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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


Performance Laboratory Open Mic

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



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...


Tuesday Swing Dance Night

March 31, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

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


Tuesday Swing Dance Night

April 7, 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


Chef Talk: Braise's Dave Swanson

March 13, 2015 10:06 a.m.

In his latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek interviews Braise chef/owner - as well as 2015 James Beard semi-finalist - Dave Swanson.


My door to Milwaukee was at 805 S. 5th St.

March 13, 2015 10:05 a.m.

Writing these past two weeks about disappeared Milwaukee rock clubs and Downtown in the 1980s has me a little bleary eyed with nostalgia. And my Milwaukee reminiscences almost always lead straight back to one building in Walker's Point.


The man and the story behind ScopeBridge

March 5, 2015 1:05 p.m.

Just off 6th Street, near the Iron Horse Hotel, is a small, independent, locally-owned business that saw a hole in the construction and architecture business model and sought to fill it in. But that's just what ScopeBridge does. The man behind it, and his story, make it much more than that.


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.


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.


Milwaukee's best LGBT bar, 2015

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

Since the earliest days of'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?