Cocktailing and beer drinking are year-round sports in Milwaukee, but the peak season generally coincides with our all-too-brief flirtations with warm weather. Here are some spots to enjoy a cold one and social distance.
While we may not be able to watch from the seats at a game, much less at our usual tailgates or even just at a regular crowded bar, we can still cheer on the Crew while being safe and social distanced with the help of some local outdoor bar patios.
With many local cafes and restaurants providing outdoor seating, a solution to your work-from-home productivity nightmares might be at hand. Here are ten cafes that have outdoor seating to serve as your new distraction-free office.
The Garage opened its patio nearly two weeks ago at 25% capacity, bringing back favorite drinks in a safe, socially distanced environs. But the one thing The Garage didn't bring back was its food menu. Instead, they launched Secret Eats.
The Active Streets pilot program is bringing more than expanded dining in city streets. It is also the impetus for slowing traffic in areas like the East Side
Last weekend, The Yard at The Iron Horse Hotel opened to the public and it will host its first event of the season Bike Night, on Thursday, June 11 and every Thursday night this summer.
After bars and restaurants reopened last Friday afternoon, packed patios were a common sight throughout the city. We definitely noticed, and maybe you did too. And maybe you found yourself wondering (as we did): Is that really OK? Turns out it's not.
We are all feeling we deserve some fresh air, literally and figuratively, but let's be smart, careful and kind as we navigate back into this new wacky world.
There's nothing like al fresco dining on a patio during our great Milwaukee summer. And as we approach sunnier more clement days, patios might just provide an innovative solution to safer dining as restaurant owners across the city consider their options for re-opening.
Cafe Benelux will once-again be taking winter patio enjoyment to a new level during the holiday season. Following a hugely successful debut last season, the Lowlands Group has announced that the Lux Domes will return to the roof of Café Benelux.
Harbor House not only has an incredible view of Lake Michigan and the Downtown skyline; thanks to the voters in our best of dining poll, it also has a view from the top of our best view/patio category.
The patio at Leff's Lucky Town, 7208 W. State St., needs no introduction to folks familiar with Wauwatosa. In fact, it's become so popular that it's hard to believe it has existed for only 10 years.
On June 13, 1965, Milwaukee bar owner Josephine Dolan, joined by bagpipers and 200 customers, paraded through Downtown as a part of an Irish wake in honor of her pub, The Harp, and its demise from its original location at 933 N. Broadway. But nothing truly passed away that day.
Located just 20 minutes west of Downtown Milwaukee, Parkside 23 sits just beyond a commercial corridor, tucked between an increasing number of suburban residences. And despite its location just off of North Avenue, it provides a remarkable respite from city life with its well appointed patio and local, seasonally driven menu.
They say it's what's on the inside that counts - and Fink's is certainly no slouch in that department. But it's the outside that's been catching people's attention in recent years - most recently with the addition of a cozy outdoor patio.