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Hidden Gem: The Uptowner

Published July 7, 2017

The Uptowner in Riverwest is 133 years old and continues to offer authentic "Milwaukee corner bar" experiences.


Whisker war: A night at Uptowner's third annual beard contest

Published March 19, 2015

The Uptowner was packed and not just for a late Sunday afternoon. Jock Jams blared from the speakers, and anticipation was in the air. On two TVs at separate ends of the bar, the Wisconsin-Michigan State game was coming down to the wire. But that wasn't the contest the excited and eager crowd was here to see. No, the main event was the Uptowner's third annual beard competition.


Best Riverwest bar, 2009: Nessun Dorma

Published Feb. 26, 2009

For the third year in a row, readers picked Nessun Dorma as Riverwest's best bar. The pub -- which is also a popular restaurant -- offers 80 different kinds of beer and lager, as well as a few dozen types of wine by the glass or bottle, including red, white, sparkling, sake and more.


Bar "regulars" add consistency to the scene

Published Feb. 11, 2009

Many drinkers like to hang out where they are recognized and have instant social interaction, even if it's with people with whom they have little in common beyond the bar stool. Local bartenders and a bar regular weigh in on the pros and cons of repeat customers in this Bar Month special feature.


Milwaukee's oldest bars

Published Feb. 6, 2008

There are more than a few establishments that were built before the turn of the century that still stand today as a great place to grab a drink and soak up a bit of local history. Here is a snapshot of some of the oldest in town.

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