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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

July 26, 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

Aug. 2, 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

Aug. 9, 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

Aug. 16, 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

Aug. 23, 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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Trio MKE offers smart living through tech and design

July 19, 2016 6:10 a.m.

Milwaukee is chock-a-block with single young professionals wanting to take advantage of the city's bustling downtown area. It only makes sense to bring the concept of luxury living in efficient spaces to the popular Walker's Point neighborhood. Enter Trio MKE.

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Rock The Green returns, announces 2016 lineup

July 18, 2016 6:26 p.m.

After taking a three-year break, Rock the Green is back with a killer music line-up - featuring acts both local and national - and great environmental education! Check out the full details of the event here.

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La Perla sold, closing Saturday

July 14, 2016 6:25 p.m.

After 21 years of offering Mexican food and mechanical pepper rides, La Perla, 734 S 5th St., will close on Saturday, July 16. La Perla opened in 1995 with just 10 tables and later expanded to occupy three buildings with two outdoor patios.

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In search of the perfect pizza: Shaker's Cigar Bar

July 6, 2016 2:39 p.m.

Sometimes Rick Rodriguez looks in unexpected places for pizza - like Shaker's Cigar Bar, for instance. But does this venue that regularly gets onto lists of the most haunted bars in America make the cut when it comes to delicious pizza?

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Simultaneously drinking and burning calories on the Pedal Tavern

July 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Last Wednesday was opening night at Summerfest, but the Pedal Tavern was where the fun was. Zoe Benjamin says trying out the Pedal Tavern before a long night of music, food and even more drinks is probably one of the best pregame ideas ever.

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First Look: MobCraft Brewery

July 4, 2016 3:03 p.m.

Henry Schwartz and Andrew Gierczak, the owners of MobCraft, didn't make a big announcement on social media that they were opening their brewery and tasting room, instead they just threw open the garage doors and started tapping beers.

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Fixture Pizza Pub to open next week in Walker's Point

July 2, 2016 9:17 a.m.

The wait is nearly over for Fixture Pizza Pub in Walker's Point. The restaurant, which specializes in thin crust "Milwaukee style" pizza and craft beer, will open after the Fourth of July holiday in the building which once housed Boom / The Room.

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Would you get a tattoo of your work logo? This OnMilwaukee writer did

June 22, 2016 9:08 a.m.

Fifteen years ago, Molly Snyder left a "good" job at a publishing company for a questionably stable job at OnMilwaukee. Some thought she was nuts, but she never looked back. Recently, in honor of her anniversary, Molly got the company logo inked on her arm. See the video here.