Sprecher wins big at International Beer Competition
Sprecher Brewing Company brought home eight awards in this year's Los Angeles International Beer Competition, which took place on June 7-8.
Nomad's World Cup parties kick off Thursday
The World Cup begins this week, and Milwaukee's ready. And, of course, Nomad World Pub is ready, too. The Nomad, 1401 E. Brady St., has month-long celebration on tap and it begins Thursday, June 12, and doesn't stop until the final match on July 13.
Sprecher's traveling beer garden sets route for summer tour
For the first time since the 1800s, a traveling beer garden will soon be making the rounds - and undoubtedly serving up a few - throughout Milwaukee. Sprecher and the Milwaukee County Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture have teamed up to bring the fire truck-turned-suds slinger to a total of six parks throughout the summer, starting June 4 with a stop in the Root River Parkway South Picnic Area 1.
Distil launches new spring and summer cocktails
It's a new week, and Distil has launched a brand new craft cocktail menu to welcome spring and look ahead to summer.
Water Street Brewery opening in Oak Creek in summer 2015
Oak Creek is getting a taste of Milwaukee beer, and its first brew pub, as Water Street Brewery announced today that it's building in Drexel Town Square, just east of the interstate at the intersection of Drexel and Howell Avenues.
Ray's Wine and Spirits to open new Growler Gallery
Growlers, 64-ounce jugs for filling with craft beers, is a hot trend, and now Ray's Wine and Spirits is jumping on board. The Milwaukee liquor store, established in 1961, is expanding by opening Ray's Growler Gallery.
New cocktail menu for Tin Widow
Tin Widow opened on Feb. 1 and recently the Walker's Point lounge launched a new, signature drink menu.
Three Lions Pub hopes to expand into former brewery space
If the Shorewood Village Board approves, Three Lions Pub, 4515 N. Oakland Ave., will expand this summer into Big Bay Brewery's tasting room, which appears to have quietly closed last week.
Ruby Tap to open in Mequon
The Ruby Tap announced via Facebook today that it will open a second location in Mequon at the Mequon Town Center, 11223 N. Cedarburg Rd.
Camp Bar coming to East Tosa
Camp Bar is planning a new location in East Wauwatosa.
Cool Material names local Bloody Mary the most outrageous
Cool Material - a men's shopping blog that presents the latest in gear, gadgets, watches, style, technology and more - recently named Sobelman's, 1900 W. St Paul Ave., as having one of 10 "outrageous Bloody Marys" in the country.
Update on the effort to bring Pabst home
Milwaukeeans are working to bring Pabst Brewery back to Milwaukee. There's an online petition now, as well as support from the great-great-granddaughter of founder Frederick Pabst.
Adult tubing at The Rock
Last weekend, I headed out to The Rock Sports Complex for a fun night of tubing. Why should you go? Read on.
Ultra Lounge is open
Ultra Lounge opened last weekend at 628 N. Water St. The nightclub and eatery is still evolving and, for now, is open Thursday through Sunday nights.
5 places to get your Mardi Gras on tonight
Fat Tuesday is finally upon us, and how are you going to celebrate it? Here are five options!
Milwaukee's favorite bartender, 2014
Our 2014 OnMilwaukee.com Best of Bars survey asked who your favorite Milwaukee bartender was, and you, the people, have spoken.
Milwaukee's best happy hour, 2014
A not so traditional bar was voted as having best happy hour. So, from here on out we may have to add this Brady Street restaurant to our best bar in a restaurant survey question, as it clearly has a happy hour that people love.
Milwaukee's best theme bar, 2014
As we've unveiled the winners of the 2014 OnMilwaukee.com Best of Bars reader poll throughout the month, there have been a few surprises along the way - but there have also been a few dynasties that have continued to claim the top spot in their respective category. This one is no different.
Nut Hut is closed
Kathy's Nut Hut, which opened in 1980, closed quietly last week. It was a friendly, no-frills LGBT bar on Milwaukee's South Side.
Milwaukee's best bar district, 2014
A reigning champion has been unseated! One Milwaukee neighborhood has nabbed this category for five straight years. Read on to find out which part of the Milwaukee area boasts your favorite collection of watering holes.
Milwaukee's best bar for a bachelorette party / girls' night out, 2014
Lucille's Piano Bar won the category of best bar for a bachelorette party / girls' night out with Jo-Cats coming in second.
The Rave opens craft beer lounge
The Rave, 2401 W. Wisconsin Ave., has opened The Rave Craft Beer Lounge just off the main lobby. The lounge features over 50 bottled local and national brands of beer, with a focus on Wisconsin and Illinois brewers.
Milwaukee's best bar for a bachelor party/boys' night out, 2014
There's no touching the performers in a strip club, and it seems there's also no touching Silk Exotic when it comes to men of Milwaukee's choice for best bar for a boys' night out or bachelor party.
Will gay bars exist in the future?
In 10, 20 or 30 years, will gay bars still exist?
Bartender Games: The All-Stars
The All-Stars aim to live up to that title at the Bartender Games on Thursday, Feb. 27 at Turner Hall Ballroom.