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On the fly: 6 great places to get wings to-go

Published April 6, 2020

One of the things I've missed most about social distancing is my monthly wing night with a friend. But since the socializing is out, the wings and beer at home will have to do for now. With that in mind, here are some places around town where you can still get top-notch wings via carryout.

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Milwaukee's best wings, 2019

Published Oct. 16, 2019

Points East Pub scores its sixth straight victory in the OnMilwaukee readers' poll for best wings. Tomken's, which finished second last year, holds its position.

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5 questions for the Mike Benign Compulsion frontman

Published Sept. 26, 2019

I guess we'll always have "Bygones." Well, that and four other gems left behind by the Mike Benign Compulsion, when it comes to the end of its run. Though frontman Mike Benign says this new record is the end of the road, it's also not. Not quite yet.

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My go-to Milwaukee wings joints

Published July 29, 2019

In the same spirit as my post listing my favorite Milwaukee pizzas, here are my go-to wings places in town.

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Milwaukee's best wings, 2018

Published Oct. 15, 2018

Points East Pub scores its fifth straight victory in the OnMilwaukee readers' poll for best wings. Tomken's, which finished fourth last year, takes over the No. 2 position in 2018.

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Hidden Gem: Club Garibaldi

Published Sept. 28, 2018

The current Club Garibaldi building dates to 1907 - or so it seems. But the site's tavern history goes back further than that and, as you'll see, that history is both interesting and quite colorful.

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Milwaukee's best wings, 2017

Published July 29, 2018

Points East Pub scores its fourth straight victory in the OnMilwaukee readers' poll for best wings. Elsa's, which finished third last year, takes over the No. 2 position in 2017.

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Ballard's Sugarfoot brings new material to Cinco de Mayo gig at Club Garibaldi

Published April 30, 2018

On Saturday, May 5 a trio of Milwaukee roots rocker performs at Club Garibaldi. Songstress Liv Mueller takes the stage first and The Carolinas close out the night. In between, Alex Ballard and Sugarfoot will surely highlight the tracks they recently recorded for some upcoming releases.

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The Blinding Lights is back and this time Harrington is all-in

Published April 4, 2017

Seven years after The Blinding Lights' first disc, an EP called "Sanctify," has followed and we caught up with frontman Jeff Harrington to ask about what's changed over that time that has led him to not only keep the band going, but to quit his day job and devote his energies to music full-time.

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Milwaukee's best live music in a bar, 2017

Published March 28, 2017

After voting Milwaukee Ale House for a four-year term as president of the Best Live Music in a Bar category, OnMilwaukee readers went a new way in 2017. Read on to find out who is the new king of the bar room concert.

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Featured bartender: Geo Kiesow from Up & Under, etc.

Published Feb. 1, 2017

Anyone who has spent time in East Side bars the past couple of decades will most likely recognize Geo Kiesow, the large-smiling, rock 'n' roll poet who has a gift for the mixing of Old Fashioneds.

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Milwaukee's best wings

Published July 29, 2016

Points East Pub's wings pack a powerful punch. You won't kick yourself for waiting for these delicious wings -- though the wait could be a little shorter thanks to a new addition at the bar that will open soon.

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Inaugural Arte Para Todos music event announces a flurry of local talent

Published Jan. 26, 2015

The brand new event is a weekend-long local music extravaganza running from Friday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 1, with 70 bands and 15 artists spread across three neighborhoods -- Bay View, Riverwest and the East Side -- and 15 venues. If that sounds cool, its motives (besides providing a ton of music) are even more so.