Hawthorne Coffee Roasters

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Dear Ruthie

Milwaukee Gun Violence Survivors Week kicks off as a progressive radio station hosts a two-year anniversary party. Read more

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Roasters such as Valentine Coffee, Hawthorne and others have created delightful mash-ups of coffee shop-meets-bar ambiances. Read more

Java Journal


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Single source coffee provides drinkers with a deeper connection to what they're consuming, and is more socially-responsible. Read more

Java Journal

The unique partnerships forged among some of Milwaukee’s food, beer and coffee businesses will be on display at Beer Beans Burritos: South Side Brunch at Hawthorne. Read more


Hawthorne Coffee Roasters (4177 S. Howell Ave.) strives to bring not just great coffee to their Garden District neighborhood, but also a connection to the bean-to-cup process. Read more


Chef-Owner Aaron Patin of Iron Grate BBQ is sending smoke signals up for a new style of “Milwaukee BBQ.” He even goes as far as developing a cut off the rib called the “Milwaukee rib” with pork belly still attached to the bone for a m... Read more

Dining Out

Hawthorne Coffee Roasters offers java expertise; a quirky, comfortable ambiance; and superb light and dark roasts. Read more


Located in the spacious lobby of a Third Ward building, Holey Moley Doughnuts (316 N Milwaukee) is a hidden treat for those with a sweet tooth. Featuring several different types of donuts, rotating and made fresh daily and your standard cof... Read more



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Holey Moley Coffee & Doughnuts is bringing together baseball and glazed goodness! Next time you catch a game at Miller Park, delicious coffee and fresh-made doughnuts will be at your #1 foam fingertips. This is Holey Moley’s second location and fa.. Read more

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With Thriller, Nelson George views the significance of Michael Jackson in light of his best-selling album, perhaps the last long player with the capacity to define an era. A veteran R&B reporter, George chronicled Jackson’s ascent from star... Read more