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Student Housing 101

By Daniel Ginsberg-Jaeckle The RiverView Residence Hall, a seven-story dormitory on North Avenue and Humboldt Boulevard, will usher in the new year of 2008 with the addition of nearly 500 UWM (University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee) students to the Riverwest neighborhood. There already are quite a few off-campus student renters in the area. Simone Velasquez, a […]

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Mark thomas

Story and Photo by Ellen C. Warren Seven years ago Mark Thomas saw an ad for a national all-volunteer organization called Rebuilding Together. They offer free home repairs for lowincome elderly and disabled homeowners and families with children, especially if the children have special needs. He called the number and found that they were very […]

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Club 99: Muy Sabroso

Story and photos by Ellen C. Warren Muy sabroso means very tasty in Spanish. Probably, the free tacos on Wednesday nights at Club 99 are muy sabroso ( I haven’t tried them, yet!), but so is the bar. It’s tasty, in the sense of many flavors. The jukebox serves up a choice of syncopated, highenergy, […]

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