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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

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1. 10 best bars in Milwaukee from The Culture Trip
A recent article from The Culture Trip gave a list of "10 Best Bars in Milwaukee: Hip Hangouts & Top Cocktails" -- which got me thinking about which I would add.
2. Cafe La Paloma morphs into Tabu
Cafe La Paloma, 606 S. 5th St., reopened this weekend as Tabu, a Latin-themed dance club and restaurant.
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3. World of Beer on Brady Street closes this week
World of Beer on Brady St. opened in 2012 and was a weekend staple for many on the East Side of Milwaukee.
4. Central Standard Craft Distillery announces distribution plan
Walker's Point-based Central Standard Craft Distillery's gin, vodka and white whiskey will be available for purchase beginning on Monday, Oct. 27.
5. Bucks team with bars to create network for viewing parties
In an effort to grow its fan base and create a sense of camaraderie between fans, the Milwaukee Bucks and 25 bars and restaurants in Milwaukee and southeast Wisconsin have teamed up to create the Bucks Bar Network for viewing parties.
6. Muna expands into Cathedral Square nightlife scene
Mazen Muna, the owner of the Dogg Haus group of restaurants, shared his plans today to launch PhantomBar this spring at 780 N. Jefferson St. in Cathedral Square. The bar is under the umbrella of his new 12AM Management Group, which Muna says he founded to house "the new wave of businesses being added to the portfolio."
7. Camp Bar Tosa opens Saturday
Camp Bar Tosa opens this Saturday with a ribbon cutting and more.
8. A beer with Dick Leinenkugel (and team)
Monday night I got the opportunity to visit 10th Street Brewery and have a beer with Dick Leinenkugel.
9. New partnership will affect numerous Downtown bars
MKE Sports & Entertainment owner Mike Zimmerman is partnering with Jake and Seth Dehne under a new name: 3 Beacons.
10. Updated: Big changes for Old World 3rd Street
Multiple openings and closings on Old World 3rd Street. And, some rumored big changes coming. Get the scoop here.
11. Tornado Brewing Co. blows into Cudahy
Dennis Erb has always been fascinated by fierce weather conditions, so when he opened his Cudahy-based brew pub he named it Tornado Brewing Co., 3506 E. Layton Ave.
12. Milwaukee Cocktail Week night one: gin-licious
Milwaukee Cocktail Week kicked off its first full night with six events. The first night? Gin-licious.
13. 4 tasty Milwaukee Cocktail Week events
I typically don't need a special event to get me out and enjoy a great cocktail. But, Milwaukee Cocktail Week is a sure-fire reason for YOU to get out there and try one too.
14. Libby's Lounge closes
Libby's Lounge, a bar and grill located at 1682 N. Van Buren St., has closed.
15. The Malt Shoppe to open soon
The Malt Shoppe - a store that sells bottles and growlers of beer, along with specialty glassware - opens Friday, Oct. 24 at 813 N. Mayfair Rd. in Wauwatosa.
16. The Curve Bar to close
After less than a year in business, Dan Fitzgibbons was asked to close The Curve by mid-October.
17. District 14 Brewery & Pub swings open its doors
District 14, located next door to Cafe Lulu, will have a soft opening tonight, starting at 7 p.m. OnMilwaukee.com stopped by three hours early to get a sneak peek.
18. 3 places to watch the Packers' opener
Still wondering where to watch the Green Bay Packers open their season against the Seattle Seahawks Thursday night? Here are three great options.
19. Duck vodka? Yes, Duck vodka
For many years, I would drink whatever vodka was in front of me cut, of course, with the finest sugary fruit juice. I didn't ever really get excited about vodka. But the moment Aylesbury Duck Vodka graced my lips two years ago, I knew my cheap booze swilling days were over, and for the first time in my life, I became excited about vodka.
20. The 10 best shots to buy when you lose at bar dice or liar's poker
After decades of playing both games and being on both sides of the winner/loser equation, I've determined the top 10 shots to buy when you lose at either bar dice or liar's poker.
21. Lakefront Brewery plans to expand on Commerce Street
Lakefront Brewery announced today it has an accepted offer to buy land at 1890 N. Commerce St., which is next door to the current facility.
22. Updated: Club Anything transitioning into The Local
Todd Novasic, the owner of Club Anything, 807 S. 5th St., is converting the gothic / industrial bar into a new concept.
23. Another World Of Beer
Another local World Of Beer (WOB) will open on Monday, Aug. 25 at 418 N. Mayfair Rd. in Giuseppe's Plaza in Wauwatosa.
24. First look: Brenner Brewing Company
Last night, Brenner Brewing Company, 706 S. 5th St., opened its doors to Facebook friends (and real friends) of owner Mike Brenner.
25. Talking beer with UBrew
Want to know how to brew beer in the comfort of our your home? There are classes around town and a start up called UBrew that offers hands-on homebrewing classes.