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Neighbor Spotlight: Jo Yanish

by Lee Gutowski Jo Yanish is a wife, mother (to sons Edward and Sam), artist, jewelry designer/maker and businesswoman whose company, Flattery Works, sells unique, fun, and elegant jewelry made from “alternative and classic” materials. For our interview, Jo invited me to join her at her home on Weil Street in Riverwest. We had a […]

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NEIGHBOR SPOTLIGHT: Kaytee Luke, James Melchoir
and the Bremen Community Garden

by Lee Gutowski Remember the “polar vortex” of the winter of 2017/2018? Of course, Wisconsinites do, but for Kaytee Luke, who moved to Riverwest that February from California, the weather was especially disconcerting. “I thought, oh no, what have I done? I mean, Mount Shasta would get weather and storms, but nothing like the polar […]