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Mama Tried Motorcycle Show gears up for a larger, louder event

Published Feb. 20, 2018

Mama Tried Motorcycle Show returns this weekend for four days of moto madness. The show itself takes place on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 24-25, with pre- and post-parties, flat out races, a film festival and more happening before, during and after.


Milwaukee's best coffee shop, 2017

Published Oct. 6, 2017

Which coffee is king? Which bean is best? Which cup of joe is no joke? For the second straight year, the Cream City's favorite coffee shop ran away with the competition. Read on to see how roasted the rest!


8 buzz-worthy local treats for National Coffee Day

Published Sept. 29, 2017

It's National Coffee Day, so there's no better time to give in to your love for coffee. Sure, you can grab your favorite cup of joe... or latte... or espresso at your favorite coffee shop, but here are five other less traditional ideas that might just give your Friday a nice boost.


On the Burger Trail: The Kitchen Favorite at Fuel Cafe on 5th

Published Sept. 15, 2017

Fuel cafe's second location on 5th Street is a cleaned up version of the original Fuel with an expanded menu and spacious industrial chic digs compete with a cafe, mezzanine and plenty of seating. There are also burgers, one of which we tried on our last visit.


Walker's Point welcomes inaugural 5th Street Fest

Published Aug. 10, 2017

On Saturday, Sept. 23 from noon to 10 p.m. the Walker's Point Association and Town Bank will host 5th Street Fest which is, surprisingly, the neighborhood's first signature street festival.


Fuel Cafe opens on 5th Street

Published Feb. 27, 2017

After much anticipation, the second Fuel Cafe opened today at 630 S. 5th St. in Walker's Point. It offers a large selection of tap beer, a menu created by Chef Noe, craft cocktails and, of course, "killer coffee."


Walker's Point Fuel Cafe opening in early 2017

Published Dec. 11, 2016

Although owner Scott Johnson was hoping to open his second Fuel Cafe this summer, he says it will open instead at the end of January 2017 at 644 S. 5th St. in Walker's Point.


Riverwest dining guide

Published Oct. 19, 2016

It would only make sense that a neighborhood as eclectic as Riverwest would have a dining scene just as eclectic, providing a taste of something for all appetites. Here's where to check out next time you find yourself roaming through Riverwest with a rumbling gut.


Fuel Cafe transforms into Luke's Diner from "Gilmore Girls"

Published Oct. 5, 2016

Ahead of the show's anticipated four-episode revival, Netflix is sponsoring the one-day conversion of approximately 200 cafes into the series' most recognizable dining spot. Milwaukee's own Fuel Cafe and Sherman Perk are included.


Fuel Cafe to open second location in Walker's Point

Published Feb. 26, 2016

A little piece of Riverwest will be moving into Walker's Point this summer. A modern, full-service version of Fuel Cafe will soon occupy a warehouse space in the Walker's Point neighborhood.