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Celebrating 115 years of Harley-Davidson

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CONTENTS DEPARTMENTS 7 CULTURE

Festivals, free art, local radio

14 EVENT CALENDAR 17 SHOPPING

Milwaukee Public Market, boutique shopping, fashion

23 ACTIVE

Pro teams, boating, golf, bikes, winter sports

29 FAMILY

Family fun guide, kid-friendly restaurants, scavenger hunt

FEATURES

35 NIGHTLIFE

48 THE YEAR AR OF THE HOG

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, jazz clubs, bowling, performing arts

41 DINING

Brunch, local co�ee, retro dining, beer history, frozen custard

68 RESOURCES

Business listings for accommodations, restaurants, attractions, services, and more

92 GETTING AROUND Visitor Information Center, downtown map, travel times, ground transportation

94 DOWNTOWN MAP 96 LAST LOOK

Getting the perfect ‘gram in Milwaukee

Experience all things motorcycle as the home of Harley-Davidson celebrates the company’s 115th anniversary.

54 FAMILY FUN IN WAUWATOSA

The perfect itinerary for a day of family fun just outside of downtown.

56 LIVE WELL

Kayaking, raw bowls, and beer yoga: how Brew City does wellness while staying true to its roots.

60 NEIGHBORHOODS Get to know Milwaukee’s vibrant neighborhoods.

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648 N. Plankinton Ave., Suite 220 Milwaukee, WI 53203 Phone: (800) 231-0903, (414) 273-3950 Fax: (414) 273-5596 visitmilwaukee.org PRESIDENT/CEO Paul Upchurch SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES Marco Bloemendaal VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS Megan Suardini VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION Dana Jones EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SALES Jeff Baryenbruch DIRECTOR OF CONVENTION SERVICES Dave Larson DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT Meg McKenna DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS Kristin Settle MARKETING MANAGER Bill Prange CONTENT MANAGER Jennifer Posh

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WELCOME TO MILWAUKEE

PARTNERSHIP SERVICES COORDINATOR Maria Strand CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Andrew Feller, Elora Hennessey, Kevin Miyazaki, Adam Ryan Morris, Kat Schleicher, Will Skaggs, Sara Stathas, Kenny Yoo

already here, this guide has everything you need to make the most out of your time in our quirky, colorful city. People often call Milwaukee “underrated” and “a hidden gem” – we don’t disagree, but we’ve also never worried too much about what the rest of the doers, and dreamers, and we don’t take ourselves too seriously. From festivals to beer gardens, pro sports to motorcycles, we like to have a good time, and you’re always welcome to join in the fun. We hope you’ll find inspiration in the pages of this guide – continue your exploration of Milwaukee and find even more to do, see, and try at VISITMilwaukee.org. From all of us at VISIT Milwaukee – welcome!

MARKETING & GRAPHIC DESIGN COORDINATOR Janice Vogt PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNS Alexis Amenson, Kenzie Hack

Whether you’re daydreaming about a trip to Milwaukee or are

world thinks of us. Milwaukee has always been a city of makers,

GRAPHIC DESIGN MANAGER Kathryn Lavey

ON THE COVER

Fuel Cafe (630 S. 5th St.) in Walker’s Point. Photo by Kat Schleicher. Styling by Lizzy Lovas. Makeup by Yuliya Litvina. Hair by Gina Barrington. Harley-Davidson motorcycles courtesy of House of Harley-Davidson.

PLEASE NOTE While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information in this guide at the date of publication, errors or changes can occur. Please call ahead and verify. REQUEST A GUIDE Please contact our Visitor Information Center at (414) 273-7222, (800) 554-1448, or info@milwaukee.org.

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Milwaukee pride starts with these companies Thank you to our corporate partners!

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88NINE Radio Milwaukee

Milwaukee on the Radio Did you know you can listen local in Milwaukee? 88Nine Radio Milwaukee celebrated 10 years on the air in 2017, and locals love tuning in to this independent radio station. In addition to playing local and indie bands over the airwaves at 88.9FM, Radio Milwaukee also hosts live concerts and events in its converted warehouse home in the Walker’s Point neighborhood. Stop in every Thursday for 414 Live, a free concert series featuring a different local band each week. Before the concert, you can also take a free tour of the station. Want to hear all Milwaukee music all the time? Tune in to Radio Milwaukee’s second station, 414Music.fm, for non-stop Milwaukee tunes online.

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WHAT’S YOUR FESTIVAL VIBE? Find your perfect festival

There’s always something going on in Milwaukee. You’ll be spoiled for choice, especially during the summer, when there’s a festival pretty much every weekend (and often more than one!). This simple quiz will help you choose the perfect festival to attend on your next trip to Milwaukee.

1. YOU’RE STARTING TO GET HUNGRY. YOU’RE CRAVING:

A

Something with international flair...maybe kielbasa or samosas

B

Popcorn! And perhaps a glass of wine

C

Burgers, hot dogs, cheese curds, anything tasty and easy to eat while walking

2. WHAT’S MOST LIKELY TO BE RECOMMENDED FOR YOU ON SPOTIFY?

A

New releases in world music

B

Undiscovered indie artists

C

Classic party hits Festa Italiana

3. WHEN YOU VISIT A NEW CITY, WHERE’S YOUR FIRST STOP?

A

A restaurant serving food you’ve never tried before

B An art museum

C

The bar with the friendliest people

Bastille Days

4. HOW DO YOU PASS THE TIME WHILE TRAVELING?

A

Browsing a new issue of National Geographic

B

Watching a buzzed about new movie on your tablet

C

Striking up a conversation with your seatmate

5. YOU HIT THE DANCE FLOOR AND BUST OUT YOUR SIGNATURE MOVE. WHAT IS IT?

A

The polka

B Viennese waltz

C

The Funky Chicken

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IF YOU ANSWERED MOSTLY A: ETHNIC FESTIVAL You’re curious about the world around you, and you love to try new things! Milwaukee celebrates its diverse heritage through cultural festivals all summer long. This is your opportunity to experience the music, food, and history of the people who make up our city. You can dance the jig at Irish Fest, eat tamales at Mexican Fiesta, watch a competition pow wow at Indian Summer, and so much more.

IF YOU ANSWERED MOSTLY B: ARTSY FESTIVAL You appreciate the finer things in life and have an innate appreciation for Summerfest

the arts. From the world’s largest music festival to one of the nation’s premier film

Irish Fest

Hunting Moon Pow Wow

festivals, you’ll find a vibrant array of art events waiting for you in Milwaukee. There’s something for everyone, ranging from high-brow art shows to funky outdoor maker events.

IF YOU ANSWERED MOSTLY C: STREET FESTIVAL You love to have a great time, and you make friends Lakefront Festival of Art

everywhere you go! All of Milwaukee’s festivals are a blast, but you’ll be especially drawn to the unique, colorful street festivals that pop up throughout the summer. There’s no better way to experience one of Milwaukee’s neighborhoods than by getting in on the action, so get up close to the stage, try a snack from a local vendor, and meet some new friends.

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ilwaukee is home to amazing art museums, but there are also plenty of pieces that art lovers can enjoy

for free all over the city! Take advantage of special events, outdoor galleries, and more to get your art fix in Milwaukee. Black Cat Alley (2122 N. Prospect Ave.): Fans of street art will love the murals in this alleyway turned open air gallery in Milwaukee’s East Side neighborhood. Local artists as well as muralists from all over the world made their mark on these city walls, including internationally-renowned French artist MTO, who created one of his only murals in the United States here at Black Cat Alley. Haggerty Museum of Art (530 N. 13th St.): Located on the Marquette University campus, this free museum features an ever-changing array of exhibitions and a full calendar of free performances, gallery talks, workshops, and more! RiverSculpture! (visitmilwaukee.org/ riverwalk/artwalk): The 3-mile Milwaukee RiverWalk isn’t just a scenic way to get from one end of downtown to the other along the Milwaukee River. It’s also home to RiverSculpture!, an outdoor gallery that includes both permanent pieces and temporary, periodically changing installations. As you stroll along the Milwaukee RiverWalk you’ll enjoy making new discoveries, from small, whimsical sculptures like one of Gertie, the world’s most celebrated duck, to sizable and striking abstract works. David Barnett Gallery (1024 E. State St.): Wisconsin’s oldest and largest art gallery is a visual treasure trove specializing in European and American masters, regionally and nationally-recognized artists, and emerging Wisconsin artists. Stop in to view free curated exhibitions. Morning Glory Gallery (929 N. Water St.): Admire and purchase work from more than

FREE ART

Seeing great art doesn’t have to be expensive

50 Wisconsin artists creating one-of-akind fine crafts at this gallery inside the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council’s annual Morning Glory Craft Fair is hosted on the center’s outdoor grounds each August.

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Sculpture Milwaukee (Wisconsin Ave.): The world’s largest curated outdoor sculpture exhibit! Downtown thoroughfare Wisconsin Avenue is lined with more than 20 museum-quality sculptures during this annual selling exhibition May through October. Gallery Night and Day (historicthirdward.org/events/ gallerynight): The doors of galleries, restaurants, and other businesses fling open on Gallery Night and Day to showcase all types of local artists, from painters to photographers and sculptors to interactive artists. Attendees can gallery hop throughout the Historic Third Ward and other downtown neighborhoods during this free quarterly event.

David Barnett Gallery

Murals: Beautiful street art is popping

up all over the city. With murals in every neighborhood, you’re sure to find some breathtaking art as you explore. The Milwaukee Mural Map (mkemuralmap. com) provides an interactive map dedicated to documenting the city’s art, and even features a recommended bike route for taking in the murals. Make a day of it and find your favorite wall art in the city. Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (273 E. Erie St.): The city’s premier art school is home to two professional galleries, the Brooks Stevens Gallery of Industrial Design and the Frederick Layton Gallery, that are free and open to the public. VISITMILWAUKEE.ORG | 11

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MILWAUKEE WOMEN IN HISTORY Get inspired by these notable women to explore Milwaukee’s history and culture

GOLDA MEIR Internationally known as the fourth Prime Minister of Israel, Meir’s family immigrated to Milwaukee when she was a child. Her childhood elementary school has been renamed in her honor, as well as the Golda Meir Library at the University of WisconsinMilwaukee, where

GEORGIA STEBBINS

LYNN FONTANNE

Stebbins was the longest-

Fontanne is revered as one

SUSAN STUART FRACKELTON

serving lighthouse keeper

of American theater’s great

Born in Milwaukee, Frackelton

history of Milwaukee’s

at North Point Lighthouse

leading ladies and half of

was one of the most renowned

Jewish community and

(2650 N. Wahl Ave.). She

America’s most beloved acting

artists in the American Arts

the American Jewish

started by helping her father

team. Along with her husband,

and Crafts movement. Today,

experience at Jewish

with his keeper’s duties,

Alfred Lunt, Fontanne lovingly

her decorated ceramics are

Museum Milwaukee

and in 1881 she was named

decorated their home, the Ten

included in the collections

(1630 N. Prospect Ave.).

the o�cial keeper of the

Chimneys estate (S43 W31575

of the Milwaukee Public

lighthouse. She continued

Depot Rd., Waukesha). Today,

Museum (800 W. Wells

serving as keeper for 26 years,

the property is a popular

St.) and the Museum of

until retiring in 1907.

house museum and a home for

Wisconsin Art (205 Veterans

the performing arts.

Ave., West Bend).

