Published: Wed, 7 Dec 2016 08:16:01 CDT
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 19:01:00 CDTIn winter, the warmth of a fire makes a good drinking buddy, and toasting - or getting toasted - in front of a fireplace is perfect on a blustery night. Here's a list of some great places to warm you inside and out.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 16:36:00 CDTIn the past few years, West Allis has upped its style with numerous new, contemporary shops, bars and eateries. In early 2017, West Allis will welcome its first brewery, Westallion Brewing Co. An open house is slated at the brewery for Friday, Dec. 16.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 22:24:00 CDTIt's not unusual for Best Place at Pabst to have two weddings on a Friday or Saturday, but Nov. 26 was unique because both of the couples to be hitched were named Carly and Nick.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:45:00 CDTYou might have dreamed of a "Booze Bubbler," but did you know Drink Wisconsinbly actually has one that dispenses SoulBoxer Old Fashioned? But wait, it gets better: they are giving it away.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:01:00 CDTGreat Northern Distilling is one of 19 craft distilleries that have opened in Wisconsin over the past 10 years. In addition to a thoughtful approach and attention to detail, the distillery distinguishes itself with a commitment to locally grown products.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:01:00 CDT3 Sheeps Brewing Co. will release its biggest beer yet - Veneration Belgian-style Quad - at a special release party at their Sheboygan taproom this weekend. In conjunction with the release, the brewery also rolls out its inaugural brewery tours.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:01:00 CDTSometimes a setback results in the opportunity to approach things in an entirely new way. Such was the case for Matthew Janzen, author of the "State of Craft Beer," a photographic journey depicting the stories behind the Wisconsin brewing industry.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:05:00 CDTIt's that festive time of the year. Christmas and holiday parties seemingly every night. I love it. But, it's tough not to eat and drink more than usual. This list helps you get a better focus on which drinks contain the highest alcohol-to-calorie ratio.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:07:00 CDTIn July, OnMilwaukee announced that award-winning musician Evan Christian planned to open a jazz lounge called Gibraltar at 538 W. National Ave. in Walker's Point.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:15:00 CDTThird Space Brewing will celebrate the grand opening of its craft brewery and tap room with a special event on Nov. 19 featuring live music, food trucks and the release of a new beer, which will be presented as part of a special Brewmaster's Toast.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:52:00 CDTDuring an event at Central Standard Distillery on Nov. 16, attendees can celebrate and honor our nation's heroes, purchase limited-edition, veteran-themed bottles of Central Standard vodka, and enjoy music from the J. Ryan Trio and eats from Iron Grate BBQ Co.
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 13:01:00 CDTEnlightened Brewing Company first debuted its new brewery and taproom this past June. Since that time, it has installed its brewing equipment and hosted a few events, but now it's getting ready to officially celebrate its grand opening.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 21:01:00 CDTAlmost every Milwaukeean knows about the "I Closed Wolski's" bumper sticker. But did you know there are also free "I Closed Wolski's" women's panties?
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:26:00 CDTAnyone who knows John Dye or has been to his bar, Bryant's Cocktail Lounge, knows that he is a vintage lounge visionary who works vigilantly until he gets it right. Such is the case with his second project, The Jazz Estate, 2423 N. Murray Ave., which re-opens to the public on Thursday, Nov. 3. OnMilwaukee got a sneak peek today.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:26:00 CDTAfter a request from Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton, the operators of the Onyx Social Club and Restaurant voluntarily surrendered their alcohol and entertainment licenses on Monday.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 13:01:00 CDTEver wanted to own your own brewery? Well, beginning today, you can. For just $200 you can become an owner of the New Barons Brewing Cooperative, a start-up brewery that will be operated democratically by members, all of whom have an ownership stake.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:01:00 CDTA dynamic, dual-level establishment at 223 N. Water St. that features a Wisconsin theme on the main floor and an Illinois theme downstairs, Rivalry opened Thursday night for the Packers-Bears game. It's not the sports bar you're expecting. It's the one you didn't even know you would like.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:02:00 CDTShortly after arriving from Chicago, Kelsey Cano got a job at Who's On Third and has been pouring libations and connecting with people ever since. Recently, we stopped by to talk to Cano about whiskey, eye injuries, getting hit on, having a Sept. 11 birthday and more.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:34:00 CDTOnMilwaukee and Walker's Pint will host a "witches party" (for boys and girls!) featuring Milwaukee's first cackling contest with a $500 "Walker's Point weekend getaway" prize that includes a stay at the Iron Horse Hotel, dinner at Fixture Pizza Pub and more.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:30:00 CDTLucille's Piano Bar will close after the weekend, according to a Facebook post that reads, "We want all of you to know past and present, that this Friday and Saturday is for you. Drink specials, giveaways and shout outs will be on hand all evenings."
