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Best of Milwaukee Finalist Announcement

Best of Fun for All 2008 Nominees

Oct. 28, 2008
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Where's the best bike trail, romantic hotel, or  place to people watch?  You've been letting us know for 18 years and here are the results of the Original All-Reader Voted Best of Milwaukee.

Voting has ended in the 18th Annual Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee and reader votes have been tallied. Where there are exact numerical ties we have listed those businesses.

Best of Milwaukee Fun for All Category Finalists (in no particular order) Are:



Fun for all:

Bike Trail

  • Oak Leaf Trail
  • Hank Aaron
  • Glacial Drumlin Trail

Boutique Hotel

  • Ambassador Hotel
  • Hotel Metro
  • County Clare

Bowling Alley (TIE)

  • Koz's Mini Bowl
  • Bayview Bowl
  • Landmark Lanes
  • The Falcon Bowl

Children's Attractions

  • Discovery World
  • Milwaukee Co. Zoo
  • Betty Brinn

Place to learn to dance

  • Milwaukee Ballet
  • Young Dance Academy
  • Danceworks

Place to people watch

  • Brady Street
  • Summerfest
  • Wisconsin State Fair

Summer Festival

  • State Fair
  • Irishfest
  • Summerfest


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