Walker's Point

Spanish-style restaurant tempts diners with numerous tapas and specials. Read more

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Brad Schlaikowski, founder of Milwaukee’s first group home for displaced LGBTQ youth, Courage House, discusses its founding and functions. Read more

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The essence of the South Side is the power of pueblo. Born and raised in the shadow of the Walker’s Point clocktower, Tammy Rivera understands this strength. Read more

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Liz Miller’s “Proliferative Calamity” occupies the Hawthorn Contemporary gallery like a painter would occupy a canvas. Read more

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Julie Crnkovich’s Tribeca GalleryCafé & Books reflects the ethos of its namesake Manhattan neighborhood. This past December, Crnkovich opened a second location in Walker’s Point, 1318 S. First St. Read more


Walker’s Point’s has gained a new restaurant, Cocina 1022, in the space Chez Jacques used to occupy. Come for the large Mexican menu and delicious rotating desserts. Read more

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Building bike infrastructure has benefits that go beyond just cyclists. Milwaukee is slowly catching up to other cities in this area. Read more

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Test your knowledge of notable, quotable people and what they've said about hard cider. Take this quiz for a chance to win a FREE pair of cider sampling flights at Lost Valley Cider Co! Read more


Milwaukee Alderman Bob Bauman said he has learned a lot from reading the “anti-displacement plan” released last month by Milwaukee officials, but the lessons he took away from it might not be exactly what the people behind the report had envisioned. Read more

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The newly opened Toast (231 S. Second St.) has cheery circa 1969 décor and a great menu of Southern, Tex-Mex and even Quebec-inspired breakfast and brunch cuisine. Try the donut of the day. Read more

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The inconspicuous new occupant on the block across from Bradley Tech, the Dream Lab, is a hybrid coffee shop/craft beer bar/gallery space. Read more

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The aptly named Bowls, a fast-casual restaurant that opened in Walker’s Point in June, has an entire menu dedicated to smoothie bowls, grain and green bowls, and even pudding. Read more

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In the coming months, Milwaukee officials will have to answer a central question: Is gentrification actually happening in Milwaukee? If it is, is it essentially a good thing? If it’s not a positive for the city, then what can be done to prevent it? Read more

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Tom Fruin’s Coakley Brothers Watertower fits seamlessly into its setting as an echo of Walker’s Point’s past, but with a refreshing and even uplifting sense of the present. Read more

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Noodles the Wonder Dog returns to Fromm Petfest, while Walker’s Point inaugurates a new street festival and makers take over the State Fair Grounds. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

On Saturday, Sept. 23 a vibrant lineup of music, food anddiverse entertainment will descend upon 5th St. in Walker’s Point for thefirst-ever Fifth Street Festival.Evan Christian, Hamburger Mary’s Drag Divas, Milwaukee Balletand more wi.. Read more

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Milwaukee artist Stacey Williams-Ng is among the artists commissioned by 88Nine Radio Milwaukee to produce outdoor murals in the Near West Side and Walker’s Point neighborhoods. Read more

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Recently, Milwaukee has developed a 21st-century industrial identity as the “Water Capital of the World," almost overnight becoming a go-to destination for companies and countries that want to solve their water problems. Read more

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The Shepherd Express 2017 Burger Guide lets you know where to find 20 of Milwaukee’s greatest hamburgers. Read more

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Drink Wisconsinbly Pub will host MKEfest Block Party for theArts this Saturday. The daylong arts event will include community artactivities for children, a DJ battle between DJ Adamocity and Annalog, aMilwaukee-themed mural by Walker’s P.. Read more

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