Archive | September, 2021

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Neighbor Spotlight: Scott Summers

by Lee Gutowski Scott Summers has hustle. You’ve probably seen him hustling, playing his saxophone for Brewers fans outside the stadium (for the last twenty years, about), or for Bucks fans downtown in the Deer District. Or maybe you’ve caught him playing before and after big concerts at Summerfest – most recently Michael Bublé or […]

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Milwaukee IWW & Worker Owned Co-ops

by Austin Greenberg, photo by Joe Brusky The Milwaukee branch of the Industrial Workers of the World will soon have its first physical home in the location formerly occupied (until January 2020) by Riverwest Law Firm – 814 E. Center St.Flora Contracting Cooperative, Shaky Hands screen printing cooperative and Cream City Media, LLC moved into […]

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4D – 4th Diemension Sobriety Inc.

By Austin Greenberg 4th Dimension Sobriety Inc. (4D) is a sober-living nonprofit that uses several homes in Riverwest to house and help rehabilitate individuals who are recovering from addiction. Fix Development LLC, is a real estate company whose projects include the property located at 500 E. Center St. the now-closed Cream City Hostel. The property […]

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NEIGHBOR SPOTLIGHT: Kaytee Luke, James Melchoir
and the Bremen Community Garden

James, Kaytee and Romeo by Lee Gutowski Remember the “polar vortex” of the winter of 2017/2018? Of course, Wisconsinites do, but for Kaytee Luke, who moved to Riverwest that February from California, the weather was especially disconcerting. “I thought, oh no, what have I done? I mean, Mount Shasta would get weather and storms, but […]

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