This west suburb of Milwaukee – formerly an industrial powerhouse of its own – houses several fun parks and delicious restaurants, within easy driving distance of Downtown. The area's biggest draw, however, is the Wisconsin State Fair Park & Expo Center, which plays host to the Milwaukee Mile, Pettit National Ice Center and several festive summer events – including, of course, State Fair.
Articles about West Allis
July 28, 2015 6:06 a.m.
Read on for your quick-fact guide to the sights, sounds and (best of all) tastes of the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair.
July 27, 2015 11:11 a.m.
A West Allis business owner hopes to bring consumer awareness to the variety of food and dining options the area has to offer.
July 12, 2015 2:22 p.m.
A decade ago, I took a spin around the Milwaukee Mile in a special two-seat IndyCar. I did it again this morning, and it was even better.
July 8, 2015 10:19 a.m.
Eight finalists have been chosen for the Wisconsin State Fair's third annual food competition, The Sporkies, a competition which challenges fair vendors to create the most ingenious concoctions they can for the fair.
July 6, 2015 2:15 p.m.
To help get you excited for the big racing weekend, we have the chance of a lifetime for you and five more reasons that you shouldn't miss IndyFest this weekend.
June 26, 2015 9:10 a.m.
In May, longtime employees Frank Zoborowski, John Mackowski and James Conlon took over ownership of the West Allis-based Brass Monkey bar and grill. The new owners have big plans for the place and the changes will roll out between now and mid-July.
June 3, 2015 2:06 p.m.
Rick Rodriguez's constant search for Milwaukee's best pizza takes him to West Allis, where he samples some slices at Bari Pizzeria.
May 22, 2015 9:01 a.m.
Back in 1996, some folks saw the closing of West Allis-West Milwaukee School District's Roosevelt School, 932 S. 60th St., as "inevitable" and that prediction came true later that year. Now, it seems that the demolition of the building might also be inevitable, though nothing has yet been officially decided.
May 15, 2015 11:46 a.m.
This morning the folks in the facilities department of the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District were kind enough to give me a tour of a closed school building. As an added bonus, my tour guide offered to show me an interesting school nearby, too. The contrast was striking.
April 28, 2015 4:01 a.m.
This morning, the Wisconsin State Fair finalized its eclectic Main Stage lineup of performers - from pop stars to wire walkers to rockers of both country and classic variety - with two new additions: Kenny Rogers and a '80s rock revival called Hair at the Fair, led by Twister Sister's Dee Snider.