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by Tess Reiss Tis the Season to sprinkle holiday cheer by your generous patronage of local shops, crafts, and global fair trade products in Milwaukee’s hometown neighborhoods. On New Year’s Eve try a round robin with friends at local bars while sampling the live music, food, party favors, and champagne toast at midnight. Merry & […]

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Our Favorite Recipes

Some of our staff members have agreed to share their favorite holiday recipes with our readers. Take a read through… these recipes say as much about the writers as the food involved. Perhaps that’s why they say, “You are what you eat.” Michael Timm’s Award Winning Apple Pie At Riverwest Currents, Michael has always been […]

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Harambee Connection

Stories and photo by Charlesetta Thompson African American Holiday Traditions Black people all over the world are festive, so why not in Milwaukee’s Harambee community? Watch Night Most churches in African American communities celebrate New Year’s Eve with a “Watch Night” service that usually begins at 9 or 10 pm, with singing, praying and testimony […]