Archive | July, 2008


Health Matters: WEB ONLY STORY Fueling Young Minds By Emily DeLeo Summertime brings sunny days, music festivals and free summer meals for kids!  Once again, Hunger Task Force’s Fueling Young Minds program is providing free meals at locations throughout Milwaukee, thanks to a grant from the Harley-Davidson Foundation and support from Milwaukee Public Schools and […]

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Nature Notes July 2008

READ IT HERE • WEB ONLY STORY  When Every Day Is The Best Day! by Ken Leinbach, Urban Ecology Center Executive Director What a great day to be alive!  It’s pouring rain like cats and dogs outside my window and I can’t wait to get outside!  As a kid I remember the great regattas when […]

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Bremen Cafe • New Owner

READ IT HERE • WEB ONLY STORY by Will Mueller Tap beer, refinished floors and a new paint job are just a few of the summer improvements the Bremen Café’s new owner David Copp has planned for the Riverwest establishment. Copp purchased the Bremen Café (931 E. Clarke St.) this January along with his father. […]

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Ask the Ecologist July 2008

READ IT HERE • WEB ONLY ARTICLE Q:  I’ve read about the chemical Bisphenol A being in some types of plastic. Is Bisphenol A hazardous to our health? What plastics should we avoid? Is this chemical still being put in plastics?  A: As with most chemical studies, Bisphenol A safety analyses are done using animals, […]

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Art and Bricks and Mortar

by Jason Hart The Riverwest Artists Association has been around since 1980, but you can forgive yourself for not knowing about them. Six years ago they were forced to move out of their location on Fratney and Auer because of a leaking roof. Since then, they’ve been working out of a post office box. That […]

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