A public hearing took place Thursday, July 26, at Milwaukee Education Center (MEC), housed in buildings from the old Schlitz brewery at 1615 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Three hundred people showed up and 51 testified in a tightly controlled forum on spending proposals for federal grant monies targeted to low and moderate income […]
Archive | August 2002
As one of the three publications that sprang out of Riverwest early this year, the Riverwest Currents has a well-defined niche. Unlike Vital Source or The Press, our primary audience is not city or county-wide. Our focus is first on the Riverwest neighborhood. . . . Our main focus is not consumption, whether it be […]
by Jan Christensen What do we believe about money? What are we told by accountants and bankers? Or what our own energy can create, things that we can see and hear and feel?
by Kathy Sahagian One of the more unusual and enjoyable small festivals in Milwaukee is Gilfest. It’s small in size but big on national recording artists and heart. Gil has earned a reputation as a true music lover through his intimate concerts in his upstairs lounge. His yearly festival covers Tex-Mex, rockabilly, country and other […]
Riverwest residents who were looking forward to the opening of Lena’s grocery store in the old Kohl’s building on Holton will have to wait a couple months…