North Point Lighthouse

she studied teaching. Learn more about the

VEL PHILLIPS Born and raised in Milwaukee, Phillips has been a trailblazer for women and people of color in Wisconsin, as a public o�cial, judge, and as the 29th Secretary of State of Wisconsin. She remains active on the board of America’s Black Holocaust Museum (abhmuseum.org), which converted to a digital museum in 2008 but is expected to return to its former physical location at 411 W. North Ave. in spring of 2018.

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Matt Daniels as Snoopy

Arts in Milwaukee

Actor and director Matt Daniels is a California native who lives and creates here in Milwaukee.

WHY MILWAUKEE?

Milwaukee is a great city! I’m able to support myself as a theater artist here, and the cost of living allows for my wife and I to own a house in a neighborhood with great bars, restaurants, and shops. There’s a surprisingly robust arts scene — friends and family from much larger cities are consistently awed by the breadth and quality of the theater here. Also, our audiences have a real connection to the work, which allows us to take some risks as artists, which is essential to the act of creation.

WHAT SURPRISED YOU ABOUT THE CITY?

The breadth of the theater scene was certainly a surprise when I got here. But I’ve also really fallen in love with the handcrafted, authentic nature of the city. There are still lots of independent business owners, restaurateurs, and shop owners; some family businesses span generations! The old-world architecture really contributes to a sense of shared history and community. At the same time, some of those restaurants are world class with James Beard Award-winning chefs, and there are new, internationally renowned buildings like the Milwaukee Art Museum and a forward outlook on our future with the establishment of water sciences. It is one of the biggest small cities you will ever visit.

Summer in Wisconsin flies by! Make it WonderFair at the Wisconsin State Fair, offering the most fun, affordable, family-friendly event of the summer. The state’s largest agricultural showcase features educational exhibits, delicious food, exciting rides, endless shopping, live entertainment and more!

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Read Matt’s full interview at visitmilwaukee.org/mattdaniels

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EVENT CALENDAR

Check out some of the highlights of the year, and find even more events at visitmilwaukee.org/events Art in Bloom

JUNE Bead & Button Show: Largest jewelry and bead show in the world UPAF Ride for the Arts: Recreational bike ride supporting the performing arts ● PrideFest Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s pride festival, featuring national and local acts

JANUARY Polar Bear Plunge: Celebrate the New Year with an icy dip into Lake Michigan ● Cool Fool Kite Festival: Giant kites, ice carving, and free hot cocoa on the lakefront Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration: Community youth and arts organizations keep Dr. King’s legacy alive

FEBRUARY ● Cedarburg Winter Festival: Ice carving, chili contest, costumed bed races, snow bowling, and more Greater Milwaukee Auto Show: Check out the newest model cars, trucks, and SUVs Anime Milwaukee: Wisconsin’s largest anime convention ● Burnhearts Mitten Fest: Chilly outdoor music festival warmed up with barrel-aged Old Fashioneds and rare beers

Mama Tried Motorcycle Show: Indoor invitational focusing on unique custom bikes

MARCH St. Patrick’s Day Parade: See the city turn green with this 140-unit parade through downtown

APRIL Art in Bloom: Art-inspired floral installations fill the Milwaukee Art Museum Milwaukee Beer Week: Dinners, tastings, and more celebrate craft beers Milwaukee Black Restaurant Week: Specials at the city’s black-owned restaurants

MAY ● Brewtown Rumble: Vintage motorcycle show and street festival ● Cuban Day Street Festival: Authentic Cuban food and live Latin music Midwest Brewhaha: Annual roller derby championship

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Downtown Dining Week: Specials at restaurants throughout downtown

East Tosa Gran Prix: Fast-paced cycling race. Part of Tour of America’s Dairyland race series

JULY ● Firkin Fest: Sample more than 100 craft brews from local and national breweries ● Festa Italiana: Cultural exhibits, food, music, and a dazzling Italianstyle fireworks show

● Garfield Avenue Blues, Jazz, Gospel & Arts Festival: Relaxed street festival celebrating local artists and musicians ● Brady Street Festival: Live music and entertainment, crafters, food, and fun ● Milwaukee Brewfest: Sample more than 300 craft beers, micro brews, and ciders from more than 85 breweries

● Milwaukee Highland Games: Traditional athletic events, Highland dancing, bagpipe bands, and Scottish food ● Locust Street Festival of Music and Art: Six stages of entertainment and fun for all ages, plus the infamous Beer Run ● Polish Fest: Pierogis, folk art, vodka tastings, polka, and more ● Juneteenth Day: Celebrate the end of slavery with a family festival, parade, and Miss Juneteenth pageant NEWaukee Night Market: Monthly summer markets transform Wisconsin Avenue into a pedestrian thoroughfare ● Lakefront Festival of Art: Over 170 national artists in a juried show, food, music, and fun ● Cedarburg Strawberry Festival: Free family festival celebrating all things strawberry ● Summerfest: The world’s largest music festival. Over 800 acts on 11 stages over 11 days

IndiaFest

● Bastille Days: Chef & wine demonstrations, busker entertainment, and a 43-foot-tall Eiffel Tower

PrideFest Milwaukee

Wild Ones: Vintage Motorcycle Rally: Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Panhead engine AirVenture Oshkosh: The world’s greatest aviation celebration, featuring daily air shows, notable aircrafts, family activities

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Milwaukee Air & Water Show: Worldclass spectacular on Milwaukee’s Lakefront featuring the USAF Thunderbirds ● German Fest: German favorites, polka, yodeling, Dachshund Derby, crafts Port Washington Fish Day: The world’s largest one-day outdoor fish fry Gathering on the Green: Family friendly outdoor performing arts showcase

AUGUST Harley-Davidson 115th Anniversary: Bikers from around the world salute the iconic company

● Irish Fest: Stepdancers, traditional sports, theater, and folklore

● IndiaFest Milwaukee: Authentic Indian food and costumes, music, and dance

SEPTEMBER 10 Days in Tosa: Dining specials at popular Wauwatosa restaurants

● Milwaukee Comedy Festival: Live standup, improv, and sketch comedy

● Bay View Bash: Vibrant street festival with music, food, and more

LPGA Symetra Tour PHC Classic: Up-and-coming professional female golfers compete

● Indian Summer Festival: Contemporary and traditional American Indian culture, competition pow wow, storytellers, handcrafts

Bronzeville Week: Celebrating the history and culture of this historic neighborhood. Ciclovia MKE: Streets in Clarke Square are closed to encourage families to bike and play Urban Island Beach Party: Music, kayaking, barbeque, and more in Wisconsin’s only urban state park Wisconsin State Fair: Food on a stick, livestock

Hunting Moon Pow Wow: Competition pow wow featuring drumming, singing, dancing

● Center Street Daze: Cart races, car show, music, and family fun

● Dragon Boat Festival: Dragon boat races, traditional Chinese dance, folk music, and martial arts

● Mexican Fiesta: Mariachi bands, traditional dancers, cultural history from ancient civilizations to the present

● Dia de los Muertos 5K & Festival: Procession and workshops celebrating the traditional holiday

Morning Glory Fine Craft Fair: Showcasing regional and national fine craft artists

● Oktoberfest: Various celebrations of this traditional German holiday throughout the city

Zoo a la Carte: Sample offerings from local restaurants at the Zoo

● Harbor Fest: Boat parade, food, and music celebrating the harbor

judging, rides, live music and WI products

● Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival: Arts and crafts, homegrown artisan food and awardwinning wines ● TosaFest: Community family festival with live music, firefighter activities, and kids area Chili’n on the Avenue: Chili and Bloody Mary competitions, live music, and more in Tosa ● Third Ward Art Festival: Free festival with art for purchase, demos, and music

Bay View Bash

Doors Open Milwaukee: Go behind-the-scenes at over 165 historically and culturally important local buildings for free

Milwaukee River Challenge: College rowing crews race down the Milwaukee River as spectators watch from bridges Brewers Mini Marathon: Race through Milwaukee and around the warning track at Miller Park

Milwaukee Cocktail Week: Tastings, classes, and cocktail dinners at local restaurants

OCTOBER ● Milwaukee Film Festival: One of the country’s premier festivals, featuring new, classic, and cult films ● LGBT Film/Video Festival: Regional premieres of films by, for, and about the LGBTQ community

PNC Milwaukee Marathon: Running and events for all ages, Health & Wellness Expo ● TrainFest: World’s largest operating model railroad show, fun for kids and hobbyists Veterans Day Parade: Honoring military and veterans with a parade ending at the War Memorial ● Holiday Folk Fair International: Multicultural festival featuring traditional music and dance, international food, and cultural artifacts for purchase ● Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival: Holiday lights displays throughout downtown parks Milwaukee Holiday Parade: 100-unit festive parade through downtown

Harvest Fair: Autumnthemed treats, family fun, animals, live entertainment Maker Faire: Familyfriendly showcase of invention, innovation, creativity, and DIY spirit

NOVEMBER

Dia de los Muertos 5K & Festival

Country Christmas: Wisconsin’s largest drivethrough lights display

Christmas in the Ward

DECEMBER Christmas in the Ward: Live reindeer, carriage rides, music, shopping, and more MillerCoors Holiday Lites: Dazzling holiday lights display synched to music on Friday and Saturday evenings

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Get the inside scoop on Milwaukee’s shopping scene from local style expert, Jordan Dechambre.

WHERE ARE YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO SHOP IN MILWAUKEE? Asking about my favorite places to shop in Milwaukee is like asking me to choose a favorite pair of shoes! I know I can always find something I love for a special occasion at Lela (321 N. Broadway) — amazing dresses and unexpected, almost artful pieces. Stephanie Horne (317 N. Broadway) is a go-to for me for denim and fabulous sweaters. I think Luci (706 N. Milwaukee St.) does an amazing job of offering the hottest trend pieces at a low price point, so I am constantly picking up a few fun things there. I also think Spruce (157 S. 1st St.) has been a much-needed addition to our retail landscape, with European designers like Maison Margiela who aren’t offered anywhere else in Milwaukee. When you add in all of our talented emerging design talent, we’ve got a pretty terrific fashion scene!

WHAT SURPRISED YOU ABOUT MILWAUKEE?

There is this special magic about Milwaukee that you don’t find in many places. The city has a magnetism that is mirrored in its people. I live in the Historic Third Ward, and I cannot walk my dog without seeing someone I know and getting a wave and smile, or a stop and chat. I can walk to some of the best restaurants in the Midwest. I can shop at posh boutiques steps from my door. Before I moved here, I didn’t picture Milwaukee like that. But downtown is made up of true neighborhoods, mixed with worldclass culture and offerings. You just can’t beat that.

Read Jordan’s full interview at visitmilwaukee.org/ jordandechambre

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SHOPPING Draft & Vessel

Tasty Tokens

Foamation Inc.

LUXE VS. LOW-KEY

Find the perfect piece, whatever your shopping style HATS

Original Cheesehead Hat from Foamation Inc. (1120 S. Barclay St.)

One-of-a-kind designer fashion at Lela Boutique (321 N. Broadway; for ladies) or Milworks (143 N. Broadway; for gentlemen)

APPAREL

Quirky t-shirts, sweatshirts, and more from Brew City Promotions (400 N. Water St.; for everyone)

20-year aged cheddar at Wisconsin Cheese Mart (215 W. Highland Ave.)

SNACKS

Fresh sausage sticks at Usinger’s (1030 N. Old World 3rd St.)

