Guides

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Milwaukee frozen custard guide

Published July 6, 2020

It may be Brew City, but custard is no small matter in Milwaukee, where everyone has his or her own favorite custard stand. This, of course, may go a long way toward explaining our waistlines. But hey, what's the point of livin' if you can't go a-lickin' custard every now and again.

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A guide to Milwaukee's hidden gems

Published March 13, 2020

With so many places to choose from, it's easy for some locales - even truly classic Cream City clubs - to fall between the cracks or hide in plain sight. So here are just a few of those hidden gems that you should discover for your next drink.

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Milwaukee happy hour guide

Published March 12, 2020

Sometimes we could all use just a little bit more happy in our lives. And what's better way to get happy after a long day than some friendly conversation with a cool (discounted) drink to wash it all down.

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52 restaurants for your bucket list, 2020

Published March 8, 2020

In 2020, I'd beseech you to take the time to diversify. And to guide you on your journey, I've comprised a list of 52 restaurants (in random order) that should be on your Milwaukee restaurant bucket list.

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Milwaukee brunch guide

Published March 8, 2020

The weekend may almost be over, but what better way to start the last day than with a delicious brunch. Not made by yourself, of course, but by one of the Brew City's many fabulous brunch spots, all gathered here for your perusal.

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Sports bar guide

Published Feb. 2, 2020

Headed out to watch a big game tonight? Here are several sports bars around Milwaukee to point on your game plan.

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Packers bar guide

Published Jan. 19, 2020

Just about every bar in Wisconsin qualifies as a "Packers Bar," but this list should give you some ideas for some special places to catch a game.

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Chinese restaurant guide

Published Dec. 25, 2019

There have been Chinese restaurants in Milwaukee for decades and decades and some of the originals still remain. Here's an updated guide of old classics and new spots to try out!

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Cheap eats: Where to find dining deals every day in Milwaukee

Published Nov. 27, 2019

Dining out can be delicious. At the same time, it can be expensive. That's where specials come into play, making restaurants both delicious and affordable. With this handy guide to some of the dining deals around Milwaukee, you'll always have a place to eat, no matter your budget.

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Here's your complete 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival schedule

Published Oct. 28, 2019

Forget "Avengers: Endgame" or "The Lion King," it's time for the true cinematic blockbuster of the year: the Milwaukee Film Festival, celebrating its eleventh year on Brew City big screens beginning Oct. 17-31.

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Third Ward dining guide

Published Oct. 22, 2019

These days, dining options are as plentiful as fashion boutiques and galleries in the Historic Third Ward.

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Your guide to Milwaukee's can't-miss fall events

Published Oct. 3, 2019

There's so much to do during Fall in Milwaukee that it's hard to keep track of what's going on. But with this handy guide, you'll never miss the events, festivals or other fun things happening around town.

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2019 Milwaukee summer festival guide

Published Aug. 30, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, summer is almost here! Here's OnMilwaukee's Milwaukee summer festivals guide for a glimpse of what the summer will bring.