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Milwaukee's best bar for a first date, 2020

Published March 14, 2020

When you're with the right person, anywhere can be perfect for date night - but according to the OnMilwaukee voters, few places set the mood better than The Outsider at the Kimpton Journeyman hotel.

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Milwaukee's best atmosphere at a bar, 2020

Published March 10, 2020

What's your favorite space to cozy up for a drink? Voters in our bar month poll have chosen their clear favorite... for the seventh year in a row.

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Milwaukee's best craft cocktails, 2020

Published March 2, 2020

With its menu-free approach, dimly lit and warmly jazzy vibe, and - of course - its old-school cocktails, ice cream drinks and tasty tipples, Bryant's may be a total throwback, but the South Side lounge is a classic no matter the year.

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Milwaukee's best mocktail, 2019

Published March 19, 2019

Milwaukee bars offer plenty of options for those looking to drink without the buzz. Among the best of mocktails, Boone & Crockett and Camp Bar topped the list.

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Here's why you should stop hating on tap cocktails

Published March 8, 2019

Tap cocktails are an offering born of the modern craft movement which has slowly-but-surely shed its 15-ingredient specialty cocktails and mustache-twirling pretense in favor of friendly service and high quality cocktails made faster and more efficiently.

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Milwaukee's best new bar, 2019

Published March 1, 2019

Last year, the title of Milwaukee best new bar went to a brewery instead of a bar - one that's only open for a single weekend each month. And now, for 2019, the best new bar is a craft brewery that's existed for more than two decades. Best new bar category, you crazy.

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Milwaukee Mocktails: Lost Whale

Published Jan. 17, 2019

Don't let Dry January be an excuse for winter hibernation because there are plenty of local bars and restaurants that are waiting for you to check out their refreshing mocktails - and one of those Milwaukee destinations is Lost Whale.

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10 amazing (new) patios you should break in before summer's end

Published Aug. 16, 2018

As we narrow in on the end of what always feels like Milwaukee's shortest season, it seems like a good time to think about ways to take advantage of everything the beautiful summertide has to offer. One of those things is definitely spending quality time on one of the area's many patios.