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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

New Milwaukee festival celebrates three cultures

It makes for a strange mix, at first glance. What do Latino Americans, Polish Americans and American Indians...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Crocus 3577 S. 13th St. The dining room is full of ethnic charm. While the menu has such unusual items as czarnina and...
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
Fish fries are a remarkably rigid local tradition. Reluctant to mess with a proven favorite, restaurants take few liberties with their Friday specials, so diners will find essentially the same meal regardless of where they go: fish, rye bread, coleslaw and...
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010

Cornerstone of Polish Milwaukee

While Historic Mitchell Street is now the main artery running through a densely populated, largely Hispanic area of Milwaukee's near-South Side, St. Stanislaus Catholic Church...
09.28.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Casings were busted, Sombreros were sprained - that damn Hot Dog showed his hated for Mexico and Poland - it was utter gluttony at Miller Park.Afterwards, the Italian was offered a UN post in reward for his humane efforts in reaching out to the other nation's sausages while Hot Dog and Brat raced to the finish.Chorizo was heard saying a prayer of thanks that Prince Fielder had become a vegetarian,...
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008

Pleasantly Polish

Although Milwaukee’s Polish-American population remains large, Polish restaurants have dwindled. The one with the nicest setting, Polonez (4016 S. Packard Ave.), is located in a quiet residential neighborhood of St. Francis. There you will find Polish standards like pierogies, stuffed cabbage and bigos. The bar is...
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

Hearty portions at Crocus

The Poles poured into Milwaukee during the late 19th century and afterward, settling on the city’s South Side where industry flourished and factory jobs were plentiful. Before long, Polish-American business districts sprang up with shops, bakeries and restaurants catering to the tastes of the immigrants and their children.
Saturday, June 21, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Being the least attended of Milwaukee’s ethnic festivals at the Summerfest grounds may be a dubious honor, but it’s also one of Polish Fest’s selling points. Without battling incessant crowds, patrons can enjoy all of the amenities of any other major festivals: the food, dancing, live music, fireworks, etc. Of course . . .