High Dive coming soon to former Impala Lounge

Since December 2014, the building at 701 E. Center St.—formerly Impala Lounge, and before that River Horse—has been empty. What was once a lively and quintessentially Riverwest-y Riverwest bar has been little m...

Who Said It Best (And Worst): July 13-17

Who Said It Best (And Worst) rounds up the week’s best and worst quotes from notable Milwaukee figures and folks-about-town.SAID IT BEST Senator Chris Larson, on the Senate approval of the Bucks arena deal...

Pabst is coming back to Milwaukee (sort of)

Back in 2014, a grassroots effort sprung up with the aim of bringing Pabst Brewing Co. back to Milwaukee. The so-called “Bring PBR Home” campaign turned out to be more froth than beer, but the dream remained: b...

Cocoon Room is closing

Lame news for Milwaukee’s music and art scenes: Riverwest’s Cocoon Room, located at 820 E. Locust St., has announced it will be closing up shop at the end of the month. The building’s landlord is electing not t...

Heed the call of Siren’s “Queen Medusa”

Milwaukee event planners have a knack for cramming in as much entertainment as possible into the year’s three or four non-awful months—i.e. summer. The same can be said for Milwaukee artists. Take Siren, for ex...