It's the end of an era for a family owned Greek restaurant that has served customers for over two decades.
Peter Gerasopoulos, owner of Cobbler Shoe Service at 827 W. Oklahoma Ave., says he is ready to hang up his aprons and donate his awls.
It may be time to retire the winner, this counter-serve, cash-only, late-night East Side institution that's been chosen 10 years in a row now, from the voting for Best Gyros and just induct it into the OnMilwaukee Dining Hall of Fame.
It's 2 a.m. and while you don't have to go home, you definitely can't stay here. So where, then, to go? Well, it seems like a lot of Milwaukeeans have a long-standing plan.
The Good Luck Joes' song "The Sun Explodes" was chosen for the season premiere of ABC's family TV show "Greek," an American teen drama that airs tonight, Monday, March 24 at 7 p.m.
Sts. Connie and Helen ... that's the insider's lingo for Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church on 76th Street, just south of North Avenue, which hosts a great church festival.
"Being Greek means eating Greek and eating Greek means seeing, smelling, tasting and feeling all the love that goes into our food," says Nikki Pappas, who just opened Ouzo Cafe on Milwaukee Street.
It's summer, so the city is more than alive. With our nose to the Milwaukee grindstone, OMC brings you our monthly look at the stuff, tid-bits, rumors and buzz that shapes our wonderful city.