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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

Aug. 1, 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

Aug. 8, 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

Aug. 15, 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

Aug. 22, 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

Aug. 29, 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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First look: Snifters Tapas & Spirits

July 28, 2017 8:22 p.m.

After months of anticipation, Snifters joined the burgeoning S. 5th Street scene tonight with a soft opening in the remodeled space that was formerly Cafe La Paloma.

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Made in Milwaukee: 88Nine Radio Milwaukee

July 28, 2017 8:06 p.m.

In late June, massive crowds gathered in Downtown Milwaukee and its surrounding neighborhoods to celebrate the anniversary of an essential Brew City musical establishment, the soundtrack to the city - no, not Summerfest 50, but 88Nine Radio Milwaukee.

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Weekly Sips with Thirsty Passport: Braise Restaurant

July 22, 2017 1:01 p.m.

I'm enamoured of grabbing a quick bite at the Braise Bar. There's plenty to love about the welcoming space where the bartenders are friendly and knowledgeable and there's always something interesting to nibble. It's even better when I've got a two-for-one deal in my pocket.

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Rock the Green fills out its 2017 lineup

July 20, 2017 9:01 a.m.

This morning, Rock the Green, the one-day sustainability festival headed to Walker's Point on Saturday, Sept. 9, announced the rest of its lineup, featuring an impressive combination of big national names and beloved local acts.

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Mural of Selena pops up in Walker's Point

July 17, 2017 10:03 p.m.

This past weekend, artist Mauricio Ramirez and the Walker's Point neighborhood honored the life and career of Selena with the installation of a new conceptual mural "Anything for Selena."

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Made in Milwaukee: Great Lakes Distillery

July 14, 2017 5:06 p.m.

Guy Rehorst - the founder and owner of Great Lakes Distillery - became curious about distilling after homebrewing what he describes as "a really bad batch of beer." Today, he owns the state's first distillery since Prohibition.