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Milwaukee IWW & Worker Owned Co-ops

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 […]

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Neighbor Spotlight: Bob Buss

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 […]

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Neighbor Spotlight – Mary Lee Agnew

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.