South Milwaukee

Within South Milwaukee's borders is Grant Park, part of the Milwaukee County Park System. Grant Park features the Oak Leaf Bike trail, tennis courts, a swimming beach, an 18-hole golf course and the Seven Bridges Hiking Trail along the shore of Lake Michigan. In 2005, the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center was built adjacent to the new South Milwaukee High School. This Performing Arts Center, which is open to the public, hosts a variety of entertainment.

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"Crusherfest" coming to South Milwaukee

March 15, 2019 3:45 p.m.

A two-day "Crusherfest" will celebrate the unveiling of a new bronze statue of professional wrestler Reggie "Da Crusher" Lisowski. The event takes place with wrestling, polka, beer and more on June 8-9 in South Milwaukee.

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Hidden Gem: The Tap Room

Oct. 12, 2018 1:03 p.m.

The Tap Room in South Milwaukee features 80 different beers, a mostly-made-from-scratch menu and 15 flatscreen TVs for your sports-watching pleasure.

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Milwaukee Bucket List: Farmhouse Paint Bar & Cafe

Aug. 7, 2018 2:01 p.m.

"This is an advanced level piece," the instructor told my Saturday morning class at Farmhouse Paint & Sip. The four people present, besides myself, groaned. It didn't take long for those groans, however, to turn into good times - and even better art.

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Grant Park Beach is one of the best-kept secrets of the Milwaukee summer

July 19, 2018 9:02 a.m.

Unless you live in or near South Milwaukee, the beach at Grant Park just might be the best-kept secret of summer. There you'll find a pavilion with Ferch's Beachside Grill, volleyball courts, a children's play set and one of the best beaches around, with powdery sand and glistening blue water.

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Hidden Gem: Moran's Pub

June 22, 2018 7:01 p.m.

Stepping into Moran's Pub, the lively and convivial soccer bar in South Milwaukee owned by outgoing James Moran, who seems to know everyone and their extended family, one would never guess that, until recently, it almost wasn't Moran's Pub, definitely wasn't a multicultural soccer bar and very nearly was not owned by James Moran.

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Hidden gem: Slick Willies

April 13, 2018 3:02 p.m.

While South Milwaukee redevelops, Slick Willies proves you can make people happy just by staying the same - no matter how you spell your name - as long as you're giving them good food, good drinks, good prices, good service and a good time.