Waukesha

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Murf's closes Waukesha frozen custard stand

Published Aug. 4, 2020

On Tuesday, Jerry Murphy closed the Murf's Frozen Custard at 1345 S. West Ave. in Waukesha. The burger and custard location at 12505 Burleigh Rd. in Brookfield will remain open.

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Hidden gem: Mainstream Bar & Grill

Published Feb. 22, 2019

In addition to being a lively, friendly bar with live music, karaoke and trivia, Mainstream Bar & Grill in the heart of Waukesha's lovely, walkable downtown, has the best burger in town.

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Raised Grain brews bold beers and is growing bigger in Waukesha

Published May 15, 2017

Raised Grain Brewing Co., Waukesha's only craft brewery, which opened in September 2015, has grown fast, garnered awards and gained attention for its creative, boldly brewed Belgian-influenced beers. It's unexpected and different, but in a very good way.

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On the Burger Trail: Mainstream Bar & Grill in Waukesha

Published Feb. 3, 2017

The Mainstream burger took center stage next to a healthy pile of crisp, skin-on french fries. The burger stood tall exposing its toppings which included melted American cheese, shredded lettuce, a thick slice of tomato, ketchup, mustard and pickles.

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Put Sky Zone on your family's winter break to-do list

Published Dec. 9, 2016

Sky Zone in Waukesha provides an afternoon of safe bouncing, trampoline basketball, a foam pit and more. OnMilwaukee recently stopped by and was surprised by how much fun it was - for kids and adults. Put it on your winter break to-do list.

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"Beware the Slenderman" finally gets HBO premiere date and trailer

Published Nov. 14, 2016

Who's in the mood for a horrific story about children, a brutal stabbing and a faceless nightmare monster from the internet - all based in Wisconsin? No? Well, you've got time to get ready, as "Beware the Slenderman" will premiere on HBO on Jan. 23.

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In search of the perfect pizza: Jimmy's Grotto

Published Sept. 7, 2016

In his 100th pizza blog, Rick ventures out to Waukesha where, upon the recommendation of a friend or two, he tries pizza, garlic cheese bread and ponza rottas from Jimmy's Grotto. What's a ponza rotta? Well, you'll have to read to find out.