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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MPS' Garland School makes the most of its expanded South Side home

Dec. 10, 2019 9:02 a.m.

It's true that the long, low, single-story Hamlin Garland School on Milwaukee's far South Side isn't the style of building that typically grabs my attention. Call it a Midcentury Modern ranch house of a school building. But I try to never turn down an invitation to visit a public school, and stopping in at Garland recently reminded me why.

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Simonson's "The Martini Cocktail" explores lore of world's greatest drink

Dec. 5, 2019 3:01 p.m.

With a history that dates back to the late 1800s, the martini is one of the classics. But is there a right way to build it? James Beard nominated author Robert Simonson tackles this question in his new book, "The Martini: A Meditation on the World's Greatest Drink with Recipes," a tome that will call into question everything you know about the staple cocktail.

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The Tom & Jerry Room at Bryant's Cocktail Lounge launches Dec. 6

Nov. 27, 2019 12:01 p.m.

There are few holiday traditions more classic than the enjoyment of a Tom & Jerry, eggnog's sexy, spicy, warming cousin. And there are few places better to enjoy one (or two) than at Bryant's Cocktail Lounge, which has been serving up the cocktail regularly for the past five years around the holidays.

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What the heck happened to the Serb Hall Fish fry?

Oct. 2, 2019 7:08 p.m.

The Serb Hall fish fry has been on the short list of Milwaukee's best fish fries for more than 50 years. We went recently and it wasn't good. Now we're wondering: was it ever that great?