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Articles tagged with 'riverwest'

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Milwaukee musician remembered with fund-raising memorial event

Published Dec. 13, 2014

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.

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Impala Lounge to close

Published Dec. 1, 2014

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

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Milwaukee Zine Fest prepares for seventh "chapter"

Published Nov. 2, 2014

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. OnMilwaukee.com recently chatted with co-founder and organizer Christopher Wilde and asked him about this year's fest.

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Dino's makes a comeback

Published Oct. 15, 2014

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.

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Papineau sprouts multiple healthy eating offerings

Published Aug. 31, 2014

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.

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First look: fish fry at Cafe Vocar

Published May 13, 2014

Cafe Vocar opened quietly a few months back in Riverwest. The cafe, which is open Friday-Sunday, has a European-influenced menu but does offer the Midwest famous fish fry on Fridays.

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Rockerbox moves to Road America

Published Feb. 13, 2014

According to Milwaukee restauranteur Scott Johnson, the Rockerbox Moto Fest and Street Party will move to Road America at Elkhart Lake this summer.

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Massage therapy gives pain and stress relief the upper hand

Published Jan. 25, 2014

Massage therapy has a long history in many different world cultures and is believed by many to be the oldest form of medicinal therapy practiced on the human body. For almost four years, Katie Maedke-Hall has provided massage therapy from her Riverwest-based studio and believes deeply in its physical and emotional benefits.

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Local singer explores the science of tarot

Published Dec. 29, 2013

Jen CintrĂ³n is not the stereotypical tarot card reader. Sure, she has incense and candles and the usual New Age-ish baubles, but she is also extremely down-to-earth with a strong background in science.

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Dining blind spots: What Milwaukee neighborhoods still need

Published Oct. 17, 2013

As always, Milwaukee has a lot to offer but still has plenty of room for growth, too. With that in mind, the OnMilwaukee.com editors put their heads together and came up with a breakdown of some Milwaukee neighborhoods and what types of restaurants they still need.

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Stonefly, Ginger owners embrace transformation

Published Oct. 9, 2013

In the world of Milwaukee hospitality, Julia LaLoggia is a master of re-invention. LaLoggia, with partner Rose Billingsley, currently owns Stonefly Brewery and Ginger. Now with just two establishments, (LaLoggia is the former owner of Lee's Luxury Lounge and Redroom), they are able to make multiple changes and improvements.