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, itâ€™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.
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Harley-Davidson Museum - 400 W. Canal St.
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Harley-Davidson Museum - 400 W. Canal St. MOTOR Bar & Restaurant
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The Brown Bottle - 221 W. Galena St.
Milwaukee's spanning RiverWalk, located parallel to Water St...
Harley-Davidson Museum - 400 W. Canal St. Lakefront Brewery
BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR Thursdays 3:00 p.m. and Sundays 11:0...
Lakefront Brewery - 1872 N. Commerce St.
Beer Titans History Bus Tour 10:15 am - 2:30 pm Departs Lake...
Articles about Riverwest
May 30, 2016 6:06 a.m.
First things first: Despite the name, Tasty Fest is not a food festival. On the first weekend of June, however, you can still prepare to feast on four days of live local music served up across three Riverwest venues.
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 Milwaukee 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.
May 26, 2016 4:06 p.m.
On Friday, May 27, The Jazz Gallery Center in Riverwest hosts LV & LV Night of the Arts, where up-and-coming local artists will be able to perform and display their creative works.
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.
May 16, 2016 1:02 p.m.
The Locust Street Festival of Music and Art, the annual celebration of all things Riverwest - local tunes, tasty eats, artisanal handcrafts, culture, beer and lots of dreadlocks - is on Sunday, June 12. Here is the lineup of bands.
May 5, 2016 8:55 a.m.
Adventure Rock has begun offering hard hat tours of the new climbing gym it will open in June as part of Mandel Group's 46-unit Belay Apartments development on the corner of Commerce Street and North Avenue in Riverwest. This morning, we got a look inside.
April 30, 2016 7:01 a.m.
After a long hiatus from making music full-time, Carter Hunnicutt (of Those XCleavers and Flat Rabbits) is back in the game. He releases a six-track CD, "Dangerous World," at Circle A Cafe in Riverwest on Sunday, May 22. We got him talking...
April 27, 2016 11:45 a.m.
This year, the process to apply for a coveted spot in the Riverwest 24 will change, according to co-organizer Steve Whitlow.
April 20, 2016 5:56 p.m.
Gary Tanin has a special friendship with David Bowie's longtime producer Tony Visconti, one started on a CompuServe chat room back in 1993. Two decades later, their friendship has endured - and led to Tanin producing the debut record for singer-songwriter Jack Spann.
April 13, 2016 3:05 p.m.
It's almost time for the fuzzy face off, folks! And it's free! The Uptowner, 1032 E. Center St., will host the fourth annual Beard Competition on Saturday, April 16 at 4 p.m.