Stone Creek Coffee

There are so many great places in Milwaukee where folks can taste and learn about the beverage. Read more

Java Journal


Judging by the abundance of coffee houses in Milwaukee today, it seems that we have fared well in keeping up with the rest of the country’s third wave of coffee. Read more

Java Journal

"Put very simply, a great latte embodies the harmonic synergy between the craft of well steamed milk and properly pulled shots of espresso.” Read more

Java Journal

We talk to TJ Sizemore, founder of The Milwaukee Coffee Festival, about the mission of the festival, Milwaukee's thriving coffee scene, and the art behind making a perfect cup of coffee. Read more

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If you’re looking for a café with integrity where the food is good, the price reasonable and the atmosphere simple, relaxed and relaxing, the Beerline Café is entirely worth the hunt. This all-,Dining Out Read more

Dining Out

John Kelly Vanderlinde’s John Kelly’s Cocina: Chef-inspired recipes for the everyday home cook stresses “wholesome, fresh food prepared simply to let the natural flavor shine.” A signing and reception for John Kelly’s Cucina will be held... Read more



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The sweet scent of wedding cake is in the air inside Aggie’s Bakery & Cake Shop (7328 W. Greenfield Ave.), but the new venue in the heart of West Allis isn’t just a place for brides to be. The new Aggie’s, replacing the long-running locatio... Read more

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Have you ever been to a café and been presented a drink that looks like this?Or this?How about this?When a baristais pouring a drink the milk doesn’t just fall out of the pitcher into thesecomplex patterns (latte art), it happens wit.. Read more

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Greater Milwaukee is home to some of the brightest entrepreneurs sharing inspired, flavorful cuisines in unique, exciting ways. Lucky for us foodies, there are neighborhood events that allow us to try new venues without breaking the bank, s... Read more

Dining Preview

 Harvey Scales is aveteran Milwaukee musician whose career stretches back to the ‘60s. The NorthDivision graduate sang with an early version of The Esquires (remembered fortheir hit “Get on Up”) and emerged as a solo act .. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

In 2013, Pat Gleason and his wife Jeanette opened Bus Stop Coffee Shop (4424 W. Lisbon Ave.), a homey café in a historic building offering fresh bakery made daily in house, delicious Stone Creek Coffee and Rishi Tea, and some of the best ho... Read more

Dining Preview

The Milwaukee coffee scene was aflutter in 2010 when local AlterraCoffee Roasters struckup a deal with Mars Drinks, selling the brand for worldwide production intheir Flavia line. The arrangement, while publicized to an extent, stayedrelativel.. Read more

Happening Now

Arizona native and Pewaukee transplant Rebecca Scarberry started Becky’s Blissful Bakery in 2007 as little more than a hobby, a way for a stay-at-home mom to pass away the long winter days she wasn’t used to... Read more

Dining Preview

Fictional characters whose lives read like real-life news stories about war and political intrigue are brought into sharp focus in Inside Out, the new cutting-edge novel by Barry Eisler.Given their relevancy to today’s political climate, st... Read more


Capitalizing on the success of the hit 2006 film adaptation, in November the 1981 Henry Krieger/Tom Eyen musical Dreamgirls, the story of a very Supremes-like 1960s girl group, launched its first national tour in almost 25 years. The film v... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Winners in the Best Free Wi-Fi category for Best of Milwaukee 2008. Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2008