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Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Bang for Your Buck Bar

With an abundance of economical corner bars in just about every beloved Milwaukee neighborhood, the Shepherd Express had a particularly tough time deciding which establishment should hold the esteemed title of Best Bang for Your Buck Bar. Though the research was enjoyable (and surprisingly inexpensive), it was...
Friday, April 9, 2010

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You know what they say: You can’t spell “Wisconsin” without bowling (zing). Bay View Bowl on Kinnickinnic Avenue is Wisconsin at its finest. With plenty of lanes and a full bar, it’s a place where one can mix the pleasures of sports and drinking—or drinking as a sport. If you want that everybody-knows...
Monday, Nov. 16, 2009

Landmark Lanes

Conventional wisdom has it that the more drunk people are, the better they bowl. By that logic, some of the best bowling in the world must be taking place in this smoky East Side retreat, where three
07.15.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
I had been looking forward to Youngblood’s Savage In Limbo since I first heard of the company back in June--partially because the playwright was John Patrick Shanley (who wrote Doubt) but mostly because it was a play set in a bar that was going to be performed in a bar. (The Landmark to be precise.) Maybe it’s all that Cheers I watched growing-up in the ‘80’s, but I love a classy, old bar....
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Being a city literally built on the mass consumption of beer, Milwaukee's corner bars and taverns have always been an integral part of neighborhood culture and economy. To be sure, many if not most taverns found within the greater metro area could be classified as classic "corner" bars. However, certain establishments have been open since the peak of the Milwaukee brewery boom in the mid-1900s, some even dating as far back as Prohibition. For the ultimate experience in Old Milwaukee barhopping, try Tony's Tavern in Historic Walker's Point. Save for a television set and jukebox purchased in the 1960s...
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Landmark Lanes

If you can't find a place to play pool in one bar, you have two more bars to choose from, along with 16 lanes for bowling. Also, one of the bars is available to rent for private pool parties. The tables are well maintained and the competition is keen for those who seek a higher level of play.