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Tuesday, June 12, 2012
In December 2011 Craig Kasten opened Mobocracy, a vintage clothing and organic products store. The store's name, Mobocracy, means “ruled by the people.” “It's like democracy, but with more anarchy,” Kasten jokes. The store brings some...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

June 10, 2012

In a city chock-full of outdoor festivals, the first one typically signals the unofficial start to summer and the official confirmation to commence the partying. Due to the cancellation of RiverSplash's weekend-long ruckus a few...
Thursday, May 31, 2012

Short Orders

Riverwest's Centro Café (808 E. Center St.) opened its doors in mid-2009 and quickly became a popular spot for casual Italian fare—so popular, in fact, that the small restaurant was overflowing with customers. An expansion allowed Centro...
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
Milwaukee restaurateur and chef Dean Cannestra, owner of Nessun Dorma and Libiamo restaurants, insists that the secret to a good marinara sauce is “sweetness.” Cannestra prefers to cook his tomatoes for a shorter period of time, in order to...
Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011

Neighborhoods

Riverwest, located west of the Milwaukee River and Upper East Side, is an artsy, comfortable neighborhood. It's home to interesting bars and shops, as well as proud homeowners genuinely devoted to creating a beautiful and welcoming...
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

And why are so many young people the victims of violence?

Why have Milwaukee's young people been engaged in violence this summer? The specific causes of the fights at the Wisconsin State Fair last week and in Riverwest in July may never be fully known, even though they're being endlessly analyzed in local media...

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