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Articles tagged with 'Walker's Point'

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My door to Milwaukee was at 805 S. 5th St.

Published March 13, 2015

Writing these past two weeks about disappeared Milwaukee rock clubs and Downtown in the 1980s has me a little bleary eyed with nostalgia. And my Milwaukee reminiscences almost always lead straight back to one building in Walker's Point.

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Milwaukee's best bar district, 2015

Published Feb. 28, 2015

Last year, Brady Street - with the help of watering holes like The Nomad, Hi-Hat, Jo-Cat's and more - managed to unseat the long-time champion of the title of Milwaukee's best bar district. However, they'd only have one year to celebrate, as after sharing the love in 2014, OnMilwaukee.com readers once again handed the title to previous five-time best bar district winner Bay View.

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Antiques On Second plans to move

Published Feb. 16, 2015

According to a vendor, Antiques on Second, 1039 S. 2nd St., will move later this year to a new, yet-to-be-disclosed location because the building was sold.

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"The Fantasticks" gets a fantastic performance from Theatre Unchained

Published Jan. 30, 2015

It's the longest running musical in history, by far, and a troupe in Walker's Point is staging a production of "The Fantasticks" that is as good as the name implies. With great music, it's easy to see why this show has been around and stood the test of time.

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The National adds dinner service

Published Jan. 9, 2015

Starting in mid-March, The National, 839 W. National Ave., will be open for dinner, according to owner Nell Benton.

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Meraki opens today

Published Dec. 15, 2014

The anticipated Walker's Point restaurant owned by former Blue Jacket chef Chad Meier will open today.

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Wayward Kitchen Co. reflects on first year

Published Nov. 25, 2014

Next week, Wayward Kitchen Co., 1407 S. 1st St., will mark its one-year anniversary. To celebrate, Wayward has a new menu, a new open mic night and plans to soon offer growlers. OnMilwaukee.com recently checked in with owners Tyler and Megan Mason to chat it up and look back on 2014.

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Milwaukee Talks: La Fuente's Jose Zarate

Published Nov. 11, 2014

For Jose Zarate, restaurant ownership has been a series of ups and downs. The once-packed Walker's Point La Fuente has struggled over the past five years and is no longer a hotbed of nightlife for both urban and suburban dwellers. Whether or not La Fuente will spring back to what it once was is unknown, but Zarate is not giving up.

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Engine Company No. 3 is a spirited and adventurous breakfast spot

Published Oct. 13, 2014

There's hardly anything I admire more than a chef who can take wildly different flavors, put them on a plate and serve something that is more delicious than you ever imagined. That admiration was reinforced Friday when I stopped for breakfast at Peter Sandroni's Engine Company No. 3.