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Outdoor drinking guide

Published July 10, 2020

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.

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Artist of the day: Steph Davies

Published April 3, 2020

Steph Davies, owner of The Waxwing, is illustrating local businesses and selling the prints as part of a "Milwaukee Small Business Print Fundraiser."

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Milwaukee's best bar for a first date, 2020

Published March 14, 2020

When you're with the right person, anywhere can be perfect for date night - but according to the OnMilwaukee voters, few places set the mood better than The Outsider at the Kimpton Journeyman hotel.

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Milwaukee's best atmosphere at a bar, 2020

Published March 10, 2020

What's your favorite space to cozy up for a drink? Voters in our bar month poll have chosen their clear favorite... for the seventh year in a row.

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Milwaukee's best craft cocktails, 2020

Published March 2, 2020

With its menu-free approach, dimly lit and warmly jazzy vibe, and - of course - its old-school cocktails, ice cream drinks and tasty tipples, Bryant's may be a total throwback, but the South Side lounge is a classic no matter the year.

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16 places to watch Super Bowl LIV this weekend

Published Feb. 1, 2020

The Packers may not be in the Super Bowl, but that doesn't mean that we're not going to celebrate the big game between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Here are 16 places to watch the big game this super weekend.

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Toast yourself at bars and eateries with fireplaces

Published Jan. 25, 2020

The warmth of a fire makes a good drinking buddy, and toasting - or getting toasted - in front of a fireplace is perfect on a blustery night. Here's a list of some great places to warm you inside and out.

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8 cozy Milwaukee bars

Published Jan. 17, 2020

Suddenly, the warm-and-comfy factor in bars is a big deal, and so OnMilwaukee stepped up and went out on a couple of windy, chilly nights last week to scout out some of the city's coziest bars.

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Holiday Gems: Ernie's Wine Bar in Cedarburg

Published Dec. 20, 2019

Some bars celebrate the holidays with festive drinks, twinkling lights and festive decor. Still others are the sort of places where the warmth and spirit of the holiday season can be found all year long. Among those places is Ernie's Wine Bar in Cedarburg.

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7 perfect patios for savoring the final days of summer

Published Aug. 23, 2019

While we may be running out of summer, there's no shortage of outstanding patios in Milwaukee for one to waste those days and nights away. Here are just a few that shine in the summer sunlight and deserve a moment in the spotlight.

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Milwaukee's best mocktail, 2019

Published March 19, 2019

Milwaukee bars offer plenty of options for those looking to drink without the buzz. Among the best of mocktails, Boone & Crockett and Camp Bar topped the list.

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Milwaukee's best bar for a first date, 2019

Published March 16, 2019

When it comes to romantic requisites, OnMilwaukee readers chose their third different bar over as many years, picking Camp Bar over fellow favorites Balzac and Bryant's Cocktail Lounge.