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Articles tagged with 'tiki'

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Featured bartender: Foundation's Ed Makowski

Published Feb. 5, 2013

Ed Makowski has worked at Foundation, Riverwest's punk rock skater hangout turned breathtaking tiki bar, for eight years. Makowski is also a poet who published two collections of poetry and served as The Pfister Narrator from November 2011 to April 2012.

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Lucky Joe's Tiki Room moving into Ball Game space

Published Sept. 6, 2012

Lee Guk, owner of Ten Bells in Walker's Point, purchased the building that formerly housed The Ball Game, 196 S. 2nd St., and says he will reopen the space by mid-October as Lucky Joe's Tiki Room.

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Falls' TIKI business lights the way to backyard fun

Published Sept. 15, 2010

TIKI torches, the outdoor oil lamps synonymous with beach parties and backyard barbecues, aren't from in Maui or Malibu. Nope, the company is based in Menomonee Falls, a city slightly less frequently associated with Polynesian party ware.

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The Bikini Beachcombers concoct a musical tiki love bowl

Published Aug. 4, 2010

The allure of the sea is strong for veteran local musician Don Nelson. In addition to leading Milwaukee's extremely popular surf combo The Exotics from behind his vintage drum kit, Nelson helms The Bikini Beachcombers, but in this case from behind a ukulele and some bongos. We talked to him about The Beachcombers' new CD.

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The Exotics reignite the tiki torch of surf guitar

Published Dec. 1, 2004

For a few years, beginning in 1994, The Exotics were the Milwaukee band to see on a Saturday night. Now, the quartet ends a five-year silence with a gig Saturday night at Mad Planet. We talked to guitarist Paul Wall.

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Foundation bar gets facelift

Published April 15, 2004

After nine years, Riverwest's Foundation is transitioning from a skate punk-ish smoking den to a hip, Hawaiian lounge featuring everything from soul 45s to "The Simpsons" to breastfeeding mothers.