One of the Racine Refrigerator Co. factories, located at Howe and Water Streets. Photo was taken in 1895, just before the building was destroyed by fire. An ice box used in the home. An example of a commercial meat locker. BY JIM MERCIER I have to assume that you are now wondering when … [Read More...]
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Katie Matteson photos. Restaurant Name: Salute Italian Restaurant Owners’ Names: Gemma Wells, Ida Alia and Anna DeBartolo Year Established: 1992 Location and Contact Info: 314 Main St., Racine, WI 53403, (262) 633-9117, saluteitalianracine.com Hours of … [Read More...]
Staff at the Women’s Resource Center gather in the Palmeter House’s sunroom to share their passion for helping adult and children victims of domestic violence. Carl Matteson photo. BY KATIE MATTESON The staff and volunteers at the Women’s Resource Center in Racine see victims of domestic … [Read More...]
Local young adult and professional groups have joined forces to present special events for YPWeek, April 22-27. Submitted photo. BY JOYCELYN FISH In the spirit of community collaboration, three young adult and professional groups in Racine are coming together to offer events throughout YPWeek, … [Read More...]
Katie Matteson photo. Please introduce yourself: Hello, I am Cory Mason and I have the honor of serving the City of Racine as its mayor. Where are you from originally? I was born and raised in Racine. I went to Walden for middle school and I am a Case High School alum. I am a … [Read More...]
BY JOYCELYN FISH The Racine Theatre Guild recently announced the lineup for its 2019 – 2020 season. The community theatre is entering its 82nd season of exciting plays and musicals packed with wonderful music, memorable stories, classic tales and great fun all year long. Full season … [Read More...]
Executive Director Michelle Ortwein (right), along with Jenni Chap, senior transportation coordinator and Bruce Davis, RSVP project director, invite volunteers of all ages to explore the opportunities offered by the Volunteer Center of Racine County. Katie Matteson photo. BY KATIE MATTESON For … [Read More...]