Fifth Annual Umali Awards Roundup: Sarah Buccheri wins most DIWITTYs

story by Jason Hart, photo by Renato Umali The Jody Monroe gallery was packed with people wearing suits and dresses, anticipation was high, and the conversation buzzed with speculation as the fifth annual Umali awards began July 22 on Center Street in Riverwest. Renato Umali, a Milwaukee-based artist, musician, and self-described obsessivecompulsive record keeper, started […]

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Community Partner: Leigh Englebert

photo & story by Emily DeLeo Crime seems to be in the headlinesnearly every day, leaving many peoplewondering what they can do. There areactually manythings that anindividual,neighbors on ablock or peoplein a communitycan do to helpimprove localsafety. Anindividual cansimply keepthe porch lighton, look outfor neighborsand get moreinvolved.Considerstarting ablock club orwalk the neighborhood with a friend […]

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The Ballot Box

The Ballot Box ~ Riverwest, East Side & Harambee Election Info Polls are open 7 am to 8 pm on Election Day. For more info on how to become a poll worker, how to register, or where to vote, go to or call the Election Commission at 286-3491. FALL ELECTIONPRIMARY: September 12, 2006GENERAL: November […]

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