Archive | November 2004


by Judith Ann Moriarty Riverwest artist Faythe Levine () has organized the first annual “Art vs. Craft” event to take place at Turner Ballroom, up the stairs on Fri. Nov. 5 & Sat. Nov. 6. Bring cash as many of the 100 plus vendors won’t take plastic.Come on Friday and get in free the day […]

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Diversity is Byword of Urban-Rural Food Systems Conference

In Riverwest, the Diversity is Our Strength signs refer to the ethnic and economic diversity of our community. But when Gail Kahovic, Food Systems Program Director at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, talks about diversity being strength, she is referring to crop and animal breed diversity, diversity in the farm ecosystem, and diversity in the ownership […]

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Uncommonly Cool

If you are looking for a truly exquisite piece of handcrafted jewelry, a unique gift or a special piece of clothing, check out Uncommon Items Gallery and Boutique located at 1316 E. Brady St. The shop opened four years ago and is a colorful and fun addition to the Brady Street shopping scene. The shop […]

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Crown Hardware: A Neighborhood Icon

by Yolanda White, photos by JennyMarie Farris Jack Edelstein wasn’t even alive on December 1, 1957. His father was, however, and on that date he embarked on a retail/wholesale venture that would span decades, withstanding white flight, racial strife, and economic uncertainty.

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