by Lee Gutowski When I sat down on the front porch to talk to Brad Page, he asked who’s been written about in this column in the past. I mentioned our spotlight for June, Nick Reuland of Riverwest Grown. “Oh, yeah, I know him!” said Brad.“And do you know Davey Noble?” I asked, naming another […]
by Austin Greenberg, photo by Joe Brusky The Milwaukee branch of the Industrial Workers of the World will soon have its first physical home in the location formerly occupied (until January 2020) by Riverwest Law Firm – 814 E. Center St.Flora Contracting Cooperative, Shaky Hands screen printing cooperative and Cream City Media, LLC moved into […]
By Lee Gutowski, photo by Alice Waraxa The brain of Bob Buss moves at lightning speed. His encyclopedic knowledge of the Riverwest punk scene of yore tumbles out during an interview, and proves too quick and copious to capture fully in this piece. It’s a good thing he’s working on a book about those days […]
Sir Pinkerton Xyloma By Ellen C. Warren
So, this spider walks into a bar… Oh wait! That’s not a spider missing six of its legs, that’s Sir Pinkerton Xyloma’s mustache!
by Ellen C. Warren It is likely you have seen her riding her floridly-decorated bicycle (“I did this so no one would want to steal it!”) around Riverwest, on the bike paths, anywhere she needs to go. She’s on that bike 365 days a year, rain, snow or sun. Mary Lee doesn’t own a car. She prefers to be out in the natural world, close to the wildlife she loves to observe and photograph.