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Lakeshore State Park getting new south entrance

Published Feb. 21, 2012

As part of the construction of a new Rock Stage at Summerfest, Lakeshore State Park is getting a new entrance to the island. The project at the Downtown park, located on the shores of Lake Michigan near Summerfest and Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin, was posted today via Facebook.


A Fish Fry and a Flick starts with ...

Published Aug. 5, 2010

We were going to say that A Fish Fry and A Flick, which kicks off this week at Pier Wisconsin, starts with a hangover, but really it starts with "The Hangover," last year's comedic romp through Vegas.


Big Taste, Harbor House and Bourdain -- dishing up Milwaukee dining news

Published July 6, 2010

The third annual Big Taste benefit for the Children's Outing Association is slated to take place Sunday, July 18 at Pier Wisconsin. Three days earlier, Harbor House opens on the old Pieces of Eight site and three days before that, Bourdain airs his views on Milwaukee's dining scene.


Dinner and a movie, Bartolotta style

Published Jan. 8, 2009

With a play on the old classic dinner and a movie, the restaurant group giant is offering a series of flicks and foods at the Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin. View an oldie but goodie movie on the big screen and then dine a three-course meal fashioned after the movie's theme.


Deal gives Bartolotta control of Grain Exchange

Published Jan. 14, 2008

Bartolotta Restaurants today announced an agreement with Stonewater Partners, owners of the historic Mackie Building, giving Bartolotta Catering full operational control of The Grain Exchange Room, a popular space for weddings, parties and other events.


A homecoming...

Published June 4, 2007

Saturday afternoon, I joined the crowd under a sunny sky filled with fluffly, majestic clouds at Discovery World and Pier Wisconsin to welcome home the S.V. Denis Sullivan schooner.