Rare brewing memorabilia from the Vintage Gift Shop at Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery (901 W. Juneau Ave.)

BEER

Beer soap, beer cap map, or a growler to-go from Draft & Vessel (4417 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood)

Unique housewares, plants, and assorted local goodies at MOD GEN (211 N. Broadway), a modern general store

QUIRKY

Pretty much anything at American Science & Surplus (6901 W. Oklahoma Ave.)

Custom handmade hat from Brass Rooster (2252 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.)

Don’t go hungry on your trip home! Take home a delicious reminder of your time in Milwaukee like fresh cheese curds from Clock Shadow Creamery (138 W. Bruce St.) or some handmade fudge and sweet treats made instore daily at Kilwins (5756 N. Bayshore Dr., Glendale). Pick up a six-pack of your favorite local brew (or one you didn’t get the chance to try) at Ray’s Wine & Spirits (8930 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa) to toast to a great trip. You can even take home Milwaukee’s favorite dessert: frozen custard! Local custard legend Kopp’s Frozen Custard (7631 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield) now offers a Frozen Custard Travel Pak that makes carry-on custard a dream come true. Available at the restaurant’s Greenfield location, you can now order four pints of custard (from a selection of 10 flavors) to be packed in TSAapproved insulated thermal bag. Now that’s a great souvenir!

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ANATOMY OF A PUBLIC MARKET

Learn the ins and outs of the Milwaukee Public Market

01 GIANT CRAB: Located at the east end of the market, this inflatable crab welcomes visitors to St. Paul Fish Company (stpaulfish.com), the home of Milwaukee’s most affordable lobster dinner.

02 GROCERIES: From fresh produce to delicious deli options, fresh baked bread to artisan olive oils, you can shop for everything you need to create your own meal.

03 SWEET TREATS: Treat yourself to pastries, candies, and ice cream (including vegan ice cream!) at popular vendors.

04 VEGGIE-TASTIC: No meat? No problem! There are plenty of vegetarian and vegan options from market vendors, including the entirely vegan On The Bus (onthebusmke.com).

05 LOCAL SWAG: For a Milwaukee souvenir that’s both stylish and sassy, the Brew City Promotions (brewcityonline.com) kiosk is the place to go.

06 WINE BAR: Try a glass, a flight, or grab a bottle to take home at Thief Wine (thiefwine.com). If you purchase a meal elsewhere in the market, feel free to bring it here to enjoy with some wine.

07 ST. PAUL PALAPA: Just off the east side of the market, this outdoor thatched-roof bar provides an island getaway in the heart of the city.

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SHOP AROUND

Top spots for shopping in Wauwatosa

M

ilwaukee’s

local dining favorites like

neighbor to the

Pizza Man, ABV Social,

west, Wauwatosa

Smoke Shack, and AJ

is a hotbed of great

Rocket Baby Bakery

Bombers.

shopping, no matter what your style. You’ll find the

The Village in

only Wisconsin location

Wauwatosa

of several major national

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brands, as well as one-

European village, stroll

of-a-kind fashion, home

and shop at stylish local

décor, and more, curated

boutiques in this popular

and created by talented

district. 68th & Wells

local business owners. North Avenue

This intersection is a hub

Mayfair (2500 N.

Explore funky

for the sweeter things

Mayfair Rd.)

independent stores

in life. Bakeries, candy

Visit Kate Spade New

featuring everything

shops, cafes, and more

York, Crate & Barrel,

from stationery to

make it easy to satisfy

Michael Kors, and more

bakeries to bicycles.

your sweet tooth.

than 150 other shopping and dining retailers, including the state’s only Nordstrom and The Container Store. The Mayfair Collection (11500 W. Burleigh St.) Home to retailers like Nordstrom Rack, Sak’s O� 5th, J. Crew Mercantile, Carhartt, and

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ACTIVE One if by land, two if by lake Located on the shore of Lake Michigan and at the confluence of three rivers, Milwaukee is truly a water city. Many popular riverfront bars and restaurants offer public docks so you can go right from the water to the patio. Why not try navigating the city by waterway during your visit? It’s easier than you think!

BOATS: In addition to themed cruises, Edelweiss Boat Cruises (edelweissboats.com) and Riverwalk Boat Tours & Rentals (950 N. Old World 3rd St.) both offer pontoon boats for rent so you can captain your own vessel. KAYAK/CANOE/PADDLEBOARD:

When you paddle your way to a brewery, you know you’ve really earned that beer. Bring your own, or rent from Milwaukee Kayak Company (318 S. Water St.).

PADDLE TAVERN: This wacky paddle boat might not be the fastest way to travel, but it’s definitely one of the most fun. Coolers, ice, and a captain are all provided on the Paddle Tavern (paddletavern.com) – BYOB… and feet! Lakefront Brewery can be accessed via water or land

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Bucks are the center of major excitement among local fans and internationally. A state-of-

Rendering of the new arena, set to open 2018

the-art arena is scheduled to open in the summer of 2018 for the 2018-19 season, promising fans a stunning new venue for NBA action, college basketball, concerts, and more. The arena serves as the hub of a brand new entertainment district and public plaza, taking Milwaukee’s already thriving sports nightlife to a whole new level. You’ll feel the electric energy as the Bucks take the home court on game days. With a young and hungry team led by some of the NBA’s biggest upand-coming stars, the Bucks are poised to be contenders in the Eastern Conference for years to come. Entertaining fan activities and high-flying mascot Bango pair with the on-court excitement for a one-of-a-kind sports experience the whole family will love.

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■ Milwaukee Wave (milwaukeewave.com) November – March Catch a game with the longest-running professional indoor soccer franchise in the U.S.

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Brown Deer Golf Course

PLAY WHERE THE PROS PLAY

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Acclaimed public courses let you get on the same green as the pros

by Irish links courses, or the

greens and has hosted several

deceptively tranquil The Irish.

state tournaments, as well

These top-ranked courses

as serving as one of the

were designed by famed golf

qualifying courses for the

course designer Pete Dye.

PGA Tour’s Greater Milwaukee Open.

Blackwolf Run (111 W. Riverside Dr., Kohler - 55

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

miles from Milwaukee)

(7036 Grand Geneva Way,

fter hosting the U.S.

was played in Wisconsin.

Considered one of Pete Dye’s

Lake Geneva - 55 miles

Open, it’s no surprise

Ranked No. 10 on Golf Digest’s

crowning achievements, this

from Milwaukee)

GolfAdvisor named

“100 Greatest Public Courses.”

championship course was

This scenic resort has two

named “Best New Public

championship courses: the

Wisconsin the top golf destination of 2017. With the

The Bog

Course” in Golf Digest the year

Brute, a par-72 course that’s

Ryder Cup coming to the state

(3121 County Rd. I, Saukville -

it opened.

one of the most challenging

in 2020, now is the time to

29 miles from Milwaukee)

see what all the excitement

An Arnold Palmer Signature

Brown Deer Golf Course

the Highlands, a Scottish-

is about. Milwaukee is ideally

Design course that

(7625 N. Range Line Rd.)

style course originally

located within an hour’s drive

accommodates all skill and

Milwaukee County’s

designed by Jack Nicklaus and

of several of the country’s

courage levels, with five sets

tournament course has hosted

Pete Dye and updated in 2006

best courses. These elite

of tees provided.

PGA events, USGA national

by Bob Lohmann.

tournament courses are open

layouts in the Midwest, and

championships, and now hosts

to the public, giving you the

Whistling Straits

an LPGA Symetra Tour event,

Sand Valley Golf Resort

rare opportunity to play the

(N8501 Lakeshore Rd.,

the PHC Classic. It is just one

(1697 Leopold Way, Nekoosa -

courses you’ve seen on TV.

Sheboygan - 63 miles

of 15 courses operated by the

168 miles from Milwaukee)

Make Milwaukee your home

from Milwaukee)

award-winning Milwaukee

This highly-anticipated

base for the ultimate golf

The site of three PGA

County Parks System.

course brings the style of

getaway.

Championships and the 2020

seaside links to central

Ryder Cup - the first time

New Berlin Hills Golf Course

Wisconsin. The property’s

Erin Hills

since 1991 a public course

(13175 W. Graham St.,

first course, Sand Valley,

(7169 County Rd. O, Erin - 40

in America will host the

New Berlin - 8 miles

opened in the summer of

miles from Milwaukee)

event. Play The Straits, a

from Milwaukee)

2017, with the second course,

The site of the 2017 U.S. Open,

rugged course on the coast

This popular local course

Mammoth Dunes, scheduled

the first time the tournament

of Lake Michigan inspired

o�ers fast and challenging

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ACTIVE Bradford Beach

Wintertime Winners The fun doesn’t stop when the temperature drops! Milwaukee offers exciting outdoor, active options year-round – provided you’re willing to bundle up. Snowboarders, skiers, and tubers of all skill levels will have a blast sliding down the frosty hills at The Rock (7900 Crystal Ridge Rd., Franklin), Sunburst Winter Sports Park (8355 Prospect Dr., Kewaskum), and Wilmot Mountain (11931 Fox River Rd., Wilmot), which recently received extensive renovations and improvements from new management, Vail Resorts. Milwaukee’s extensive county parks offer endless opportunities for sledding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and general winter frolicking. In downtown Red Arrow Park, the outdoor Slice of Ice (920 N. Water St.) rink is a popular spot for couples and families to come skate beneath the twinkling downtown holiday lights. If all these snow sports sound too conventional for you, why not try some winter surfing? Milwaukee is home to a growing freshwater surfing scene, and winter is prime surf season on Lake Michigan. Novices should stick to the milder water and weather in September, but advanced surfers will get a thrill riding the swells among the ice floes.

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TWO WHEELS ARE BETTER THAN NONE

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Ditch the car and explore Milwaukee by bike

ycling enthusiasts

event, spanning 11 straight

and newbies alike can

days of racing in local

explore the city on two

communities. Show your

wheels thanks to over 150

love for the performing arts

miles of paved and o�-

at the annual UPAF Ride for

road trails and a thriving

the Arts (events.upaf.org)

bike culture. Wisconsin has

fundraising ride, or join the

regularly been ranked as one

Fat Tire Tour (fattiretour.

of the top states for cyclists,

com), Milwaukee’s oldest

and Milwaukee shows

group ride, for a fun, casual

visitors why!

ride with a new route (and new stops at local bars and

Need a bike fast? The Bublr Bikes (bublrbikes.org)

restaurants) each year. During

bikeshare system connects

Santa Rampage (bfw.org/

downtown Milwaukee

events) cyclists in Santa

neighborhoods and

Bublr Bikes

neighboring Wauwatosa with more than 70 active stations,

cosstumes (and other jolly

THE UPAF RIDE FOR THE ARTS

and the system continues to

IS THE ONLY TIME YOU CAN CROSS THE HOAN

expand with new stations around the region. If you

BRIDGE WITHOUT A VEHICLE!

brought your bike to town to ride, it’s easy to get around – the bike racks on Milwaukee County buses make it a snap to

attire) take to the streets for

get a lift back after a day’s ride.

a holiday bar crawl, and the Riverwest 24 (riverwest24.

Spirit Bike Milwaukee (spiritbikemilwaukee.com)

com) is a 24-hour bike

will take you on a relaxed

race that brings the entire

guided sightseeing tour of the

neighborhood out to enjoy the

city, complete with stops for refreshments and exploring.

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fun all day and all night.

