9 Milwaukee frozen custard stands we miss

Published Aug. 7, 2017

While the fame of Gilles, Leon's, Kopp's and Culver's endures, through the years, dozens of other custard stands have come and gone. Here is a sampling of some of them, from the new book, "Milwaukee Frozen Custard."


Jake's Big Dog Frozen Custard coming to former Lixx space

Published May 28, 2010

Jake Provan, of Van Buren Management and the executive director of the Downer Ave. Business Improvement District, is opening Jake's Big Dog Frozen Custard at 2597 N. Downer Ave., the corner space next to the Downer Theater that housed Lixx.


Even in a different place, Henry's Pub feels like home

Published Feb. 13, 2003

Perhaps the hardest thing about moving a tavern or pub is maintaining the original vibe in the new location. When Henry's Pub & Grille moved in November 1998 from its location in the Downer Avenue building that housed the Coffee Trader, it faced that daunting challenge -- and slew it.