Archive | June 2004

The Fight to Save Our Schools Continues

The thunderstorm ended and the sun came out just in time for the Save Our Schools (SOS) Coalition’s rally on Thursday, May 20, in front of the administration building of Milwaukee Public Schools. In spite of the unpredictable weather, 150 people turned out to protest the budget cuts that are slashing over 300 teacher positions […]

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Meeting Minutes

All Peoples Church, 2600 N. 2nd St., is offering a summer program for youth. It includes learning gardening and cooperative work skills. The youth are paid for the summer and are encouraged to start a bank account. Also, the church is sponsoring a long-term alcohol and drug rehabilitation center for men. It will open soon […]

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Further Down Stream June 2004

Neighbors report that police were at the Timothy Brophy property that was featured in the April Riverwest Currents in an article called “Brophy’s Boondoggles.” In early May, police reportedly closed down a crack house operation at 603 E. Burleigh, based on comments a police officer made to a neighbor at the crime scene. A near […]

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The Pain from the Gain

by Vince Bushell Riverwest has been in the spotlight lately, in magazine stories, radio programs, and a video documentary. Milwaukee Magazine is slated to come out with a story on Riverwest in July. It is becoming the place to be. The place to live, work, and play. The place that is diverse in name and […]

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