Milwaukee's wine bar guide

Published Nov. 7, 2009

Going to a bar no longer means choosing between pilsner or stout, and it's not even a choice of Merlot vs. Cabernet anymore, either, thanks to these innovative and adventurous wine-focused bars and restaurants.


Javino becomes Kafevino

Published July 7, 2009

The Third Ward's soon-to-be-open bar, wine shop and café Javino is re-branding itself as Kafevino.


Goodwill's Retique throws a good opening

Published May 21, 2009

Goodwill's Retique opens this weekend in the Third Ward and already it's got plenty of specials to celebrate. A smaller, boutique version of Goodwill, Retique will showcase a new version of second-hand goods with beautiful displays of the best Goodwill has to offer.


Javino perks up Third Ward with wine and coffee

Published April 9, 2009

Javino -- a wine and coffee bar that will open in May at 303 E. Menomonee St. -- is the latest venture of husband-and-wife duo Lee Barczak and Jane Schilz. The couple plans to open a second Javino in Bay View -- possibly inside the Avalon Theater building -- before the end of 2009.