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Healing Spaces

Many years ago I attended a presentation by Lily Yeh in Appleton. She talked of working, playing, creating a place in North Philadelphia. Place Making became a her model using art and eventually in the formation of Barefoot Artists. Her work and eventual success in community transformation was a story I have tried to emulate […]

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November 2013

1 FRIDAY  ART BAR 722 E Burleigh, Mini Art Show Opening w/ tiny art at tiny prices & music by Fat Pig (see ad Page 15) 9PM ASTOR HOTEL BALLROOM 924 E Juneau, Dead Man’s Carnival Halloween Spectacular (costumes encouraged), 7PM CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Antler House (OH), Gnasdells  8PM / DJ  The French Connection 10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E […]

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‘Home Gr/Own’ Project

City Plans to Make ‘Lemonade’ With ‘Home Gr/Own’ Project by Peggy Schulz

Collaborate:  To work or labor with.  Innovate:  To make new. Lemonade:  A positive product or result arising out of the manipulation of negative or “sour” circumstances.

The City of Milwaukee’s “Home Gr/Own” proposal was named one of 20 finalists in the Bloomberg Challenge early last month.  In essence, the program will transform some of the more than 3,000 vacant lots and nearly 1,000 foreclosed homes which the city – unfortunately – owns, into creative, productive uses, including urban agriculture and urban homesteading.


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November 2012 Calendar

Continuing Events At End of Calendar


5th DISTRICT CRIME PREVENTION MEETING 2920 N 4th St. All residents welcome,  5:30PM 

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Disco Funk Night, 9PM 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, The Sleepwalkers, Sugarwolf , 9PM 

MIRAMAR THEATRE 2844 N Oakland, The Moth StorySLAM: Unintended, 8PM 

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, On the Tip of My Tongue Live Game Show, 9PM free