Ask the Ecologist:

by Belle Bergner Q: I lost the flyer from the City that tells us how to get rid of our leaves and other debris this fall. Can you print that for us? A: Sure thing. Here are the City’s tips and requests to make their job easier during fall leaf pick-up which will occur from […]

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Bertha Zamudio

by Jackie Reid-Dettloff, photograph by Melody R. Carranza “The Mexican on Pierce Street.” Bertha Zamudio smiles at the title her friends gave her when she first moved to Riverwest. From grade school in Mexico City to high school in Chicago to college in Racine to community organizing on Milwaukee’s south side, Bertha moved steadily northward […]

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Fidel Screens at New York Film Festival

by Adam Lovinus Milwaukee hip-hop entrepreneur and emcee Fidel brings Milwaukee underground hip-hop to the global stage as the subject of the short film documentary Fidel, which will be screened at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival November 10. Directed by local anthropologist Ise Olatunji, Fidel is a gritty 13- minute portrait […]

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