Archive | October 2004

The Women of Oakland Ave.

by Carrie Trousil You may have noticed an influx of business on Oakland as of late, but what you may have missed is something else — that many of these new shops are owned by women. Coincidence? Perhaps not, because while these women all have different stories to tell, they all have on thing in […]

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Garden Park: The Story Continues

by Vince Bushell As reported earlier this year, Garden Park, at the corner of Bremen and Locust Streets, was one of two Milwaukee recipients of federal brownfield remediation money, a project in which Department of City Development brownfields specialist and Riverwest resident Benjamin Timm has played a key role. The award of $125,000, part of […]

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Mayor’s Budget Matches Needs with Means

by Jan Christensen On September 22, the day before he presented his proposed 2005 Budget to the Common Council, Mayor Tom Barrett offered a briefing session highlighting areas of the proposal he believed be of measurable concern to Milwaukee neighborhoods…

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