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:36:00 CDTKohler has teamed up with Central Standard Craft Distillery to create a 72 percent cacao dark chocolate brandy that's pretty unique and, we learned, makes a great brandy old fashioned. Click here to see how.
Thu, 6 Oct 2016 11:46:00 CDTThe agents at International Exports, Ltd. have announced a month-long celebration of furtive Fiftieth Fun in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the SafeHouse. There will be drink spy-cials, throwback menu items and Fiftieth Friday parties..
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:01:00 CDTIt's been a decade since John Duggan, Tom Coffey and Ed Stritch bought the Third Ward building at 124 N. Water St. and transformed the space from the iconic MandM Club to The Irish Pub. This Sunday, it's time to celebrate a decade in business.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:01:00 CDTAn innovative new downtown cocktail bar is taking shape on Jefferson Street and should be ready to host its first guests within the next few weeks. Phoenix Cocktail Club will open first as a cocktail lounge and eventually add small plate offerings.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:10:00 CDTIn June, we reported that a new sports bar and restaurant called Rivalry would be opening at 223 N. Water St. in the former home of Rustico. Right now, it looks like the venue is on track to open Oct. 20 - just in time for the Packers to play the Bears.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:40:00 CDTOne of the oldest watering holes in the city, the White House, 2900 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., is celebrating its 125th birthday on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2 with drink specials, games, raffles, food and more, as well as a food drive for Hunger Task Force.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:03:00 CDTThe Pfister Lobby Lounge closed on the day after Labor Day for a fresh look. It re-opens to the public on Thursday. We stopped by to take an early look and although the space was eerily quiet without the soothing sound of the piano, it looked almost ready to go.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:16:00 CDTBars and restaurants all across Milwaukee are teaming up to give us cocktails all week. Thanks to MKE Cocktail Week, for seven days, you can wet your whistle with special, one-of-a-kind beverages all around the city.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:05:00 CDTNine Below Mini Golf Tavern, 1905 E. North Ave., opened to the public at 2 p.m. today and OnMilwaukee was there - ready to chat, drink and putt. Owners David and Marla Poytinger call it "The world's first Maker's Golf Tavern."
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:03:00 CDTOnMilwaukee recently caught up with Nora Graveline - who has worked at the Walker's Point corner bar since the spring - to talk music, getting hit on and how no one should ever order an Old Fashioned from her at Sabbatic.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 11:01:00 CDTIt's been quite a journey for Third Space owners Kevin Wright and Andrew Gehl, who have seen their new Menomonee Valley home transformed from a nondescript warehouse into a vibrant gathering space. Here's a first look at the beautiful new digs.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:44:00 CDTThis is Brew City, so it should come as no surprise that we value Milwaukee's beer-soaked history. And Regano's Roman Coin has been a part of that tradition for five decades. In honor of it Regano's is throwing a party and we asked Teri Regano about it.
Fri, 9 Sep 2016 19:01:00 CDTJust about every bar in Wisconsin qualifies as a "Packers Bar," but this list should give you some ideas for some special places to catch a game.
