"The Road to Milwaukee." My, that phrase has an undeniably nice ring to it.
While the Wolski's stickers are a simple design, they're everywhere, standing as a label of pride for staying at the bar until closing time. I too, wanted to be a part of this tradition, and so I went to Wolski's for the first time on Saturday night.
Join us as we take a stroll along Brady Street, paying particular attention to all of its wonderful watering holes.
Dive bars, like the lingering vague smells that inhabit them, are difficult to exactly define. And, certainly, no national list of eight of them is going to be definitive. But still, this recent Washington Post list of America's most authentic dive bars is a bunch of crap.
Almost every Milwaukeean knows about the "I Closed Wolski's" bumper sticker. But did you know there are also free "I Closed Wolski's" women's panties?
Writer, photographer, multimedia producer and former Milwaukeean Jake Naughton closed Milwaukee's beloved Wolski's in a recent piece for Mashable.
We're not suggesting y'all run out and skeez up every stall in the city, but if you and your bar-hopping partner find yourselves in desperate need of privacy between sips, here's a list of local bars with serviceable bathrooms for "the sex."
When it comes to a night out with friends and family at a bar, a few drinks would be just fine, but we all know what happens when drinking on an empty stomach. There are plenty of bars who offer snacks -- but who has the best? Read on.
Our 2014 OnMilwaukee.com Best of Bars survey asked who your favorite Milwaukee bartender was, and you, the people, have spoken.
Who came out on top as the best bar snack of choice for 2014? Hint? It arrives at your table via a bomb, making it even more fun and delicious.
Paul Johnson - who goes by "PJ" - has spent almost two decades behind the bar at Wolski's. Quick witted, fast with the pour and super easy to talk to, Johnson is the embodiment of the bartender who's made Milwaukee famous.
Milwaukee welcomed a couple of new businesses with patios this summer. However, multiple local, already-established bars and eateries added new patios, are in the process of adding a new patio or expanded on an existing one.
It's always great to read an outsider's view of our fine city, and again today a national source - this time Esquire - has put Milwaukee on a nice pedestal. We're 2012's "Bar City of the Year."
Royal Griggs moved to Milwaukee from Minneapolis in 2004. Since then, he's engaged in numerous acts, rites of passage really, that he believed would not only more fully acclimate him to Milwaukee culture, but beholden him to his adopted city and its people.
What if, instead of being a cute little fairy tale girl with no respect for property, Goldilocks had some sense and happened to be just a little bit of a lush? Well, that'd be me. I've decided to explore every bar, pub, lounge and dive Milwaukee has to offer - in sets of three, just to be cute.