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Published Jan. 17, 2015
At its inception in 1991, Riverworks focused on industrial development across a 10-block area of the Harambee neighborhood that had recently lost a large car factory. Soon it expanded its reach to include all of Harambee and Riverwest. Today, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, Riverworks is looking to broaden its reach again with plans to link with businesses along its borders in Shorewood and Glendale.
Published Jan. 14, 2015
Leaders from several of Milwaukee's largest business, education and non-profit organizations today announced the formation of Near West Side Partners, Inc. (NWSP), an organization with a mission to revitalize and sustain the Near West Side as a thriving business and residential corridor.
Published Jan. 9, 2015
A few years ago the Chairez brothers and other small business owners from the neighborhood began exploring the idea of establishing a business improvement district (BID). According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, there is a growing dining culture that matches the diverse community, including Mexican restaurants JC King Tortas and Taqueria Arandas, and Bombay Sweets, an Indian eatery.
Published Jan. 8, 2015
Businesses, property owners and civic leaders are proud to announce that beginning in 2015, the City of Milwaukee's newest Business Improvement District will begin enhancing the S. 13th St. and W. Oklahoma Ave area.
Published Dec. 15, 2014
For the past 22 years, Vince Hanoski, owner of Ben's Cycle & Fitness at 1018 W. Lincoln Ave., has enjoyed renovating blighted buildings near the bicycle shop. Hanoski's newest acquisition, as reported by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, is the former bakery at 1017 W. Lincoln Ave.
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Friday August 22nd, 2014 – Island Lake, IL We interrupt this regularly scheduled sabbatical to bring you some positive news for a change! I have been taking a break from cataloging my daily thoughts in order that I might devote my full energy to my forthcoming book about hav...
When I first got started in the business services field, I met a lady who told me that she was listing the traits she likes and doesn’t like in people. This had a professional bend to it, but with a topic like this, personal and professional traits often mix. When she showed me ...
"Where's Patrick?", I inquired about my brother-in-law's obvious absence when my sister arrived to the family reunion this last weekend. "Oh, he'll be over shortly", she nonchalantly replied, "He wanted to drive the MOPED over here."I couldn't believe my ea...
Sunday April 13th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL I speak often of what a tremendous mentor my grandfather was to me – and he was – but there are a few things he never got to that I had to painfully learn on my own. He died when I was only 18, so maybe he just didn&rsquo...
Friday February 28th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL It’s hard to believe two months of 2014 are gone already, but they are. Wow. Now I’m starting to see how the universe can be billions of years old. The clock keeps ticking no matter what, and nothing can stop it. First...
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