by Ellen C. Warren My ears perked up as I realized I was listening to Rosemary Oliveira’s voice coming out of the radio. Yes, it was her and she was telling her story clearly and distinctly, as she does most things. She doesn’t mince words.RoseMary had responded to a newspaper article she’d read about electrical […]
The monthly neighbor spotlight.
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 […]
NEIGHBOR SPOTLIGHT: Kaytee Luke, James Melchoir
and the Bremen Community Garden
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 nothing like the polar […]
Neighbor Spotlight -Emily Sutnick – August 2021
by Ellen C. Warren Nineteen years earlier, she had lost her job and found her way into a bartending gig at the newly established Nessun Dorma, where she learned all about whiskey, the mixing of a cocktail, and the front of the house.In the meantime, she had married her husband, had kids, was in the […]
Neighbor Spotlight – Paul Drucke -June 2021
By Ellen C. Warren In the land of creativity that some would identify as Riverwest live a plethora of artistic styles, motivations, modalities, licenses and worlds. Some have names … like orchestrating, painting, sketching, photographing, poesy, belly dancing. And some are just garbage. Garbage so good the New York Times placed it on their list […]
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