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Places for sushi, Vietnamese and Middle Eastern food open in our neck of the woods. Read more

Dining Out

Remembering Shepherd Express writer and Riverwest Radio host Steve Spice. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Vincent Noth talks about Riverwest Food Pantry, which helps the poorest members of the local community access food, and trains mentors to advocate for change. Read more

Off the Cuff

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The all-ages community venue is hosting a series of concerts with hopes of repairing its notoriously leaky roof. Read more

On Music

The Center Street concert crawl will feature music at six venues and a zombie bike ride. Read more

On Music

Founded in 1979, Woodland Pattern Book Center is nationally known for its collection of more than 26,000 small press books. Read more

Expresso

The four-day Milwaukee festival will feature 15 acts, including "a surprise reunion of one of Milwaukee’s most renowned bands of the 2010s." Read more

On Music

Milwaukee Alderman Bob Bauman said he has learned a lot from reading the “anti-displacement plan” released last month by Milwaukee officials, but the lessons he took away from it might not be exactly what the people behind the report had envisioned. Read more

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For a decade, Riverwest’s Pink House Studio has offered yoga, dance and other healing disciplines at affordable rates. Read more

Off the Cuff

Milwaukee's coziest community radio station needs your help meeting its very modest goal. Read more

On Music

Woodland Pattern Book Center is an independent bookshop that continues to thrive amidst the national collapse of bookshops. What’s their secret to success? Read more

News Features

Toni and Tim Eichinger, owners of Black Husky Brewing, take the crew through the brewery's origins in Pembine, Wis. and the move to their new Riverwest location. Plus, Beer News covers all the Black Friday beer releases in Milwaukee. Read more

Tap Takeover Podcast

Going solar has become less expensive in Wisconsin than in the past, but there remains a lot of caution about its expansion. Perhaps we can get the utility companies on board? Read more

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Bublr Bikes launched their first-ever community driven campaign, with a goal of $50,000 to completely fund the installation and upkeep of a new, nine-dock Riverwest neighborhood station. Read more

Daily Dose

Costumed pets take over Brady Street, while Vliet Street celebrates all things fall and Riverwest galleries open their doors. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Moonbath by Haitian-born award-winning author Yanick Lahens is a beautifully written epic saga that follows the tumultuous and often heartbreaking lives of four generations of rural Haitian women over the course of the 20th century. She wil... Read more

Books

While Riverwest 24 cyclists whizzed by outside, High Dive hosted another of the cozy rock shows that’s made it such a destination. Read more

Concert Reviews

It's easy to imagine why Vic Buell of Calliope may want to start a side project. Calliope's signature brand of heady, circus-ring psych-rock is so unmistakable that it doesn't always leave a lot of room for moonlighting—anything that band performs.. Read more

On Music

Sociologist Evelyn M. Perry conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Riverwest to understand what has allowed this racially and economically diverse Milwaukee neighborhood to maintain relative stability in an otherwise highly segregated city. Read more

Books

Despite the sweltering heat, thousands packed Locust Street for Riverwest's crowded yet intimate music and arts festival. Read more

Concert Reviews

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