Good City Brewing

Next time you're thirsty, head to one of these bars and restaurants within a two-block radius of the Fiserv Forum. Read more

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Happy hours are aplenty in Milwaukee, and Dear Ruthie shares with you her social calendar to find them all. Read more

Dear Ruthie

The $50 ticket includes one ticket to the game, one pair of Too Much Metal Cream City socks and two Good City Brewing beers. Read more


While Milwaukee’s always been known as Brew City, a recent surge in the number of new craft breweries is reiterating the nickname. Read more

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The Lowlands Grand Cafes are known for seamlessly blending influences from the lowlands of Europe with local food and beverage favorites. Read more


The Avalon Atmospheric Theater’s recently opened restaurant, Mistral, offers a cozy, upscale Mediterranean dining experience. Read more

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The organizers of the Attic Jams concert series have stayed true to their three priorities: local artists, local venues and local charities. Attic Jams’ next concert is at Good City Brewing on Sunday, Sept. 3—a benefit concert for Milwaukee... Read more

Local Music

The Wisconsin Brewers Guild and Draft magazine team up for the Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival on Saturday, June 17, at Bayshore Town Center; here, attendees can enjoy pairings of beer and food from more than 40 Wisconsin craft brewers and a... Read more


An interview with Matt and Katie Wessel, owners of Milwaukee Pretzel Company, where some of our area’s finest Bavarian-style soft pretzels are made. Read more

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Each week, the Shepherd Express publicizes and promotes activities that peacefully push back against the discriminatory and reactionary actions and policies of the Trump administration. This week’s offerings include: the YWCA’s Stand Agains... Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Milwaukee Craft Brewery League—founded by Henry Schwartz, owner of MobCraft Beer—fosters economically sound ideas for local brewers such as combining orders to meet minimums and monthly Tap Takeovers. Read more


A new brewery and taproom, Good City Brewing (2108 N Farwell Ave.), has joined our city’s ranks, and is elaborating on the current trend toward hop-forward brews. Not an IPA fan? Don’t worry; Good City also brews a stout, porter and session... Read more


Has Milwaukee’s craft beer market hit its saturation point? Not even close, brewers say. Read more

Fall Drinks Guide

The story may seem familiar, two grad school buddies makeMilwaukee their home, meet their future brewmaster and the rest is history.Hardly.David Dupee, an attorney by trade, started CraftFund,you know, how MobCraft got their start? And .. Read more


Young Allen Ginsberg (played by James Franco) looks just a little nervous as he adjusts his plastic-framed glasses and steels himself to recite, for the first time, a remarkable poem called “Howl.” Shifting from that epochal 1955 reading to... Read more

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