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Debbie Davis

Story by Ellen C. Warren, Photo by Barbara Miner That’s Debbie Davis towering over the crowd in her Statue of Liberty regalia in the Riverwest Fourth of July parade. She’s the stilt-walker everyone loves to see. “She has quite a large fan base,” admitted her partner, Dimitri. He works in Waukesha and meets people out […]

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A Million-Dollar View, and Free Music, Too!

by Jean Scherwenka, photo by Nik Kovac At the new Kadish Park on the curve of East North Avenue music lovers, children, and friendly dogs turned out three Tuesday evenings in July to enjoy local groups Christopher’s Project, The Misfits, and Berkeley Fudge perform free music that wants to be heard. Their drums, keyboards, guitars, […]

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Ask the Ecologist:

by Belle Bergner Q: Was the warm weather we had in December and January the result of global warming? And are the plants that started to grow during that warm-up going to be ruined in the spring? A: It is important to remember that climate is the global, long-term, decadal or multiple-century average of weather […]