South Side

Many diverse neighborhoods reside on the south side of Milwaukee, ranging from Bayview to Clark Square to Holler Park to Walker’s Point; each offering its own set of unique shops, restaurants, cafes, and nightlife staples.

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FoodCrush Podcast: Making the best of your wurst with Milwaukee Sausage Co.

May 22, 2019 6:01 p.m.

Nothing says summer (or tailgating) better than a grill piled high with fresh sausages. And who knows sausages better than the makers themselves? In this episode, we chat with Mark Maciejewski and Jeff Marquardt of Milwaukee Sausage Co. about what makes sausages such a quintessential part of the Midwestern diet.


Taco truck issue on West National Avenue still unsettled, group says

May 5, 2019 6:01 p.m.

The last-minute deal between Arandas taco truck owner Francisco Santos and Ald. Bob Donovan - which came after a proposal from the alderman to ban food trucks along a stretch of West National Avenue was vetoed by Mayor Tom Barrett in March - has failed, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


Does Cinco de Mayo celebrate Mexican culture or margaritas?

May 5, 2019 11:02 a.m.

We're pretty good at adopting other cultures' holidays and turning them into annual drinking events. It is often said, for example, that the Irish don't celebrate St. Patrick's Day like Americans do. Consider, too, Cinco de Mayo, which takes place this week.


Hidden gem: Woody's

May 3, 2019 9:02 a.m.

Some bars just have perfect names. One of the best in Milwaukee is Woody's at 1579 S. 2nd St., in the Clock Tower Acres neighborhood at the southern edge of Walker's Point. Anyone who walks in and sees the vintage bar top that's been in place for surely well over a half a century will agree. It's enough to make a grown tippler blush.


Partnerships provide push for new Milwaukee Urban Stables

April 30, 2019 8:34 a.m.

On Tuesday morning, when a group of dignitaries pokes shovels into the earth to kick off construction of the new Milwaukee Urban Stables along the Kinnickinnic River on the South Side, it is breaking ground in more than just a literal sense.


Get hungry: Orenda Cafe opens May 1 in Silver City

April 22, 2019 9:01 a.m.

After months in the making, Orenda Cafe will officially open to the public on Wednesday, May 1, bringing a much-needed breakfast and lunch spot to the Silver City neighborhood.


Hidden Gem: Coach's Pub & Grill

April 5, 2019 12:03 p.m.

It was our first visit to Coach's Pub & Grill, 5356 S. 13th St., and quite possibly under the best possible circumstances: The Brewers had just swept the Reds and there was a special on wings.


Catching up on The Domes controversy: Could they be demolished?

March 31, 2019 11:01 a.m.

The Milwaukee Domes have long been an iconic structure in Milwaukee. But a report recommends the buildings be demolished. Here's what you need to know about The Domes' potential demolition and past repairs, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


Hidden gem: Koz's Mini Bowl

March 22, 2019 9:02 a.m.

There are some places that we just can't imagine losing - though, of course, many such classics have disappeared over the years - and Koz's Mini Bowl, 2078 S. 7th St., on the South Side is surely one of them.