Harambee Connection

Stories and photo by Charlesetta Thompson African American Holiday Traditions Black people all over the world are festive, so why not in Milwaukee’s Harambee community? Watch Night Most churches in African American communities celebrate New Year’s Eve with a “Watch Night” service that usually begins at 9 or 10 pm, with singing, praying and testimony […]

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Brady Street News

by Tim Lambrecht Yellow Jacket moves to Brady Street If you noticed the corner of Arlington and Brady Streets seems brighter lately, you’re right. The building at 1237 E. Brady had fallen into disrepair. Jennifer and Todd Rau purchased the duplex, a residential structure, with the intention of relocating their Yellow Jacket vintage clothing store […]

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Ask the Ecologist:

by Belle Bergner Q: How did the recent election results affect the prognosis for environmental protection in Wisconsin? – Riverwest Eco-Voter A: In some ways we got a mixed bag in November, but generally we can rejoice that candidates who are more likely to support environmental protection measures were elected. In Federal races, Wisconsin followed […]

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