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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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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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Campsite 131 hosts pop-up "Santa Camp" bar

Published Nov. 7, 2019

Campsite 131 - created by the owners of Camp Bar - will soon transform into "Santa Camp," a holiday-licious, winter wonderland-y, Santa-themed bar.

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Milwaukee's best theme bar, 2019

Published March 26, 2019

As theme bars go, our readers have a definite favorite. We suspect it's due to the innate escapism offered by this multi-location venue.

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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.

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Milwaukee's best bar atmosphere, 2019

Published March 11, 2019

Once again Camp Bar, which has locations in Shorewood, the Third Ward and Wauwatosa, has topped the charts in the Best Atmosphere category, nabbing the title for the sixth straight year.

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Campsite 131: Rustic, chic and opening today in the Third Ward

Published March 1, 2019

You can think of Campsite 131 as Camp Bar's sister. She was born and raised in the Northwoods, so she appreciates the joy of cozying in with friends and waiting out the long, brutal winter. Her nails are well manicured and her taste in shoes is impeccable. But she's fun and down to earth ... and just about everyone wants to be her friend.

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Milwaukee Mocktails: Camp Bar

Published July 12, 2018

In my opinion, an awesome mocktail is just like a great cocktail. But a good mocktail is also not just a seltzer, tonic water, cranberry juice, orange juice, pop, etc. It is a beverage made with craft, thought and passion. And here are two from Camp Bar.

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Best Milwaukee theme bar, 2018

Published March 26, 2018

Two votes. That's all that separated first and second place in the best theme bar category last year, one of the tightest and most competitive contests of the entire month. This year, would Safe House or Camp Bar on top?

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Milwaukee's best atmosphere, 2018

Published March 11, 2018

Once again Camp Bar, which has locations in Shorewood, the Third Ward and Wauwatosa, has topped the charts in the Best Atmosphere category, nabbing the title for the fifth straight year.