You may have noticed that after two decades, Fluid on 2nd, 819 S. 2nd St., in Walker's Point, recently changed its logo. That new design also gave owner Bill Wardlow inspiration for a theme for this year's holiday decor in the tavern, which he describes as, "a progressive gay bar ... open to everyone."
With craft brewers around the country being forced to dump beer, the effort to enact - in the words of Whistlepig Whiskey - a "great beer rescue" is underway both locally and beyond. Indeed is doing its part with its Guest Brewers program, spreading the word about Milwaukee brewing colleagues.
Announced in September, the Mandel Group's $150 million Harbor Yards mixed-use development with a hotel, apartments, office space, public green space and more will remake the south bank of the Milwaukee River as it heads out to the lake. I went to see the former malting silos there before they come down.
MobCraft obtained a winery license in 2018, and has announced that it will create a wine delivery business called Agave Wine Company that will sell its own house-made wines as well as the wines of local partners.
This morning Mayor Tom Barrett announced that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will provide $23.3 million toward a complete rebuilding of National Avenue, from South 1st through South 39th Streets.
NEWaukee has signed a contract to buy the former Schlitz Tivoli Palm Garden, 504 W. National Ave., that was long home to the Milwaukee Ballet, before it decamped to its new Third Ward home last year.
After a few years without a local comedy club, Brew City finally remedied the situation with last weekend's opening of Laughing Tap, 706 S. 5th St. The first two shows both sold out.
The Milwaukee Boot Co. opened last week in Walker's Point. It is the first retail store of the locally-based Well Dressed Man (WDM).
Walker's Point is a highly diverse neighborhood offering equally as diverse cuisine. It may take some time to get through all of those options.
The Walker's Point neighborhood Halloween Party and costume contest is this Saturday. The event runs all night, has 10 participating bars and showcases some of the city's most creative costumes. Plus, free shuttles and a huge contest (must register by 9 p.m.)
On this week's podcast, we chat with Lauren and Steve Schultz of Purple Door Ice Cream about how they made their ice cream dreams into a reality.
For the third year in a row, Walker's Point 5th Street Fest will celebrate the city with music, food, drinks and performances this Saturday, Sept. 28.
Two weeks after cutting the ribbon on its new Baumgartner Center for Dance in the Third Ward, the Milwaukee Ballet has hung a "for sale" sign on its former home at 504 W. National Ave. in Walker's Point.
Stack'd Burger bar is stoked to have provided a decade of service to Milwaukee and in appreciation offers flashback prices and extended happy hour specials.
Yes, Milwaukee. The rumors are true. Snack Boys is moving. John Revord and Mitch Ciohon are dishing up all the snackable details.