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Walker's Point

Originally a fur trading post, Walker's Point – one of three settlements that merged to create the City of Milwaukee – is a residential and industrial neighborhood that's home to many bars and restaurants with an emphasis on LGBTQ bars, Latino eateries and the latest in dining trends. The residential areas are inhabited by a diverse group of people and boast a vibrant Latino flavor.

Businesses near Walker's Point

Upcoming events near Walker's Point

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

Feb. 28, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

March 7, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

March 14, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

March 21, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

March 28, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

Articles about Walker's Point


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Ashley's Que closed after Tuesday fire

Feb. 22, 2017 1:50 p.m.

It looks like it might be a while before Milwaukee can enjoy Ashley's popular barbeque. On Tuesday afternoon, a grease fire in the kitchen at Ashley's Que in Walker's Point caused the restaurant to close.

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Beautiful Kodachrome images of 1978 Walker's Point

Feb. 21, 2017 9:02 a.m.

Because I know you love photos of old Milwaukee just as much as I do, here are more than a dozen Kodachrome images of Walker's Point, taken on May 21, 1978 by the late photographer Ray Szopieray, courtesy of Karl Bandow.

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Gibraltar Jazz Club hosts evening of flamenco

Feb. 20, 2017 9:09 a.m.

A unique musical opportunity will take place this week in Milwaukee's newest jazz club, Gibraltar. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, La Tiranta will take the stage with singer Patrica Nunez, guitarist Ricardo Diaz and dancer Lily Sie for a Flamenco show.

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Eat this now: Lunch at Crazy Water

Feb. 15, 2017 11:01 a.m.

When was the last time you dined at Crazy Water? If it's been a while, or you've never had the pleasure, take the time to set up a lunch date at the Walker's Point staple, which offers a modestly priced menu of lovely salads, sandwiches and entrees.

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Milwaukee Talks: 88Nine's Tarik Moody

Feb. 8, 2017 9:05 a.m.

Last month, Tarik Moody, who serves as the digital director and music host for 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, celebrated 10 years at the station and as a Milwaukeean. On Feb. 17, he'll mark the decade with a variety of bands and DJs at Company Brewing.

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FoxTales storytelling event slinks into Gibraltar

Feb. 7, 2017 2:03 p.m.

Dasha Kelly started FoxTales as a storytelling birthday event in 2014, and the party never stopped. The series continues tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Gibraltar, 538 W. National Ave.

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Former Plum Lounge chef Adam Pawlak joins Black Sheep

Feb. 7, 2017 9:55 a.m.

Known for his creative small plates and inventive dishes, many infused with elements from his Italian heritage, Chef Adam Pawlak will continue bolstering the options at Black Sheep, which is driven by seasonal and local ingredients.

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Pitch Project fair celebrates the art of the book

Jan. 31, 2017 9:02 a.m.

On Saturday, Feb. 4, the Pitch Project will host an artists' book fair, with books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals and `zines from more than two dozen indie presses, artists, universities and collectives from 10 cities, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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Coast In Bikes parks it on 1st Street

Jan. 31, 2017 6:20 a.m.

Last week, Coast In Bikes rolled into its third location in four years. The latest space, which will most likely serve as home for a while, is located at 838 S. 1st St. in Walker's Point.