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by Ellen C. Warren, photo by Vince Bushell  “Carpenter, Storm Screen Repairman, Handyman, resident old dude and all around good guy!” reads the Bliffert business card of Dana Cable. It is an apt description of the pleasant, personable retail service provider, although incomplete when one learns that the man behind the card loves to indulge […]

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Riverworks Center: Obvious but Quiet

Photo At Right: Chris Grandt,Riverworks Director of Neighborhood Development carries planters to Harambee Neighborhood to help beautify homes. Practice, practice, practice. The longer I live in Riverwest, the more I see people practicing their passions in ways both obvious and quiet. I see it in the dedicated musicians honing their talents, artists creating and enhancing […]

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Community Warehouse Helps Strengthen City Neighborhoods One House at a Time

Community Warehouse began as an idea in 2001, when its founders asked themselves, “How can we help Milwaukee?” The people who were pondering that question were five businessmen who wanted to start a non-profit organization different from other non-profits. Their mission would be to offer hope, change and grace to the under-served residents of Milwaukee. […]