Results tagged with 'Blackbird'
Published May 8, 2017
Dive bars, like the lingering vague smells that inhabit them, are difficult to exactly define. And, certainly, no national list of eight of them is going to be definitive. But still, this recent Washington Post list of America's most authentic dive bars is a bunch of crap.
Published March 7, 2017
What's a night out without some fun and games? Here's your 2017 pick for best bar games and trivia.
Published Aug. 17, 2015
Yahoo Travel named Blackbird, 3007 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., as one of the 50 Best Dive Bars in the United States. One bar was picked for each state, and Blackbird got the honors for Wisconsin.
Published April 2, 2015
As a Milwaukee-based DJ himself, Mario Martin - known by his stage name The Ghosts of Laura Palmer - has no problem with Paris Hilton performing at Summerfest in a few months. He has no intention on signing any petitions. When it comes to his own music and persona, however, Martin comes at his Ghosts of Laura Palmer efforts from a very different mentality and approach than the gossip queen.
Published July 8, 2014
If you are trying to build an instant classic bar in Milwaukee's crowded corner tavern scene, you need to set yourself apart. Classic cocktails are great, but there are plenty of East Side bars that already get it. Finks, 1875 N. Humboldt Ave., picks up where Red Room, that closed in 2012, left off. And it has pinball.
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This past weekend marked my 8th wedding anniversary, and we thought long and hard how to celebrate. In the past we've always tried obvious romatic spots (Bermuda, Sundara Spa, etc.) however this year because of limited time to getaway, we opted for a trip to Chicago. A getaway to Chicago may be o...
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