Results tagged with 'riverwest'
Published Sept. 4, 2015
As one of Milwaukee's oldest neighborhoods, settled by Polish and German immigrants, Riverwest is blessed with a plethora of great architecture. So much, that this quick tour will focus only on the section of the neighborhood north of Locust Street. Of course, there are many more interesting buildings than these, but consider this a kickstart to exploring what the neighborhood has to offer.
Published Aug. 19, 2015
Jason McBrady and coworkers will open High Dive in the former Impala Lounge and Riverhorse space at 701 E. Center St. A grand opening party is set for Saturday.
Published Aug. 10, 2015
George Darrow is no stranger to the world of antiques, old toys and collectibles. After all, George's father was Chick Darrow, who opened what he claims to be the first collectible shop - Darrow's Fun Antiques - in 1962 in the Upper East Side of New York City. However, his antiquarian days are far from behind him, as he and partner Jason Royal Hart begin the process of reopening Riverwest's Jackpot Gallery as an art gallery and collectible shop.
Published July 25, 2015
The Riverwest 24, a 24-hour bike races through the Riverwest neighborhood, enters its 8th year and welcomes 1,200 riders and several hundred volunteers. It's popularity has remained at something of a fever pitch despite the only prizes being ice sculptures with hot dogs inside.
Published July 18, 2015
The 53212 Unity Ride hopes to help bridge that demographic gap with an slow-rolling, exploratory bike ride that will bring together numerous community organizations from several diverse neighborhoods to look at gardens, murals and other historic points of interest.
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BLOCK PARTY!!Join us for an afternoon of promoting and advocating for local, conscientious, and sustainable living with a focus on local music, businesses, and community organizations. Followed by a group community cleanup by an freeway exit ramp TBA -lets give people a better first impressi...
"Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessaries." - Mark Twain
Civilization is a bunch of bull.
Especially the media.
Why do I have to see so many Bald Eagles, Star Spangled Banners, Lynyrd Skynyrd links and Don't Tread On Me Flags...
July 11, 2011 Students in Milwaukee's Marquette Campus were attacked by a mob of up to 15 youths, who I will guess right now were black, the mob shoved them to the ground and robbed them. That was the 2nd incident that day in the area and both attacks seemed to have the same desc...
"They just said, ' Oh, white girl bleeds a lot!' ", according to Shaina Perry, a young white woman who was attacked by a gang of black youths at Kilbourn Reservoir Park after fireworks Saturday night, July 2. Perry was among several white victims who were injured ...
Finding a new restaurant that won't break the bank can be a tough task. So when good friends of ours suggested we try centro café in Riverwest (808 E. Center Street, next door to Fuel Café), we took their advice-and took them with us. When you walk through the door at centro you're ...
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