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Riverwest FemFest celebrates women's positive impact

Published May 25, 2018

The annual Riverwest FemFest community music and arts festivals aims to celebrate "the powerful and positive impact women, femmes and feminine identifying groups can have on each other and the community around them," according to its website.


Hidden Gems: Bosco's on Burleigh

Published May 11, 2018

It's a cliché to say that, like "Cheers," it's where everybody knows your name, but in the case of Bosco's on Burleigh case, that sells it short. It's where everybody knows your name - and has your drink of choice waiting for you before you even sit down.


Hidden Gems: Gee Willickers

Published March 23, 2018

Word historians track the earliest in-print use of "gee willickers" all the way back in mid-1800s. Gee Willickers (the Riverwest bar) isn't quite that old, but befitting its name, it's also a charming flashback from a different time.

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Hate Crimes in Riverwest

"They just said, ' Oh, white girl bleeds a lot!' ",  according to Shaina Perry, a young white woman who was attacked by a gang of black youths at Kilbourn Reservoir Park after fireworks  Saturday night, July 2. Perry was among several  white victims who were injured ...

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