Published: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 02:16:03 CDT
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:03:00 CDTIt looks as if there's a new breakfast and lunch spot on the way for the Third Ward. A new restaurant called Sweet Diner is slated to open sometime this summer at 239 E. Chicago St. in the vacant space next to Inspired, a gallery and home furnishings boutique.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:25:00 CDTThe Badgers are back in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, and that's great not only for them, but also for us. Once again, Wisconsin's little-used reserves, Aaron Moesch and Matt Ferris, have given sports fans lots of laughs, with another hilarious edition of "Moesch Madness."
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 11:58:00 CDTMy dad just quit smoking after 64 years. He did it cold turkey, in a houseful of smokers. The turning point was when he was struck with a horrible case of pneumonia, but there's a lot more to it.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:17:00 CDTA long-beloved classic is returning to Milwaukee's dining scene. Osteria Del Mondo, the Italian restaurant founded by Marc and Marta Bianchini, will reopen Downtown.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:01:00 CDTThe Big KC -- which we assume is named for Mr. Swan himself -- features a half-pound Black Angus burger topped with white cheddar cheese, grilled onions, shaved roast beef, bacon, pepper-jack cheese and mayonnaise on a sesame seed roll for $12.50.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:34:00 CDTMilwaukee is already renowned for baseball's best tailgate scene, and this year the Brewers are teaming with Block Party Suites to create a destination that makes it even better for their fun-loving fans. Introducing Miller Park's new Brew Crew Bar.
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 19:00:00 CDTThe great Milwaukee weekend is here ... and so is your Weekend Preview! Make it a great one!
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:02:00 CDTYesterday, the sports blogosphere created quite the "ZOMG!" stir after a few outlets posted that Aaron Rodgers was selling his Green Bay-area home. But before Packers fans could become too excited or aghast, the buzz balloon was quickly punctured. Why?
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:46:00 CDTA new HGTV house-flipping show set in Milwaukee - "My Flippin' Friends," starring Cream City native and I Spy DIY creator Jenni Radosevich - is headed to your televisions. But it needs your help to stay there.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:02:00 CDTThe Torrent on Thursday announced the addition of a sister team that will begin play in the Women's Premier Soccer League in 2018. It will provide women the chance to continue playing soccer at a competitive level in Milwaukee, where no such option currently exists.
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 11:03:00 CDTOne of the things people always say is that givers get so much out of giving. There's no reason to doubt the truth of the dictum, but how do you quantify it? What does that mean, in real terms? Now I know exactly what it means, specifically.
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 19:29:00 CDTApparently, the Packers saw something in Christine Michael last year that most everyone else did not. The backup running back has re-signed with Green Bay, according to ESPN reports, despite an unremarkable half-season in 2016. Why did Ted Thompson bring him back?
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:03:00 CDTFor more than two decades, Renaissance Theaterworks has produced some of the most memorable shows I've seen in Milwaukee. And the health of this group was made possible, in large part, by support from the United Performing Arts Fund.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:56:00 CDTFrom original shows and movies to an impressive lineup of classic films and legendary directors, there's plenty to be excited for next month on Netflix. Unfortunately, what streaming services giveth they also taketh away.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:01:00 CDTThe opening for Maison has been a while coming. However, when the time comes, and it should be soon, Chef Michael Quinn and Sous Chef Joe Roethel will be ready to roll out a menu they've been working on for the past few months.
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 09:28:00 CDTToday, Amazon is announcing that it's expanding its Prime Now one-hour delivery service to Milwaukee. No word yet on whether or not it will use drones or teleportation or cuddly Yetis to get you the goods so quickly, for $7.99.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:02:00 CDTBrew City has always loved a drink. Here were six places to get 'em in old Milwaukee.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 05:00:00 CDTToday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation releases a new engineering report on the Mitchell Park Domes - which it calls a National Treasure - that the trust says "demonstrates a more comprehensive and cost-effective path forward for preserving the Domes."
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:16:00 CDTThanks to the Milwaukee Bucks, Nick Viall is coming home. On Friday night, the Bucks will not only host the Atlanta Hawks, but also a themed night dedicated to Waukesha's very own star of "The Bachelor" and current "Dancing with the Stars" hoofer.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:02:00 CDTIn Episode 23 of The Postgame Tailgate podcast, OnMilwaukee's Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss how boring the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament were and the Badgers' big upset (and if they're actually underdogs), then they make their Sweet 16 picks.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:01:00 CDTDoc's Commerce Smokehouse fired up its smokers and opened quietly this past weekend in the SpringHill Suites building. The bar at Doc's won't open to the public until later next week. However, there's plenty of barbeque, sweet tea and Sprecher to go around.
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 14:01:00 CDTThe Wave have been in this position before, down a game in a Major Arena Soccer League playoff series and staring at a do-or-die situation at home. They prevailed then, nine days ago, and they hope to do so again tonight. Here's all you need to know about Milwaukee's Game 2 matchup vs. Baltimore.
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.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:02:00 CDTThanks in part to an energetic Milwaukee crowd, the Jerry Garcia Band played a double-CD-worthy gig at the Bradley Center in 1991. That concert is now available in a nice set from Dave Matthews' ATO Records.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:56:00 CDTLast night, "Dancing with the Stars" hit the stage for its 24th season and 400th episode, with the usual collection of sports stars and C-listers. The judges had their say, but here's our rankings - from worst to first - after the premiere.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:45:00 CDTOn Thursday, veterans and employees will be treated to a cooking demonstration and free samples of food from award-winning chef Justin Carlisle and Milwaukee Veterans Affairs Medical Center dietitians.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:34:00 CDTThis is a story about Marticia Jenkins, but not about just her. It's about dozens of generous and kind people, and two very special women, who have set in motion a series of events that are going to make a huge difference in Marticia Jenkins' life.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:02:00 CDTA couple weeks ago, Plum Media turned the dirt to ceremoniously launch $1.85 million in renovation work to turn a former Milwaukee Casket Company shipping and receiving building into its new headquarters. Today, we step inside to take a look around.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:46:00 CDTWas this opening weekend ACTUALLY boring? It's easy to say that after watching cute mid-major after cute mid-major crumble before your eyes, but compared to other seasons, were last weekend's first couple rounds a bummer? Let's look.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 16:53:00 CDTDon't look now, Wisconsin fans, but your overlooked, underseeded and disregarded team is an underdog again. The Badgers' plucky band of adversity-overcoming, doubt-disproving heart-havers is still not getting respect. Florida is favored over Wisconsin in the Sweet 16, and that's just fine.
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 15:01:00 CDTSure, you could head out to happy hour or Sunday funday - but why not imbibe in the comfort of your own home? For this edition of the OnMilwaukee #WeWant we bring you some of our favorite wants to add to your own home bar.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:56:00 CDTOn Saturday, April 8, Food Network star Alton Brown will return to Milwaukee for a new live show, "Eat Your Science," at the Riverside Theater. But before anybody eats their science, Brown plans to eat our city's best - and he wants your help.
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.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 11:16:00 CDTChloe Allison, a Milwaukee native who attended Alexander Hamilton High School, founded Alli C., a children's wear and accessories business offering beanies, blankets and other accessories for infants, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.