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Toast yourself at bars and eateries with fireplaces

Published Jan. 25, 2020

The warmth of a fire makes a good drinking buddy, and toasting - or getting toasted - in front of a fireplace is perfect on a blustery night. Here's a list of some great places to warm you inside and out.

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8 cozy Milwaukee bars

Published Jan. 17, 2020

Suddenly, the warm-and-comfy factor in bars is a big deal, and so OnMilwaukee stepped up and went out on a couple of windy, chilly nights last week to scout out some of the city's coziest bars.

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Milwaukee's best Irish pub, 2016

Published March 6, 2016

When it comes to Irish pubs in Brew City, OnMilwaukee readers really love County Clare. The Lower East Side hotel, bar and restaurant nabbed the title of best Irish bar for the umpteenth year in a row.

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Milwaukee's best bar snacks, 2015

Published Feb. 16, 2015

When it comes to a night out with friends and family at a bar, a few drinks would be just fine, but we all know what happens when drinking on an empty stomach. There are plenty of bars who offer snacks -- but who has the best? Read on.

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Your picks for 2015's best bars

Published Feb. 6, 2015

OnMilwaukee.com readers poured in thousands of votes this year for OnMilwaukee's Best of Bars poll, and now it's time to declare some winners.

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Milwaukee's best Irish pub, 2015

Published Feb. 6, 2015

When it comes to Irish pubs in Brew City, you really love County Clare. The Lower East Side hotel bar and restaurant has nabbed the title of best Irish bar, as voted by OnMilwaukee.com, for nigh upon a decade now.

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Milwaukee's best bar snack, 2014

Published Feb. 16, 2014

Who came out on top as the best bar snack of choice for 2014? Hint? It arrives at your table via a bomb, making it even more fun and delicious.

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Milwaukee's best Irish pub, 2012: County Clare

Published Feb. 4, 2012

Wow, Milwaukee, when it comes to Irish pubs in Brew City, you really love County Clare. The Lower East Side hotel bar and restaurant has nabbed the title of best Irish bar, as voted by OnMilwaukee.com, for at least the sixth straight year.

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Social Circle: "What's your favorite Milwaukee patio?"

Published June 23, 2011

Unfortunately, we haven't had much of a chance to enjoy many of Milwaukee's great bar and restaurant patios because of all the recent rain, but hopefully, the upcoming months will be filled with lazy, patio-friendly weekends.

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Milwaukee's best bar on or near North Avenue/UWM, 2011: Hooligan's

Published Feb. 24, 2011

Fans of Hooligan's Super Bar, the East Side landmark located at 2017 E. North Ave., showed their support by once again naming Hoolie's the best bar on or near North Avenue during the annual OnMilwaukee.com readers' poll. And OnMilwaukee.com editorial staff agreed.

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Five places I'd like to drink on Mother's Day

Published May 6, 2010

Last week, I posted a blog listing five local restaurants I plan to revisit in the near future. Apparently, my brain is now in list mode because on my way to work this morning, I thought of a bunch of places I would like to have a cocktail on Sunday with my "mom friends."

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Milwaukee's best bar on or near North Avenue/UWM, 2010: Hooligan's

Published Feb. 25, 2010

The sign outside doesn't say "slightly above average." It says, "super." Fans of Hooligan's Super Bar, the East Side landmark located at 2017 E. North Ave., aren't going to argue. They showed their support by naming Hoolie's their favorite bar on or near North Avenue during the annual OnMilwaukee.com readers' poll.

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Milwaukee's best bar snacks, 2010: Paddy's Pub

Published Feb. 8, 2010

Milwaukeeans love a good drink and can be quite loyal to their favorite watering holes. That said, when you spend enough time at any given bar, you're bound to get hungry, eventually. From popcorn, to peanuts to pretzels, the city-wide choices are savory and enticing after a few brewskis.