Archive | August, 2009


Riverwest 24: And the Winner Is…Us!

Photo by Paul Kjelland   The second annual Riverwest 24 kicked off July 24 at 7PM after an opening ceremony that featured bagpipers and talks of encouragement by third district alderman Nik Kovac and Koss Headphones president John Koss.

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Our Milwaukee: Outpost Natural Foods

by Catherine Jozwik, photos by Jan Christensen   What began as the East Kane Street Food Co-op  in 1970, a small store completely owned and staffed  by volunteers, became Outpost Natural Foods,  Milwaukee’s main place to buy local, organic foods and  other goods. With three store locations in Riverwest,  Bay View, and Wauwatosa, Outpost has thrived […]

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Editorial: Letter From Zagora

Editorial: Letter from Zagora      ED. NOTE: Every few months the Riverwest Currents receives a mysterious missive that seems to be from the future. They come with clear instructions about how and when to publish them. The writer often refers to some kind of  cause and effect notion – we need to print the letter now, […]

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Calendar August 2009

               1 SATURDAY August 2009 CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center African Soul Collective EAST SIDE GREEN MARKET. Beans & Barley Parking Lot. Fresh produce, flowers, herbs, arts & crafts. Music: Squeezettes. Information: Focus on Energy. 10AM-2PM GIG 1132 E Wright Nathan Potter Benefit. Noon- 5PM.

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