Observer Recap: A vaccine, a police chief and a detective (March 21-27, 2021)

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KENOSHA ⸺ Over the past week, Uptown Observer coverage has focused mainly on the COVID-19 vaccine and the Kenosha Police Department.

Last week, stories included:

Therefore, please take a look back at the stories and lives that we touched on this week below. 

Latest Observer Stories

  • Native American drum demo, Creative Space mic are tonight’s events
    KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight (July 22), you can attend an event that will teach you about Native American culture and drumming, and also Creative Space’s open mic. Up first, the Native American drum demonstration event will take place at the marina square near Southport Marina starting at 6:30 p.m. Al Orion RestingHawk will lead the demo. […]
  • Tonight in Kenosha: City Council meets; Fusion and Rustic host open mics
    KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, local residents can attend an in-person Kenosha Common Council meeting, then head just a few blocks away in either direction for open mics at Fusion and Rustic Road. Common Council meeting tonight Tonight, the Kenosha Common Council will meet at 7 p.m. As of its last meeting, the council has returned to […]
  • Performers at Fusion (Around the Mics)
    KENOSHA ⏤ Every Monday night the sounds of music drift along Seventh Avenue through the night as various performers take the stage at Kenosha Fusion. Starting at 8 p.m., Kenosha Fusion’s open mic night brings in some powerhouse music performances.  Eli Eastridge, Oscar Mercadillo, Malcom Wright and also Maxwell Melendrez from Spirit Shakers regularly take […]
  • Observer on the Scene: Live at Kenosha COR, city meetings
    KENOSHA ⏤ The Observer has been on the scene of government meetings and also a few announcements recently ⏤ including the move of the Great Lakes Brew Fest. Kenosha COR debut (July 7, 2021) Last week, Kenosha Coalition Organizing for Resolution hosted its initial press conference introducing itself to the community.  During the conference, leaders […]
  • Wednesdays at Public Craft Brewing (Around the Mics)
    KENOSHA – Every Wednesday at 8 p.m., Public Craft Brewing Co. is the place to be in downtown Kenosha if you’re looking for some stage time or live entertainment. Public is one of the few places in town that also offers a true open mic experience and entertainment. Welcoming art forms from all genres, musicians, […]
  • Tonight’s meetings (July 12, 2021): City committees discuss licenses, upcoming events
    KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, the city’s Licenses and Permits, Parks, Public Works and other committees will meet to discuss bartender’s licenses and approve upcoming events. Licenses and Permits Starting at 4:30 p.m., the Licenses and Permits Committee will consider approving the new bartender’s licenses of Aimee Alvarez, Caitlyn Amezquita, Arlene Forte and also Alexis Rendon.  However, […]
  • Around The Mics: Mondays at Kenosha Fusion
    KENOSHA –  Mondays starting at 9 p.m. you can catch the full excitement of Kenosha Fusion’s open mic night. Fusion offers a unique experience for those who walk into its doors. It is also one of the few venues in Kenosha that has a proper stage for artists to perform on. Likewise, every week a […]
  • KCOR hoping to help stop violence before police intervention
    KENOSHA ⏤ A new community group ⏤ Kenosha Coalition Organizing for Resolution (KCOR) ⏤ hopes to de-escalate situations before they reach the point of violence and police involvement in the city. On Wednesday, KCOR held a press conference in Civic Center Park to introduce themselves to the community. Watch the full conference below. What is […]
  • City government, music and Kenosha Innovation Neighborhood June’s top subjects
    Observer readers focused on our “Around the Mics” galleries, local government coverage and the Kenosha Innovation Neighborhood discussion last month. Therefore, below, take a moment to look at the stories that your community spent time with from the Observer in June. You may even catch bits of information you previously missed. If you also like […]
  • Around The Mics: Performers at Creative Space, Public
  • Local leaders praise Evers for signing AB 374, opioid settlement bill into law
    KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ Kenosha County officials Wednesday expressed gratitude after Gov. Tony Evers signed AB 374 into law. The move frees up settlement funds for opioid addiction mitigation and abatement efforts. 2021 Assembly Bill 374 addresses settlement of the multidistrict opiate litigation. In this specific instance, it addresses the multidistrict litigation titled In re: National […]
  • Thompson’s Take (Opinion): The wrong people are excited about Kenosha Innovation Neighborhood
    Lately, when I think about the Kenosha Innovation Neighborhood project near Uptown Kenosha, I return to the same thought: The wrong people are excited about this. See, I’ve obviously been following developments on it, and recently, I attended the public input session on the project at the old Brown Bank Building. Now, I acknowledge the […]
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