Posted inUnder Currents

Gorilla Promotions Hosts Malcolm X Tribute

May 19 — 6 pm

A Malcolm X Tribute hosted by Gorilla Promotions will celebrate his birthday with a video of a Malcolm X interview, a review of his life and open discussion.

Open mic for spoken word poets and performers. Thursday, May 19, 6PM at Club Timbuktu.

Gorilla Promotions has recently moved to the heart of Riverwest at 804 E. Center St. They will be hosting a month long series of “May Daze” at the Uptowner on May 3, UPROC on May 14, Onopa on May 21, and Riverwest Commons on May 27. Check the calendar for more details.

Posted inMusic & Events

This Weekend in Riverwest

FRIDAY, JUNE 11 SNAIL’S CROSSING PARK, Bremen & Burleigh, 1-7PM Grand Opening Celebration! 1PM: Opening Ceremony w/guest speakers, parade w/school children & Milwaukee Public Theatre, entertainment by Jahmes Finlayson, and Root Beer provided by Lakefront Brewery. 2PM: Reception at Beginning Dreams Forever w/wine from Art Bar and appetizers by Wesley & Barbara Jean Miller. 3-7PM: […]

Posted inNeighborhood News, Politics

Rising Property Assessments in Riverwest

In the past year, Riverwest property values increased faster than any other neighborhood in Milwaukee, leaving many residents surprised and concerned. In Milwaukee, residential property values increased by almost 10 percent overall. The average increase in Riverwest was around 24 percent, while in some pockets of Riverwest, average property values almost doubled. “I was shocked,” […]

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Local Holiday Events and Shopping

by Tess Reiss and Eryn Moris

Sprinkle some seasonal cheer around by keeping your shopping dollar local. Shop in the neighborhood where you can slow down, walk, bike, bus, or drive only a short distance to your next destination. The Currents‘ Holiday Shopping Guide covers everything from Holiday Fairs and Events, to hidden treasures and old favorites plus services, music, and art. Shop on, dear reader!