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West Allis

This west suburb of Milwaukee – formerly an industrial powerhouse of its own – houses several fun parks and delicious restaurants, within easy driving distance of Downtown. The area's biggest draw, however, is the Wisconsin State Fair Park & Expo Center, which plays host to the Milwaukee Mile, Pettit National Ice Center and several festive summer events – including, of course, State Fair.

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First Look: Westallion Brewing Company

April 5, 2017 6:01 p.m.

Westallion Brewing Company, the first brewery in West Allis, is open to the public. OnMilwaukee stopped in today for a tour and a Facebook Live.

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Jack Rabbit Slims trades its smoker for a pizza oven

Feb. 17, 2017 1:43 p.m.

Jack Rabbit Slims, 8028 W. National Ave. in West Allis, is undergoing a bit of an identity change. The restaurant, which opened in December 2015 as a country music bar and barbecue restaurant, has taken the last few months to step back and reevaluate.

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State Fair adds rock legend John Mellencamp to Main Stage lineup

Feb. 15, 2017 2:05 p.m.

Today, the Wisconsin State Fair announced it'll bring some R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. to this year's headliner lineup, with heartland rock legend John Mellencamp taking the Main State, presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, on Friday, Aug. 4.