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Walker's Point

Originally a fur trading post, Walker's Point – one of three settlements that merged to create the City of Milwaukee – is a residential and industrial neighborhood that's home to many bars and restaurants with an emphasis on LGBTQ bars, Latino eateries and the latest in dining trends. The residential areas are inhabited by a diverse group of people and boast a vibrant Latino flavor.

Businesses near Walker's Point

Upcoming events near Walker's Point

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Performance Laboratory Open Mic

April 1, 2014 9:00 p.m. - April 7, 2015
Theatre Unchained - 1024 S 5th Street

OPEN MIC PERFORMANCE LABORATORY Music, Spoken Word, Poetry, ...

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Featured Member Exhibition: Kevin Giese

Jan. 16, 2015 12:00 p.m. - April 4, 2015, 5:00 p.m.
Walker's Point Center for the Arts - 839 S. 5th St.

We proudly continue our 2014–2015 Featured Member Exhibition...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

March 3, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

March 10, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

March 17, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

Articles about Walker's Point


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First look: Junior's Hook

Feb. 27, 2015 2:15 p.m.

Last night, Matthew "Sherm" Sherman hosted a soft opening for his new bar, Junior's Hook, located at 1517 S. 2nd St. Take a look.

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Just say no ... to the cucumber

Feb. 24, 2015 6:06 p.m.

Having given it an honest effort at several places around Milwaukee, I've come to a judgment: Cucumber is just a taste that doesn't belong in alcohol.

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Milwaukee's best LGBT bar, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 7:06 p.m.

Since the earliest days of OnMilwaukee.com's best of bars poll, this institution of Walker's Point nightlife - as well as one of the city's oldest LGBT dance clubs - has come away with the crown of Milwaukee's best LGBT bar. Would the streak keep going into 2015?

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Local band Eagle Trace keeps flying toward its rock music dreams

Feb. 18, 2015 3:06 p.m.

Local rock band Eagle Trace has a new EP - "Off in the Night" - primed for release this weekend at a show at Anodyne Coffee in Walker's Point on Saturday, Feb. 21. For the guys, it's exactly the step forward they're hoping for. It's an understandably exciting one after about a year of drama and tension for Eagle Trace. And not just because of the predictable brotherly bickering - though there's some of that as well.

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Antiques On Second plans to move

Feb. 16, 2015 10:06 a.m.

According to a vendor, Antiques on Second, 1039 S. 2nd St., will move later this year to a new, yet-to-be-disclosed location because the building was sold.

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The legalization of booze samples in stores takes big leap

Feb. 12, 2015 4:00 p.m.

The State Assembly passed a bill today that woujld legalize the sampling of spirirts in grocery and liquor stores. Guy Rehorst - owner of Great Lakes Distillery - has lobbied for this change for four years. "As distillers, we're not asking for preferential treatment, just a level playing field with beer and wine producers," he says.

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Milwaukee's best sports bar, 2015

Feb. 10, 2015 1:56 p.m.

Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. Sometimes it rains. But no matter the case, Steny's Tavern & Grill seems to be the place to be according to OnMilwaukee.com readers.

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Junior's Hook enters the Walker's Point bar ring

Feb. 6, 2015 5:02 p.m.

Longtime Champion's Pub bartender Matthew "Sherm" Sherman will open Junior's Hook at 1517 S. 2nd St. which formerly housed The Parlor, The Bomb Shelter and The Monkey Bar.