The Active Streets pilot program is bringing more than expanded dining in city streets. It is also the impetus for slowing traffic in areas like the East Side
There's nothing like al fresco dining on a patio during our great Milwaukee summer. And as we approach sunnier more clement days, patios might just provide an innovative solution to safer dining as restaurant owners across the city consider their options for re-opening.
So why is mass timber construction all the rage? And why are there two mass timber buildings in the heart of Downtown being planned, including one of the tallest in North America? We asked Tim Gokhman, managing director of New Land Enterprises, which is planning both structures.
Crossroads Collective, Milwaukee's only food hall on the East Side, beat the odds and looks forward to its second year with original vendors, new vendors and a fresh approach to crushing customer cravings.
Old Milwaukee Facebook group moderator Adam Levin recently posted a message to the group inquiring about the whereabouts of the signage that once adorned the exterior of the iconic Oriental Drugs, 2238 N. Farwell Ave. Soon after, Levin was standing in a West Allis basement next to the vertical blade sign that once hung on the corner of the building, announcing "DRUGS."
James Beard Award finalist Justin Carlisle will open a pair of restaurants in the Urbanite, slated to open in September.
In August, we shared the news about plans for Sip & Purr Cat Cafe, Milwaukee's first interactive adoption center and eatery. And today, we're pleased to announce that we have news that the cafe has found a home on Milwaukee's East Side.
We chatted with Milwaukee Film executive and artistic director Jonathan Jackson to learn when and why the organization decided to expand, its plans for the Oriental - on screen and off - and, most importantly, if "Rocky Horror" will survive the swap.
For years, many of us were conflicted when it came to the Renaissance Bookstore at 834 N. Plankinton Ave., Downtown. It was a place that was packed with books. Great! But it was also clearly too packed with books. Last week, we went inside to take a look.
Milwaukee is chock-a-block with single young professionals wanting to take advantage of the city's bustling downtown area. It only makes sense to bring the concept of luxury living in efficient spaces to the popular Walker's Point neighborhood. Enter Trio MKE.
In past few weeks, a low-slung wooden structure has been going up on the north side of the street, where Vine Street intersects. What is it?
Replay Sports Bar, located in old Oriental Drugs space at 2238 N. Farwell Ave., is still open and a representative says the bar is negotiations with its landlord, New Land Enterprises, to remain open. But, the space is on the open market.