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Milwaukee frozen custard guide

Published July 6, 2020

It may be Brew City, but custard is no small matter in Milwaukee, where everyone has his or her own favorite custard stand. This, of course, may go a long way toward explaining our waistlines. But hey, what's the point of livin' if you can't go a-lickin' custard every now and again.

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On the Burger Trail: The Burger at Northpoint Custard

Published June 4, 2018

There's nothing fancy about Northpoint Custard, a walk-up stand that serves up burgers, hot dogs, BLT's, fried chicken sandwiches and custard. But everything you order comes with a beautiful view of Lake Michigan.

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Northpoint Custard opens for the season on Saturday

Published May 17, 2018

Spring is here and so is custard season, at least for the stands that still operate seasonally. Milwaukee's only remaining seasonal stand - Northpoint Custard and Burgers, at the lakefront near Bradford Beach - celebrates its kickoff with 200 free burgers.

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Just 23 tomatoes away from summer: A feel good story

Published April 26, 2018

Does the lingering chill of spring leave you in a pickle? Do you wish the daily weather forecast would just ketchup to your longing for a deeply satisfying warm summer breeze? This story might just make you feel better.

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Northpoint returns to the lakefront for another year

Published March 15, 2018

After fears that the stand just south of Bradford Beach would once again sit empty after the County received a chilly response to its request for proposals, Bartolotta Restaurants announced today that Northpoint Custard has reached a one-year deal to reopen the stand.

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Cooking Channel features Northpoint Custard tonight

Published Sept. 14, 2017

Bartolotta Restaurants' Northpoint Custard, 2272 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., will be included in the first-ever episode of "Seaside Snacks & Shacks," a new television show that launches tonight at 9 p.m. on the Cooking Channel.

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Bartolotta and Victory Garden Initiative get dirty to promote locally grown food

Published April 30, 2014

The Bartolotta Restaurant Group and the Victory Garden Initiative will work together for a year to introduce more Milwaukeeans to the concept of sustainable, local food systems. To start a dialogue and further promote the mission, the Northpoint Custard building will feature three planters growing food to demonstrate the ease and necessity of urban farming.

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Bartolotta's partners with Victory Garden Initiative

Published March 3, 2014

Bartolotta Restaurant Group's Care-a-lotta program has partnered with Milwaukee's Victory Garden Initiative, an organization committed to building communities that grow their own food for the purpose of creating a community-based, sustainable, nutritious food system.

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Brewers to celebrate 20th anniversary of Racing Sausages

Published June 26, 2013

On Thursday, June 27, the Brewers will celebrate one of the most memorable days in franchise history - the debut of the Klement's Famous Racing Sausages 20 years before. On that date in 1993, the Klement's Famous Racing Sausages came to life, transforming from animations on the Milwaukee County Stadium Scoreboard to live racers.

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Northpoint Custard opens May 18

Published April 25, 2013

We all scream for ice cream - or, custard, that is. Bartolotta Restaurants plans to open its Northpoint Custard stand for the season on May 18.

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Milwaukee's best chef, 2012

Published Oct. 8, 2012

We'll give you one hint as to who OnMilwaukee.com voters picked as their favorite chef in the city: it's the same chef who won last year, too.

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Downtown hotel, apartments plan is an upgrade

Published July 11, 2012

It must have seemed like a good idea at the time, but I'm hard-pressed to figure out why a prime piece of Downtown real estate on Michigan Street ever became home to a bunker-like bus terminal that appears to see very little bus traffic and even less foot traffic. Today, a new plan to replace that heap of concrete emerged.

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OnMilwaukee.com recommends, March 17, 2010

Published March 17, 2011

OMC is getting down with some reggae rhythms, going Greek on the West Side, a great pizza and clearing our heads lakeside. We think you should, too.