by Kevin Flaherty Have you noticed Center Street’s newest retail neighbor? The KukaBana Tree opened its doors at 826 East Center Street on November 30, 2001, in the space formerly occupied by One Nation. Owner and Riverwest resident Kira Norris opened KukaBana to connect local artists with consumers interested in handmade and unique work not […]
Archive | February 2002
The mythos of Eudemon…exploring the liminal spaces of Riverwest…meeting the ordinary folk and having a good time. Eudemon was born in Moravia, in what is now the eastern portion of the Czech Republic. On the outskirts of Roznov pod Radhostem, sat Eudemon’s home. Grandpa and Grandma lived next door and dad had a huge garden […]
The Gordon Park Pavilion is nearing completion and will be dedicated at an Open House on Saturday, February 16, at 1 pm. The Riverwest community is invited to see the new facility, which was built for their use.
Thanks to the generosity of Wisconsin Energy Corpor-ation, a small grant from the state, and a discount from Hall Chevrolet, soon you will see two brand new vans circulating in the neighborhood. These vans will look much like any van from the outside, but an astute observer will notice something interesting. Where the spare tire […]
By Tom Schneider, Executive Director, COA Every day after school, the Community Outing Association (COA) provides neighborhood youth a safe, positive place to learn and have fun, and record numbers of kids are coming. COA offers a structured program that begins with homework. Study after study proves that kids attending after-school programs get better grades, […]