Published: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 10:16:01 CDT
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:05:00 CDTThe family-owned Jo-Cat's is a Brady Street staple with a down-to-earth environment featuring good music, affordable drinks and a friendly, upbeat vibe. What more do you need when rallying with your favorite females?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:20:00 CDTIn Milwaukee, before a bachelor becomes a husband, apparently, he must first be a gentleman. For the sixth year in a row, Silk Exotic was voted by readers as the best bar for a bachelor party / boys' night out.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:53:00 CDTLa Cage Niteclub, 801 S. 2nd St., recently went into foreclosure and a public auction will be held on March 27, 2017.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:00 CDTA complex of four buildings on a prominent East Side corner has been up for sale for a while. The buildings, from 2012-2028 E. North Ave., have long been fixtures on the neighborhood's bar and dining scene.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:01:00 CDTThere'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.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:01:00 CDTLast year was the very first year for the Best Milwaukee Drink category. And you gave it up for The Wicked Hop's Bloody Mary. But can that Brew City staple take the title again this year?
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:04:00 CDTA lot has changed in Milwaukee over the years, and especially in Bay View. But one thing that's remained constant for nearly 126 years is the white clapboard tavern on the corner of Ellen Street, where Kinnickinnic Avenue bends off to the right.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:09:00 CDTIn Milwaukee, few bars have "all you can drink" nights anymore. Adam "Hawk" Griffin, owner of Fire on Water, offered it at his bar every Thursday night for years, but got rid of it in 2016.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:01:00 CDTI have taken a bath with a glass of wine before, and I have drank coffee while showering, but last night I joined the ranks of millions (?) and experienced my first showerbeer.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:01:00 CDTWe can almost feel the summer breeze, so patio drinking season is in sight. What is the best patio to enjoy cocktails, beer and more? Find out here.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:01:00 CDTFree Pour, a new Milwaukee-based company, wants to de-mystify mixology for the home cocktail enthusiast. They do so using both public and private classes that teach average Joes how to make great cocktails in the comfort of their own homes.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:02:00 CDTBrew City has always loved a drink. Here were six places to get 'em in old Milwaukee.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:01:00 CDTIt's no mystery that proportions make the world of cocktails go 'round. But what most people don't realize is that you can make just about any cocktail with the help of only seven recipes.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:01:00 CDTWhen it comes to the best martinis, Bryant's Cocktail Lounge has been the top contender for the past two years. Will the legendary lounge make it a third? Find out.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:56:00 CDTAccording to a statement released by owner Jim Baade, Rascal's On Murray will close for good on Saturday, April 1. (No, not a joke.)
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:01:00 CDTWith or without tacos, the margarita is a quintessential part of our great Milwaukee summer. And our readers agree - for the third year in a row - on the best place to find them in the Brew City.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:01:00 CDTNow that spring is just about to kick off, you'll be able to raise the first of many steins at an area beer garden soon.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:01:00 CDTLast week, we dipped our toes into the world of bitter libations. And this week, we're wading a bit deeper with a brief overview of the deliciously elegant, and biologically functional, apertif.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:02:00 CDTOnMilwaukee stopped in Drink Wisconsinbly, which recently won Best New Bar in OnMilwaukee's annual readers' poll, and chatted with Sara Padley about dogs, cheese curds, rural living and, of course, beer.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:01:00 CDTMilwaukee bar goers have spoken, and the wings at Points East Pub once again claimed the title of Bar Month's best signature bar food champion.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 13:02:00 CDTFor the second year in a row, upstart Hamburger Mary's has edged LaCage to be named as Milwaukee's best LGBT bar. And, after moving from Bay View to Walker's Point in November, opening in a larger location, readers seemed to love Mary's even more.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 11:56:00 CDTIt 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.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:01:00 CDTIt's St. Patrick's Day! So, it's the perfect time for the wearin' of the green and the drinkin' of any number of delicious beverages. And If you're a fan of dark chocolate and mint, you'll want to check out a new release from Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates: Chocolate Mint Brandy.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:06:00 CDTWhen it comes to finding a taste of Ireland and a tasty brew on St. Patrick's Day - or on any of the other 364 days of the year - OnMilwaukee readers have once again voted County Clare the best Irish pub in Milwaukee.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:06:00 CDTMilwaukee may be a city with strong German roots, but when it comes to pubs, we're as Irish as Brian Boru. Here's a guide to spots where you can kick back, relax, raise a pint and toast slainte.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:01:00 CDTA trend towards bitter flavors is sweeping the nation. And it's playing out in the cocktail scene in fascinating ways. But to understand what's happening behind bars across the nation, it helps to have a bit of background about these intriguing elixirs.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:05:00 CDTEarlier this month, OnMilwaukee invited readers to create a signature "toast" for Milwaukee and received 65 submissions. A team of judges narrowed it down to their top five favorites and now, Milwaukeeans, it's time to create history.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:31:00 CDTWhat's a pub? It's a slippery subject and folks define it according to what it means to them. Which Milwaukee watering hole best describes "pub" to OnMilwaukee readers? Find out here!
