Artist of the day: Becky Tesch

Published May 12, 2020

Becky Tesch makes art and jewelry from found objects and discarded items. She harbors a special affinity for bicycle parts.


I.M. Salvage finds treasure in destruction

Published Aug. 22, 2012

I. M. Salvage has, or had, almost everything imaginable from structures built a few months to 140 years ago. For example, street lights, exotic chandeliers and ordinary kitchen lights fill just a few of the different spaces in I. M. Salvage's 30,000-square foot building.


Habitat moving ReStore to Tosa

Published July 8, 2010

The Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity will move its ReStore to 3015 N. 114th St., in Wauwatosa, by Oct. 1. The location at 801 S. 60th St. has been open for a few years, selling new and used building materials donated by contractors, manufacturers, stores and private individuals.


Malia Designs carry a cause from Brew City to Cambodia

Published April 26, 2009

It's a beautiful thing when fashion meets function. Such is the case with the creations of Malia Designs, a socially-conscious company that produces attractive, purposeful messenger bags, totes, scarves and wallets made in Cambodia by vendors with a human rights' mission.