Posted inArts & Entertainment

RW 24 2013

by Janice Christensen At 4:05PM on May Day, 2013, the Riverwest 24-hour bike race filled its roster of 1,000 riders. Prospective riders had begun camping out in Garden Park next to the Public House the night before to be among the first in line when registration opened at 3PM on May 1. Thus begins one […]

Posted inNeighborhood News

Who Will Lead Milwaukee County?


County Executive Primary Set forFebruary 15

by Janice Christensen


The Riverwest Neighborhood Associationand the Riverwest Currents are sponsoring a Milwaukee CountyExecutive Candidate Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 7-9 PM at the GordonPark Pavilion, Humboldt and Locust. All five candidates have beeninvited to participate. It will be moderated by peace activist GeorgeMartin. The Forum is free and open to the public.


Five candidates have declared for theMilwaukee County Executive position vacated when Scott Walker becameWisconsin’s governor. A nonpartisan primary set for Tuesday, Feb.15 will narrow the field to two candidates who will face off for theApril 5 election.