Posted inMusic & Events

This Weekend in Riverwest

SPLASH PAD, GORDON PARK, 11AM-5PM DAILY, weather permitting. FRIDAY, AUGUST 6 ONOPA, Center & Fratney Friday Fish Fry at The Bistro, plus Later on: The Hold Steady, 25 Suaves, The Mandates . LAKEFRONT BREWERY PALM GARDEN, Commerce St. Friday Fish Fry w/The Brewhaus Polka Kings at 6PM. HOTCAKES GALLERY, 3379 N. Pierce, 6-9PM Opening reception […]

Posted inRNA News

RNA Agenda for 8/10

RIVERWEST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION Tuesday, August 10, 7PM YMCA CDC Office, 604 E Center (& Booth) All Riverwesters are invited. AGENDA: 1. Invocation 2 Minutes 2. Review & approval of prior minutes 2 Minutes 3. Additions/Revisions to agenda 2 Minutes 4. Announcements 5 Minutes 5. Presentations 20 Minutes A) Stephen Servais, Riverwest resident, will share his […]

Posted inMusic & Events


SPLASH PAD, GORDON PARK, 11AM-5PM DAILY, weather permitting. TUESDAY, AUGUST 3 1ST TUESDAY DRUMMING, 7-9PM 1st Tuesday Drumming at Quaker Meeting House, 3224 N. Gordon Place (from Humboldt, go east on Auer to the end). Contact hosts for more info: Riverwester Darrell Smith at 372-9758 (, or Russ Anderson 482-0246 ( Next Drumming: AUGUST 3, […]

Posted inNeighborhood News

4th Congressional District Candidates: On the Issues

Eight candidates are competing to replace Democratic U.S. Rep. Gerald D. Kleczka, who is not seeking re-election. The 4th District includes all of Milwaukee, Cudahy, St. Francis, South Milwaukee, West Milwaukee, and part of West Allis. Riverwest Currents and asked 4th Congressional District candidates to respond to questions about issues relevant to Milwaukee-area voters. The questions and candidates’ answers will run in August and September Currents and on the website. Republican and Democratic primaries will be held September 14; the general election is November 2…

Posted inMusic & Events

Rockerbox 2004

Motorcycle enthusiasts, start your engines. On August 21, Riverwest will host the second annual Rockerbox festival. For those unfamiliar with the event, think of it as a scaled-down version of Harley’s 100th anniversary bash. Without the Harleys. “Rockerbox is a rally for people of all ages who are interested in motorcycles,” says Scott Radtke who, […]