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
March 2, 2015 4:02 p.m.
Tickets are now on sale for the ABC Supply Co. Inc. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest, which will be held July 11-12 at the Milwaukee Mile at Wisconsin State Fair.
Feb. 26, 2015 4:26 p.m.
For a while, we didn't know exactly what city we were moving to because the house is at the convergence of three cities. Then we got the official postcard from the post office: West Allis.
Feb. 24, 2015 12:30 p.m.
This afternoon, the Wisconsin State Fair announced two more main stage shows: contemporary Christian rockers Casting Crowns and country singer-songwriter Justin Moore.
Feb. 22, 2015 5:14 a.m.
The beauty of B & K - and the key to its longtime success despite the surge of online and big box stores - is the diversity of the stock. The shelves are filled with everything needed for a bar or restaurant - except for alcohol - including napkin dispensers, urinal cakes, menu holders, pickled foods, bar stools, hot sauce and more.
Feb. 17, 2015 8:30 a.m.
It was only a matter of time before the Wisconsin State Fair joined Summerfest in naming its big musical acts for 2015, and today, the wait ended. This morning, State Fair announced that classic rockers Boston will hit the main stage on the fair's opening night on Thursday, Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 12, 2015 11:03 a.m.
Registration for the Car Craft Summer Nationals, a showcase of more than 6,000 performance street machines and muscle cars that is headed to the Wisconsin State Fair Park for the first time, is now open, with special pricing available through Friday, July 10.
Feb. 4, 2015 12:36 p.m.
This month's installment of Rick's quest for the perfect pizza takes him to ... the lower level of a Best Western?
Jan. 31, 2015 5:21 a.m.
On Feb. 14, 2005, Oniomania - a West Allis-based boutique selling the creations of more than 40 local artists - opened its doors. A decade later, OnMilwaukee.com checked in with the owners to get the scoop on the past, present and future of this successful local business.
Jan. 19, 2015 8:35 a.m.
Driving down Greenfield Avenue last week I spied the sign outside Paulie's Pub and Eatery, 8031 W. Greenfield Ave., in West Allis, and was reminded that trying the wings there was on my Milwaukee to-do list. Despite that salad in the fridge back at the office, I called an audible and pulled into the parking lot. Only when I sat down did I realize that it was Friday, which, of course, means fish fry. What to do? Well, improvise!
Jan. 14, 2015 11:05 a.m.
It's been five years since Blue on Greenfield opened in West Allis. The smoke-and-gift shop, located at 7223 W. Greenfield Ave., underwent a couple of big changes since firing up sales in late 2009.