By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Feb 15, 2009 at 5:06 AM

"Bar Month" at is back for another round! The whole month of February, we're serving up intoxicatingly fun bars and club articles -- including guides, unique features, drink recipes and more. Grab a designated driver and dive in!

The votes are in and the winners have been selected for OnMilwaukee's Best: Bars & Clubs, 2009. The results of this readers' poll, including an editors' pick, are available in this series of articles that run all month long in the Bars and Clubs section of chose The Mad Planet as Milwaukee's best night club. The Riverwest club -- owned by Rosemary Silagy -- opened almost 20 years ago.

With its eclectic crowd and funky motif, The Planet is a people watchers' wonderland. Punks, goths, hipsters, bachelorette parties and everyone in between mix it up on a regular basis inside The Planet -- or outdoors on the tree-canopied patio.

Every Friday night is '80s Night at The Mad Planet, and the club serves as a popular venue for local and national bands, too. editors' choice: MOCT


2. Decibel / Deep Bar
4. Kenadee's
5. La Cage
6. Rain
7. Club Anything
8. Three
9. Aura
10. Cush
11. Club Timbuktu
12. Notte
13. Liquor Sweets
14. Vanity Ultra Lounge
15. Fuego
16. Texture
17. Mecca