Learn about downtown neighborhoods on a unique circular bike with Seven-Seat Bike Tours (sevenseat.bike). Looking for some beer to go with the bikes? Hop on the Pedal Tavern (pedaltavern. com) for a pedaling pub crawl through downtown – a pub crawl guide will steer, so all you have to do is pedal and have a good time! Milwaukee’s bike races and events range from the elite to the wacky. Tour of America’s Dairyland (tourofamericasdairyland. com) is the country’s largest competitive road cycling

Pedal Tavern

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SPEND A DAY IN OAK CREEK! Stop by Drexel Town Square to enjoy our delicious restaurants, shops, and great events. You’ll want to check out the waterfront and gorgeous paths along Lake Michigan, too. Then, rest easy at one of our many hotels! P.S. Shop at IKEA Oak Creek opening Summer 2018.

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FAMILY

Music Alfresco They say the best things in life are free, and one of the best things about summer in Milwaukee has to be free outdoor concerts. You’ll find these concerts almost every night of the week through the summer, featuring a diverse assortment of bands with everything from popular local cover bands to classical ensembles. Most of the concerts are held in local parks, leaving plenty of room for kids to roam and play while you enjoy the weather and the music. Bring a blanket or some camp chairs, check out the local vendors and food trucks that pull up, and settle in for a fun, free evening out with the family. All of Milwaukee’s summer concerts are open to music lovers of all ages, but favorites of families include two weekly Tuesday night series, Chill on the Hill in Humboldt Park (3000 S. Howell Ave.) and the Skyline Music Series in Kilbourn-Kadish Park (909 E. North Ave.). Tosa Tonight, held on select Wednesdays in Hart Park (7201 W. State St., Wauwatosa), is another popular option for families – the nearby splashpad certainly doesn’t hurt!

Tosa Tonight

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FAMILY

SO YOU’RE HERE TO...

Whatever brings you to Milwaukee, there’s family fun waiting.

Milwaukee County Zoo

ATTEND A WEDDING

VISIT FAMILY

UNPLUG

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

There were no cell phones in the 19th

Guarantee a peaceful ceremony by taking the kids to get their energy out during the day. Explore the outdoors at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (1111 E. Brown Deer Rd.) or one of three branches of the Urban Ecology Center (urbanecologycenter. org). Turn them loose in Milwaukee County Parks’ (county. milwaukee.gov/ parks) playgrounds, splashpads, and ice rinks for a hearty dose of fresh air year-round.

Get the whole extended clan out and about with a trip to the Milwaukee County Zoo (10001 W. Bluemound Rd.). With more than 3,000 creatures representing 402 species, educational shows, and interactive fun like the SkyTrail Ropes Course and beloved Zoo Train, there are hours of fun for all ages 365 days a year!

century! Old World Wisconsin (W372 S9727 Hwy. 67, Eagle) is one of the nation’s top living history museums and features more than 60 original structures from all over the state. Join in crafts, farm chores, games, and more interactive fun as re-enactors show you what life was like for Wisconsin’s early settlers.

CATCH A GAME

Before heading to cheer on your team, give your sports fans the opportunity to get active in Milwaukee! At Adventure Rock (2220 N. Commerce St.), your kids can literally climb the walls – any active kid will be captivated by the 150+ possible routes on the walls at this indoor rock climbing gym. Or hit the ice at the Pettit National Ice Center (500 S. 84th St.), an official US Olympic training site for speed skating. You can skate on one of only two indoor Olympic Ovals in the United States!

MAKE A STOP ON A ROAD TRIP

No one knows the open road like Harley-Davidson! Make a pit-stop at the world’s only Harley-Davidson Museum (400 W. Canal St.) where interactive exhibits showcase the extraordinary products, people, history, and culture of this iconic American company. Little visitors can try on a pint-sized leather jacket and rev the engine on a bike that’s just their size in the Imagination Station.

TAKE A BEERCATION

Kids can still experience a classic Milwaukee brewery tour at Sprecher Brewery (701 W. Glendale Ave.), where everyone who takes the brewery tour gets unlimited samples of the gourmet craft sodas. (Adults also get two beer samples.) Beer gardens are also back in a big way in Milwaukee. These community gathering places offer plenty of room for kids to play and dance to live music while parents enjoy a stein of beer.

Harley-Davidson Museum

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Miller Park, First Stage, Bounce Milwaukee and Helium

ULTIMATE FAMILY NIGHT OUT

F

Bring the kids for an unforgettable night on the town

amily fun is easy to find during the day, but

shoes, and balls in all sorts of sizes and colors.

the fun doesn’t have to stop after dinner!

The Speed Zone Game Room features retro

These Milwaukee favorites will make sure

arcade favorites and state-of-the-art games that

your vacation is a hit all the way to bedtime.

kids and parents will both love.

Bounce Milwaukee (2801 S. 5th Ct.): Forget

CMP Tactical Lazer Tag (4905 S. Howell Ave.):

sitting around while the kids have fun. Take a

Teens who spend hours on Call of Duty will love

trip up the rock climbing wall, play a round of

stepping inside this multisensory cityscape laser

laser tag, and stage family races through the

tag arena. Defuse bombs, plan heists, and more

inflatable adventure course – all the inflatables

in this real-life video game.

and activities here are rated for adults! First Stage (929 N. Water St.): A night at the theater Brewers Game (1 Brewers Way): Take me out

doesn’t have to be just for grown-ups – audiences

to the ball game! The weather is always perfect

of all ages can enjoy the wonder of the performing

for baseball under Miller Park’s fan-shaped

arts together through shows inspired by children’s

retractable roof. Let younger fans enjoy the

literature and performed by a company of

KidsZone, an interactive play area featuring a

professional adults and talented youth actors.

Fave Raves for Food Send your kids on a secret mission to The SafeHouse (779 N. Front St.). The spy-themed restaurant is filled with wacky secrets, movie memorabilia, and all things espionage. (After 8 p.m., all agents must be 21 or older.) Peanuts fly to your table via bomber at AJ Bombers (ajbombers. com), but that’s not the only place you’ll find them – this family favorite’s two locations are famous for peanut butter burgers! With three locations, you can always satisfy a craving for jumbo burgers and Milwaukee’s favorite sweet treat at Kopp’s Frozen Custard (kopps.com). Got breakfast on the brain? Start the day off right with favorites like apple pancakes and the Dutch Baby at The Original Pancake House (2621 N. Downer Ave.). Forget the messy math that goes into figuring out what pizza everyone will like – at Pizzeria Piccola (7606 W. State St., Wauwatosa), everyone can have their own personal, wood-fired pizza! Insider tip: the garlic bread knots are not to be missed.

mini-version of Bernie Brewer’s famous slide, and the whole family can cheer on the Racing

Helium Trampoline & Indoor Adventure

Sausages when they take the field before the

Park (16235 W. Beloit Rd., New Berlin): Get the

bottom of the sixth inning.

adrenaline pumping with non-stop, highflying fun! Jump on over 130 interconnected

JB’s on 41 (4040 S. 27th St.): Bring the family

trampolines, play extreme dodgeball, hop inside

to bowl a few frames on 25 traditional lanes,

a human hamster ball, explore the aerial ropes

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FAMILY Discovery World

Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

SCAVENGER HUNT

M CHECK ‘E F ALL OF !

There are delightful secrets and surprises hidden throughout many of Milwaukee’s most popular family attractions – can your family experience them all?

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Discovery World 500 N. Harbor Dr.

Milwaukee Art Museum 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Kids get hands-on experience with science and technology in exhibits like Physics & You, Innovation Planet, and Les Paul’s House of Sound. Then, explore the world of water and the Great Lakes in the Reiman Aquarium. Your mission: challenge a robot to a game of tictac-toe in the Rockwell Automation Dream Machine exhibit.

Free ArtPacks filled with art supplies, picture books, and puppets, along with the Kohl’s Art Generation interactive art programs make it easy for kids to get into the art here. Look for Sunny, a furry friend who’s popular with visitors of all ages. (Admission is free for kids 12 and under.)

03

04

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum 929 E. Wisconsin Ave.

Milwaukee Public Museum 800 W. Wells St.

Milwaukee’s only museum specifically designed for kids 10 and under provides tons of ways for children to learn about the world around them by making, doing, and exploring. Create something in the “Be a Maker” Space, a creative workshop just for kids with real tools and technology.

This human and natural history museum is home to surefire kidpleasers like dinosaurs, mummies, live butterflies, and life-size dioramas. See if you can find the famous secret “snake button.” (Here’s a hint – start on the second floor!)

05 Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory 524 S. Layton Blvd. Known to locals as “The Domes,” each of these three conoidal domes houses its own ecosystem, taking you from the cacti and succulents of the desert to the lush trees and flowers of the tropics. In the tropical dome, see if you can spot bananas growing!

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There’s strength in numbers. More than 100,000 students are building their futures in Milwaukee, and these students help make our city stronger and more vibrant every day.

MILWAUKEE IS A COLLEGE TOWN LIKE NO OTHER.

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NIGHTLIFE Pin Professionals Bowling is a classic Midwestern pastime, and Milwaukeeans have been dedicated to the sport since the mid-19th century. At Holler House (2042 W. Lincoln Ave.), you’ll find the oldest sanctioned lanes in the country (built in 1908), and yes, you can still play on them – provided you call ahead to make sure some neighborhood kids are available to work as pinsetters. Ranked by Esquire as one of the best bars in America, Holler House is a true gem. In addition to the historic bowling lanes downstairs, you’ll also find nearly 1,000 bras left by female patrons hanging from various fixtures in the tavern. Another south side institution, Koz’s Mini Bowl (2078 S. 7th St.) is an old-school corner bar that serves as Milwaukee’s home for mini “duckpin” bowling. Reservations for bowling are recommended. These lanes are also manned by human pinsetters, so remember to bring a tip! Serving the Milwaukee area since 1927, Landmark Lanes (2220 N. Farwell Ave.) is one of the city’s most popular spots even though it is, literally, underground. Part local hangout and part college dive bar, regulars keep coming back to enjoy its 16 bowling lanes, impressive arcade, and three full bars.

Holler House

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NIGHTLIFE

POTAWATOMI BY THE NUMBERS

At Milwaukee’s premier entertainment destination, they count a lot more than dollars

THE CASINO WELCOMES OVER 6 MILLION VISITORS ANNUALLY NEARLY 100 TABLE GAMES

115 TVS IN THE OFF-TRACK BETTING ROOM

CUSTOMERS CONSUME

24/7/365

2,500+ SLOT MACHINES

864,000 BURGERS EACH YEAR

35,219 GAMES OF BINGO CALLED

THE HOTEL IS 19 STORIES TALL AND HAS

381

ROOMS

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125,104

911,160

POUNDS OF SNOW CRAB EACH YEAR

POUNDS OF COFFEE WERE CONSUMED IN 2017

5,909 MILES OF TOILET PAPER ARE USED EACH YEAR

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CUSTOM WEDDING CAKES WERE CREATED BY THE PASTRY CHEFS IN 2017

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The Jazz Estate

Cool Clubs, Hot Jazz Milwaukee is home to a passionate jazz scene with a long and storied history. Catch local and traveling musicians live every Wednesday through Saturday at Caroline’s Jazz Club (401 S. 2nd St.), an intimate, classic club. The Jazz Estate (2423 N. Murray Ave.) is another longtime local favorite – the club has hosted national and local musicians for more than 40 years and recently received a refresh, including a remodel as Well as an all-new menu of classic cocktails. Newer on the scene is Gibraltar (538 W. National Ave.), an eclectic music lounge with speakeasy-inspired style. A historic jazz club turned community arts center, the Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts (926 E. Center St.) still hosts a weekly jazz jam, often frequented by Milwaukee jazz legend Manty Ellis. Milwaukee’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood hosted ground-breaking musicians like Billie Holliday, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie in the heyday of jazz, and that heritage is part of the annual Bronzeville Week celebrations in August.

