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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Saturday, Sept. 20, 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

[UPDATE: Rockwell Razors met their initial funding goal on it's first day on Kickstarter!] 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 interesting attributes-an all stainless steel razor with a 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...

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Do you shampoo?
The ditching of commercial shampoo has become popular enough to gain the moniker "no poo." Could you do it? We found Milwaukeeans who did and and others who simply cannot.
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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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Widen's rock & roll book
Milwaukee Renaissance man Larry Widen combines many of his passions in his latest book, "Milwaukee Rock and Roll," published by Arcadia Press as part of its ongoing "Images of Modern America" series of illustrated paperbacks.

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