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 10:03:00 CDTRaised Grain Brewing Company launched its brewery operations and taproom at 2244 W. Bluemound Rd. in Waukesha last September and celebrates its first year in business with an event this weekend that includes a brand new beer release.
Thu, 8 Sep 2016 09:44:00 CDTCould a South Milwaukee brewery be on the horizon? Yes, if a local developer gets the OK to move ahead with a new $6.6 million plan announced this morning by South Milwaukee Mayor Erik Brooks.
Wed, 7 Sep 2016 09:07:00 CDTAlthough it gets most of the hype, pizza is only a portion of a successful pizza-ing experience, and almost as integral is pizza's best buddy: beer. Jake and Josh Taylor were well aware of this when they hired bar consultant Nick Chartier before they opened Fixture Pizza Pub.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:15:00 CDTWalker's Point might welcome its third jazz club later this year if Kimberly Turner-Vergara has her way. Turner-Vergara applied for a license to open Michai's Quiet Storm Smooth Jazz Lounge in the former Rumor Upbeat Lounge at 161 S. 1st St.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:01:00 CDTThe first grains have been milled and the shiny new kettles are bubbling at Third Space Brewing as brewmaster Kevin Wright fires up the brewery's very first batch of beer. We've got a preview of the beer the brewery will launch as soon as mid-September.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:26:00 CDTIt appears that Pat James will soon take a crack at the 628 N. Water St. space that formerly housed Ultra Lounge, JC's Pub and Grill, Club Bari, Edgar's Calypso, Swank and more.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:02:00 CDTAfter a long day, what better way to unwind then going out to the bars with your friends and participating in some trivia? It is a great way to socialize, test your knowledge and win prizes while getting the best deals on drinks and food.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:20:00 CDTThe Silver Spring House in Glendale is for sale. The building, which dates to 1904, sits on 3 1/2 acres of land and is listed with Coldwell Banker for $1,750,000.
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 13:01:00 CDTThe outdoor music season in Milwaukee has hit with full force but is coming to an end sooner than we'd like. Whether you head to Jazz in the Park, Chill on the Hill, Tosa Tonight or somewhere else, we have you covered!
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 11:09:00 CDTTucked away in West Allis is Binary: Games, Foods and Spirits, a small gamer's paradise on the corner of 92nd and Lincoln. Various banners from "Game of Thrones" hang from the ceiling, there are mannequins donning "Star Trek" costumes and tons more.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:01:00 CDTThe Historic Third Ward will get a new brewery next spring, thanks to the efforts of business partners Tim Pauly and Dan McElwee. Broken Bat Brewing Company is moving in on Buffalo Street. And yes folks, it's going to have a baseball theme.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:30:00 CDTExperience the collision of Milwaukee-made spirits and Indianapolis ingenuity during a special cocktail takeover this weekend at the cheel in Thiensville. The event features a one-night-only menu created by bartenders from the Libertine Liquor Bar.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 21:04:00 CDTAt 4 p.m. today, Finn McGoo's opened at 10365 N. Cedarburg Rd. in Mequon in the former Taylor and Dunn's space. It was a promise fulfilled for owner and musician Finbar McCarthy who promised his now-deceased friend "McGoo" two years ago that he would open a pub in his honor.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:08:00 CDTLast year, friends John Crone and Joe D'Acquisto started Over The Moon Bartending, a mobile bartending service available for any type of event. The business offers numerous unique options that ensure clients a creative and affordable drink menu.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:46:00 CDTWith an expansive view of Downtown Milwaukee's skyline, a snippet of the river and iconic local business signs, View - a bar, eatery, rooftop patio and rentable space which soft-opened tonight on Old World Third Street - is aptly named. Here's a first look.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 13:01:00 CDTWith 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.
Sat, 13 Aug 2016 20:48:00 CDTNine Below, Milwaukee's first "maker's golf tavern," will open to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the area below Beans and Barley, 1905 E. North Ave. It features two nine-hole indoor miniature golf courses and a bar that looks and feels like being outdoors at dusk.