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 09:03:00 CDTMost 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.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:03:00 CDTAt the beginning of 2017, two Walker's Point bar-restaurants discontinued providing straws for drink-ordering customers. Customers' reactions have been very mixed.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:06:00 CDTWhen talking about historic Milwaukee, the Bay View neighborhood is worthy of note - and one of my favorite bars in the entire city is in the heart of that neighborhood: Revel Bar.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:04:00 CDTYou never get a second chance to make a first impression. So where does Milwaukee take someone on a first date for a drink? Find out here.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:03:00 CDTKatie Rose is the co-owner of Goodkind, 2457 S. Wentworth Ave., and a whiskey enthusiast. When asked if she had a favorite kind of whiskey, her immediate response was, "Oh, come on, you know it's impossible to play favorites with your children!"
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 19:02:00 CDTWhether 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?
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:41:00 CDTIf you're a wine lover with a penchant for Italian varietals, you may just find your bliss in an upcoming wine dinner at Wolf Peach. The dinner, which takes place March 16, will feature five courses with wine pairings from Giornata Cellars in California.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:02:00 CDTSlowly but surely, Wauwatosa is becoming a popular destination for thirsty Milwaukeeans in search of good drink and good times.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 15:01:00 CDTNot drinking? No problem. Even in a drinking town like Milwaukee, there are plenty of places to get classy non-alcoholic beverages. We've got a list of spots that whip up some of the best mocktails around, along with some of their best offerings.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:01:00 CDTGood City Brewing, the urban brewery and taproom which opened last June at 2108 N. Farwell Ave., is full of good news this week. A reward, a possible expansion and a new canning line are all on the docket in the coming months.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:36:00 CDTFor the umpteenth year in a row, when it comes to delivering an out-of-this-world night on the town, the OnMilwaukee readers still pick this retro-fueled Riverwest hot spot as its favorite club/DJ/dance venue in the city.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:40:00 CDTIf there's one thing a beer garden in Milwaukee really, really needs, it's a good bathroom. This morning, the County Board's Parks Committee voted to match $27,000 already raised to fund repairs and upgrades to the bathrooms at the Humboldt Park Beer pavilion in Bay View.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:11:00 CDTMilwaukee, get ready for the madness. March Madness that is! Catch the games while you toss back a few cold ones and enjoy some great food with this guide to Milwaukee sports bars.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:01:00 CDTIf you're a beer-lover looking for a spring getaway, you just might find it at the annual Kohler Festival of Beer, which takes place April 28-29 at Kohler.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:06:00 CDTYou come for the food, but you stay for the drinks. What's your pick for Milwaukee's best bar in a restaurant for 2017? Find out here!
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 11:00:00 CDTThe Pabst Brewing Milwaukee is hosting a media preview today, in advance of its official opening, slated for Milwaukee Day, April 14. But we got the first look. Click here to get the first peek inside at the most anticipated taproom and gastropub in town.
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 13:36:00 CDTFor the fourth straight year, the battle for best local product - whether it be a beer, bitters, a brandy old fashioned or some other boozy libation - has ended with Lakefront Brewery's Riverwest Stein coming away the king.
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 13:01:00 CDTThe drinks are great. The company is fabulous. But sometimes it's the atmosphere that makes all the difference. What's your 2017 pick for best atmosphere in a bar? Find out here!
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 19:01:00 CDTJackee's, a sports bar on the corner of 5th and Virginia, is changing its tune with the launch of an Asian fusion menu created by Chef Phon of the Meal-Wok-E Fusion Food Truck and Chef Tony Bounyong.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:02:00 CDTIf you only had six months left in Milwaukee, what would you do in the city? OnMilwaukee intern Lily Wellen scratched off the third item from her Milwaukee Bucket list: attending a dance party at Riverwest's Mad Planet.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:02:00 CDTMany of Milwaukee's favorite sports bars are located near a stadium, ballpark or arena, which contributes to their popularity as pre- and post-game hangout spots. But for the fourth year in a row, readers selected a place that is not, because it's just that good.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017 14:00:00 CDTNomad World Pub opened on Brady Street on March 16, 1995, and announced today that it will open a new Madison location on Tuesday, March 14.