Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 Year in Review

2012 marked the beginning of The Public House’s second year of operating as the only bar of its kind. What makes it so special? First, it’s a cooperative. That means you can become a member and legally own the place … Continue reading

Posted in announcements | Tagged | 1 Comment

Updates to Membership Cards

Dear Members, Thank you for being a member of the Riverwest Public House Cooperative! The Membership Committee would like to let you know that we are updating the way we track current memberships.  When you come to the Public House, … Continue reading

Posted in announcements, Members Only | 1 Comment

Members Only Solstice Party!

Thursday 7pm Free for members Please join us for our Member-Only Solstice Party! If you arrive early we’ll have pizza samples from Milwaukee Pizza Company. From 7-9 we’ll have free samples of seasonal cocktails. Members will vote on which drinks … Continue reading

Posted in Members Only | 1 Comment

Co-operatives: Succession That Roots Jobs and Wealth in Communities

By the VCBA Steering Committee Those who have a stake in their business work harder and smarter. It’s a basic concept exemplified by the co-operative model. Transferring your business to a co-op of any type – consumer, producer or worker … Continue reading

Posted in Co-op News | Leave a comment

Riverwest Random, Recycled, Art & Gifts Show (RRRAGS)

This isn’t happening at the Public House, but we think you ought to know about it. Riverwest Random, Recycled, Art & Gifts Show (RRRAGS) Sunday, December 16 12:00-5:00 Falcon Bowl – 801 E. Clarke St. $2 admission also buys a … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events | Leave a comment


Riverwest Fest is finally upon us. Now in its third year, the diverse multi-venue fest celebrating local (and this year, regional) musical talent is sure to impress. We’re extremely proud to be a part of this. Our lineup is below. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

New Word Doc anniversary Extravaganza (Dec 14 at 7pm, $5)

For the past year adam asher & Mario the Poet have been bridging the gap between academic and urban with their spoken word show, New Word Document. The Riverwest Public House stage has been lit up with poets, slam artists, … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events | 1 Comment

Film Screening: SHIFT CHANGE Putting Democracy To Work Dec. 9 at 6pm

Along with the Riverwest Co-op, Riverwest Public House’s Night School is proud to present SHIFT CHANGE, a brand new documentary about worker co-ops in the United States and abroad. After the screening, we will have a panel discussion featuring some … Continue reading

Posted in Community Events, Night School | Tagged , , | Leave a comment