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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

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Businesses near Riverwest

Upcoming events near Riverwest


Bike Night

Sept. 18, 2014 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Harley-Davidson Museum - 400 W. Canal St.

Every Thursday Night, 5:00 p.m. Start All bikes unite at the...


Bike Night

Sept. 25, 2014 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Harley-Davidson Museum - 400 W. Canal St.

Every Thursday Night, 5:00 p.m. Start All bikes unite at the...


Rally for Kids

Sept. 27, 2014 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Harley-Davidson Museum - 400 W. Canal St. The Garage

Share in an evening of cocktails, food, music, a silent auct...

Articles about Riverwest


Mrozinski casts series of shadow paintings

Sept. 12, 2014 9:05 a.m.

Todd Mrozinski has traced and painted more than 100 shadows of friends, family members and local artists - many of whom are drinking, a few eating and some contemplating or gazing. The series will soon be on display at Cafe Lulu and he is also currently accepting commissions.


Papineau sprouts multiple healthy eating offerings

Aug. 31, 2014 9:10 a.m.

Kathy Papineau has dedicated her life to the earth, community, economy and the individual. Last fall, Papineau opened a commercial kitchen in Riverwest, called MkeKitchen, at 531 E. Keefe Ave. She leases the space to multiple local businesses and operates her own catering business, Mke Localicious.


Tank prepares to release "Almost Forever"

Aug. 23, 2014 1:01 p.m.

After a couple of years in the works, rapper / writer / filmmaker WC Tank will drop a five-song EP called "Almost Forever" at the Mad Planet, 533 E. Center St. on Saturday, Aug. 30.


The best $5.31 drink in Milwaukee

Aug. 12, 2014 6:04 p.m.

Who isn't looking to get something for (relatively) nothing? You. Me. Everyone. Such things are hard to find, really, but if you've got $5.31 in your pocket this is, without a doubt, the best buy in the city.


Water Liars: the product of hard work and happy accidents

Aug. 8, 2014 3:06 p.m.

Mississippi folk rock band Water Liars is almost perpetually on the road. When not touring, the founding duo of Andrew Bryant and Justin Kinkel-Schuster is recording new material, releasing a new album every year since 2011. And when not endlessly recording or performing or travelling or writing, the band has to talk to reporters like Matt Mueller about endlessly recording and performing and travelling and writing.


Human mom raising baby raccoons

July 21, 2014 7:02 p.m.

Alissa Gonyea, a Milwaukee Public Schools teacher, planned to have a lesiurely summer that included travel and camping adventures with her son and nephew. Instead, she is taking care of four baby raccoons.


Straka twists battle of bands concept

July 6, 2014 11:04 a.m.

Four years ago, Frank Straka and John Kuester hosted their first event, "Prince vs. Michael Jackson." The concept was simple: play songs exclusively by the two bands and create a super fun dance party. Straka and DJ Minya will host Depeche Mode vs. The Cure on Saturday, July 19.


Cafe Vocar is closed

July 3, 2014 10:15 a.m.

After less than a year in business, Cafe Vocar, 932 E. Wright St., announced it was closing immediately.