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10.28.2013 | | Posted at 03:00 PM

The East Side bar sends off its longtime owner with a big party on Oct. 30

By Amanda Sullivan
Thirty-five years ago, John Sidoff and his wife, Cindy, became the third set of new owners of the iconic Hooligan’s Super Bar, converting the original “nickel beer and quarter shot” bar into a restaurant that now offers a popular food menu and an impressive beer selection. The couple, which also owns Von Trier (just down the street), say they are moving into "semi-retirement," so what better...
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012

Reviewing the hottest spots (and trends) of 2012

 2012 has been a very active year for local restaurants. As the year began, Braise Restaurant was the new place to go. The emphasis is on locally sourced produce and meats, which deserves to be called the Trend of the Year
Thursday, April 26, 2012
When Karl Lotharius remodeled an ordinary corner tavern and endowed it with Germanic charm in the late 1970s, Von Trier was born. The bar immediately had a unique sense of atmosphere, with its murals of German scenes, stained-glass windows...
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

Old bar gets some new love in Milwaukee

A historic East Side bar slowly loses its luster, and nearly its life, before the owners of a thriving bar across the street decide to invest a considerable amount of money, time and energy in resurrecting...