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Urban spelunking: Eschweiler building & potential homeless shelter

Published Dec. 6, 2016

As I enter the former warehouse at 2461 W. Center St., I stop to envision the mid-December day in 1927 when Martin Grueschow walked into his completed Eschweiler & Eschweiler-designed warehouse for the first time. Now, someone else has high hopes for the building.

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Discover "SoLo" this Sunday

Published May 29, 2009

Riverwest residents living south of Locust Street present "Discover the SoLo District," a cross between an art walk and a pub crawl. KT Rusch and the Universal Love Band plays at 5:30 p.m. at Club Timbuktu.

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Mia Putia delivers natural baby goods and more

Published Dec. 16, 2004

Have you heard that cloth diapers and co-sleeping aren't just for hippy parents anymore? Mia Putia, 833 E. Center St., helps modern mums and pops find some of the natural products they need for their children -- and themselves.

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Club Timbuktu tags Center Street with fresh new vibe

Published Dec. 9, 2004

Omar Gagali and Youssouf Komaraest have embarked on a variety of interesting endeavors since moving to Milwaukee from Africa, but the soon-to-open African club and restaurant Club Timbuktu is quite possibly their best work yet.