Ald. Milele Coggs
Press Release

Riverworks Week kicks off with full slate of events

"Riverworks Week provides the BID an opportunity to engage with the community and I invite the community to attend the events this week."

By - Sep 17th, 2018 03:45 pm

The Riverworks Development Corp. is celebrating Riverworks Week this week (September 17 – September 22) with a full schedule of events, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs said today.

Alderwoman Coggs said Riverworks is a vibrant business improvement district (BID) in Harambee that has helped to bring positive improvements to an area that features a diverse mix of commercial and small business entities. “Riverworks Week provides the BID an opportunity to engage with the community and I invite the community to attend the events this week,” she said.

The schedule of Riverworks Week events features:

Monday-Friday from 7 – 10 a.m.: POP UP Cafe with free coffee and muffins from Colectivo while supplies last (located in the food truck court area where the Beerline Trail meets Holton Street.

Wednesday evening (September 19) beginning at 6:30 p.m.: 4th Annual Dolphin Pool contest held at the Goat Palace, 3740 N. Fratney St. The event will feature pitches from six local start-ups while they compete, live music, snacks and beverages.

Thursday (September 20) is the 1st Annual BID Awards from 5 – 7:30 p.m. at Gathering Place Brewery, 811 E. Vienna Ave.

Friday (September 21) is the Creative District Alive Riverworks Block Party from 6 -10 p.m. where the Beerline meets Holton St. Music from Paul Cebar, food trucks, 53212 Brewery Syndicate, cocktails by Centro, rickshaw rides, Inventor’s Circus and more.

Saturday (September 22) will feature a Doors Open MKE BID Tour with Bublr Bikes. This is a ticketed DoMKE tour, $10. Please sign up through Doors Open –

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