Condo Development Removed from Shorewood Master Plan Pending Completion of Land Use Study

by Jean Scherwenka The Master Plan for Shorewood’s redevelopment along Oakland Avenue south of Capitol Drive and west to the Milwaukee River received a public hearing at the Village Board’s July 10 meeting. After comments and discussion from citizens and Village officials, some changes were made in the Plan, whereupon it received Board approval. The […]

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Brady Street Artisan Food Festival

copy & photos by Tim Lambrecht For those who are picking up this issue early, here’s what’s going on at the Brady Street Artisan Food Festival on July 30. The festival runs from 10 am to 10 pm, and is a celebration of local and regional agriculture, arts and crafts. A partnership with the Michael […]

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Luv II Sew

by Ellen Warren, photo by Kurt Johnson Debbie Moffett’s face lights up when she talks about sewing. “I LOVE to sew!” she bubbles. Not only does she love it, she’s a whiz at it. And she’ll take on just about any challenge you can give her. Great service and work at a reasonable price. Only […]

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Jim Albrecht

by Ellen C.Warren, photograph by Kurt Johnson If Riverwest ever starts its own historical society, they may find Jim Albrecht’s memory to be their greatest asset. Talking with him is like taking several giant steps back into a time when life was simpler, but brimming over. The streets of his youth were lined with flourishing […]

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