At a time when bars are shuttered, their staffs laid off and their owners fretting over their futures, one local tavern is making an investment in its future. James Moran is renovating his Moran's Pub, 912 Milwaukee Ave., an Irish- and soccer-themed bar in downtown South Milwaukee.
For folks who miss those days gone by - and for ones just curious to see it - here's a freshly squeegeed window into some vintage Milwaukee-area filling stations, where folks also got their cars serviced.
The Bucyrus Foundation is donating $2 million to South Milwaukee to help fund two projects downtown, including $1.5 million toward the renovation of the Bucyrus Club, a venue that has played a role in the lives of countless South Milwaukeeans, and a new public space nearby.
It's round two for Crusherfest, returning to South Milwaukee on Saturday, June 6 to commemorate and celebrate the late professional local wrestler Reggie "Da Crusher" Lisowski.
The holiday season is a time to do good. And that's exactly what 15+ women bakers, chefs and makers aim to do through the Holy Serpent Bake Sale, which take place on Friday, Dec. 13 from 5 to 9 p.m.
South Milwaukee soon will be the home of a brand new bronze statue of professional wrestler Reggie "Da Crusher" Lisowski. This afternoon, OnMilwaukee attended the "pouring of Da Crusher" at Vanguard Sculpture Services.
Da Bronze Crusher may not have the same ring to it as The Bronze Fonz, but it's happening.
The Tap Room in South Milwaukee features 80 different beers, a mostly-made-from-scratch menu and 15 flatscreen TVs for your sports-watching pleasure.
"Love Locks" have appeared all over the world, from European bridges to a chain at Grant Park in South Milwaukee. Is this an act of art, love, vandalism or all of the above?
Unless you live in or near South Milwaukee, the beach at Grant Park just might be the best-kept secret of summer. There you'll find a pavilion with Ferch's Beachside Grill, volleyball courts, a children's play set and one of the best beaches around, with powdery sand and glistening blue water.
Stepping into Moran's Pub, the lively and convivial soccer bar in South Milwaukee owned by outgoing James Moran, who seems to know everyone and their extended family, one would never guess that, until recently, it almost wasn't Moran's Pub, definitely wasn't a multicultural soccer bar and very nearly was not owned by James Moran.
Folks who can appreciate an eye for flavor - and a legacy of craft - might just want to take a trip to check out the new Milwaukee Sausage Company.
While South Milwaukee redevelops, Slick Willies proves you can make people happy just by staying the same - no matter how you spell your name - as long as you're giving them good food, good drinks, good prices, good service and a good time.
Moran's, the recently reinvigorated Irish pub in South Milwaukee, is hosting its 22nd annual St. Patrick's Day celebration March 17, calling it the biggest and best one yet, with great entertainment, sports, food and drink and a mobile bar in the street.
The group leading the effort to put a life-size bronze memorial statue of legendary professional wrestler Reggie "'The Crusher" Lisowski in South Milwaukee will host a fundraising event Thursday night, Crusher Night at The Vanguard.