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4 tasty Milwaukee Cocktail Week events

Published Friday, Sept. 19

What is a blog?  For us it is a short blurb that we write when the mood strikes us.  It can be first person, funny or informative. In short, a blog is whatever we want it to be. 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.

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Libby's Lounge closes

Published Friday, Sept. 19

Libby's Lounge, a bar and grill located at 1682 N. Van Buren St., has closed.

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Uptowner bar owners share tales of the beautiful people

Published Friday, Sept. 19

The Uptowner - aka "home of the beautiful people" - turns 130 this month and will celebrate with a free bash on Saturday, Sept. 20. Recently, we spent a Thursday afternoon listening to owner Steve Johnson's stories - as well as his wife Shawnette Smart's myriad tales. Some of the yarns were funny, some sad, some unfit to print, but all of them were told with the heart and wit that explain why the Uptowner has been frequented by so many people - from the uber glamorous to the down-and-out.

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The Malt Shoppe to open soon

Published Wednesday, Sept. 17

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.

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The Curve Bar to close

Published Wednesday, Sept. 17

After less than a year in business, Dan Fitzgibbons was asked to close The Curve by mid-October.

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District 14 Brewery & Pub swings open its doors

Published Saturday, Sept. 13

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.

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Irish pub guide

Published Saturday, Sept. 13

Milwaukee may be a city with strong German roots, but when it comes to pubs, we're as Irish as Brian Boru. From the North Side to the airport, from Lake Michigan to Elm Grove, there's many a place where you can kick back, relax, raise a pint and toast slainte. Some of these places may not smack you over the head with a shillelagh of Irish authenticity, but they've got it where it counts - what's more Irish, after all, than a good time and a great beer?

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Sports bar guide

Published Sunday, Sept. 7

You've got your Brewers cap on your head and your Rodgers jersey on your back. What now? Visit one of these sports bars and watch the games on the big screen while you toss back a few cold ones and enjoy some great food.

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3 places to watch the Packers' opener

Published Wednesday, Sept. 3

Still wondering where to watch the Green Bay Packers open their season against the Seattle Seahawks Thursday night? Here are three great options.

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Packers bar guide

Published Wednesday, Sept. 3

Just about every bar in Wisconsin qualifies as a "Packers Bar," but this list should give you some ideas for some special places to catch a game.

Duck vodka? Yes, Duck vodka Image

Duck vodka? Yes, Duck vodka

Published Wednesday, Sept. 3

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.

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Shift switch: Top Notch beer line cleaner

Published Tuesday, Aug. 26

Meet Ben Dosmann, who at 22 is a young entrepreneur, owner of Top Notch, a company that cleans beer lines at local taverns. He showed OnMilwaukee.com's Bobby Tanzilo how the job is done.

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Featured bartender: Sabbatic's Gwenn Barker

Published Sunday, Aug. 24

We spent too long at Sabbatic on a recent Friday night, chatting with Gwenn Barker about - among other things - motorcycles, hurling, chemistry, Bloody Marys and the time she spent working at the Bomb Shelter for her beloved friend Greg Landig who passed away in 2012.