Archive | June 2003

The Simple Life

“I want the simple things Ya know the Beatles and all The love you take is equal to the love you make That measure has value” Saturday night Eudemon went to the Polish Falcon; he was invited by friends to come and dance and share some food. Maybe have a beer if you were so […]

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Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)

The gay, green leaves of Motherwort are coming up around the back fences along the alleys of Riverwest. At full growth, the plant is three to six feet tall, has large leaves and spikes of tiny pink flowers. It’s usually taken as an infusion, tincture, or liquid extract, with the advice of a professional herbalist. […]

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Feral Cats: No Simple Solution

by Stacy Conroy In the April Pet Tales, Street Cats Don’t Live Happily Ever After, I wrote about the problems people cause when they feed stray cats or let their pet cats roam outside. Soon after writing that piece, I received a letter from Michelle, a fellow Riverwest resident. She told me of her involvement […]

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The Riverwest Music Scene: Plentiful and Diverse Sounds

by Jeremy Berg / photo by Peter di Antoni Whether established bands or newcomers, professional musicians or the weekend warriors of Dire Straits’ Sultans of Swing, everyone out there is playing for the joy of making music. As Jim Linneman says of seeing people perform for the first time at his Wednesday open stage: “It’s […]

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