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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

Sept. 1, 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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BLUEGRASS BASH III @ Anodyne Coffee

Sept. 4, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Anodyne Coffee – Walker's Point - 224 E. Bruce St.

BLUEGRASS BASH III $5 Fri Sep 4 2015 8pm @ 224 W Bruce St. T...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

Sept. 8, 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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Onwards Launch Party

Sept. 10, 2015 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Var Gallery and Studios - 643 S. 2nd St.

Join us for a fun night to celebrate Onwards official nonpro...

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Dogfight: The Musical

Sept. 11, 2015 7:30 p.m. - Sept. 19, 2015, 10:00 p.m.
Next Act Theatre - 255 S. Water St.

All In Productions presents the Wisconsin premier of Dogfigh...

Articles about Walker's Point


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Featured Chef: Jonathan Manyo of Morel

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ramen Fusion: Chef-author Nell Benton scoops on her forthcoming book

Aug. 18, 2015 11:01 a.m.

We caught up with Chef Nell Benton this past March, and she gave us a lesson in ramen -- dishing up secrets of her fresh ramen noodles and unctuous tonkotsu broth. What we couldn't tell you at that point was that Benton was in the process of writing a book on the topic.

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Walker's Point Center for the Arts names new director

Aug. 17, 2015 3:44 p.m.

Walker's Point Center for the Arts (WPCA) named Ana Melo as its new executive director. Melo, who started on Aug. 10, grew up in the Walker's Point neighborhood. She is a bilingual community leader with a history in the arts, youth programming and nonprofit sustainability.

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Where have all the lesbian bars gone?

Aug. 14, 2015 3:03 p.m.

Milwaukee was never a hotbed of lesbian bars, but from the '70s until recently there were always at least a few in operation at the same time. Now there seems to be one, possibly two, women's bars left in the city. The disappearance of lesbian bars is happening in other parts of the country, too. Why is this?

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Chef Talk: Movida's Daniel Beres

Aug. 7, 2015 2:06 p.m.

In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek interviews Daniel Beres, a craft cocktail bartender at Movida.