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Meeting Minutes

All Peoples Church, 2600 N. 2nd St., is offering a summer program for youth. It includes learning gardening and cooperative work skills. The youth are paid for the summer and are encouraged to start a bank account. Also, the church is sponsoring a long-term alcohol and drug rehabilitation center for men. It will open soon and has space available. Call the church at 414/264-1616 for details about both programs…

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Brophy’s Boondoggles

by Stacy LaPoint

Last October Milwaukee Magazine did a story on the city’s five worst residential landlords. One of the subjects of that piece, Timothy Brophy, Jr. owns many Riverwest properties in various states of disrepair. According to Todd Weiler, Public Information and Training Coordinator for the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS), poor property management is typical of Brophy. “He will buy a property already in bad shape and continue to rent it without addressing the code violations,” said Weiler.

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Waiting to be Filled: Vacant Commercial Spaces

by Tess Reiss

Attention local entrepreneurs, techies, foodies, artists, hair stylists, professionals, and shopkeepers of all stripes: If you’ve got a business idea or are ready to expand your existing business, here’s a list of some of the currently available commercial spaces in Riverwest.

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ALL-CITY GATHERING & POTLUCK

All Riverwest groups and organizations are invited to: ALL-CITY GATHERING & POTLUCK Wednesday, October 29, 6-8PM Gordon Park Pavillion Humboldt & Locust Riverwest will be the host neighborhood for the 2nd quarterly All-City Gathering organized by the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance in conjunction with the Riverwest Neighborhood Association and Riverwest Currents. The first one was held […]

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George Christianson Heads to WHEDA

Riverwest will soon have a friendly ear in Madison on housing and development issues. “During his six years with NMIDC, Christianson attracted $40 million in new development to the area,” WHEDA Executive Director Antonio Riley said. “His overall experience and his track record of long-term strategic planning will be assets to WHEDA.”