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Riverwest

The residential neighborhood known as Riverwest, located west of the Milwaukee River, is home to unique bars, cafes and shops as well as boasting a reputation for being a diverse community. Over recent years, it’s been growing as a neighborhood for college students to reside in. Riverwest has many festivals, including Locust Street Days and Center Street Daze. The neighborhood also features the Riverwest Art Walk, the state's largest walking tour of artists' homes and studios and neighborhood galleries.

Businesses near Riverwest

Upcoming events near Riverwest

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Beer Titans History Bus Tour

Jan. 20, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lakefront Brewery - 1872 N. Commerce St.

Discover the German brewing heritage Milwaukee has deep in i...

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River North Beer Tour

Jan. 21, 2017 3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Lakefront Brewery - 1872 N. Commerce St.

Board the bus with Hop Head Tours to check out a set of 2017...

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Beer Titans History Bus Tour

Jan. 27, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lakefront Brewery - 1872 N. Commerce St.

Discover the German brewing heritage Milwaukee has deep in i...

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River North Beer Tour

Jan. 28, 2017 3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Lakefront Brewery - 1872 N. Commerce St.

Board the bus with Hop Head Tours to check out a set of 2017...

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Beer Titans History Bus Tour

Feb. 3, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Lakefront Brewery - 1872 N. Commerce St.

Discover the German brewing heritage Milwaukee has deep in i...

Articles about Riverwest


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Fun with inflammatory polarizing statements

Jan. 3, 2017 3:45 p.m.

Today the Riverwest Neighborhood Facebook Group succinctly mapped out what online conflicts look like after a user posted one inflammatory, polarizing statement.

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New Barons Brewing Cooperative releases new beer at free event

Dec. 15, 2016 3:16 p.m.

After brewing through the Barley to Barrel program, the New Barons Brewing Cooperative is ready to share its creations with the masses on Friday, Dec. 16 at the Riverwest Public House, 815 E. Locust St. The event is free and runs from 6:30 p.m. to midnight.

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Riverwest dining guide

Oct. 19, 2016 8:36 p.m.

It would only make sense that a neighborhood as eclectic as Riverwest would have a dining scene just as eclectic, providing a taste of something for all appetites. Here's where to check out next time you find yourself roaming through Riverwest with a rumbling gut.

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Preview party planned for Milwaukee Beer Bistro's Travel Channel debut

Oct. 17, 2016 12:44 p.m.

Riverwest's Milwaukee Beer Bistro will host a preview party celebrating its national debut on the Travel Channel's "Food Paradise" on Oct. 30. The episode will feature eight "Super Sandwiches" from around the U.S., including one from the Riverwest spot.

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Fuel Cafe transforms into Luke's Diner from "Gilmore Girls"

Oct. 5, 2016 10:41 a.m.

Ahead of the show's anticipated four-episode revival, Netflix is sponsoring the one-day conversion of approximately 200 cafes into the series' most recognizable dining spot. Milwaukee's own Fuel Cafe and Sherman Perk are included.

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Winning Riverwest neighborhood sign revealed at Center Street Daze

Aug. 6, 2016 11:36 a.m.

The Riverwest Neighborhood Association (RNA) is set to release the winner of its neighborhood sign redesign competition at Center Street Daze at 11:30 a.m. The final three designs were submitted by David Arnevik, Helene Feider and Allison Waller.

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People's Books reaches last chapter

Aug. 5, 2016 9:55 a.m.

After 42 years in business in three different locations, People's Books Cooperative, 804 E. Center St., will close on Wednesday, Aug. 31.