When the Milwaukee Ale House opened 15 years ago, the Third Ward was a
very different place. Many of the buildings were half-occupied and the area
wasn’t nearly as vibrant as it is today. In 2012, the Third Ward
Since 2010, Off the Clock (4301 S. Howell Ave.) has occupied the
handsome brick structure with leaded glass windows and dark wainscoting that
has filled the corner of Bolivar and Howell for longer than anyone can...
The blue canopy marks the spot. 88 Keys (7211 W. Greenfield Ave.) in
the heart of downtown West Allis is billed as a piano martini lounge, and—sure
enough—a piano sits on a small stage (with live music some nights)...
I've undergone chemo on and off for years. Every time my hair is starting to fall out I ask unsuspecting people to itch my head as my hands are full. Lots of hair falls out at the first slightest touch
The Rosebud Cinema (6823 W. North Ave.) is back and in good hands. The neighborhood bijou along one of Wauwatosa's busiest streets made a splash when it opened in 1999. People talked about its seating—those sofas and chairs with end ta...
The convenience beverage market got
jumbled recently when, first, Oregon-based Union Wine Co. announced in November
that it would soon sell its Underwood pinot gris and pinot noir in 12-ounce
cans and, second, the London department store Selfridges unveiled a champagne
Tapas, anyone? Over the past year, the biggest trend among local restaurants is tapas—not necessarily the Spanish classics, but instead an international spectrum of small plates. The latest entrant into this field is Clutch, which opened recently on...