by Melanie Lawder For years, teachers and staff at Franklin Pierce Elementary School had pondered why their school name celebrated an anti-abolitionist president who continually bowed to pro-slavery interests in the years leading up the American Civil War. A one-term Democrat from New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce is often considered to be one of the least […]
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A tribute to Emily, a wonderful person we have lost in Riverwest, Milwaukee, and Wisconsin. Photos by Emily.
by Ruth Weill The Riverwest Neighborhood Association with assistance from the Riverwest Business Association put together a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a new Riverwest Neighborhood sign. These signs will be installed on various street light poles throughout the neighborhood. Some asked why a new image? What’s wrong with the old sign created in the […]
All Peoples Church – Community Police Meeting ~ Lakefront Brewery Eyes Expansion ~ Riverwest Artist Association Events ~ Laborfest Milwaukee, Monday,September 1 ~ Peoples Climate March on New York City September 21st. ~ Visit Byron Kilbourn House in Estabrook Park, Free! ~ All Peoples Church Hosts Meeting Between Activists and Police Leaders After a Ferguson […]