For decades, the East Side has been home to some of Milwaukee's best restaurants, bars and shops and one of the social and cultural hubs of the city. The East Side offers an array of delectable and eclectic eats for everyone from humble college students to well-off professionals.
Just over a year after Red Dot, 6715 W. North Ave. in East Tosa, closed after a small fire, the owners have announced that their amended plan to replace the bar and restaurant and an adjacent laundromat will move forward.
It's almost time for the 12th annual Tomato Romp, which takes place on Saturday, Sept. 8. And you won't want to miss this East Side festival celebrating food, drink and the gratifyingly splatterific pleasure of throwing overripe tomatoes.
Anyone who has passed the distinctive retail building on the northeast corner of 56th and North will recognize its quirky-looking tower with the green oxidized copper point and the hexagonal, one-handed clock with letters instead of numbers. Those letters spell out the name Schwantes and the letters B and G. But what does it mean?
"Is this shirt too much?" My best friend questioned, tugging at a zipper attached to her borrowed blouse.
It was Saturday night. Our busy summers, which had so far made good on the Ladytron lyrics,"They only want you when you're 17/When you're 21, you're no fun," had ke...
I am a huge fan of specialty coffees. I'm such a fanatic that I even worked as a barista at a coffee shop in England while studying abroad. Now that I have a grown-up job, my morning ritual includes stopping by a Starbucks, Alterra or other local coffee shop for an iced coffee, mocha or some sort...