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.
The Bartolotta Restaurants announced today that they are in discussions with Milwaukee County to assume operations at the McKinley Marina Roundhouse.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Northpoint Custard and Burgers on the lakefront will reopen on Saturday, May 21 at 10:30 a.m. Get there early because the first 150 customers in line will get their burger for free.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.