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Articles tagged with 'Riverwest'

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Made in Milwaukee: Lakefront Brewery

Published July 21, 2017

Lakefront Brewery's 19th-century home has seen a lot of changes on Commerce Street since it was built in 1890. We take a look at some of them here.

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Hidden Gems: The Gig

Published June 16, 2017

The Gig isn't located on an island, but it might as well be. And yet for the past 16 years, neighbors in the little Riverwest suburb have sought out the music-themed bar's cool, calm and cozy drama-devoid vibe.

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Locust Street Festival of Music and Art, June 11

Published June 10, 2017

One of the city's most beloved and longest-running summer celebrations, the Locust Street Festival of Music and Art on June 11 is a hip, fun, eclectic and diverse gathering of local musicians, artists and supporters.

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Urban Spelunking: The "other" Grand Theater

Published May 9, 2017

For many Milwaukeeans, mention of The Grand Theater conjures images of 1980s Wisconsin Avenue. But long before the palatial Warner Theater was recast as The Grand to complement the opening of The Grand Avenue Mall, there was the neighborhood Grand Theater on Holton Street.

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Urban spelunking: Riverwest's La Lune Collection

Published April 6, 2017

Industrial buildings with a touch of architectural grace are the perfect shared home, I think, for the Florentine Opera Company and La Lune Collection, a small business carrying on Milwaukee's manufacturing and immigrant traditions.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Dancing at Mad Planet

Published March 10, 2017

If you only had six months left in Milwaukee, what would you do in the city? OnMilwaukee intern Lily Wellen scratched off the third item from her Milwaukee Bucket list: attending a dance party at Riverwest's Mad Planet.

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Fun with inflammatory polarizing statements

Published Jan. 3, 2017

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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Riverwest dining guide

Published Oct. 19, 2016

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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Winning Riverwest neighborhood sign revealed at Center Street Daze

Published Aug. 6, 2016

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.