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Brady Street News

by Tim Lambrecht Yellow Jacket moves to Brady Street If you noticed the corner of Arlington and Brady Streets seems brighter lately, you’re right. The building at 1237 E. Brady had fallen into disrepair. Jennifer and Todd Rau purchased the duplex, a residential structure, with the intention of relocating their Yellow Jacket vintage clothing store […]

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Getting Paid to Dream

by Jacob Hey & Jan Christensen Take seven kids between the ages of 16 and 19, add the usual suspects of Riverwest activism, put them all to work on neighborhood projects for the summer, and you’ve got some interesting alchemy. You can be sure you’re going to break boundaries, expand viewpoints, and clash cultures. That’s […]

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Letters

To the Editor: I read with great interest the lead story in your July issue, ‘ Student Housing 101.’ I have lived across the street from UWM for seventeen years and can testify that, despite the best efforts of the City, MPD, and UWM, things here are getting worse. It is entirely due to the […]

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Peace Learning Center

by Jackie Reid Dettloff A week after Lance Corp. Raul Bravo lost his life in Iraq, 10-year old Luis Solís faced his partner at a day-long workshop at the Friends’ Meeting House. “Are you ready and willing to solve this problem peacefully?” he asked. A month after two men were killed in violent clashes in […]