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Artists Will Showcase Work at Fine Art Fair

On March 9-10 more than thirty professional artists will be showing and selling their work at Spring Riverwest Artists Association Fine Art Fair at the Bayshore Mall. Browse among handmade rings of precious metals, ceramics, handmade soaps and candles, pastels, paintings on rice paper, and many more kinds of exciting art work. The artists in […]

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Scaife Day Care Center Celebrates Grand Opening

One of the largest child care centers in Riverwest, Scaife Day Care, LLC, celebrated the grand opening of its second floor facilities in February. The day care center, which has served Riverwest residents for three years, cares for 84 children during first shift and 84 children during second shift. The renovation of the second floor […]

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Penny Podell Faces Recall

County Supervisor Penny Podell, who represents Riverwest and the East Side in county government, has been campaigning to convince constituents that they should continue to support her, despite her voting for the pay increase that resulted in County Executive Tom Ament stepping down.

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Gas Station Blues Make Residents See Red

By Tarvus Hawthorne and Janice Christensen Neighbors in the Riverwest and Harambee neighborhoods are concerned about the safety and appearances of several gas stations on Holton Street and on North Avenue. Of particular concern are the stations on Holton and Keefe, Holton and Burleigh, Holton and North and 4th and North. “They don’t keep the […]

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