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NIGHTLIFE

CURTAINS UP

Theater and performing arts delight and inspire on Milwaukee’s stages

F

rom national

THEATER

Broadway tours to

At the nationally-recognized

edgy, independent

Milwaukee Repertory

theater, you’ll find it all on

Theater (108 E. Wells St.),

Milwaukee’s stages. Plan a

three stages with distinct

night out enjoying one of the

personalities provide the

city’s acclaimed performing

perfect setting for everything

arts groups.

from Shakespeare to oneman shows. Just up the street, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts (929 N. Water St.) is the performing

Milwaukee Ballet

space of many local groups as well as the home to Broadway and O�-Broadway hits

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

on tour. In the Broadway

com), musicals and operas

dance performances for all

Theatre Center (158 N.

from Skylight Music Theatre

ages, as well as the popular

Broadway), you’ll be spoiled

(skylightmusictheatre.

Mad Hot Ballroom & Tap youth

for choice with classical and

org), and theater dedicated

competition. Ko-Thi Dance

contemporary works from

to women’s stories from

Company (ko-thi.org) is a

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Renaissance Theaterworks

nationally-renowned company

(milwaukeechambertheatre.

(r-t-w.com). Quirky and

dedicated to preserving the

socially-relevant pieces are

music and dance of African,

on o�er from In Tandem

African-American, and

Theatre (628 N. 10th St.) and

Caribbean cultures.

Present Music

Next Act Theatre (255 S. Water St.) respectively, while Bronzeville Arts Ensemble (929 N. Water St.) is dedicated

MUSIC Enjoy the classics, pops, and more at the Milwaukee

to illuminating the black

Symphony Orchestra (mso.

experience in America.

org). If something new is more

DANCE

your style, local contemporary ensemble Present Music

Beloved classics and

(presentmusic.org)

innovative new works share

commissions, performs, and

the stage at the Milwaukee

records new music. Latino

Ballet (504 W. National

Arts (1028 S. 9th St.) hosts

Ave.), one of the few dance

internationally-renowned

companies in the country to

Hispanic artists and musicians

maintain its own orchestra.

at the United Community

The professional Danceworks

Center, and the Florentine

(1661 N. Water St.) company

Opera (930 E. Burleigh St.)

presents inventive and

is a Grammy Award-winning

collaborative contemporary

opera company.

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Dream Dance Steak

Three Ways to Romance

Treat your sweetheart to a special night out in Milwaukee. Pick a spot from one of the categories below, mix and match, or go all out with all three. SIPS & SNACKS

DATE NIGHT DINNER

NIGHTCAP

Balzac Wine Bar (1716 N. Arlington Pl.) Cozy wine bar with tempting small plates

Crazy Water (839 S. 2nd St.) Award-winning seasonal fare in a cozy space with bohemian style

Blu Bar and Lounge (424 E. Wisconsin Ave.) Swanky cocktails on the 23rd floor of the historic Pfister Hotel

Dream Dance Steak (1721 W. Canal St.) Decadent, elegant steakhouse with extensive retail-priced wine list

Bryant’s Cocktail Lounge (1579 S. 9th St.) Retro drinks in the dark at a stylish, vintage cocktail bar

Indulge (708 N. Milwaukee St.) Stylish wine bar with artisan cheese, handmade truffles, and charcuterie VermuterĂ­a 600 at Hotel Madrid (600 S. 6th St.) 1930s-inspired cocktails, sangria on tap, and Spanish-influenced bar food

Lake Park Bistro (3133 E. Newberry Blvd.) First-class French fine dining featuring Lake Michigan views Third Coast Provisions (724 N. Milwaukee St.) Chic and indulgent seafood restaurant and oyster bar

414.276.2101 plazahotelmilwaukee.com 1007 N. Cass Street Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Third Coast Provisions

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DINING Caffeine Crawl The best part of waking up is Milwaukee in your cup. You’ll never be lacking for a local cup of joe while you’re here – Colectivo Coffee (colectivocoffee.com/cafes) has been handmade in Milwaukee since 1993. Every single bean is still roasted by hand, blended, packaged, and shipped from the roastery in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood. Stop by during the work week to see it all happen, or grab a mug at one of more than a dozen area cafés. Just a few years younger is Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company (anodynecoffee. com), a micro roaster and café founded in 1999. Get a mug of their coffee at the original Bay View café (also home to an impressive wood-fired pizza oven), or stop by the café in Walker’s Point to enjoy coffee, craft beer, and wine, as well as live music on weekends. The Walker’s Point roastery is a certified organic roasting facility and café. Need more of a buzz? Quench your caffeine craving with a brew from Stone Creek Coffee (stonecreekcoffee.com), Hawthorne Coffee Roasters (4177 S. Howell Ave.), Valentine Coffee (5918 W. Vliet St.), Kickapoo Coffee (232 E. Erie St.), or Pilcrow Coffee Roasters (1739 N. Dr. MLK, Jr. Dr.).

BASED IN MILWAUKEE,

RISHI TEA’S ORGANIC, ARTISANAL TEAS ARE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE CITY AND WORLDWIDE

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DINING Café at the Plaza

Brunch Beverages What is brunch if not an excuse to consume adult beverages before noon? In Milwaukee, your options go far beyond the standard celery-and-olive Bloody Mary or plain mimosa.

BEERMOSA

Known by some as the “man-mosa,” this is the ideal brunch beverage for the devoted beer lover regardless of gender. Combine morning-appropriate orange juice with a delicious wheat beer for a refreshing start to the day.

BLOODY MARY

LET’S DO BRUNCH

Find the perfect spot for everyone’s favorite meal

W

hether it’s a cup of

hash browns packed with

eatery while you enjoy your

locally-roasted co�ee or

fillings like pulled ham,

breakfast. Ask to be seated

a lazy Sunday brunch,

roasted mushrooms, herb

in the hidden open-air

Milwaukee is a city that knows

crème fraiche, and more.

courtyard; a little slice of a

how to start the day o� right.

Order the monkey bread to

traditional European café in

It’s easy to rise and shine when

start, and if your waiter asks

the heart of the city, this is a

you know there’s a delicious

if you’d like it “crunked” with

hidden local favorite!

brunch waiting for you.

whiskey sauce - say yes! Café Benelux

Blue’s Egg

Café at the Plaza

(346 N. Broadway)

(317 N. 76th St.)

(1007 N. Cass St.)

Inspired by the flavors of

Infamous for their “very

Bask in the 1920s glamour

the Lowlands of Europe, this

stu�ed browns”: fresh-cut

of this stylish Art Deco

“Grand Café” o�ers breakfast

The Bloody Mary is no joke in Milwaukee. The iconic cocktail is turned up to 11 here, topped with miniburgers, bacon, lobster claws, sushi rolls, and even an entire fried chicken (seriously).

BRUNCH PUNCH

Drinks are better when they rhyme. This flavorful, fruity, fizzy concoction served at

Buckley’s (801 N. Cass St.) is the perfect start to a day out.

SHARED COCKTAILS

The shareable brunch cocktails at Hotel Madrid

(600 S. 6th St.) like Sangria

Para La Mesa (a punchbowl of sangria that serves six) will bring you one step closer to attaining your brunch squad goals.

favorites with an international twist, an extensive bier book Harbor House

(hey, it’s never too early!), and a beautiful rooftop patio. Fuel Café 5th Street (630 S. 5th St.) Fuel has serious motorcycle roots in the community, and you’ll feel a little bit cooler when you start your day at this industrial-chic café.

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Get something to-go from the counter-service café, or have a sit-down breakfast in the restaurant. Harbor House (550 N. Harbor Dr.) Enjoy a one-of-a-kind view of the city from Milwaukee’s only lakefront restaurant. Drink it all in while you enjoy Bacchus

an indulgent brunch bu�et, featuring a variety of chilled seafood (including fresh

Wine & Dine

oysters and clams) alongside traditional brunch favorites.

Raise a glass to these impressive wine lists

The Rouge at The Pfister Hotel (424 E. Wisconsin Ave.) For the ultimate in brunch bu�ets, visit the grand dame of Milwaukee hotels. The menu features over 40 items, including carving stations, made-to-order pasta, fresh fruit, desserts and more. Add in mimosas and a Bloody Mary bar, and everyone will be able to sate their appetite at this

This year, the Bartolotta Restaurants (bartolottas.com) celebrate 25 years – come raise a glass! You’ll find some of the city’s best wine lists and a sommelier at each of the restaurant group’s fine dining establishments, including the city’s only Advanced (Level 3) Sommelier. Choose from a curated list of more than 800 wines at Bacchus (925 E. Wells St.), one of America’s top 100 wine restaurants, or visit for a special wine dinner featuring elite wine makers from around the world.

local classic.

BEST OF

Story Hill BKC (5100 W. Bluemound Rd.) Treat yourself to a menu inspired by the foods of the upper Midwest, with a healthy

You’ll find impressive wine lists at several of Milwaukee’s top fine-dining restaurants; the award-winning list at Carnevor (718 N. Milwaukee St.) features predominantly American wines with over 750 selections by the bottle and over 35 by the glass, and Dream Dance Steak (1721 W. Canal St.) at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino offers a progressive list of more than 600 retail-priced wines. Located just north of the city in historic downtown Cedarburg, Cedar Creek Winery (N70 W6340 Bridge Rd., Cedarburg) is a family-run winery in a beautiful limestone mill dating back to 1864. Today, you can enjoy tours and tastings of nationally and internationally award-winning traditional-style grape wines and grape-based fruit wines.

BOTH WORLDS

Omnivores and veggies alike will have a great time at these restaurants

dose of European flair. From a variety of crepes to the traditional European breakfast of bread with quark (soft cheese made in Milwaukee’s own Clock Shadow Creamery), you can try something new each time you visit. Sweet Diner (239 E. Chicago St.) This stylish new spot reminds us that “life is sweet” with a tempting array of breakfast, brunch, and lunch dishes available seven days a week. Updated versions of diner classics pair with a sleek, modern interior that just begs for a #brunchstagram post.

01

BelAir Cantina (belaircantina.com): The city’s home for Mexican food with a twist o�ers several creative vegetarian and vegan tacos incorporating soy chorizo and grilled cauliflower at all of its six locations.

02

Comet Café (1947 N. Farwell Ave.): This popular local diner focuses on fromscratch comfort food. There are plenty of vegan and vegetarian entrees on the menu, and you can sub field roast in on any of their sandwiches for just $1.

03

Ian’s Pizza (ianspizza.com): This by-the-slice pizza place always features a vegetarian slice on the menu, and many of their famous specialty pies (including the best-selling Mac n’ Cheese pizza) are vegetarian and can be made vegan.

04

Smoke Shack (332 N. Milwaukee St.): You wouldn’t expect to find many vegetarians in a barbeque restaurant, but you won’t be disappointed by delicious, smoky vegetarian entrees like the roasted portabella and BBQ seitan sammich.

