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‚Äôs 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.
Articles about Riverwest
Jan. 13, 2019 10:01 a.m.
Rozalia Hernandez-Singh is carrying on her father's love of creating art for the community with two murals inside the COA Riverwest Center, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Jan. 7, 2019 11:01 a.m.
Sometimes simplicity is really all you're looking for. And you'll find that in the Double Diner Smash Burgers, featuring two flat-top griddled beef patties, diced onion, house pickle and cheddar, served up on a Sheboygan hard roll.
Nov. 30, 2018 2:01 p.m.
A Riverwest couple created this party game. And it's not your grandma's bingo.
Nov. 23, 2018 12:06 p.m.
After nine years in its current location, Present Music will move to The Nut Factory in Riverwest. Check it out at its upcoming holiday party / open house.
Nov. 14, 2018 5:06 p.m.
Milwaukee's first hostel will bring young, international travelers to the city. Remodeling and celebration take place this weekend at the site and the public is welcome.
Oct. 21, 2018 12:01 p.m.
Located in Riverwest and Bay View (now open again!), this restaurant earned the number one spot in the hearts of voters for best Mexican food.
Oct. 16, 2018 3:30 p.m.
It's taco time! After a temporary closure to perform maintenance on the restaurant, Cafe Corazon in Riverwest has announced its reopening.
Oct. 4, 2018 12:30 p.m.
Earlier today, Bierstadt Lagerhaus, a craft brewery in Denver, Col., challenged Milwaukee's Lakefront Brewery with a baseball-themed wager.
Aug. 17, 2018 4:16 p.m.
Well, well, well. This Philly really should be "Phamous" because it is just that good.
Aug. 16, 2018 9:01 a.m.
Born and raised Michigan, guitarist Scott Sharrard moved to Milwaukee as a teenager. Now, he's got five solo records and years of work as a professional musician under his belt. We talked to him before he returns home next week for a show at Riverwest Public House.