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Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

Short Orders

 Given the city’s immigrant history, there are surprisingly few Polish restaurants in the area. One of them is the pleasing Polonez (4016 S. Packard Ave., St. Francis), which is owned by George and Aleksandra Burzynski, natives of Poland. The menu is filled with...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Short Orders

Sitting inconspicuously on the south shore of St. Francis, Bert's Bar (3907 S. Lake Drive) is the sort of place where everybody knows your name—real fast. Aside from the personable bartenders, Bert's features a comfortable patio facing the lake...
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, June 3, 2009
Hopefully, location isn’t everything. Not that Cool Water is hard to find, but upon entering I couldn’t help but feel that the chic bar and grill would be more at home on Brady Street or Downtown. If youthink for a moment that you've stepped into the Third Ward, you're forgiven, as proprietors...
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008

Local groups act to protect a historic natural area

The tumult created by the financial crisis facing the Archdiocese of Milwaukee has opened up an opportunity for those who seek to preserve natural, historic woodlands for future generations. While the archdiocese is in talks with Cardinal Stritch University regarding the sale of the Cousins Center, its headquarters in...
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008

Milwaukee and more

It’s a beautiful coupling really: Milwaukee’s ethnic diversity combined with our cherished Wisconsin fish fry. Just to get a grasp on our reverence for the almighty fish fry, know that restaurants in other parts of the country, if they offer them at all, often relegate their fish fries to Fridays during Lent, a mere 40 days, mind you.
Friday, June 20, 2008

Polonez ranks with Milwaukee’s best

For many years Polonez was a charming anachronism, a restaurant housed in a warren of little rooms that gave dining there the feel of a casual get-together in someone’s timeworn South Side flat. After leaving its South Sixth Street home near St. Josaphat’s Basilica, Polonez moved to a more conventional venue at...

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