Cream City Hostel will open in June in the Riverwest neighborhood, thus fundraising and construction are currently underway.
This year, the process to apply for a coveted spot in the Riverwest 24 will change, according to co-organizer Steve Whitlow.
Despite the rain and chilly temperatures, hundreds of people showed up at Garden Park on Locust Street hours in advance to sign up for the seventh annual Riverwest 24, a 24-hour bike race that draws thousands of people from around the country to the Riverwest neighborhood.
We're not gonna suggest that summer is almost over, because it's not. There's plenty of sun fun left to soak up. But we will say that there's been a lot of summer already underway and so OnMilwaukee.com asked the Social Circle what's been the high point, so far.
This weekend, Milwaukee will host two major bike events: the Riverwest 24-hour Bike Race (RW24) and the Tour de Fat in Bay View. Bottom line: wear helmets; have fun.
I lived in Riverwest for 18 years. I never thought I would leave the neighborhood, until I did.
Flooding your yard with water to make an ice skating rink isn't practical. Unless, of course, you, your kids and your neighborhood are really, really into hockey. Such is the case for Riverwest's Jeremy Prach and Franklin's Mike Barber.
For the second year in a row, The Riverwest 24 -- Milwaukee's only 24-hour bike race -- rolls through Riverwest. The event takes place this Friday, July 24 at 7 p.m. and continues until Saturday evening. This year, a jazz band will play a 24-hour set to support the riders.
Last year, a group of volunteers organized the city's first 24-hour bicycle race called the RW24 ("Riverwest 24.") The event went without a hitch, so earlier this week the group announced plans to host the second annual race on Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25.