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Archive | July 2005

Marty Horning

by Julia Kolker, photo by Peter DiAntoni Horning admits to an encyclopedic knowledge of Riverwest bars, taverns and restaurants, but more important to him are social justice and equality. Over the years, he’s done everything from volunteering at Peace Action Wisconsin to working with high school dropouts to dousing neo-Nazis at a civil rights march […]

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July 2005

1 FRIDAY ART BAR:Syntha-Size it. Mike Kasun & John Alan 9-close BREMEN CAFE:Ben Russo & Bryon Cherry 9:30pm CIRCLE A:Slummerfest:”Alive @8″ w/TBA 8pm Rockin’-A Friday w/ Lemonie Fresh Au Go-Go 10pm ONOPA:Temper Temper, Def Harmonic/Vanishing System, DJ Diamonds 2 SATURDAY BREMEN CAFE:Pat Brickel, Sara Pace, D. Olson 9:30pm CIRCLE A:Slummerfest:”Alive @8″ w/Vera Dierdre 8pm $4 […]

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Inside Story – Jewel

by Jackie Reid Dettloff, photo by Kurt Johnson The scene is the Jewel-Osco store on the corner of Humboldt and North — the same store that caused such controversy when it was first proposed back in 1997. Local residents crowded into meetings of the City Zoning Committee and the Common Council to express their opposition […]

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Friendly and Serene Haven

by Mary Vuk, photo by Kurt Johnson One bows, then enters the downstairs shrine room. Rows of royal blue and lemon yellow cushions are arranged in short rows on the floor. There are simple but striking fresh flower arrangements done in the Japanese Ikebana style perched on windowsills, shrines and tables. The frosted windows diffuse […]

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Outdoor Market Debuts in July

by Janice Christensen, photo by Vince Bushell The indoor market, scheduled to open for the fall season, was constructed with a focus on natural light and ventilation as well as other “green building techniques.” The structure will have 21,500 square feet on the ground floor and 13,000 square feet on the second floor. A total […]

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