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After a nearfour-decade run as a German-centric bar, Von Trier owner John Sidoff announced yesterday that the bar will close briefly in early2018 for major renovations and reopen as an upscale cocktail lounge. The decision, which is in part a.. more

Aug 16, 2017 3:40 PM Around MKE

The name is a play on words, but as it becomes more of areality as a weather forecast, the cozy below-ground links of Nine Below offersa wonderful respite from wintertime in Milwaukee. The world’s first and only“maker’s” miniature golf co.. more

Jan 2, 2017 9:25 PM Around MKE

Summerfest open on Wednesday, June 29 with Selena Gomez as the opening act in the Marcus Amphitheater, but this week our area also offers Summer Soulstice, Garlic Fest, the Cedarburg Strawberry Festival and several other visiting musical ac... more

Jun 21, 2016 4:12 PM This Week in Milwaukee

North Avenue’s new Buddha Lounge aims for an upscale clientele. more

Mar 24, 2015 8:21 PM Dining Out

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Replay SportsBar, located at the historic crossroads of Milwaukee’s East Side, 2238 N.Farwell Ave. has closed. a Rosati's Pizza Sports Pub will be taking its place. AChicago-based chain featuring deep dish and thin crust pizzas, Rosati’s has 10.. more

Jan 6, 2015 3:23 PM Around MKE

Miller Park is getting a big new addition next year. Ina move that will probably anger the type of parent who complains when schools handout participation trophies, the Brewers announced that they are building a “Wallof Honor” outside the st.. more

Dec 19, 2013 4:00 PM Around MKE

Rich with zesty herbs, flavorful spices and freshingredients central to the Thua Thien-Hue Province of Vietnam, Hue VietnameseRestaurant’s unique take on Vietnamese cuisine has made the restaurant afavorite in Bay View since it opened there in .. more

Nov 1, 2013 1:00 PM Around MKE

As its oldest regulars can attest, Jake’s Deli hasn’t changed much since the ’50s. The business has changed hands a few times over the decades, and new managing partner Gary Plassmeyer brought with him some fresh signage more

Jan 16, 2013 3:13 PM Dining Preview

The Rosebud Cinema (6823 W. North Ave.) is back and in good hands. The neighborhood bijou along one of Wauwatosa's busiest streets made a splash when it opened in 1999. People... more

Aug 28, 2012 12:00 AM Film Reviews

While they're certainly not the biggest of the bunch, street festivals go a long way toward rounding out Milwaukee's prized image as the “City of Festivals.” But they're not all created equal. There are certainly reliable, ever- more

Jun 25, 2012 12:00 AM Concert Reviews

A 1960s office building just south of Mayfair Mall is a very unlikely spot for an authentic Mexican restaurant, but Taqueria El Fogoncito (10425 W. North Ave.) makes it work. Look for the small bright awning, the only color on a pale yellow... more

Mar 29, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview 1 Comments

Named for the antagonist principal from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off , nice-guy California rockers play a happy, agreeable blend of pop-rock with ample nods to The Cars—Ric Ocasek was even slated to produce the group’s debut album at o more

Feb 7, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Singer Josh Rouse, with one foot planted in Spanish music and the other somewhere between the pop stylings of Paul Simon and the sensibilities of Nashville and the American heartland, returned to the Turner Hall Ballroom with his globe-span... more

Jun 2, 2010 12:00 AM Concert Reviews

Milwaukee’s East Side lost one of its historic landmarks early in the morning on Jan. 19, when after 40 years anchoring North Avenue, the restaurant Pizza Man burned down in a four-alarm blaze. The fire, which has been ruled arson, demolish... more

Feb 11, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE 8 Comments

World War II ushered in the Atomic Age and the Cold War, but it also had a profound impact on the arts and creative practice. With the advent of portable, 35-millimeter cameras, for the first time photojournalists on battlefields and foreig... more

Jan 28, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Siteowner Amjad Tufail wants to lease the currently unused space toChurch’s Chicken, which occupied the building once before. “Theyare part of a big chain,” Tufail said. “They ,News Features more

Sep 12, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 4 Comments

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