Brewers Hill

Brewers Hill is a small, diverse community north of Downtown on the Milwaukee River. The name is derived from the large number of brewery workers (and owners) that once inhabited the area. Some of the factories are still intact; but most have been or are in the process of being converted into condominiums and apartments. The neighborhood is bordered by the Harambee neighborhood on the north, the Riverwest neighborhood on the east, the Milwaukee River on the south, and Martin Luther King Drive on the west.

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Center Street bait shop weathers changes, celebrates 50 years

Nov. 24, 2019 1:08 p.m.

A and C Live Bait Shop, 314 E. Center St., is the oldest bait shop in the state, and the only black-owned bait shop in the Midwest, according to Greg White. White's parents, Acie and Carrie White, opened the shop together 42 years ago.

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First look: Center Street Wellness

Nov. 18, 2019 4:06 p.m.

The space is clean and natural with wood floors, large windows, plants and an overall good vibe. The merchandise is well selected and organized and the small cafe is welcoming. Center Street Wellness has every reason to succeed - as long as Milwaukeeans support it.

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Milwaukee's best new restaurant, 2019

Oct. 1, 2019 5:01 p.m.

There was a loaded slate of candidates for Milwaukee's best new restaurant of 2019, with several culinary newcomers scoring well with voters. However, only one could come out on top of the scrumptious scrum of restaurant rookies.

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Ale's what cures ya: Lakefront's Fest of Ale returns for another round

Sept. 13, 2019 10:02 a.m.

Now that it's in its second year, Lakefront Brewery's Fall Fest of Ale can officially call itself "annual." The festival takes place from 10 a.m. (it's 5 o'clock somewhere!) until 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, the outdoor space around Lakefront Brewery.

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LOOK: Milwaukee Fortress is officially open

April 26, 2019 10:02 a.m.

Although some residents began moving in as early as January, the Milwaukee Fortress - which occupies the former Mayer Shoe Co. at 100 E. Pleasant St. in Brewers' Hill - celebrated its grand opening on Thursday.

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Brewery Spelunking: Climbing the Schlitz Malt House turret

March 28, 2019 9:02 a.m.

One perk of my job is that when I go places, folks who know my Urban Spelunking series are not only willing, but even eager, to take me to rarely visited spaces. Like when I was invited up to scale the turret atop the former Schlitz Malt House, now MPS' Golda Meir School upper campus.