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Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
 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
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012

Short Orders

The outdoor deck at the Milwaukee Sail Loft (649 E. Erie St.) is located at the terminus of the RiverWalk. The many outdoor tables offer sweeping panoramic views of the Milwaukee River and the Hoan Bridge. As the name implies, the menu...
Monday, July 16, 2012

Short Orders

BelAir Cantina (1935 N. Water St.), just a few blocks north of Brady Street, has a prime RiverWalk location overlooking the Milwaukee River. The recently renovated outdoor patio now...
Thursday, April 5, 2012

River views, comfy bar add to the charm

John Hawks is a British-themed pub that has long been one of Downtown's most popular places for casual fare. Robert Bell founded Hawks in 1971 in a spot two blocks away from its current location. The move to today's spot on Wisconsin Avenue...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009
Greendale residents have long been familiar with the name Ricardo’s—and the specialty thin-crust pizza it’s been serving for 40 years. In 2006, a second location opened, this time on a prime waterfront location in Milwaukee’s Third Ward. The newer location is called Riverfront Pizzeria, and the place still looks...
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009

Art Preview

Along the Milwaukee RiverWalk, artist John Ready's installations brightly sparkle under sunlight or starlight. The approximately 60-piece collection titled "River Gems" resembles giant jewelry specifically designed to adorn harp lamps, balconies and historic bridge houses along the river from Wisconsin Avenue north...
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Byron’s on the river

While many restaurants are going out of business, some are just being revamped. Chef/owner John Chitko converted his high-end restaurant Yaffa into Byron’s, which he calls a beer garden and bistro. Yaffa’s pan-Mediterranean format has nearly vanished—gone are the Moroccan tagines and that great vegetarian...
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Fat Abbey’s Belgian fare

Fat Abbey, which opened at the end of May, is another bar/restaurant belonging to the Diablos Rojos Restaurant Group. Like its counterparts, Trocadero and Cafe Hollander, it has a European theme, amplifying the Belgian end of Cafe Hollander’s Low Countries cuisine. It is called a biercafe, so naturally...