Diversity has become the theme song of Riverwest. Partly it is a catchword, but it does reflect a significant economic reality. Though some residential properties here are selling in the $150,000 range, plenty of people struggle to stay afloat financially. While coffeehouses open and expand, some of our neighbors cannot afford to put a meal on the table.
THROUGH NOVEMBER 13 UWM UNION ART GALLERY: “Crossing Over,” artwork by 2003 scholarship and fellowship recipients. NOVEMBER 6-16 MILWAUKEE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Films will be screened at the Oriental, Downer, Times and Union Theaters. Call 831-1776 or visit www.milwaukeefilmfest.org for film schedules. NOVEMBER 6-December 5 CHARLES ALLIS ART MUSEUM: Jane and Donald Doud’s collection of […]
Local union dispute – COA receives anti-drug grant – Murgia named influential LGBT Latina – Colon to run for mayor – Help local food pantries – Winter parking rules enforced – Register bikes online for free – District 5 crime reduction meeting report – Ald. Johnson-Odom sponsors ordinance requiring local businesses to acquire annual licenses or one-time permits from the city to host “shows or exhibitions.” – WWMLKJD? Feingold and Norquist support affirmative action but blast war, suburban sprawl at YMCA breakfast.