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Neighbor Spotlight: Kim Kosmitis

by Lee Gutowski  Technical glitches and computer frustration caused some extra work for our featured neighbor, Kim Kosmitis, and I in making this article a reality. Kim, the founder and executive director of Riverwest Outdoor Educational Adventures (FB @riverwestoutdoors; website riverwestoutdoors.org), cracked me up when he called the computer and phone stuff “the bane of my […]

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Milwaukee’s Gotta Brand New Bag

Milwaukee’s Gotta Brand New Bag  By Geoff Marshall   Nick Costanzo needed a backpack, so he made one. The 26-year-old Milwaukee resident is the founder and owner of Vessel Workshop, a company that specializes in industrial grade backpacks and accessories, specifically designed in collaboration with bike messengers. In early 2011, Costanzo desperately wanted a job […]