The True Church of the First Born’s building was demolished on May 8 after the City of Milwaukee ruled that it was unsafe for occupancy.
Archive | June 2003
Jim is a Milwaukee native. His family has roots on 11th and Hadley Streets. Although his education took him out of the immediate area and he now lives on Honey Creek Parkway, his childhood memories are vintage west of the river. He fondly remembers going to get Wally’s home made sausages on Clarke and Booth.
Riverwest will soon have a friendly ear in Madison on housing and development issues. “During his six years with NMIDC, Christianson attracted $40 million in new development to the area,” WHEDA Executive Director Antonio Riley said. “His overall experience and his track record of long-term strategic planning will be assets to WHEDA.”
A young mother of three shared a story of leaving her job as a stripper to seek respectable employment — only to find she’d be trading a family-supporting income for a non-living wage. A young man recounted, through an interpreter, how he left Mexico to make a home in Milwaukee and is overwhelmed by the […]
by Jim Rovira The problem isn’t with human beings or machines: the problem posed by the Matrix trilogy is the problem inherent in instrumental reason, reason applied to the goal of dominating nature and other people.