Former Long Wong's manager Jon Bliesner and former bartender Bob Schindel remodeled the space and opened J&B's Blue Ribbon Bar.
Long Wong's, Milwaukee's only Chinese-American sports bar, is closed. A sign on the door reads "closed for maintenance" and at this point it is uncertain when and if the bar will reopen.
From "Hotel California" to "New York, New York" and all musical geographic points in between, OnMilwaukee.com's readers said the best place to get your "Billie Jean" on and sing some karaoke is Up & Under Pub.
As the Brewers prepare to open the 2009 season Tuesday afternoon in San Francisco, many fans wonder if they'll have enough pitchers to make it through the season. Fortunately, that shouldn't be a problem for area taverns. Whether they operate on Bluemound Road, National Avenue, State Street or as far away as South Milwaukee and Saukville, bar owners will tell you that a robust performance by the Brewers is good for business. Here is a look at some of the key players.
Say what you will about local music, but you can't deny that local musicians look out for each other. When it became known that WAMI-winning keyboardist Sam Steffke was suffering from a rare blood disease, his compatriots sprang into action.
If all you know about bars on Milwaukee's West Side are the post-Brewers' game watering holes, then you're missing out on some great places for a drink. Join us as we take a tour of some West Side highlights.