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DINING Lakefront Brewery

brewery to learn about the

Raised Grain Brewing (2244 W.

process and the particular

Bluemound Rd., Waukesha)

challenges of operating a

Take an intimate, guided

brewery within a mall.

tour of this small brewery, complete with a stop in

Good City Brewing

the interactive test lab for

(2108 N. Farwell Ave.)

some hands-on brewing

An urban taproom on

experimentation.

Milwaukee’s East Side, this brewery has a family-friendly

Sprecher Brewery

vibe, great food (try the curry

(701 W. Glendale Ave.)

fries!), and award-winning beer.

Milwaukee’s original microbrewery has a great tour

Lakefront Brewery

for families. You’ll learn about

(1872 N. Commerce St.)

(and sample!) both European-

Full of jokes and beer breaks,

style beers and Sprecher’s

it’s no wonder TripAdvisor has

famous gourmet sodas.

ranked this hilarious tour as the number four brewery tour

Third Space Brewing

in the nation.

(1505 W. St. Paul Ave.) Find out how this brewery,

BREWERY

TOURS

The quintessential Milwaukee activity

M

Miller Brewery

voted Wisconsin’s best new

(4251 W. State St.)

brewery when it opened in

Journey through more than 150

2016, chose their name while

years of brewing history, from

sampling their delicious beer.

the famous Miller Caves where Frederick Miller chilled his beer to the seamless high-speed

ilwaukee is the city that

dog-friendly taproom while

beer built, and now you

you sample beers, including

can see how Milwaukee

the unique Sproose 2, a pine-

Milwaukee Brewing Co.

flavored IPA.

(613 S. 2nd St.)

builds its beer. Take a brewery tour to see how Brew City is

production lines used today.

Mobcraft Beer

Take a “beer in hand” tour at City Lights Brewing

this craft brewery. Learn about

(2210 W. Mt. Vernon Ave.)

the brewery, sample the new

Bavarian Bierhaus

Located in the 115-year-old

and seasonal beers, and leave

(700 W. Lexington Blvd.,

Milwaukee Gas Company

with a token to be redeemed

Glendale)

Building, this brewery’s

for a free beer at nearby bars.

A restaurant, beer garden,

tour o�ers a mix of modern

and brewery all in one,

day brewing and historic

Mobcraft Beer

you’ll experience the best

architecture.

(505 S. 5th. St.)

Urban Harvest Brewing

Enjoy a tour of this Madison

(1024 S. 5th St.)

Explorium Brewpub

transplant’s brewery and

This small-batch brewery and

(5300 S. 76th St., Greendale)

taproom in Walker’s Point,

taproom repurposed an old

Black Husky Brewing

This unique brewery is located

and learn about its unique

theater in the Walker’s Point

(909 E. Locust St.)

in Southridge Mall. Tours

crowdsourcing model and Wild

neighborhood to create its

Bring your pup along to the

include a look through the

& Sour Program.

urban brewery.

still earning its name!

of Milwaukee’s German hospitality here!

Beer by Bus

Want a guided look at Milwaukee’s beer scene? Beer meets history on Fun Beer Tours’ (funbeertoursmke.com) walking and shuttle tours of Brew City. Whether you’re looking for a lot of beer with a splash of history or comprehensive brewing history with plenty of beer, you’ll find a tour option that suits your needs. Or, try Milwaukee Food and City Tours’ (milwaukeefoodtours.com) Craft Breweries & Cocktails bus tour to meet the masterminds behind five up-and-coming Milwaukee breweries or distilleries. In addition to a city sightseeing tour that (of course) involves a beer, Untapped Tours (untappedtours.com) also offers a bus tour dedicated to local breweries.

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The History of Beer in Milwaukee From beer barons to nano-breweries, Milwaukee has a long and storied brewing past

Pabst Mansion

Miller Brewery Pabst MKE Brewery

Brewhouse Inn & Suites

Black Husky Brewing

1840

Owens’ Brewery (accepted as Milwaukee’s first commercial brewery) opens

2006

The Pabst Brewery complex is purchased and development begins to sustainably renovate the historic structures and revitalize the brewery

2007

1855

1871

Miller Brewing is founded by Frederick Miller

Due to demand, Milwaukee Ale House opens a dedicated brewery location: Milwaukee Brewing Company is born

The Great Chicago Fire destroys many of Chicago’s breweries – Schlitz sends beer to Milwaukee’s southern neighbors, earning the nickname “the beer that made Milwaukee famous”

1997

Milwaukee Ale House starts brewing

2013

The Brewhouse Inn & Suites opens in one of the historic Pabst Brewery buildings

1987

Lakefront Brewery is founded

1985

Sprecher Brewery is founded, Milwaukee’s first craft brewery since Prohibition

2016

More than 10 new craft breweries open – the craft beer boom is in full swing

Good City Brewing

1893

After showing at the Chicago World’s Fair, the highly-lauded beer known as Pabst Select is renamed Pabst Blue Ribbon

1919

Prohibition becomes the law of the land. Milwaukee breweries survive by making soda, ice cream, cheese, and more

2017

Pabst returns to Milwaukee with a craft brewery located near the historic brewery site

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DINING

Joey Gerard’s

A TASTE OF THE PAST

along with a full cocktail

traditional German paintings

menu. Start o� your

that fill the restaurant.

flashback day with their

From the relish tray to

famous corned beef hash for

frosty ice cream drinks, the

breakfast.

supper club is a Wisconsin

Recognized by the James

institution that locals have

Beard Foundation with the

loved since the 1930s. Get a

American Classic award in

taste of the classic supper

2002, Three Brothers (2414

club experience at the Five

S. Saint Clair St.) has been a

O’Clock Steakhouse (2416 W.

beloved neighborhood jewel

State St.), serving up staples

since the 1950s. Still family

like fresh salads prepared

owned and operated, this

tableside, the relish tray, and,

as no surprise that classic

low-key Serbian restaurant is

of course, premium steaks

favorites like diners, supper

a true taste of the old world.

since 1946. Travel + Leisure

Old-school bars and restaurants keep culinary history alive

M

ilwaukee is a city that honors its history,

Five O’Clock Steakhouse

so it should come

clubs, and cocktail lounges

It’s no surprise that

described this steakhouse as

are still thriving alongside

two long-time Bavarian

a “classic supper club setting

the innovative restaurants

favorites are still in business

with a Mad Men vibe.” Or try

that make up the city’s

in a city that remains so

Joey Gerard’s (5601 Broad St.,

new-school dining scene. If

strongly connected to its

Greendale), a contemporary

you’re looking to party like

German heritage. Known as

restaurant with a nostalgic

“America’s most famous

feel. This Hollywood-style

#ThrowbackThursday post,

German restaurant,” Mader’s

supper club brings traditional

don’t miss these retro-

(1041 N. Old World 3rd St.)

favorites to modern families,

fab dining and drinking

has been serving both locals

including an impressive menu

establishments while you’re

and visiting celebrities since

of ice cream drinks.

in town.

1902. Opened in 1924, Kegel’s

it’s 1938 or just want a killer

Founded in 1992, Miss

Mader’s

Inn (5901 W. National Ave.) is

Katie’s Diner (1900 W.

famous for authentic German

Clybourn St.) is a 1950s

classics and an irresistible

throwback serving up

Friday night fish fry. Make

breakfast, lunch, and dinner

sure to admire the beautiful

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CUSTARD CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

A

This creamy, frozen treat is a local favorite (and no, it’s not ice cream)

long with cheese curds,

Colada, and “Never Enough

frozen custard is a

Chocolate” - make sure to

food that’s classically

check the Flavor Forecast

Milwaukee. Milwaukee is

before you stop by one of the

home to the world’s largest

three locations.

concentration of frozen custard shops, earning the city

Leon’s Frozen Custard

the uno�cial title of “frozen

(3131 S. 27th St.)

custard capital of the world”!

This drive-in custard stand

Ice cream and frozen custard

Northpoint Custard

are both made with milk, cream, and sugar, but custard

is open year-round, so you can get fresh frozen custard and classic soda fountain

is also made with egg yolks.

favorites whatever the

This gives it a richer, creamier

weather. In addition to

texture than ice cream. You

delicious frozen treats and a

won’t want to miss this sweet

limited menu of sandwiches,

treat on your next visit to

Leon’s stylish 1950s neon

Milwaukee.

details and sign make it a popular spot to photograph…

AJ Bombers

after enjoying a few scoops of

(ajbombers.com)

custard, of course!

This bar and restaurant is probably best known for its

Kopp’s

peanut butter burger, but it’s

Northpoint Custard (2272 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.)

also one of the only places

Inspired by good old-

downtown to get fresh frozen

fashioned custard stands,

custard! You can even enjoy

Northpoint Custard is located

the best of both worlds with

right on the shore of Lake

Bombers’ signature concrete

Michigan, just o� the sands

custard concoction filled with

of Bradford Beach. This

peanut butter and bacon.

lakefront stand is open May through September, but don’t worry – you can still find tempting sundae Osgood’s

concoctions in the o�-season at Northpoint’s locations in the Downtown Kitchen food

Gilles Frozen Custard

Day includes favorites like

hall and at General Mitchell

(7515 W. Bluemound Rd.)

Orange Dreamsicle, S’mores,

International Airport.

Milwaukee’s oldest

and Monkey Madness. Osgood’s

operating stand, Gilles Frozen Custard has been

Kopp’s Frozen Custard

(11530 W. Burleigh St.,

open since 1938. That’s

(kopps.com)

Wauwatosa)

80 years of custard! In

Open since 1950, Kopp’s is

This contemporary take on

famous for jumbo burgers and

the classic hot dog stand

delicious frozen custard. It’s

didn’t skip dessert! Enjoy your

malts, sundaes, and floats

easy to go beyond the standard

custard in a sundae, malt, or

year-round, Gilles o�ers a

chocolate or vanilla, thanks to

delicious root beer float. Dine

full menu of casual American

the ever-changing Flavor of

in or zip through the double

eats from burgers to fish fry.

the Day. Try tempting flavors

drive-thru for a custard fix on

Gilles’ special Flavor of the

like Grasshopper Fudge, Pina

the go.

addition to serving delicious frozen custard, shakes,

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THE

YEAR HOG OF THE

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Walker’s Point Fuel Cafe

This year marks the 115th anniversary of HarleyDavidson

T

he Harley and Davidson families came together in 1903 to build their

motorcycle and their company in Milwaukee. Over a century later, this is still the place to be for anyone who loves iron, chrome, and the open road. This year, the city celebrates the 115th anniversary of this iconic American company. The first Harley-Davidson motorcycle was released to the public just two years after William S. Harley completed a blueprint drawing of an engine designed to fit into a bicycle, and the rest is history! From the 10-by-15-foot wooden shed where the company started to the Harley-Davidson Buyback in 1981, and all the way to the hottest new bikes on today’s assembly lines, Harley-Davidson’s history of entrepreneurship, innovation, and ingenuity is one that Milwaukee is proud to be a part of. In addition to the HarleyDavidson corporate offices, you’ll also find the Pilgrim Road Powertrain Operations Facility, the home of the Big Twin, Milwaukee-Eight™, and Sportster® powertrains, just outside of downtown. It’s not hard to find the iron that still runs through Milwaukee’s veins. Riders come here year-round for everything from weekly summer bike nights to motorcycle ice racing. A ride to Milwaukee is a ride home, back to the place where the legend began. VISITMILWAUKEE.ORG | 49

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TAKE A RIDE

Hit the open road and enjoy the natural beauty of southeastern Wisconsin on these scenic regional rides

Holy Hill

Y

ou love to ride – so get

gift shop and tasting room

out and ride! These fun

for a sample or sign up for a

day trips will give you a

Friday hard hat tour for a full

chance to explore more of the

behind-the-scenes look at

state with plenty of time to

the brewing process.

make it back to Milwaukee.

