Posted inArts & Entertainment, Bits and Pieces, Neighborhood News

Bits and Pieces May 2015

Riverwest Radio, WXRW-LP to Host First Milwaukee LPFM Conference  Our heartfelt thanks to the community for everyones’ support of Riverwest Radio’s Art Auction. A special shout out to Lynn and Falcon Bowl for housing the event. We raised 20% of our projected capital expenses budget to build the station;approximately $10,000. More thank yous and detailed […]

Posted inAgriculture Urban and More, Green Spaces Briefs

Sustainability Summit MATC

by Soumya Gokuli Since 2003, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) has had the pleasure of hosting the Sustainability Summit, a widely anticipated event for the environmentally–concerned crowd. The 12th annual, 2015 Sustainability Summit and Exposition will be held March 4th-6th at the Wisconsin Center, conveniently located on downtown Milwaukee’s Wisconsin Avenue. The Summit aims to […]

Posted inBusiness Spotlight, Neighborhood News

WWBIC – Opportunity Given – Followed by Economic Abundance Conversation

When the Currents told Wendy Baumann, chief visionary officer of the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation about this month’s focus on Economic Abundance, she responded with an enthusiastic “Great … Love the theme,” via her iPhone. Which makes perfect sense, since the corporation that she has guided for 20 years, WWBIC, has been all about […]

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Riverworks Center: Obvious but Quiet

Photo At Right: Chris Grandt,Riverworks Director of Neighborhood Development carries planters to Harambee Neighborhood to help beautify homes. Practice, practice, practice. The longer I live in Riverwest, the more I see people practicing their passions in ways both obvious and quiet. I see it in the dedicated musicians honing their talents, artists creating and enhancing […]