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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.

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Ghost Tours@ Shakers

Sept. 20, 2015 7:00 p.m. - Nov. 30, 2015, 1:00 a.m.
Shaker's - 422 S. Second St. Shaker's

Take a tour of one of the most haunted taverns in the countr...


Tuesday Swing Dance Night

Oct. 6, 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


UCC fails to follow through on $20,000 commitment to rebuild nearby park

Sept. 21, 2015 3:16 p.m.

In 2012, Pascual Rodriguez, principal of Bruce Guadalupe Community School, sent an email to Milwaukee County Park officials committing $20,000 from the United Community Center (UCC), which houses the charter school, toward reconstructing Walker Square Park. Though construction on the project was completed in time for a grand opening in November 2012, the county has received no funds from UCC, according to a Milwaukee NNS report.


Urban spelunking: Engine Co. No. 3

Sept. 14, 2015 9:02 a.m.

There's something about an old fire house. Even a crumbling one. Thirty years ago, the old Engine Co. No. 3 house at 217 W. National Ave. was already rough around the edges and sitting unused for the intervening decades did little to improve things. But, still, the place held an allure for restaurateur Peter Sandroni, whose acclaimed La Merenda sits just a block and a half east.


Featured Chef: Morel's Jonathan Manyo

Aug. 31, 2015 1:02 p.m.

We chat with Morel's chef Jonathan Manyo about surrendering his veganism for a taste of perfectly aged cheese, sampling snails in Burgundy, France, and eschewing ocean fish at his restaurant.


Rapid Review: Meraki

Aug. 26, 2015 11:02 a.m.

The name might be Greek, but Meraki serves up world inspired fare from a variety of countries.


Featured chef: MOVIDA's Jess Brandser

Aug. 24, 2015 11:01 a.m.

Jess Brandser might be the youngest executive chef in Milwaukee. But this 22-year-old is an old soul when it comes to food.


A chat with Chris Berg of Roots Wine

Aug. 20, 2015 11:11 a.m.

Chris Berg was born in Racine and now makes wine in Oregon; we caught up to chat with him in anticipation of the Roots Wine Dinner at c.1880 on Aug. 27.