Milwaukee’s Gotta Brand New Bag By Geoff Marshall Nick Costanzo needed a backpack, so he made one. The 26-year-old Milwaukee resident is the founder and owner of Vessel Workshop, a company that specializes in industrial grade backpacks and accessories, specifically designed in collaboration with bike messengers. In early 2011, Costanzo desperately wanted a job […]
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The First new credit union in Wisconsin in almost 10 years reaches major goal in six months The organizers of a new credit union for the Harambee and Riverwest (Photo of Alex Brower by Vince Bushell) neighborhoods of Milwaukee announced Tuesday that they have reached a major milestone on the road to securing a charter […]
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Call for Candidates:Riverwest Co-op Board of Directors! The Riverwest Co-op isn’t just a grocery store-it’s a community. It feels like a general store: you probably know the cashier or the volunteer washing dishes. You’ve sat on the Philosopher’s Bench in the summer, danced with the kids at our Spaghetti Dinner, or cheered on our softball team, […]
They say you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local! The Green Holidays section is a handy guide to local holiday music, fairs, art, books, shopping, and dining. “Green Holidays” means local shopping and keeping the “green” in the hood. It also means going “green” with eco-friendly gifts. Our local shopkeepers offer many ways […]