Results tagged with 'Milwaukee History'
Published April 21, 2017
When it comes to profiling the hidden gems of Milwaukee's bar scene, the underground places quietly but essentially woven into the city's fabric, what could be more apt than a bar located literally underground. That's the case for Monica's on Astor.
Published April 11, 2017
During the great Downtown reinvention of the '80s, dozens of buildings disappeared from the heart of Milwaukee. One year, the Mint Bar vanished too. 31 years after its demolition, there's no evidence the Mint Bar even existed. And that's a damn shame.
Published April 2, 2017
When a restaurant has been around for over 100 years, there are bound to be myriad stories within its walls. And that was certainly the case for Karl Ratzsch, one of Milwaukee's oldest and most iconic restaurants.
Published March 22, 2017
Brew City has always loved a drink. Here were six places to get 'em in old Milwaukee.
Published March 16, 2017
Most Milwaukeeans know about The Harp Irish Pub at 113 E. Juneau Ave., but, sadly, few now remember its founder, Josephine Dolan, who was a beloved Brew City publican. Luckily, her granddaugher Patricia Doherty wrote in to remind us all.
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Carmex. The medicated lip balm in small glass jars with the yellow cap. It is and has always been made in Milwaukee. Alfred Woelbing invented the concoction in the 1930's on his kitchen stove to alleviate cold sores. Woelbing (pronounced Well-bing) lived with his wife and children in Wauwatosa...
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