Businesses near Riverwest
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Bremen Cafe - 901 E. Clarke St.
Saturday October 4th 9pm Bremen Cafe Appleseeds Judy Priest ...
Bremen Cafe - 901 E. Clarke St.
Saturday October 4th @ 9:30pm Indonesian Junk (power pop/pun...
Riverwest Public House - 815 E. Locust St.
A hip hop show featuring B ALXNDR / VONNY DEL FRESCO / J VOC...
Articles about Riverwest
Sept. 23, 2014 11:11 a.m.
10 years in the making, "Hamlet ADD" will debut at the Milwaukee Film Festival. The feature-length film - created by Milwaukee's Andrew Swant and Bobby Ciraldo of "What What (In the Butt)" fame - includes many Milwaukee locations and people, including Mark Borchardt from "American Movie," Dustin "Screech" Diamond and Mark Metcalf from "Seinfeld."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Aug. 20, 2014 2:46 p.m.
Lakefront Brewery announced today it has an accepted offer to buy land at 1890 N. Commerce St., which is next door to the current facility.
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.
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.
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.
July 9, 2014 12:09 p.m.
Antonio's Pizza, at the corner of Locust and Weil, quietly closed a few months ago. Tuk's Thai Kitchen will soon replace it.