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Celebrating Ten Years of “Food for People, Not for Profit”

Riverwest Co-op:

by Erin Christman

They all say the same thing: that ten years ago, they couldn’t even have imagined the Co-op lasting this long.

No matter how many times I ask the founding members of the Riverwest Co-op & Cafe about its tenth anniversary, they’re always in awe of the accomplishment. “Ten years!” they exclaim, wanting to make sure I realize how amazing that is.

Posted inNeighbor Spotlight

Neighbor Spotlight: Tess Kenny

Neighbor Spotlight – Tess Kenney

by Sue Blaustein, photo by Peter DiAntoni

Theresa Kenney – Riverwest Neighborhood Association’s 2010 “Neighbor of the Year” – gets up early. Her morning routine includes brewing a cup of green tea and then surfing the listservs of activist organizations in Riverwest. She scans the latest chatter from the Riverwest Co-op, the RNA, and Riverwest Health Initiative, the Victory Garden Initiative, Transition Milwaukee, Milwaukee Urban Gardens and Concordia Gardens. 

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Calendar January 2009


Art Bar 722 E. Burleigh Happy 2009! Open All Night! Bloody’s $5 all Day!
Bremen Café 901 E. Clarke Open Mic
New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge Bradford Beach. Noon
People’s Books Open House 2122 E. Locust Noon – 5 PM