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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

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Businesses near Riverwest

Upcoming events near Riverwest


Black Friday Beerfest

Nov. 28, 2014 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Harley-Davidson Museum - 400 W. Canal St.

Forget the Mall. The best way to spend Black Friday is with ...


Santa Rampage

Dec. 6, 2014 7:00 a.m.
Lakefront Brewery - 1872 N. Commerce St.

Be a part of the Santa Rampage! You don't want to miss it! 

Articles about Riverwest


Milwaukee Zine Fest prepares for seventh "chapter"

Nov. 2, 2014 8:22 a.m.

It's the seventh year for Milwaukee Zine Fest which takes place on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Falcon Bowl, 801 E. Clarke St. recently chatted with co-founder and organizer Christopher Wilde and asked him about this year's fest.


Green Fields owner plans Riverwest Pizza

Oct. 16, 2014 2:07 p.m.

Shawn Hutchens, owner of Green Fields and Greenfields on Brady, purchased the old Cafe Vocar building a couple of weeks ago and plan to open Riverwest Pizza.


Dino's makes a comeback

Oct. 15, 2014 5:16 a.m.

It's been three months since Dino's reopened in Riverwest. Brothers Anthony and Lawrence LoCoco - the grandsons of the original owner, Leo "Dino" Dinon - have worked tirelessly to fine tune the menu and create an inviting space that's appealing to the Riverwest neighborhood and beyond.


Art Is For Lovers provides a positive space for artists

Oct. 12, 2014 9:03 a.m.

Karl Reeves has dedicated his life to art. He didn't focus on art until four years ago, when he started skateboarding and was introduced to a new, worldwide community of skaters and artists. At the end of last year, Reeves opened Art Is For Lovers, a spacious art gallery and performance space at 2228 N. Martin Luther King Dr. that covers 1,600 square feet and four adjoining rooms.


Griswold ignites Burning Man culture in Milwaukee

Oct. 4, 2014 5:30 a.m.

Curious about Burning Man festival? Eric Griswold, one of two regional contacts for Burning Man, shares stories and a Burning Man documentary on Thursday, Oct. 16 at Southtown Cinema.


Uptowner bar owners share tales of the beautiful people

Sept. 19, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Uptowner - aka "home of the beautiful people" - turns 130 this month and will celebrate with a free bash on Saturday, Sept. 20. Recently, we spent a Thursday afternoon listening to owner Steve Johnson's stories - as well as his wife Shawnette Smart's myriad tales. Some of the yarns were funny, some sad, some unfit to print, but all of them were told with the heart and wit that explain why the Uptowner has been frequented by so many people - from the uber glamorous to the down-and-out.


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.