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Unlocal Beer Company announced today the planned opening of their first location at 725 S. 1st St. in Walker’s Point (next to D.I.X. Milwaukee) in May 2020. Read more



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October was a busy month, with several new restaurants, a bakery-café, coffee chain and diner opening, hotels getting restaurants and a steakhouse reopening. Read more

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Operating in the Arts@Large gallery, the Arts@Large Café offers fresh sandwiches and coffee. Read more

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NorthSouth Club, which is owned by the owners of AXE MKE, is coming to Walker's Point next week. Read more


Demitra Copolous artwork at the Grove Gallery in Walker’s Point featured fluid drawings and abstract line paintings. Read more

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Renaissance Theaterworks, Milwaukee’s prestigious women’s theater, will leave the Broadway Theatre Center to the Next Act Theatre building. Read more

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The most successful PrideFest and Pride Parade yet in Milwaukee reflect progress for our city. Read more


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

News Features


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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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