During last year's Hotel Week, I mentioned that I could tell you more from experience about Chicago hotels than I could about Milwaukee ones, because, well, I live here and so I've very rarely experienced a Brew City hotel. That's changing.
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This morning, Potawatomi Bingo Casino announced Locavore, a new casual dining restaurant opening in the casino's new hotel, focusing on a globally inspired menu prepared with local and sustainable food.
Bill Engvall's career started with open mic comedy nights. Little did he know, more than 30 years later, those open mics would lead to open dance floors.
In recent years rock and roll has provided some surprising second acts. Television, Big Star, Roky Erickson and Rocket From the Tombs are among those whose unexpected returns yielded quality beyond warmed over oldies acts. Now comes legendary band the Flamin Groovies, which performs at Potawatomi's Northern Lights Theater Saturday, May 10.
The 140th running of the Kentucky Derby is on Saturday, and The Iron Horse Hotel and Potawatomi Bingo Casino have set up viewing parties for those looking to wear fancy hats, watch horses and sip mint juleps.
Earlier today, OnMilwaukee.com toured the still-under-construction Potawatomi Bingo Casino hotel. Here's a sneak peek.
Upcoming dinners feature wine, whiskey and spring delights.
This summer, Potawatomi Bingo Casino will change its name and logo to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. The name change reflects the addition of the new hotel that will open this fall.
When frontman extraordinaire Freddie Mercury passed away in late 1991, the opportunity to experience the sound, fury and spectacle of Queen live appeared to be gone for good. But in 2000, a young singer named Gary Mullen appeared on the British TV talent show "Stars in Their Eyes" doing his remarkable impersonation of Mercury. Two years later, he created "One Night of Queen."
Potawatomi Bingo Casino has been recognized for its menu development initiative by the The National Restaurant Association through a nomination as a finalist for the 2014 Operator Innovations Awards.
The 32nd annual Taste of Milwaukee - Thursday, March 20, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Expo Center at 1721 W. Canal St. All proceeds from the event will benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Southeastern Wisconsin.
Classic cocktails aren't going away anytime soon in Milwaukee. But new and inventive versions of them are gaining ground, too. Here are a few example of how Milwaukee area bars are taking old drinks and making them new again.
On Monday, Feb. 24 beginning at 6 p.m., Dream Dance Steak at Potawatomi Bingo Casino will host an exclusive dinner showcasing award-winning spirits from Milwaukee's own Great Lakes Distillery.
We talked to Christian Damiano, who serves as beverage director at Potawatomi Bingo Casino - and Certified Sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers - to find out how to find the perfect match to help you celebrate your perfect match this Valentine's Day.
Here's a taste of what's new and notable - including information about the newest coffee roaster in town, a new location for Pacific Produce, new leadership for ACF, a cheese class featuring Parmigiano-Reggiano, a Madison cocktail competition hosted by a Milwaukee favorite and two cooking classes at Mason Street Grill.