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Wednesday, April 3, 2013
 Musical Aid: Milwaukee’s top musicians joined the cause at Turner Hall to support and raise funds for Josh Tovar, their musical brother saddled with medical bills. Backed by his band, Chasin’ Mason, singers cloned
Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Milwaukee Pizza Co. Turns Bar Food into an Art Form

In a world overrun with forgettable pizza, few are more forgettable than the frozen pizzas commonly available at kitchen-less bars. Nobody seeks out these pizzas for their quality. With their tasteless, pre-made crusts and
Thursday, March 1, 2012
WMSE's loyal listenership guarantees the community radio station a decent turnout at any event it sponsors, but there's one event that reaches well beyond the station's usual base to attract the greater public: its annual Rockabilly Chili Contest...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Café offers vegan- and vegetarian-friendly breakfast, lunch and dinner

A decade ago the Riverwest Co-op opened its doors in a classic Milwaukee setting. Located in the heart of Riverwest, you will find the co-op on a quiet street a block from the spires of St. Casimir's church and across the street from the Polish Falcon Bowl...
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009
The neighborhood immediately west of the Milwaukee River has become a world unto itself. It’s a diverse section of the city, where workers, observers, activists, pacifists, students and artists converge. Those interested in improving the world they live in know they can find like-minded...
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Images of the tiny ethnic grocery store and the specialty food shop exert a powerful pull on our inner-foodie-the narrow aisles, the neighborly chitchat at the deli counter or bakery case, that specialty food the place is famous for, the owners and cashiers who know the regulars by name. Mammoth supermarkets the size of a city block offering low prices and convenient one-stop shopping are swallowing these little gems, leaving a homogenized foodscape in their wake. Thanks to conscientious citizens unfazed by the tempting fluorescent glow of corporately owned groceries...
Thursday, April 16, 2009

Riverwest's neighborhood co-op

It's amazing what can happen when financial profit is not the primary focus of an enterprise. While the ashes of our economic market rain down upon us, practical business organizations like co-operatives provide a safe haven.