By Jeff Sherman Staff Writer Published Apr 27, 2010 at 8:18 AM

Suite Milwaukee, 1103 N. Old World 3rd St. converts to a smoke-free establishment beginning this Friday, April 30 at 9 p.m.

The move is the latest in a series by local bars and nightclubs that are going smoke-free in advance of the statewide smoking ban that goes into effect July 5. is a presenting partner of Suite's "Going Smoke-Free" party on Friday that features free Grey Goose vodka cocktails from 9 to 10:30 p.m., Chicago DJ KJ and electronic violinist Edith.

"We are extremely excited to be going smoke-free. We've always been progressive in the services we offer our clientele and this is just more proof of that," said Angela Damiani, sales and events manager at Suite.

Jeff Sherman Staff Writer

A life-long and passionate community leader and Milwaukeean, Jeff Sherman is a co-founder of OnMilwaukee.

He grew up in Wauwatosa and graduated from Marquette University, as a Warrior. He holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University, and is the founding president of Young Professionals of Milwaukee (YPM)/Fuel Milwaukee.

Early in his career, Sherman was one of youngest members of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and currently is involved in numerous civic and community groups - including board positions at The Wisconsin Center District, Wisconsin Club and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.  He's honored to have been named to The Business Journal's "30 under 30" and Milwaukee Magazine's "35 under 35" lists.  

He owns a condo in Downtown and lives in greater Milwaukee with his wife Stephanie, his son, Jake, and daughter Pierce. He's a political, music, sports and news junkie and thinks, for what it's worth, that all new movies should be released in theaters, on demand, online and on DVD simultaneously.

He also thinks you should read OnMilwaukee each and every day.