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.
Articles about 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.
Feb. 1, 2019 7:44 a.m.
Da Bronze Crusher may not have the same ring to it as The Bronze Fonz, but it's happening.
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.
Aug. 22, 2018 2:04 p.m.
"Love Locks" have appeared all over the world, from European bridges to a chain at Grant Park in South Milwaukee. Is this an act of art, love, vandalism or all of the above?
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.
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.
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.
June 8, 2018 11:01 a.m.
Folks who can appreciate an eye for flavor - and a legacy of craft - might just want to take a trip to check out the new Milwaukee Sausage Company.
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.
March 13, 2018 3:02 p.m.
Moran's, the recently reinvigorated Irish pub in South Milwaukee, is hosting its 22nd annual St. Patrick's Day celebration March 17, calling it the biggest and best one yet, with great entertainment, sports, food and drink and a mobile bar in the street.