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Riverwest

The residential neighborhood known as Riverwest, located west of the Milwaukee River, is home to unique bars, cafes and shops as well as boasting a reputation for being a diverse community. Over recent years, it’s been growing as a neighborhood for college students to reside in. Riverwest has many festivals, including Locust Street Days and Center Street Daze. The neighborhood also features the Riverwest Art Walk, the state's largest walking tour of artists' homes and studios and neighborhood galleries.

Businesses near Riverwest

Upcoming events near Riverwest

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Race Day: Photos from the Flat Track

Feb. 5, 2016 1:00 p.m. - Sept. 5, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
Harley-Davidson Museum - 400 W. Canal St.

Flat track racing’s preeminent photographer takes you down t...

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Bike Night

May 12, 2016 5:00 p.m. - Sept. 22, 2016, 9:00 p.m.
Harley-Davidson Museum - 400 W. Canal St. MOTOR Bar & Restaurant

All bikes unite at the Harley-Davidson Museum®. Grab your bi...

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BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR

Aug. 28, 2016 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Harley-Davidson Museum - 400 W. Canal St. Lakefront Brewery

BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR Thursdays 3:00 p.m. and Sundays 11:0...

Articles about Riverwest


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Winning Riverwest neighborhood sign revealed at Center Street Daze

Aug. 6, 2016 11:36 a.m.

The Riverwest Neighborhood Association (RNA) is set to release the winner of its neighborhood sign redesign competition at Center Street Daze at 11:30 a.m. The final three designs were submitted by David Arnevik, Helene Feider and Allison Waller.

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People's Books reaches last chapter

Aug. 5, 2016 9:55 a.m.

After 42 years in business in three different locations, People's Books Cooperative, 804 E. Center St., will close on Wednesday, Aug. 31.

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First look: Black Husky Brewing taproom

Aug. 1, 2016 11:01 a.m.

We were fortunate enough to get a look at the brand new Black Husky Brewing taproom in Riverwest during the brewery's soft opening this past weekend. And it's a fitting tribute to both the brewery's beer and its former digs in northern Wisconsin.

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Black Husky brewery and taproom opens next week in Riverwest

July 28, 2016 3:12 p.m.

There will be more beer on tap in Riverwest beginning next week. The Black Husky Brewing taproom, 909 E. Locust St., will officially open to the public next week. The taproom will initially offer eight Black Husky brews on tap, with more on the way.

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Living Dub brings special pulse to Milwaukee music scene

May 28, 2016 8:16 a.m.

Thanks to a duo of Milwaukee dub reggae enthusiasts, dub music has found a very comfortable spot in the local music scene - in particular at the Nomad World Pub, where, in less than a year's time, the two have helped turn Living Dub into a sensation.

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Tuk's Thai Kitchen in Riverwest is closed

May 24, 2016 7:37 p.m.

A walk past 1000 E. Locust St. in Riverwest this evening revealed that Tuk's Thai Kitchen, a Thai restaurant which opened in July 2014, has closed.