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
Parthenon Foods (9131 W. Cleveland Ave., West Allis) is located in a
quiet residential neighborhood. The name implies Greek foods, but the items
here have a far wider range. You will find jars of Serbian ajvar, Hungarian hot
The minimalist setting at Huan Xi may be modest, but its authentic
Chinese food is something to brag about. First-time visitors will be handed a
menu featuring standard carryout Chinese food. It is still a decent menu...
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...
Walter Schroeder had already opened many fine hotels around Wisconsin and the Midwest by 1927, but none were as prestigious as the Schroeder Hotel, a 25-story building at the corner of Fifth Street and Wisconsin Avenue that immediately...
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...
Most people know the small community of St. Martins for its street
fairs. Others know it as the location of Wegner’s St. Martins Inn, located in
the heart of the village (11318 W. St. Martins Road, Franklin). Wegner’s St.