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."
The new Pizza Man is everything the old one wasn't. Except, in the case of the most important thing: the pizza itself.
Today, I received a cryptic press release announcing that Mike Amidzich, owner of Pizza Man, signed a letter of intent to lease property for a new location. C'mon, Pizza Man, let's do this!
Welcome to a new weekly segment called "Social Circle." It's OnMilwaukee.com's first article that's truly a group effort between readers, social networkers and the OnMilwaukee.com editors.
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.
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.