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First Look: Riverwest Pizza

Dec. 17, 2014 12:45 p.m.

Riverwest Pizza opened on Monday at 932 E. Wright St. and the classy yet casual bar and eatery appears to be a good fit for a neighborhood that was in need of more late-night, delivery and brunch options.


Milwaukee musician remembered with fund-raising memorial event

Dec. 13, 2014 5:01 a.m.

Diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at a young age, Milwaukee singer and songwriter Ben Cervenka knew the disease would someday take his life. And so - from a place of humor and reverence - he threw "another year I didn't die" parties on his birthday. Cervenka passed away in October so this year, his friends and family are throwing the party.


Living relic Riverwest Film & Video continues to swim against the stream

Dec. 2, 2014 9:06 a.m.

Xav Leplae has always kept his finger on the latest in film technology. He remembers when DVDs first came out as the next big thing and VHS before them. When he began studying film, Leplae was fascinated by the possibilities of early pre-camcorder video technology. Yet even with that interest in the newest technology, Leplae has quickly found himself as the owner of one of the city's living relics: Riverwest Film & Video.


Impala Lounge to close

Dec. 1, 2014 6:04 p.m.

According to a source, Impala Lounge will close this month. The bar, formerly River Horse, 701 E. Center St., opened in 2012.


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.