West allis

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New mural completed in West Allis

Published July 9, 2020

Thomas Evans completed a massive mural on the facade of the Lamplight building in West Allis. Evans is a nationally-recognized artist from Colorado who is known as Detour.

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A family recipe for fried chicken will be among offerings at Camino West Allis

Published May 8, 2020

It's been almost five years since Casey Rataczak opened Camino in Walker's Point. And in that time, the bar has become a popular destination - not just for its beer - but for its well executed scratch bar menu. But in the coming weeks, West Allis will have the opportunity to experience the popular bar for themselves.

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Hidden Gem: Capt'n Nick's

Published March 13, 2020

Capt'n Nick's is a friendly neighborhood tap with a circle-shaped bar and some of the cheapest drinks in town. And it opens every day at 6 a.m. for your day drinking needs.

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Thank Cod it's Fryday: State Fair Inn

Published Jan. 24, 2020

In this series, we're on the hunt for some of the area's best fish fries. You'll find commentary, pro tips and ratings of the three staples of a classic Wisconsin fry: namely the fish, the potato pancakes, and the classic Wisconsin style brandy old fashioned.

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FoodCrush Podcast: A chat with Julian Kegel, owner of Kegel's Inn (part 2)

Published Oct. 16, 2019

In this week's podcast (part two of a two-part episode), we chat with Julian Kegel, the fourth generation owner of Kegel's Inn in West Allis about his decision to take over his family's 95-year-old business. During our conversation, Kegel talks about the history of the restaurant, sharing memories and stories passed through the generations.

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Live Band Karaoke celebrates 10th anniversary making so-so singers sound good

Published Oct. 15, 2019

It was 2013 the last time we told you about Live Band Karaoke. A lot has changed for the professional musicians who take regular old karaoke to the next level, not the least of which is a major upgrade in venues. This Friday, Live Band Karaoke will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a free party at the freshly renovated Paulie's Pub and Eatery, 8031 W. Greenfield Ave. in West Allis.

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FoodCrush Podcast: A chat with Julian Kegel, owner of Kegel's Inn (part 1)

Published Oct. 9, 2019

The choice to take on a family business is tough. And when that business has persisted for nearly 100 years, it's even more challenging. In today's podcast (part one of a two-part episode), we chat with Julian Kegel, the 4th generation owner of Kegel's Inn in West Allis about the years leading up to his decision to take over the family business.

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Pepi's Pizza reopens in West Allis

Published Aug. 21, 2019

Pepi's Pizza has officially reopened in West Allis. It's a big day for the pizza restaurant, which has survived both ownership changes and multiple moves over the past 66 years.

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Hidden gem: Dingers Pub

Published June 14, 2019

After nearly two decades in the bar and restaurant game, Steve Miick decided it was time to be his own boss. So, at the end of 2018, he bought a place and in January, he opened Dingers Pub in the former Lucky Chance building at 6139 W. Beloit Rd., in West Allis.