Rain doesn't stop hopeful Riverwest24 riders

Published May 1, 2014

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.


Social Circle: What's the highlight of your summer so far?

Published July 22, 2012

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 asked the Social Circle what's been the high point, so far.


Goodbye, Riverwest

Published June 20, 2011

I lived in Riverwest for 18 years. I never thought I would leave the neighborhood, until I did.


DIY ice rinks rally families, neighbors

Published Jan. 18, 2010

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.


RW24 attracts hundreds of bike racers to Riverwest

Published July 23, 2009

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.


RW24 urban bike race takes another lap

Published May 20, 2009

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.