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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

March 31, 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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Suds and Spirits Bus Tour

April 1, 2017 10:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Lakefront Brewery - 1872 N. Commerce St.

Join Hop Head Tours to experience Milwaukee's blossoming cra...

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River North Beer Tour

April 1, 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

April 7, 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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Suds and Spirits Bus Tour

April 8, 2017 10:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Lakefront Brewery - 1872 N. Commerce St.

Join Hop Head Tours to experience Milwaukee's blossoming cra...

Articles about Riverwest


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Milwaukee's best DJ / dance / club, 2017

March 14, 2017 1:36 p.m.

For the umpteenth year in a row, when it comes to delivering an out-of-this-world night on the town, the OnMilwaukee readers still pick this retro-fueled Riverwest hot spot as its favorite club/DJ/dance venue in the city.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Dancing at Mad Planet

March 10, 2017 6:02 p.m.

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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Riverwest bar guide, 2017

March 6, 2017 9:01 a.m.

Riverwest's bar offerings are as eclectic as the people who live there. From corner watering holes with cheap taps of Pabst to upscale lounges with cocktails on tap, no one's going to stay thirsty for long west of the river.

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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.