Swing by The Monkey Bar to say goodbye
After 14 years in business at two different locations, The Monkey Bar, 1619 S. 1st St., will sling its final drink on Wednesday, Sept. 16.
Not so fast on Camp Bar coming to Brady Street
The Brady Street True Value, 1234 E. Brady St. is closing soon, but, despite rumors, it doesn't sound like Camp Bar will replace it.
Cheers to this awesome out-of-office email from a Milwaukee brewery
Lakefront Brewery's Russ Klisch is currently out of the office healing from hip surgery. Email him, and his out of the office response is exactly what you'd expect from a beer maker. Love it!
High Note Karaoke Lounge opening Downtown
In 2014, OnMilwaukee.com reported that Shannon and Gina Stangel bought the storied bar and lounge The New Yorker, 645 N. James Lovell St., and renamed it The Mason Jar. The Stangels have changed the name and concept of the bar and hope to introduce The High Note Karaoke Lounge to the public on Friday, Sept. 4.
The Winchester moves into former Two Bucks space
A new bar and restaurant concept is coming to the North Avenue bar scene next week when business partners Jay Stamates and Steve Gilbertson open The Winchester in the former Two Bucks space, 2321 N. Murray Ave.
Humboldt Park Beer Garden launches series of craft beer tap takeovers
Humboldt Park Beer Garden is making strides toward positioning itself as Milwaukee's craft beer garden with tap takeovers, Oktoberfest and more.
Bay View tavern named Wisconsin's Best Dive Bar
Yahoo Travel named Blackbird, 3007 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., as one of the 50 Best Dive Bars in the United States. One bar was picked for each state, and Blackbird got the honors for Wisconsin.
Angelo's Lounge changes hands
Angelo's Lounge has been leased by a Milwaukee bar owner.
Like Minds establishes brewery in Chicago
James Beard Award-winning Sanford chef and owner Justin Aprahamian and long-time industry consultant John Lavelle have announced plans to open Like Minds Brewing at the former Goose Island storage facility at 1800 W. Walnut St. in Chicago.
Ray's Wine & Spirits announces leadership changes
Ray's Wine & Spirits, the popular family owned and operated purveyor of wine, spirits and beer at 8930 W. North Ave. in Wauwatosa has announced changes to its leadership team.
Chef Talk: Movida's Daniel Beres
In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek interviews Daniel Beres, a craft cocktail bartender at Movida.
Cactus Club adds outdoor seating
Enjoy the outdoors at one of Milwaukee's favorite bars and live music venues.
Updated: Silk Exotic applies for licenses to open on Milwaukee and Wells
After several previous failed attempts Downtown and in Walker's Point, Silk Exotic applied once more yesterday for a Downtown location, this time at 804 N. Milwaukee St.
Give of yourself and get a cocktail in return
It says a lot about a business when they give back to the community. You can help Central Standard Distillery do just that by attending their first anniversary celebration on Friday, July 24.
Pabst brewing again in Milwaukee
Pabst Brewing Company announced today that it will open a new brewery in the summer of 2016 on the site of the original Pabst Brewery.
6 Wisconsin Brewers medal in U.S. Open Beer Championship
Six Wisconsin breweries brought home medals from the 2015 U.S. Open Beer Championship this past week. The championship included nearly 4,000 beers and ciders representing 90 styles. And breweries represented included not only those from the U.S., but also Australia, China, Czech Republic, Venezuela, Canada, Belgium, Germany, Mexico, Sweden, Finland, Scotland and England.
What are the rules in dog-friendly bars?
What is the protocol in dog-friendly bars? Should a person have a right not to interact with a dog when in a dog-friendly bar or is the understanding that if people go to a dog-friendly bar they have to accept all dog behavior - from tail wagging to foot licking to leg humping?
Changes for Lucid Light Lounge
Lucid Light Lounge embraces its identity as a nightlife destination, nixing food and changing its hours.
Nomad owners open two new businesses near Oconomowoc
Kristyn and Mike Eitel formed a new partnership and purchased The Sports Channel on Upper Nemahbin Lake outside of Oconomowoc in the Village of Summit. The couple quietly opened Panga Bar and Grill, 34422 Delafield Rd., on Friday, June 5, and plan to open Nomad Boardsports later this summer in a building at the same location.
Scout Lake Park pop-up beer garden opens Wednesday
Milwaukee will soon have another beer garden, at least temporarily.
First look: Plum
As first reported by OnMilwaukee.com, Dogg Haus owner will open Plum, a cocktail lounge at 780 N. Jefferson St., Thursday. We got inside for a first look.
Bike for beer: Draft & Vessel
Draft & Vessel has a new patio available for this summer -- and a new option for parking your ride!
The Pub Club launches new streetside deck
The Pub Club on Old World 3rd Street is almost ready to launch its new streetside patio.
East Tosa Camp Bar owners seek ideas for adjacent building
In a recent Facebook post from Camp Bar owner Paul Hackbarth noted his recent plans for acquisition of the adjacent building at 66th and North Avenue, asking local residents what they'd like to see in the space.
New Downtown strip club application set for May 26 committee hearing
A new application for a Downtown strip club has been filed for a location at 730 N. Old World 3rd Street. A previous application for the property was turned down by the city after opposition from residents and businesses in the area.