CAVE OF THE MOUNDS

HOLY HILL

(2975 Cave of the Mounds Rd.,

(1525 Carmel Rd., Hubertus)

Blue Mounds)

Located about an hour

Cruise through rolling

outside the city, the scenic ride to this Catholic shrine is a favorite among local bikers, especially when the fall colors

farmland on your way to Cave of the Mounds

the nation’s top show caves. Paved, lighted walkways take you through this geologic

start to turn. Once you reach

wonder filled with colorful

the basilica, take in the view

crystal formations.

from atop the Scenic Tower – leathers behind to climb the

KETTLE MORAINE SCENIC DRIVE

178 stairs, but it’s worth it.

Undeniably one of the

you might need to leave your

NEW GLARUS BREWING COMPANY

best rides in southeastern Wisconsin, this scenic route is dotted with geological

(2400 State Rd. 69, New Glarus)

landmarks, lakes, historical

This popular brewery’s beers

sites, shops, and more. The

(including the widely beloved

full route covers 115 miles,

Spotted Cow) are famously

from Whitewater Lake in

only available in Wisconsin,

Walworth County on the

so this is your chance to get

southern end to Elkhart

a taste! Take a free self-

Lake in Sheboygan County

guided tour and stop in the

in the north.

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Motorcycle Events

Bike lovers unite at races, rides, shows, and more all year long Mama Tried

MAMA TRIED MOTORCYCLE SHOW

February 22-24 This indoor invitational showcases more than 100 homebuilt and “unusual” bikes each year. During the weekend, the show also hosts Flat Out Friday, a flat track race on a Dr. Pepper-soaked track, and Slippery Sunday, an icy race on the frozen lake (weather permitting).

June Kick off summer at this ridein vintage bike show. Riders and motorcycle fans alike are welcome to admire the bikes and enjoy music, food, and fun.

WILD ONES: VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE RALLY

May Suit up in your Wasteland best to join this postapocalyptic ride through the city.

July 14 Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Panhead Engine and the 10th anniversary of the HarleyDavidson Museum at this 1940s-style rally featuring an antique motorcycle ride-in show and authentic motorcycle field games.

THURSDAY BIKE NIGHTS

HARLEY-DAVIDSON 115TH ANNIVERSARY

MAD MAX RUN

Brewtown Rumble

BREWTOWN RUMBLE

May-September Check out beautiful bikes, meet new friends, and enjoy live music at weekly bike nights at the HarleyDavidson Museum.

August 29-September 2 All roads lead to Milwaukee this year as riders from around the world return to Harley’s home turf for riding, racing, and more.

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Museum Musts The world’s only HarleyDavidson Museum (400 W. Canal St.) is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year! This one-of-a-kind museum is a must-see for any motorcycle fanatics visiting Milwaukee.

01

See Serial Number One, the oldest known Harley-Davidson motorcycle in existence

02

Experience Harley’s history from 1903 to the present, bike by classic bike

03

Check out King Kong, a double-engine behemoth that serves as a nearly 13-foot-long ode to custom culture

Harley-Davidson Museum

04

Discover the remarkable story of a bike that drifted over 4,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean

05

Find out every single part that goes into a classic HarleyDavidson Knucklehead on the exploded engine wall

06

Learn about the company’s forays into non-motorcycle products

07

Hop on classic and brand new bikes in the Experience Gallery

08

Pick up the ultimate souvenir at The Shop where you’ll find signature gear not available anywhere else

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DEALERS’ CHOICE

Make a pit stop at one of the Greater Milwaukee area’s Harley-Davidson dealers

Y

ou’ll find gear, parts, and great bike events year round at

Milwaukee Harley-Davidson

Milwaukee area HarleyDavidson dealerships. These biker havens are a great spot to meet local riders and pick up the perfect souvenir from your trip back to the homeland of Harley-Davidson. Hal’s Harley-Davidson 1925 S. Moorland Rd., New Berlin House of Harley-Davidson 6221 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield Milwaukee Harley-Davidson 11310 W. Silver Spring Rd. Suburban Motors Harley-Davidson 139 N. Main St., Thiensville Wisconsin Harley-Davidson 1280 Blue Ribbon Dr., Oconomowoc

MORE BIKES?

YOU GOT IT!

Head to visitmilwaukee.org/h-d115 to download or request your copy of the Official Harley-Davidson 115th Anniversary Biker’s Guide. This guide has everything you need to plan your trip to the anniversary celebration in Milwaukee.

Iron Horse Hotel

Located just down the street from the Harley-Davidson Museum, this hotel rolls out the red carpet for bikers. Take advantage of special amenities like the on-site bike wash, rag bins and heavy-duty check-in carts, hooks strong enough to hold your leathers, and a work bench in your room for removing and storing boots and helmets. Plus, you can socialize with guests and locals alike at weekly Thursday Bike Nights during the summer.

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Colectivo Coffee

Doughnuts, games, the zoo, and more: it’s just a short drive away

KIDS’ DAY

OUT IN TOSA

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Parents’ Night Out While Wauwatosa is great for family fun, the city also holds its own as a trendy destination for bars and nightlife. Big Head Brewing (6204 W. State St.): This start-up microbrewery is a popular hangout with regular food trucks and live music. Stop by to try a flight (or a pitcher!) of their creative craft brews.

Ruckus & Glee

L

ocated just 15 minutes west of downtown

summer fun. If your kids are more about wheels

Milwaukee, you’ll find a variety of fun,

than water, check out the new Tosa Skatepark

family-friendly activities and attractions in

at Hart Park (7201 W. State St.). This skate park

Wauwatosa. Plan a day out with the kids in this

welcomes bikers, skateboarders, and inline

charming neighboring city.

bladers and is designed to offer fun for all skill

Start the day off with delicious hand-made doughnuts from Cranky Al’s (6901 W. North Ave.). A locally famous breakfast spot, these

levels. Younger kids will also love the park’s fun (and educational) playground! Colectivo Coffee (6745 W. Wells St.) is a

doughnuts got some big time props when

great spot for an afternoon snack. The full café

celebrity chef Alton Brown proclaimed them the

menu includes locally-roasted coffee for the

best he’d had on the road in 2015. The breakfast

grown-ups, as well as favorites like hot cocoa

menu also includes coffee, hot sandwiches,

and Italian sodas for the kids, plus sandwiches,

breakfast pizza, and breakfast burritos.

pastries, and all-day breakfast. There’s

Next, go shop and play at Ruckus & Glee (805 N. 68th St.), a locally-owned children’s toy,

plenty of outdoor seating that stays popular throughout the year, thanks to a cozy firepit.

book, and game store that believes the best way to learn about a toy is to play with it! Try out unboxed toys and games before picking out one (or several…) to bring home. Stop for lunch at Pizzeria Piccola (7606 W. State St.). Everyone can get just what they

Ray’s Growler Gallery (8930 W. North Ave.): Located above a popular local liquor store, this bar and taproom is home to rare and intriguing beers, an impressive wine and whiskey selection, and adult slushies. Ruby Tap (1341 N. Wauwatosa Ave.): With over 40 wines available on tap, by the bottle, and in unique selfservice wine machines, you’ll never be lacking for choice at this chic wine bar. Juniper61 (6030 W. North Ave.): Enjoy contemporary American cuisine alongside creative cocktails made with local ingredients. BelAir Cantina (6817 W. North Ave.): This non-traditional Mexican restaurant features a truly astounding tequila menu. Try a tequila flight, or mix it up with a creative margarita.

want on personal-sized pizzas made in the traditional Neapolitan style in wood-fired ovens. Make sure to order some bread knots to share. You’ve played inside – now it’s time for some outdoor adventures! Hoyt Park (1800 N. Swan Blvd.) is home to the TOSA Pool and the adjacent The Landing Beer Garden, making it a perfect

Hart Park

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LIVING WELL

From exploring the urban outdoors to farm-totable dining, wellness is well within reach in Milwaukee

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

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spaces in the formerly

Lakefront Trail

industrial Menomonee River Valley. Not sure where to run? Guests at the Westin Milwaukee (550 N. Van Buren St.) can join guided 3- and 5-mile runs with the property’s Run Concierge or follow the curated routes solo. If you prefer to explore by water, rent a kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddle board from Milwaukee Kayak Company (318 S. Water St.); no experience is necessary, they’ll get you ready to go and o�er up a map of recommended routes on Milwaukee’s three rivers. You can also join in on guided treks, including the popular sunset paddle. Travel can be tiring.

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Milwaukee Kayak Company

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Healthy Eats Milwaukee has a welldeserved reputation as a “beer and brats” town, but you’ll find no shortage of local, fresh dining options. There are more organic farmers in Wisconsin than in any other state, and it boasts the second highest number of organic farms overall. Vegetarian, vegan, raw, or just great farm-totable food: you’ll find it in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Public Market (400 N. Water St.) is home to more than 20 vendors and is a great option for exploring the breadth of Milwaukee’s culinary scene. Try a fresh juice or salad at The

Milwaukee Art Museum

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Green Kitchen, or order off On The Bus’ menu of vegan delights like date shakes, acai bowls, melts, and even vegan ice cream. Outpost Natural Foods Co-Op (outpost. coop) has four area locations, making it easy to pick up some groceries or just stop in at any location’s Fork Café to enjoy organic meals and snacks. A local mainstay for vegetarians and vegans, Beans & Barley (1901 E. North Ave.) serves smoothies, sandwiches, soups, and more, with plentiful options for all dietary preferences. Try a TLT (Tempeh, Lettuce, and Tomato), and don’t miss the famous vegetarian chili!

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CITY OF

NEIGHBORHOODS Your quick hits guide to what to do and where to go in Milwaukee’s unique neighborhoods

K

nown as a “big city of little neighborhoods,” Milwaukee’s unique

neighborhoods are what make up the city’s one-ofa-kind culture. We like it local here, and you’ll find locally-owned restaurants, shops, and businesses throughout the city. Ready to start planning your trip? Check out this sampling of some of the neighborhoods you might explore when you visit Milwaukee!

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AVENUES WEST

The lively Marquette University campus and diverse residential streets now make up the heart of this neighborhood, which was the historic home of Milwaukee’s elite. Marquette’s Haggerty Museum of Art (530 N. 13th St.) is free to all and features intriguing, rotating exhibitions. Dine at student favorites like the campus location of popular burger joint Sobelman’s (1601 W. Wells St.) and the famous Real Chili (1625 W. Wells St.), or venture off campus for chicken and waffles and a delicious soul food buffet at Daddy’s Soul Food & Grille (754 N. 27th St.). Inside the Art Deco-styled Ambassador Hotel (2308 W. Wisconsin Ave.), The Fitz serves creative cuisine with a taste of yesteryear. Pre-Prohibition-inspired cocktails are on offer in the hotel’s stylish lounge, Gin Rickey. Get another taste of the past at the Five O’Clock Steakhouse (2416 W. State St.), a classic Milwaukee supper club with a Mad Men vibe. One of the only remaining relics of the neighborhood’s grand past is the Pabst Mansion (2000 W. Wisconsin Ave.), the historic family home of Captain Frederick Pabst. (Yes, that Pabst.) Don’t miss the opportunity to see the Gilded Age splendor Milwaukee’s beer barons enjoyed on a guided tour of the lovingly restored mansion.

