Props to the Shepherd Express for running a lengthy article on our neighborhood — it’s good to see some in-depth local content on the cover of our city’s news and entertainment weekly. The March 3 story, “Riverwest: From Working Class to Creative Class” was a nice overview of the ‘hood by free-lancer John Rondy. You […]
Archive | April, 2004
by Sonya Jongsma Knauss When David Burton at the University of Missouri wrote the words above, he was describing a trend towards smaller, more localized newspapers in his state. He says, “Southwest Missouri is dominated by small community newspapers, which throw their news and editorial weight behind providing local coverage. The finest community newspapers know […]
by Leon Todd As a past mayoral candidate, our campaign theme was focused around clean government, clean elections and clean environment. With all of the past City Hall scandals, corruption and convictions, and more expected to come, we were convinced that the central underlying issue in this campaign should be one of clean government.
by Sue Blaustein I’ve lived in Riverwest for two and a half years — first as a renter, and now as a homeowner. For 12 years prior, I lived at 17th and Hadley. When Marvin Pratt started his career on the Common Council, he was my alderman there, and I’ve known him since that time. […]
APRIL 1 Thru April 30 YMCA HOLTON YOUTH CENTER: Open registration for Summer basketball at the YMCA. Cost is $225 per team. Call Rob West with questions, 264-6922. APRIL 3 Thru JUNE 20 MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Exhibition: American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840. www.mam.org. APRIL 8 Thru May 16 THEATRE X: Jazz Thru April […]