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06.20.2014 | 38 days ago | Posted at 06:00 PM

A culinary shakeup on Downer Avenue

By Norman Ware
VIA Downer is closing after more than four years in business, the pizzeria announced today. The restaurant at 2625 N. Downer Ave. will close will close June 30 and will become the latest BelAir Cantina. According to a statement, the sale was prompted by one of VIA Downer's partners moving out of state. "We had a great run and love the community,” VIA's John Rossetto said in the statement. “Ou...
Sunday, July 21, 2013

The 2013 Brady Street Festival

 Once a bastion of 1960s counterculture and the focus of a revitalization effort in the early ’90s that following a period of gentrification, the eccentric nine-block stretch of homes, storefronts, bars and restaurants known as
Thursday, March 14, 2013
 Tastes in margaritas vary greatly. Some prefer tall bowl-like glasses and frozen fruit flavors, while others stick with the basics and want fresh lime juice, ice and tequila in a tumbler. Whichever type is your favorite, everyone can
Monday, July 16, 2012

Short Orders

BelAir Cantina (1935 N. Water St.), just a few blocks north of Brady Street, has a prime RiverWalk location overlooking the Milwaukee River. The recently renovated outdoor patio now...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
WMSE's loyal listenership guarantees the community radio station a decent turnout at any event it sponsors, but there's one event that reaches well beyond the station's usual base to attract the greater public: its annual Rockabilly Chili Contest...
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011
As part of the “12 Drinks of Christmas” promotion to raise money for the Hunger Task Force, a dozen Milwaukee bars and cocktail lounges are featuring special menus of holiday cocktails through the end of the year. Participating bars include...
Thursday, June 16, 2011

Short Orders

Last autumn the city welcomed the opening of BelAir Cantina (1935 N. Water St.) at the site that formerly housed the Good Life. Now that the outdoor dining patio is open, with tables overlooking the Milwaukee River, this is the best time of year for a visit. Warm weather outside also means fresh air inside, as the glass...

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