West Allis

This west suburb of Milwaukee – formerly an industrial powerhouse of its own – houses several fun parks and delicious restaurants, within easy driving distance of Downtown. The area's biggest draw, however, is the Wisconsin State Fair Park & Expo Center, which plays host to the Milwaukee Mile, Pettit National Ice Center and several festive summer events – including, of course, State Fair.

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Wait ... that happens at the Wisconsin State Fair?

July 15, 2019 6:01 p.m.

The cream puffs. The giant slide. Delicious unhealthy stuff on sticks. When you think about the Wisconsin State Fair, you're mind probably jumps to these aspects of the annual festivities - and for fair reason! But there's so much more to explore.


There are over 60 new Wisconsin State Fair foods. Which ones should I try?

July 10, 2019 9:01 a.m.

This article is brought to you by the Wisconsin State Fair, which has proudly added over 60 gut-busting additions to its menu for 2019. Among the new dishes being offered, there are a number of oh-so-Wisconsin treats, a few refreshing new beverages and some crazy, creepy offerings that will either make you gag or exclaim with glee.


Hidden gem: Dingers Pub

June 14, 2019 9:04 a.m.

After nearly two decades in the bar and restaurant game, Steve Miick decided it was time to be his own boss. So, at the end of 2018, he bought a place and in January, he opened Dingers Pub in the former Lucky Chance building at 6139 W. Beloit Rd., in West Allis.


Urban spelunking: Former Allis-Chalmers / Summit Place

May 28, 2019 9:02 a.m.

These days, there are about 2,500 people working each weekday at Summit Place office complex in West Allis. If today the site is something like a small city in itself, imagine what it was like when the entire place was home to Allis-Chalmers manufacturing.