Thanks to the generosity of Wisconsin Energy Corpor-ation, a small grant from the state, and a discount from Hall Chevrolet, soon you will see two brand new vans circulating in the neighborhood. These vans will look much like any van from the outside, but an astute observer will notice something interesting. Where the spare tire […]
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The mythos of Eudemon …exploring the liminal spaces of Riverwest …meeting the ordinary folk and having a good time. Eudemon was born in Moravia, in what is now the eastern portion of the Czech Republic. On the outskirts of Roznov pod Radhostem, sat Eudemon’s home. Grandpa and Grandma lived next door and dad had a […]
by Carl Hedman Given the historical importance of such things as the civil rights movement and the anti-war movement, it’s easy to forget the less spectacular aspects of the 1960s and early 1970s. I refer to the building of alternative institutions: food co-ops, housing co-ops, free schools, communes, etc. Yet, even as some of the […]
Tanya Cromartie-Twaddle Ask Sunny Benson what he thinks should be done to the Kilbourn Reservoir hill and he can sum it up for you in one word: Recreation! Sunny, a Riverwest native, believes his peers in the neighborhood want a safe place to be when they are not in a community center or at school. […]