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Archive | June 2002

Cohousing — An Alternate Way to Live

The following is a summary of a presentation given in Madison at the Friends Meeting House by Nick Meima on May 16. Meima lives in a Cohousing community in Ann Arbor Michigan, and he also designs and helps develop new Cohousing communities. Madison has at least one Cohousing community with about 18 units in operation, […]

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Metro Milwaukee Fair Housing Council (MMFHC) and Partners Declare, “Don’t Borrow Trouble!”

Predatory lending. It sounds bad. It is bad. And it’s a growing problem in Milwaukee. Predatory loans can come from lenders, brokers, or home improvement contractors. According to a joint HUD/Treasury report to Congress, in involves lending practices that: • engage in deception or fraud • manipulate the borrower through aggressive sales tactics • take unfair advantage of […]

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The Local Art Scene

by Mark Lawson Until recently, it has been unusual for the city of Milwaukee to receive national attention regarding its art scene. It is even more unusual for the neighborhood of Riverwest to receive such attention. In the current issue of Art in America, Milwaukee and Riverwest receive just such attention. In a broadly focused […]

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Greenfolks Garden

Greenfolks Garden is a place for people to come together on common ground. It is a place for children to learn about the food they eat and the natural world around them. It is a space that fosters creativity and nurturing. It is a space for gathering and a space for contemplation. It is our […]

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