Happy to be part of the new Alterra building on Humboldt Blvd., Caitlin Walsh and Patricia Colloton-Walsh are opening their yarn shop in Riverwest this month. Loop, as their business is called, is here to serve the growing numbers, young and old, who have discovered the delight of working with fiber, whether it be knitting, […]
Archive | November 2007
On September 25, the Milwaukee Common Council approved the rezoning of the site at the northwest corner of Holton and Brown for the development of a 53-unit, five storey building. The proposal had been stuck in committee for over a year. Why was it so long in coming? And why, when the development itself received […]
Unlike the lengthy waterways of Green Bay and Chicago, the rivers of Milwaukee do not go much of anywhere. You can’t get to New Orleans or even Madison by canoe from here, but you can dock a really big boat. “The port of Milwaukee has the broadest bay and deepest channels on the western shores […]
When Lincoln Fowler, co-owner of Alterra Coffee Roasters, decided to open the company’s ninth and newest location in Riverwest, he planned to follow many of the same environmental steps as his other cafés.
If you pass by 2122 E. Locust St. you may notice that the old People’s Books has a shiny new look and that the front canopy now bears the name People’s Books Cooperative.