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, itâ€™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.
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Club Timbuktu - 520 E. Center St.
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Articles about Riverwest
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.
Aug. 7, 2018 4:01 p.m.
Riverwesters might have to survive for about a month without their neighborhood Cafe Corazon fix.
July 26, 2018 1:01 p.m.
The People's Holiday is back with a new route, new bonus checkpoints, new race classes and more.
July 16, 2018 10:49 a.m.
After receiving seven proposals for the development of the former Schlitz tied house on the corner of Humboldt and North, the City of Milwaukee's Department of City Development has selected one of them to move forward.
June 26, 2018 9:39 a.m.
The Mad Planet nightclub - a Riverwest landmark at 533 E. Center St. - is being sold, but, says Frank Straka, who is buying it with his fellow Riverwesterner Neso Malinovic, "nothing much will change."