Archive | November, 2002

November 2002

Closet Classics vs. City Hall, Chapter 3. Riverwest Co-op First Anniversay. Columbia St. Mary’s Clinic at Jewel Osco Building. Jobs with Justice and United Food and Commercial Workers to Demonstrate Against Walmart on 11/21.

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Riverwest Resale Reopens for Business

by Peter Schmidtke “There are certain things you probably should buy new, but for other things, you should definitely come and take a look here, because either we have it, or we will have it.” Riverwest residents Trent Hanson and Angela Botka stepped out for a bite of Mexican food and returned home the proud […]

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Public Officials Attend Reception at LGBT Community Center for National Coming Out Day: OutVote’s “Vote Naked” Campaign Encourages Voters to Apply for Absentee Ballots

For Riverwesters used to contentious public meetings with their elected officials, this meeting felt a bit kinder and gentler. On October 10, the Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgendered (“LGBT”) Community Center hosted its annual Public Officials reception in honor of National Coming Out Day.

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Clinton Clay

by Sonya Jongsma Knauss / photo by Peter Di Antoni Clinton Clay was born in Mississippi and raised in the streets. He has bounced around from town to town, but somehow, after all these years, he ended up in Riverwest. It feels like home. The 76-year-old Clay puffs on cigarettes as he talks from his […]

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