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Articles tagged with 'Bars'

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20 places where you can enjoy trivia night

Published Aug. 23, 2016

After a long day, what better way to unwind then going out to the bars with your friends and participating in some trivia? It is a great way to socialize, test your knowledge and win prizes while getting the best deals on drinks and food.

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Binary is a hidden gaming gem in West Allis

Published Aug. 21, 2016

Tucked away in West Allis is Binary: Games, Foods and Spirits, a small gamer's paradise on the corner of 92nd and Lincoln. Various banners from "Game of Thrones" hang from the ceiling, there are mannequins donning "Star Trek" costumes and tons more.

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Miller Park shuttle guide

Published Aug. 14, 2016

With another Brewers season upon us, plenty of fans are looking for a ride to the ballpark. It's a safe alternative, if you're planning to drink - and even if you aren't, parking can be a nightmare at Miller Park. Plus, it's always fun to have somewhere to go before or after the game to celebrate (or commiserate) with your fellow Brew Crew lovers.

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Gay Uncles Day celebrates history's unsung heroes

Published Aug. 14, 2016

As the niece of Jim Dorn, founder of Your Place at 813 S. 1st St., Kim Schultz grew up in a world of fabulous bachelor uncles, disco 45s and light-up dance floors. In honor of Jim Dorn, and gay uncles everywhere, we'd like to share her story with you.

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Sensational scandals sank the River Queen

Published Aug. 9, 2016

By 1969, the old building at Water and St. Paul looked like just another Downtown dive waiting to be knocked down. Before being ravaged by fire and razed for parking, however, the Cross Keys had a long and colorful life, filled with disaster, violence and scandal.

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Camp Bar in Shorewood plans expansion

Published Aug. 2, 2016

Camp Bar in Shorewood will soon be even bigger and better, thanks to two separate plans approved by the Village of Shorewood. Improvements include the addition of a 40-foot long parklet, adding an additional 20 seats to the current sidewalk patio space.

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The Pickleback pairs whiskey and pickle brine

Published July 29, 2016

The Pickleback, which is not a Nickleback tribute band, is a relatively new drink combo that pairs up a shot of whiskey with a pickle brine chaser. OnMilwaukee recently took the "Pickleback Challenge" at The Pfister Hotel's Mason Street Grill.

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Updated: Yield bar is closed

Published May 27, 2016

According to a source, Yield, 1932 E. Kenilworth Ave., closed last night and once word spread through social media, so many customers showed up it turned into a "borderline block party."

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West Side (Bar) Story: McGinn's

Published May 13, 2016

Ten years ago, Jeff Dobbe and Marty Wey bought McGinn's from Slim McGinn. Today, they have an expanded beer and food menu and shuttle up to 320 people to and from Miller Park for Brewers games.

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At Random is back, for the time being

Published May 11, 2016

A random trip to Bay View this evening led to a sight for sore eyes. The long-darkened "Open" sign hanging on At Random, the classic cocktail bar that's been shuttered for months, was bright as day.