Raise a glass with the 12 Drinks of Christmas

Published Nov. 21, 2011

Starting Nov. 23 and continuing through New Year's Eve, select bars will mix up a signature holiday-themed Diageo drink in support of 12 Drinks of Christmas, a holiday fundraiser to benefit Hunger Task Force.


Milwaukee's best bar to "see and be seen," 2010: Whiskey Bar

Published Feb. 20, 2010

Bar owners are always happy to attract a crowd, especially when it's the "right" crowd. By that, we mean movers and shakers; the "beautiful" people ... the VIP contingent. In the opinion of OnMilwaukee.com readers, the best place to "see and be seen" is Whiskey Bar, 788 N. Jackson St.


Milwaukee's best "cougar" bar, 2010: Victor's

Published Feb. 6, 2010

In order to completely understand this category, you have to be familiar with the whole "cougar" concept. The Web site urbandictionary.com offers 94 definitions of the term, a few of which are sampled in this story. OnMilwaukee.com readers know what we're talking about and selected Victor's as a winner for the second straight year.


Scouting report: Taylor's People's Park in Waukesha

Published Oct. 5, 2009

If someone mentions Taylor's, you likely think immediately of the jet-setter bar on the corner of Jefferson and Wells Streets that has accommodated Jazz in the Park patrons and the nighttime cocktail crowd since the mid-1990s. Earlier this year, Dan and Jim Taylor brought some of the elements of the hotspot to Waukesha's revitalized Downtown.


On the town in Milwaukee: Do you join in on "Sunday funday?"

Published May 1, 2009

Where Sunday was previously reserved for recovery and respite in time for work Monday morning, someone coined the "Sunday funday" slogan, effectively adding another night of late night social drinking to the weekend.


Milwaukee's best cougar bar, 2009: Victor's

Published Feb. 6, 2009

A "cougar bar" refers to clubs or taverns that attract older ladies on the prowl for younger men. This is a new contest category, but one that inspired more than one-third of the voters to pick Victor's.


"Cougar" bar guide

Published Aug. 26, 2008

There's a group of older gals in the dating scene, often referred to as "cougars," and these ladies aren't turning to a houseful of cats for companionship.


Milwaukee bars dish up free snacks

Published Nov. 4, 2004

OMC salutes local bars that offer complimentary noshes, especially those places boasting a bit more bar-top panache than the average bowl of stale pretzels. College students, penny pinchers and anyone with the munchies, this is your guide.