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Riverwest Co-op to Serve as CSA Drop-off Point this Summer

by Sonya Jongsma Knauss Rare Earth Farms, a Community Supported Agriculture farm in Belgium, WI, will use the River-west Co-op on Clarke and Fratney as a place to drop off produce for area subscribers this summer. Farmer Steve Young decided to use the co-op as a drop-off point because other drop-off points were becoming crowded. […]

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Greenfolks Garden

by Jennifer Lyon Last May more than fifty neighbors, adults and children alike, gathered together at the vacant lot on Wright Street between Holton and Booth. All weekend long shovels sank into the earth, pickaxes flew, and tillers turned the soil, transforming a forgotten lot into a community garden; a growing space and gathering place. […]

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April 27 Clean-Up Set for Milwaukee River

By Cameron Cook and Monique DiGiorgio Local coordinator Cameron Cook is gathering a team to clean the North Avenue Dam area as part of the Great American Cleanup 2002 River Cleanup. Anyone interested in helping should meet at the east end of Riverboat Road, past the Wheelhouse Dinner Theatre, on Saturday, April 27. Cleanup will […]

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Reach for a STAR ! Sharing Treatment and Recovery for Women

STAR is a National Organization that stands for Sharing Treatment and Recovery for Women. The Greater Milwaukee Chapter seeks to expand and enhance women’s recovery networks. Our Present Goals Include: •  Identify community resources available to assist women in maintaining their sobriety. •  Educate the community at large about the issues of addiction for women […]

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Pub Crawl makes almost $3,000 for Children’s Charities

by Erik Peterson The Riverwest Beer Fest. & 2nd Annual Pub Crawl began in the former dentist office suites above the Riverwest Artists Association on Holton Street.Each suite had a different func-tion:registration, food, silent auction, beer samples.Sprecher, Purple Foot, Water St. Brewery, and Harbor City Brewing Co. all showed up to give free samples at […]

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