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
Dec. 7, 2016 3:36 p.m.
On Thursday, Dec. 8, fast food chain Chick-fil-A opens its newest Wisconsin location at 2645 S. 108th St. in West Allis.
Dec. 5, 2016 4:36 p.m.
In the past few years, West Allis has upped its style with numerous new, contemporary shops, bars and eateries. In early 2017, West Allis will welcome its first brewery, Westallion Brewing Co. An open house is slated at the brewery for Friday, Dec. 16.
Oct. 30, 2016 1:01 p.m.
West Allis has always been known for its low-key bar scene, top notch pub fare and classic eateries. But the swifty developing neighborhood is also one of the city's best spots to sample Chinese bakery, barbecue and locally minded comfort food fare.
Oct. 11, 2016 11:28 a.m.
The Pettit National Ice Center will host the Long Track Fall World Cup Qualifier Oct.14-16. The top speedskaters will compete on the Pettit Center's Olympic Oval to earn places on the U.S. Fall World Cup team that will travel to six different international sites to compete.
Oct. 10, 2016 11:01 a.m.
If it's homestyle comfort food you're after - pot roast, meatloaf, gumbo - you'll find it at The Farmer's Wife in West Allis. There are also little touches - like hand-cut fries and homemade desserts - that may become the hallmark of this newly minted spot.
Sept. 22, 2016 8:19 a.m.
Fall's in the air this weekend at Wisconsin State Fair Park. Harvest Fair 2016 runs Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25. Admission is free and the event takes place Friday from 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sept. 20, 2016 4:06 p.m.
The Milwaukee NARI Home & Remodeling Show will be held Friday, Oct. 7 through Sunday, Oct. 9, in the State Fair Park Exposition Center, featuring an interactive Smart Home Gallery, a "Create and Take" area, live music, a 50/50 cash raffle and much more.
Sept. 13, 2016 9:15 a.m.
Farm-to-table dining has become best practice among restaurants located in Metro Milwaukee over the past decade, and it's the inspiration behind a new West Allis restaurant called The Farmer's Wife, which could open to the public as soon as Oct. 1.
Sept. 10, 2016 1:01 p.m.
If you haven't made it out to West Allis to try the wares at Double B's BBQ, 7420 W. Greenfield Ave., the restaurant is making it easy for barbecue loving customers to sample its wares with the launch of a new food truck.
Sept. 5, 2016 9:03 a.m.
Tom McNeil combined his passions for swords, knives, exotic animals and Native American art when he opened Swords & Dreams in West Allis. The business, although currently for sale, is still in full swing, offering a mindbending melange of merchandise - some of which molts.