West Allis


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The newly landscaped Garden Walk offers benches that surround a trickling pond. Topiary herons and birdhouses repurposed from old State Fair awards mingle with Bonsai trees and a pagoda. Decorative bamboo fencing cordons off areas. Read more

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Wisconsin State Fair Park officials encourage fair goers to take advantage of a variety of transportation options to get to the Fair quickly and economically. Read more


Laughing Grass Hemp, one of Milwaukee’s first CBD dispensaries, opened a new location including a hookah lounge. Read more

Cannabis Connection

Though Kristen Schwab cooks Asian cuisine at DanDan, she still never gets her fill of it. That’s why she heads to Sze Chuan in West Allis, a spot she craves. Read more

Dining Out 2 Comments

Kegel’s Beer Garden will occupy the northern half of South 59th Street between National and Greenfield avenues from May 24 through November 15. Read more



Photo credit: West Allis Farmers Market

Since 1919, it’s been a foundation of its community, serving as a lively, festive marketplace connecting urban residents with rural farmers. Read more


West Allis wants to shed the imagine of an old manufacturing town by putting the small businesses, local history and events in the spotlight. Read more

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Mis Sueños is a Mexican restaurant specialized in tacos, burritos, tostadas, moles and quesadillas, with a western menu as well. Read more

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While West Allis Cheese & Sausage Shoppe is a restaurant with multiple personalities, they all come together to form a neighborhood spot that’s hopping at breakfast and lunch. Read more

Dining Out

Admission is free. Wristbands to purchase alcohol will be sold for $3 per day as a fundraiser for the West Milwaukee Lions Club. Read more



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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other sources recently compiled a statistical rating of 381 major U.S. metropolitan areas in order to identify the 20 drunkest cities in America. Incredibly, or maybe not, 10 of the nation’s 20 most ... Read more

Taking Liberties 5 Comments

Growing up in the family-owned Parthenon Foods, Danny Sarandos created a website for the West Allis ethnic grocery and has watched the business expand ever since. There is now a second location kitty-corner to State Fair Park. Read more


Milwaukee Area Technical College represented an innovative approach to education when it opened a century ago and remains vital for training workers in the metro area today. 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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A new nightclub is coming to West Allis next month. TheCrimson Club is set to open at 7211 W. Greenfield Ave. this August. Owners Lisa Lewis, Jennifer Krueger and Jeff Krueger arelooking to provide a safe, clean, nightclubclub atmospher.. Read more

Happening Now

Part two of Lacey Muszynski's picks for the best restaurants in West Allis. Read more

Brew City Booze 2 Comments

There's a huge diversity of cuisines available and you can be assured that everywhere you go is about as unpretentious and relaxed as it gets. Read more

Brew City Booze 7 Comments

If you’ve been paying attention to the Greater Milwaukee areaat all, you’ve noticed the rapid rate at which breweries are opening. As theyopen, I think, “What makes them so different from the last brewery thatopened?” Though I can’t an.. Read more


Tucked in a West Allis neighborhood on the corner of Mitchell and 66th streets, the Farmer’s Wife is one of the area’s newest restaurants supporting local farmers with food that speaks to an easier time when folks gathered around the dinner... Read more

Dining Out

Jack Rabbit Slims (8028 W. National Ave.) is a wood-paneled hutch of a sports bar and restaurant beckoning with a colorfully cartoonish neon depiction of its mascot critter. Slims meat-intensive menu features lots of hearty protein options.... Read more

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