Bay View dining guide

Published Oct. 14, 2019

Bay View is a serious contender within Milwaukee's food scene. Whether you are looking for an option that is classic or something new and exciting, nowadays the South Side Bay View neighborhood has it all.


Bay View bar guide

Published March 25, 2019

There's more to Milwaukee bars than Water Street, the East Side or Walker's Point. Take a night and head over to Bay View, where you'll get a good beer at a good price in a good atmosphere.


9 cool Milwaukee business signs

Published March 18, 2015

Signs are important. They often lure us, or don't lure us, into businesses. Here are some great Milwaukee signs and chime in with your favorites.


Bartender Olympian: Nicky Rev of Lulu

Published Feb. 18, 2011

As gets ready to host its third annual Bartender Olympics, you can prepare to cheer on the competition by familiarizing yourself with future Milwaukee Bar Olympians.


Milwaukee's best restaurant bar, 2011: Milwaukee Ale House

Published Feb. 15, 2011

With its regular live music performances, a collection of delicious micro-brews made on the spot, and a surprisingly warm and friendly atmosphere for its size, it's no surprise readers chose the Milwaukee Ale House, 233 N. Water St., as 2011's best bar in a restaurant.


OnMedia: "Glee" and the radio biz

Published June 9, 2010

The wide play list on Fox's successful "Glee" isn't mirrored on any radio station ... Expect one more TV season of "Entourage" after this one -- and then a movie ... Is there a rapper in the White House?


A gift a day: CityTins

Published Dec. 3, 2009

CityTins, brand new this holiday, is a set of 22 coasters, each representing an independent restaurants in town. Select a coaster, bring it to the restaurant and receive $10 off your bill.


The Exotics surf back with the "Lost Album"

Published Nov. 5, 2009

The Milwaukee air must have been ripe with the scent of salt water back in 1994, because when surf rock revivalist The Exotics emerged that year, the band was an instant hit. Ten years after releasing its debut disc, the reunited quartet returns with the release of "Lost Album."


Rapid review: LuLu

Published Oct. 5, 2009

Whether it's the quiet café side or the hopping bar side, LuLu dishes up great comfort food, apps and homemade dessert. Good food on this Bay View corner is now commonplace, but LuLu was doing it before its neighbors.


Creature of culinary habit

Published April 22, 2009

What's my favorite Milwaukee restaurant? I could name a dozen places, but in actuality, I tend to order the same dish at every restaurant. No, I don't order a hamburger at every restaurant -- what I'm saying is that every time I go to Lulu, I order the East Indian chicken pita, and every time I go to Yen Ching, I order the Mongolian beef.

Omcrecs020509_fullsize_story1 Recommends: Feb. 5, 2009

Published Feb. 5, 2009

The folks who work in's editorial office may bristle at the "hipster" label, but we do try to be cutting edge. That's why it's natural that we're recommending a great cutting board today, along with a neat wine accessory, a delicious vegetable salad (from Lulu), some good-looking workout clothes, a classic movie and great new music from Franz Ferdinand and old music from Seal.


Milwaukee's best bar district, 2009: Bay View

Published Feb. 1, 2009

The fact that Bay View won the readers' choice award for best Milwaukee bar district really says something about this up-and-coming neighborhood. Five years ago, you'd find plenty of bars in the South Side neighborhood, but almost everyone who patronized them lived down the street.


Juniper 61 drawing diners

Published Jan. 2, 2009

A recent visit to Juniper 61, 6030 W. North Ave., found it hopping with customers. And during a quick chat, co-owner Cameryne Roberts said the neighborhood is coming out in force to check out the newest restaurant in eastern Tosa.