Milwaukee sail loft


You have a new favorite way to bar-hop: Water Taxi MKE, debuting Saturday

Published May 18, 2018

Attention bar-hopping, patio-drinking, water-loving Milwaukeeans: You have a new favorite mode of transportation this summer. Water Taxi MKE debuts Saturday, operating along Milwaukee's rivers and providing rides by boat to bars, public docks, local landmarks and apartments on the water.


Third Ward bar guide

Published Feb. 7, 2015

The Historic Third Ward is a cultural gem here in Milwaukee. The shopping is to die for, the dining is great and it's one of the most historic districts in the city. Also, it's a great place to get liquored up.


Milwaukee's best view, 2012

Published Oct. 6, 2012

The tables have turned on Milwaukee's best view, says you. A now-closed restaurant once had a tight grip on this category, but there's been a new-ish kid in town which now wins for the third straight year.


Milwaukee Sail Loft opens in old Riptide space

Published May 17, 2011

Shawn Heine had monkeys strolling through his backyard at his last job. That was in Playa Guiones, Costa Rica, where he was cooking at the Beach Dog, a waterfront cafe. He knows the flora and fauna will be a little different in the Third Ward, but Heine is calling his new gig the job of a lifetime.


Milwaukee Sail Loft replaces Rip Tide

Published April 11, 2011

The former Rip Tide space, 649 E. Erie St., is under renovation and will reopen soon as Milwaukee Sail Loft. Rumor has it the new seafood restaurant will open on May 1.