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Articles tagged with 'Bars'

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Hidden Gem: Monica's on Astor

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.

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Sports bar guide

Published April 20, 2017

Your Milwaukee Bucks are in the playoffs! If you can't make it to the festive atmosphere at the BMO Harris Bradley Center pull up a stool at any one of these great options.

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Hidden Gem: Mamie's

Published April 7, 2017

This is the first in a new bar series called "Hidden Gems." Debra Mickey opened Mamie's, 3300 W. National Ave., in 1981 and has continued to improve the space - indoors and out - ever since.

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Miller Park shuttle guide

Published March 29, 2017

With another Brewers season upon us, plenty of fans are looking for a ride to the ballpark. It's a safe alternative, if you're planning to drink - and even if you aren't, parking can be a nightmare at Miller Park. Plus, it's always fun to have somewhere to go before or after the game to celebrate (or commiserate) with your fellow Brew Crew lovers.

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Milwaukee happy hour guide

Published March 24, 2017

There's nothing quite like a great drink special to help you unwind after a long day. We've done an exhaustive search and found Milwaukee's happiest Happy Hours.

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Old World Third Street bar guide

Published March 18, 2017

It may be Old World Third Street, but the Downtown nightlife and drinking destination is more of a hybrid of Milwaukee's past and the present, old and young happily intertwined. Here's a quick rundown of all things old and new Old World Third Street has to offer.

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Two local joints nix straws

Published March 15, 2017

At the beginning of 2017, two Walker's Point bar-restaurants discontinued providing straws for drink-ordering customers. Customers' reactions have been very mixed.

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What are your karaoke go-to songs?

Published March 14, 2017

Whether buzzed on Miller Lite and belting out "Pour Some Sugar On Me" or completely sober and crooning "Let's Get It On," karaoke is a crapton of fun for many people. We'll share our go-to songs - will you share yours?

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Riverwest bar guide, 2017

Published March 6, 2017

Riverwest's bar offerings are as eclectic as the people who live there. From corner watering holes with cheap taps of Pabst to upscale lounges with cocktails on tap, no one's going to stay thirsty for long west of the river.

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Skip the bars and buy your own inflatable pub

Published March 1, 2017

Milwaukee is home to all kinds of bars: whiskey bars, nerd bars, ice bars, possibly the nation's longest bar this side of the Mississippi. And now you could be responsible for the latest pub trend quite literally blowing up around the globe: an inflatable bar.

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Before Stonewall, the Black Nite brawl stunned Milwaukee

Published Feb. 17, 2017

Eight years before Stonewall and six years before the Black Cat, Milwaukee was the scene of an uprising unlike anything local police had ever seen before as four troublemakers got more trouble than they bargained for at the Black Nite, one of the most popular gay bars of the time.

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Chef Talk: The best of 2016

Published Jan. 26, 2017

For this new episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek looks back at 2016, revisiting some interviews from the past year and sharing some great clips and answers that may not have made the cut in previous episodes.

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How did you celebrate that epic Packers playoff win over the Cowboys?

Published Jan. 16, 2017

As an austere and objective professional sports writer, I couldn't rejoice in the Packers' playoff win over the Cowboys in the fanatical and passionate way I wanted. But you probably could. How did you celebrate? Where were you? What'd you do when they won? What's your favorite memory?