Hidden Gems: Gee Willickers
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 20:06:00 CDT - Word historians track the earliest in-print use of "gee willickers" all the way back in mid-1800s. Gee Willickers (the Riverwest bar) isn't quite that old, but befitting its name, it's also a charming flashback from a different time.
The joy of the shower beer
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 19:01:00 CDT - I have taken a bath with a glass of wine before, and I have drank coffee while showering, but last night I joined the ranks of millions (?) and experienced my first showerbeer.
Milwaukee's best pub, 2018
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:00:00 CDT - This Walker's Point joint opened two years ago, and for the past two years it's claimed the title of Milwaukee's best pub. Locals love the fact that Drink Wisconsinbly Pub has a classic bar vibe, with a modern, updated style. And they really love the SoulBoxer Old Fashioneds bubbler tap.
PODCAST: Restaurant closures and dining trends with Lori Fredrich
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:31:00 CDT - On today's episode of OnMilwaukee's Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller are joined by dining writer Lori Fredrich to talk about recent restaurant closings, local food trends and millennial eating habits before the podcast goes off the rails.
First streetcar vehicle expected to arrive in Milwaukee next week
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:13:00 CDT - The first streetcar vehicle for The Hop, presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, left manufacturer Brookville Equipment Corp. by flatbed truck today, and is expected to arrive in Milwaukee early next week.
South Shore Terrace beer garden sets opening date for 2018 season
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:26:00 CDT - In a Facebook post, the South Shore Terrace beer garden in Bay View - launched in 2015 by Milwaukee County Parks in partnership with MillerCoors - announced that it will open for the 2018 season on Wednesday, April 11.
All the delicious things you can eat this weekend at Dim Sum + Give Some
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:01:00 CDT - If you don't already have tickets for the Dim Sum + Give Some charity event this weekend, you're going to want them after reading about all the delicious things you'll get to eat at the event.
Thank Cod it's Fryday: Klinger's East
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:01:00 CDT - In this series, we're trying out some of the city's most popular fish fries. You'll find commentary, pro tips and ratings of the three staples of a classic Wisconsin fry: namely the fish, the potato pancakes and the classic Wisconsin style brandy old fashioned.
Dog-friendly bars and restaurants guide
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:01:00 CDT - Happy National Puppy Day, Milwaukee! Man's best friend isn't always allowed everywhere. If you always want go out and bring your furry friend with you but are scared your pooch will be turned away because you don't know which eateries and bars are dog friendly, look no further than this guide!
Milwaukee's Baldassaro takes a swing at Italian-American baseball stars
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:02:00 CDT - Milwaukee writer Larry Baldassaro has got a new book: "Baseball Italian Style: Great Stories Told by Italian American Major Leaguers from Crosetti to Piazza." He appears at Boswell Books, 2559 N. Downer Ave., at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 to read from and sign copies of it.
Ringo's set to return to Milwaukee but you have to wait to find out where
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:10:00 CDT - Two months and a day after legendary Beatles drummer Ringo Starr blows out the 78 candles on is birthday cake, he'll take the stage for his first Milwaukee gig since he appeared at the Riverside in 2015 as part of the 12th All Starr Band tour.
OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview: March 22-25, 2018
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:05:00 CDT - Welcome to the great Milwaukee weekend. As always, it's brought to you by OnMilwaukee and it's another exciting one with our Bar Month. Dive in, make your list and get your weekend on.
A phone call without purpose can have great purpose
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 06:18:00 CDT - A phone call without purpose - "just saying hi, and what's up?" Do it now. Pick someone in your phone that you haven't talked with in months.
Public Table slated for late spring opening in West Allis
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 19:01:00 CDT - A West Allis storefront will soon be a new bar and restaurant that harnesses the power of generosity, the comfort of food and the spirit of community within its walls.
Milwaukee's best view/patio, 2018
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:04:00 CDT - When it comes to patio drinking, Milwaukee just can't get enough of Barnacle Bud's. Since 2010, it has been voted best view / patio during bar month.
R&B star Leon Bridges to perform at the BMO Harris Pavilion on Sept. 23
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:01:00 CDT - Last month, the lakefront stage announced Big Sean would return for a show on May 29. Today, the BMO Harris Pavilion announced that R&B star Leon Bridges will close out the summer and welcome the fall with a stop on his "Good Thing Tour" on Sept. 23.
The historic Silver Spring House to reopen under new ownership
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:37:00 CDT - After much uncertainty about its future, it looks as if the Silver Spring House will return even bigger and better than ever.
Harley-Davidson and Sailor Jerry rum put a partnership in ink
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:30:00 CDT - Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum announced a multi-year partnership today. Was it a penchant for freedom and tattoos that brought them together?
Allium closed, but hopefully not for good
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 21:50:00 CDT - Change is in the air again, this time for Allium, a cozy bar and restaurant at 2101 N. Prospect Ave. The owners announced within the hour on Facebook that the business will close - at least for now.
Rapid Review: Chic Cafe
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