Series at Myopic Books. Stebelton replaces Stacy Szymaszek, who is now the programming manager at the St. Mark’s Poetry Project in New York City. Stebelton is the […]

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Reduce Host Stress

by Michael Timm When Mary Bennett moved from Brewers Hill to Riverwest last year, she brought her own business with her. Bennett’s Party Wizards, incorporated as an LLC this year, provides bartending and wait staff service for private parties.

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Dr. Chow

by Ellen C. Warren, photo by *protected email* “I’m totally entertained by the whole thing,” says Frank between chuckles. He’s talking about the Center Street Daze Annual Cart Race, which he’s emceed for the last five years. “I enjoy the ‘Born Losers’ who always lose.”

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Victoria’s Dirty Secret

by Valerie Valentine On Thursday, November 3, Riverwest and UWM student activists congregated at Mayfair Mall in Wauwautosa and Brookfield Square in Brookfield to protest Victoria’s Secret’s outrageous catalog campaigns, which destroy old-growth trees.

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