Archive | March 2006

The Life Of A Riverwest Actor

Story and photo by Tim Lambrecht Four years ago, Kirk Thomsen found himself in his mid-thirties, not really doing what he wanted with his life, so he decided to make some changes. While driving down Kinnickinnic Avenue in Bay View, he saw The Boulevard Theatre. “I was working for a printing company at the time. […]

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Eastern Feast: Lin’s Buffet

by Valerie Valentine Cantonese, Hunan and Szechuan cuisine fills the steaming trays at Lin’s Buffet at 3903 N. Richards Street. The buffet fills a gap in the Riverwest area market, which lacked a venue where you can get a reasonably-priced smorgasboard of Chinese food. The clean, utilitarian space is comfortable and large enough to host […]

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Eileen Nyholt

by Ellen C. Warren, photograph by Peter DiAntoni When Eileen Nyholt meets a person for the first time, it’s often the very first time that person is meeting anyone. These are very small people and it is her hands that guide them into a strange new world of loud noises, bright lights and brand new […]

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