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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. 30, 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

Sept. 6, 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

Sept. 13, 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

Sept. 20, 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

Sept. 27, 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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Michai's Quiet Storm Smooth Jazz Lounge aims for Walker's Point

Aug. 29, 2016 8:15 p.m.

Walker's Point might welcome its third jazz club later this year if Kimberly Turner-Vergara has her way. Turner-Vergara applied for a license to open Michai's Quiet Storm Smooth Jazz Lounge in the former Rumor Upbeat Lounge at 161 S. 1st St.

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Chef Joshua Rogers takes helm at Iron Horse Hotel

Aug. 29, 2016 9:01 a.m.

There's a new executive chef at the helm at the Iron Horse Hotel. Chef Joshua Rogers joins the hotel from the Cheeca Lodge & Spa. Rogers will lead the hotel's team of culinary professionals at Smyth, Branded and The Yard as well as catering operations.

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Gay Uncles Day celebrates history's unsung heroes

Aug. 14, 2016 11:06 a.m.

As the niece of Jim Dorn, founder of Your Place at 813 S. 1st St., Kim Schultz grew up in a world of fabulous bachelor uncles, disco 45s and light-up dance floors. In honor of Jim Dorn, and gay uncles everywhere, we'd like to share her story with you.

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Limited tickets available for annual rosé dinner at c.1880

Aug. 12, 2016 4:55 p.m.

The annual rosé dinner at c.1880 has become one of the most illustrious celebrations of summer, with the initial event selling out with unprecedented speed. However, a second seating on Aug. 24 means that a few more rosé lovers can get in on the fun.

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Remarkable Walker's Point mural mixes art, history and community

Aug. 10, 2016 9:04 a.m.

Recently, Chacho Lopez and a crew of seven artists painted a 65-foot mural on the side of La Michoacana, 717 S. 2nd St. The mural's vibrancy reflects the neighborhood culture. The Spanish language is an important nod to the past and present Latino presence.

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Summer of Peace rallies young people to march for nonviolence

Aug. 5, 2016 1:06 p.m.

Trevijuan Washington was 9 years old when he was shot in a park. Four years later, Milwaukee Neighborhood News reports Washington was one of 200 children and young adults who participated in Milwaukee's Summer of Peace citywide rally.

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In search of the perfect pizza: Fixture Pizza Pub

Aug. 3, 2016 7:15 p.m.

Rick Rodriguez says he doesn't think he's ever written about a pizza place as new as Fixture Pizza Pub. In this installment of his pizza blog, he gives the lowdown on the space, the food and a few other interesting facts about the owners and offerings.

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Caribbean restaurant to replace Ginger in Walker's Point

Aug. 3, 2016 5:20 p.m.

The news broke today that Ginger Tapas Bar is closed. The restaurant, which has operated in Walker's Point since 2008, is in the midst of a sale to new owners who plan to open a new restaurant in the space moving forward.

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Luci Boutique to open Walker's Point location

Aug. 2, 2016 7:01 p.m.

Milwaukee's Walker's Point neighborhood continues to grow every day into a full-fledged community with an eclectic dining and bar scene, antique shops, salons and more. One piece that wasn't quite there yet is slowly trickling in and that is the retail market.