Archive | 2011


Riverwest: An Abundant Community

by Peggy Schulz There’s a feeling in the air, and it has nothing to with meteorology. It might fall under the wide category of sociology or even anthropology. It’s a sense of empowerment and a willingness to fight the status quo. It’s a true reflection of the word “community,” which means, literally, “with union.”

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Holiday Events and Shops

RIVERWEST SHOPS Take the occupy challenge! Make like Santa and fill your pack with books, art, coffee, sugarplums, toys, and baubles from every shop! Reindeer on bicycle sleighs are standing by to carry all your packages. Beginning Dreams Forever  Black Sheep Studio  Bliffert’s Hardware  Burke Candy  Burleigh Glass Clarke Foods Dominion Gallery Fischberger’s Variety Store Jazz Art Gallery  Jewel of […]

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Sewer News – Sewer Gas – Sewer Repairs

by Vince Bushell Our sewer system is under ground, out of sight, and usually out of mind. Until something bad happens or something is different that we notice or when we find out how much this infrastructure costs. Some Riverwesters have been noticing a “smell” along the river and possibly in some homes.  If you smell […]

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December Calendar 2011

1 THURSDAY     5th DISTRICT CRIME PREVENTION MEETING 2920 N 4th St. All residents invited, 5:30PM  BUCKETWORKS 706 S 5th St, Occupy Milw Film: Capitalism, a love story, 6:30PM  HYATT REGENCY HOTEL  Solar Thermal ‘11 (solar heating & cooling conference) $75-$100 LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust Surprise Band, 9PM no cover RIVERWEST INVESTMENT CO-OP (RIC) Riverwest Public House, 815 E Locust, […]

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January 2012

Compiled by Tess Reiss HAPPY NEW YEAR   2012!   Ongoing Events listed first followed by date listings. DEC 30-JAN 8 SKYLIGHT OPERA THEATRE, Broadway Theatre Center, Beyond the Ingénue: Julie Andrews, Shirley Jones, Barbara Cook  JAN 20-29 DANCEWORKS, 1661 N Water St, Danceworks Performance Company: The Sequel!, 6PM & 8PM $15-$25  JAN 20-MAR 3 DANCEWORKS […]

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Door County Sled Dogs

by Janice Christensen  Photos provided by Door County Sled Dogs Meet & Greet the Door County Sled Dogs!   Saturday Feb. 4, 3pm at RRF’s Gateway Park   Off Humboldt & Commerce St. on Riverboat Road  Free!   Don’t miss this great event as the sled dogs arrive in their little custom bus, ready to provide a great […]

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