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Walker's Point

Originally a fur trading post, Walker's Point – one of three settlements that merged to create the City of Milwaukee – is a residential and industrial neighborhood that's home to many bars and restaurants with an emphasis on LGBTQ bars, Latino eateries and the latest in dining trends. The residential areas are inhabited by a diverse group of people and boast a vibrant Latino flavor.

Businesses near Walker's Point

Upcoming events near Walker's Point

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

May 2, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

May 9, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

May 16, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

May 23, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

May 30, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

Articles about Walker's Point


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On the Burger Trail: The All Purpose cheeseburger

April 28, 2017 11:30 a.m.

If you're looking for beautiful, well prepared food, you'll find it at All Purpose. The cheeseburger at All Purpose is just plain solid. And, while you can visit for any number of delicious reasons, there's no shame in stopping by for nothing more than a burger and a glass of rose.

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Do this: Sprezzatura pop-up at the Iron Horse Hotel on June 11

April 27, 2017 2:01 p.m.

On June 11, Sprezzatura will host an artfully refreshing dinner exploring the coastline of western Italy through the lens of modern food and drink. And if you missed the first Sprezzatura pop-up at dandan in January, you won't want to miss this.

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Bradley Tech gets MPS' second high-tech fabrication lab today

April 25, 2017 8:45 a.m.

Less than a week after Washington High School for Information Technology opened its new "Fab Lab," thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), another MPS high school is launching one.

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88Nine names headliners for its 10th anniversary block party

April 24, 2017 12:00 p.m.

88Nine Radio Milwaukee has announced that rapper Noname, Strand of Oaks and Milwaukee's Field Report will headline its 10th anniversary block party, slated for Saturday, June 24 outside the station's Walker's Point headquarters at 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave.

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Tropical flavors rule at Likkle Jamayka, which opens today

April 22, 2017 2:10 p.m.

Avocadoes. Pineapples. Mangoes. Rum. They're all players on the menu at Likkle Jamayka, the new Caribbean restaurant at 235 S. 2nd St. in Walker's Point., which opens tonight at 5 p.m. for its first dinner service. And we've got a sneak peek at the menu.

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Soup Bros. owner to launch Boo Boo's sandwich shop

April 19, 2017 5:01 p.m.

A new sandwich shop called Boo Boo's is expected to open in early May at 405 S. 2nd St. That's the former home of Philly Way, which closed last July. At the helm of the new restaurant is Richard Regner, owner of Soup Bros.

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What chefs eat: Ana Docta of Great Lakes Distillery

April 16, 2017 1:01 p.m.

There's no shortage of articles and TV shows showcasing the dishes that chefs love to cook at their restaurants. But what do they love to eat at the end of their exhausting 16-hour days? This week, we ask Ana Docta of Great Lakes Distillery.

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Get a taste of the Caribbean at Likkle Jamayka, which opens next week

April 14, 2017 9:01 a.m.

The long-awaited Caribbean restaurant, Likkle Jamayka, will make its debut next week. And Milwaukeeans can expect a casually elegant restaurant, which offers both an authentic taste of Caribbean cuisine and an experience that captures the essence of island culture.