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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

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Down on The Farm: Hunger Task Force land feeds Milwaukee Image

Down on The Farm: Hunger Task Force land feeds Milwaukee

In Franklin, just across 68th Street from the House of Correction there's a barn. Built in 1946, it's one heck of a barn. This attractive red and white marker of a rural Milwaukee past -- now part of Hunger Task Force's The Farm -- stands in stark contrast to the low, modern, blandness of the jail -- and its ominous razor-wire fences -- across the street. But the history of the two are intertwined.

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kickstarter Project: Rockwell Razors

kickstarter Project: Rockwell Razors

Sharpologist likes to publicize shaving-related funding projects. For example, we've previously showcased Dave's Shower Shave and BornSharp. Here's a new one: Rockwell Razors. Rockwell has some interestingattributes-an all stainless steel razor witha price point far below other stainless steel razors, and a set of reversible, interchangeable base plates. A Chance Meeting Morgan Nordstrom, 20, is an engineering student and Gareth Everard, 21, is an environmental sciences student at Western University. Both Morgan and Gareth, who met at a business pitch competition, have been working on Rockwell Razors while both studying full time. Rockwell Razor They say "we've been working with...

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Fair Play demands
Common Ground has an initiative called "Fair Play" that's designed to spark a significant improvement in school and public recreational facilities in Milwaukee County. It's a worthy initiative for the increasingly influential grassroots lobbying organization. But Dave Begel says it's blackmail.
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Kyle Feerick
After a 7-inch 45 and then an EP, local folk-rock singer/songwriter Kyle Feerick has readied his first full-length record, "The Sky It Moves," due out Oct. 17. We checked in with Feerick about his band, his new disc and more.
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Kenza Dawn
Milwaukee's Kenza Dawn has a new record out called "Feminetics." We asked her about that and more...
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"Temporary Saints"
Milwaukee writer Mark Warhus has a diverse biblography, having written non-fiction books about relics of the saints and Native American maps, as well as novels set in the world of opera and, now, in his latest, "Temporary Saints," in the Catholic Church.

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