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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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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

Aug. 2, 2016 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

Aug. 9, 2016 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

Aug. 16, 2016 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

Aug. 23, 2016 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

Aug. 30, 2016 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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Hamburger Mary's will be fitting new tenant for La Perla space

July 27, 2016 6:30 p.m.

On July 14, OnMilwaukee broke news that La Perla would close after more than 20 years, begging the question: what would become of the space which housed the long-time Walker's Point staple? Recent news indicates it will be Hamburger Mary's.

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Locavore Chef Van Luu adds value to Mushroom Mike enterprise

July 27, 2016 11:01 a.m.

We caught up with Mike Jozwik of Mushroom Mike LLC, along with his newest employee, Chef Van Luu, to find out how adding a chef to the mushroom business will change operations. We also talked him out of his delicious recipe for creamed chanterelles.

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The Philly Way in Walker's Point is closed

July 26, 2016 2:01 p.m.

The Philly Way, the Walker's Point restaurant specializing in Philadelphia-style cheese steaks, has closed. The announcement was made in an early morning posting on Facebook. The restaurant, which opened in 2000, was the last of three former locations.

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Trio MKE offers smart living through tech and design

July 19, 2016 6:10 a.m.

Milwaukee is chock-a-block with single young professionals wanting to take advantage of the city's bustling downtown area. It only makes sense to bring the concept of luxury living in efficient spaces to the popular Walker's Point neighborhood. Enter Trio MKE.

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Rock The Green returns, announces 2016 lineup

July 18, 2016 6:26 p.m.

After taking a three-year break, Rock the Green is back with a killer music line-up - featuring acts both local and national - and great environmental education! Check out the full details of the event here.

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La Perla sold, closing Saturday

July 14, 2016 6:25 p.m.

After 21 years of offering Mexican food and mechanical pepper rides, La Perla, 734 S 5th St., will close on Saturday, July 16. La Perla opened in 1995 with just 10 tables and later expanded to occupy three buildings with two outdoor patios.

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In search of the perfect pizza: Shaker's Cigar Bar

July 6, 2016 2:39 p.m.

Sometimes Rick Rodriguez looks in unexpected places for pizza - like Shaker's Cigar Bar, for instance. But does this venue that regularly gets onto lists of the most haunted bars in America make the cut when it comes to delicious pizza?

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Simultaneously drinking and burning calories on the Pedal Tavern

July 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Last Wednesday was opening night at Summerfest, but the Pedal Tavern was where the fun was. Zoe Benjamin says trying out the Pedal Tavern before a long night of music, food and even more drinks is probably one of the best pregame ideas ever.