Marquette University

BAY VIEW This hip, eclectic neighborhood is popular with families and young professionals alike. Home to one of the city’s most popular bar districts, it’s also a hotbed of local art and creativity. You’ll see it as you stroll past stores stocked with the work of local artisans and historic buildings decorated with murals. Stop at Humboldt Park (3000 S. Howell Ave.) for a summertime visit to Milwaukee’s Craft Beer Garden or to enjoy the popular Tuesday night concert series, Chill on the Hill. The South Shore Terrace (2900 S. Shore Dr.) beer garden in South Shore Park looks out over Lake Michigan, providing a oneof-a-kind view of downtown. Check out the vibrant dining scene including communal, Midwest-inspired dishes at Kindred on KK (2535 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.), creative

Bay View Bash

burgers at Crafty Cow (2675 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.), and everchanging small plates at Odd Duck (2352 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.). There’s no lack of nightlife, including all four of the Milwaukee bars named to Draft Magazine’s “100 Best Beer Bars”: Burnhearts (2599 S. Logan Ave.), Palm Tavern (2989 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.), Sugar Maple (441 E. Lincoln Ave.), and Romans’ Pub (3475 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.). Odd Duck

Chill on the Hill

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BREWERS HILL Located on a bluff overlooking the Milwaukee River, this area boomed at the turn of the 20th century as a residential area for the laborers who worked in the foundries, tanneries, mills, and breweries that lined the river. Today, you can still find a brewery on the river: Lakefront Brewery (1872 N. Commerce St.), home to one of the city’s most popular tours and an ever-growing tap list of innovative beers. Up on the hill, farm-to-table restaurant Wolf Peach (1818 N. Hubbard St.) has a unique view of downtown from two patios.

Lakefront Brewery

BRONZEVILLE

Wolf Peach

Wisconsin Black Historical Society founder, Clayborn Benson

On The Bayou

The historic economic and social heart of Milwaukee’s African-American community, this neighborhood is now the center of major redevelopment efforts. Start at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum (2620 W. Center St.), where exhibits (including a stunning panoramic mural) speak to the contributions of African-Americans in Wisconsin and Milwaukee. Fuel up at Speed Queen Bar-B-Q (1130 W. Walnut St.), a no-frills BBQ joint that’s been a local staple since 1956, or get authentic Creole and Cajun cooking at New Orleans-inspired On The Bayou (2053 N. Dr. MLK, Jr. Dr.). Delicious farm-to-table food is on the menu at The Tandem (1848 W. Fond du Lac Ave.), which focuses on hiring neighborhood residents, giving them the opportunity to gain valuable restaurant industry skills. You’ll find fresh produce at Pete’s Fruit Market (2303 N. Dr. MLK, Jr. Dr.), or you can opt for the finished product at The Juice Kitchen (1617 W. North Ave.). Need a quick trim? Gee’s Clippers (2200 N. Dr. MLK, Jr. Dr.) is a popular choice for both neighborhood residents and traveling athletes. And neighborhood cafe Pilcrow Coffee (1739 N. Dr. MLK, Jr. Dr.) was hailed in 2017 as the best cold brew coffee in the country.

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EAST TOWN

Ciclovia MKE

CLARKE SQUARE This diverse neighborhood is a gateway to Milwaukee’s predominantly Hispanic south side. Visit Super Mercado El Rey (916 S. Cesar Chavez Dr.) to peruse the ingredients to prepare almost any Hispanic cuisine and grab lunch at in-store café Taco Loco, or stop by El Cañaveral (2501 W. Greenfield Ave.), a colorful neighborhood favorite serving authentic Mexican cuisine. Each year city streets are closed to motor traffic for Ciclovia MKE (cicloviamke.org), an open streets event that invites runners, walkers, and cyclists to take to the streets to explore this historic community. And be sure to stop by one of the city’s most beloved treasures, the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (524 S. Layton Ave.). Known to locals simply as “The Domes,” these three beehive-shaped domes contain a desert, a rainforest, and a changing show display.

East of the Milwaukee River, you’ll find some of the city’s most popular attractions…and a little something we like to call Lake Michigan. The lakefront is a hub of activity all year long. Stroll or jog along its many paths and trails, take a pleasure cruise out into the harbor, or fly a kite purchased from Gift of Wings (1300 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.). Visit the stunning Milwaukee Art Museum (700 N. Art Museum Dr.), bring the kids to learn about science and innovation at Discovery World (500 N. Harbor Dr.), and stop by Betty Brinn Children’s Museum (929 E. Wisconsin Ave.), the city’s only museum designed specifically for children under 10. You’ll also find Cathedral Square Park (520 E. Wells St.), home to popular farmers markets and the Jazz in the Park concert series held on Thursday nights in the summer.

El Cañaveral

Discovery World Milwaukee Art Museum

EAST SIDE

Glorioso’s Italian Deli

A popular destination for a night out, this trendy neighborhood is a melting pot of UW-Milwaukee students, young professionals, and longtime residents. Brady Street, the historic center of Milwaukee’s Italian population, is now one of the city’s modern nightlife hubs. You’ll still find Italian classics at Glorioso’s Italian Deli (1011 E. Brady St.) and Peter Sciortino’s Bakery (1101 E. Brady St.) alongside offbeat coffee shop Rochambo Coffee and Teahouse (1317 E. Brady St.), intimate date night spot Balzac Wine Bar (1716 N. Arlington Pl.), and many more pub crawl-worthy bars. Treat yourself to an intimate, upscale dinner at Ardent (1751 N. Farwell Ave.), where James Beard semifinalist Justin Carlisle creates innovative New American cuisine inspired by Wisconsin ingredients. For an artsy night out, see a movie at one of the nation’s premier historic movie palaces, the Oriental Theater (2230 N. Farwell Ave.), or catch some live music at The Jazz Estate (2423 N. Murray Ave.).

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UW-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences

HARBOR DISTRICT It was water that first brought people to the land that would become Milwaukee. A lush rice marsh gave way to a bustling port, and today the city is working to revitalize Milwaukee’s harbor. UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences (600 E. Greenfield Ave.), the first program of its kind in the nation, recently opened a brand new facility right on the water. You can get an up-close and personal look at the work that happens in the Harbor District today with a tour of the Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility (700 E. Jones St.). This year, construction will start on a new waterfront park with a play structure, canoe launch, and more. But this area isn’t all science! Check out popular nightlife spots, including the industrial-chic dance club Hot Water/Wherehouse (818 S. Water St.) and internationallyinspired tapas at La Merenda (125 E. National Ave.).

HISTORIC THIRD WARD

Trendy shops and dining abound in this revitalized warehouse district. The neighborhood is anchored on the north end by the Milwaukee Public Market (400 N. Water St.), where you’ll find 20 local vendors selling prepared food, groceries, gifts, and more. On the south end, you’ll find the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (273 E. Erie St.) – it’s no surprise that this is an artsy part of town. On Gallery Night & Day (historicthirdward.org/events/gallerynight), the galleries and boutiques that dot the neighborhood open their doors for a communitywide celebration of art, while the Broadway Theatre Center (158 N. Broadway) is home to several performing arts groups and a stunning jewel box theater. Get your shopping done at specialty retailers like Lela Boutique (321 N. Broadway), for designer finds and curated vintage pieces; chic women’s clothing at Mainstream Boutique (159 N. Broadway); stylish accessories at Access Boutique (159 N. Broadway); and unique housewares and plants at MOD GEN (211 N. Broadway).

Historic Third Ward

Historic Third Ward

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City Lights Brewing Company

MENOMONEE RIVER VALLEY Thanks to dedicated locals, this industrial area has been revitalized with green spaces, sustainable buildings and attractions. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino (1721 W. Canal St.) is the city’s home for first-class gaming and entertainment. Try your luck at high-stakes bingo, nearly 100 table games, over 3,000 slot machines, a 20-table poker room, and an off-track betting room. The historic Milwaukee Gas Light Company building is now the home of City Lights Brewing Company (2210 W. Mt. Vernon Ave.), and nearby Third Space Brewing (1505 W. St. Paul Ave.) took home the gold at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival for its Unite the Clans Scottish Style Rye Ale. Celebrate the culture and history of an iconic American company at the Harley-Davidson Museum (400 W. Canal St.), catch a Brewers baseball game at Miller Park (1 Brewers Way), or explore reclaimed parkland along the Hank Aaron State Trail (hankaaronstatetrail.org).

RIVERWEST

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Miller Park

Fuel Café

This diverse, offbeat neighborhood has a DIY sensibility that runs deep. According to neon signs, the motorcycle-inspired Fuel Café (818 E. Center St.) proudly offers “Killer Coffee” and “Lousy Service.” Stop in for coffee and sandwiches, or a bowl of its famous vegan chili. Black Husky Brewing (909 E. Locust St.) serves up seasonal brews in a woodsy taproom that welcomes four-legged friends. Check out local music and artists at venues like Company Brewing (735 E. Center St.), Bremen Café (901 E. Clarke St.), the Jazz Gallery (926 E. Center St.), and Linneman’s Riverwest Inn (1001 E. Locust St.). National touring artists and a thriving Friday night retro dance party make Mad Planet (533 E. Center St.) a popular choice for a night out. Or enjoy a trip to the South Seas at a local gem and one of the nation’s top-rated tiki bars, Foundation (2718 N. Bremen St.). Perhaps the peak experience of the neighborhood is the Riverwest 24 (riverwest24. com), an annual 24-hour bike race that’s part street race and part all-night block party.

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WALKER’S

POINT

The longtime hub of Milwaukee’s gay community, this neighborhood is now also a hotbed of foodie activity with an industrial edge. Take a tasting tour of inventive flavors at Purple Door Ice Cream (205 S. 2nd St.); pair handmade truffles with wine, beer, and more at Indulgence Chocolatiers (211 S. 2nd St.); and taste the freshest cheese at Clock Shadow Creamery (138 W. Bruce St.), one of the nation’s only urban creameries. Plan to save room for dinner at popular and award-winning farm-totable restaurants like Braise (1101 S. 2nd St.), Crazy Water (839 S. 2nd St.), and Morel (430 S. 2nd St.), or grab some paella at Spanish-inspired Movida (524 S. 2nd St.). And you can still have a great night out at LGBTQ nightlife hotspots like La Cage (801 S. 2nd St.), the state’s oldest and largest gay dance club, and D.I.X. (739 S. 1st. St.), a friendly corner bar that brings the party on the dance floor every weekend.

Purple Door

UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena

Movida

WESTOWN

A bustling downtown neighborhood filled with businesses and attractions, including the Wisconsin Center (400 W. Wisconsin Ave.), Milwaukee’s convention center. On Old World Third Street, explore the roots of Milwaukee’s German history at classic establishments like Usinger’s Sausage (1030 N. Old World 3rd St.), the Old German Beer Hall (1009 N. Old World 3rd St.), and Mader’s Restaurant (1041 N. Old World 3rd St.). Or head out for a drink before a show or game – this street is just a block away from Turner Hall Ballroom (1040 N. 4th St.), a popular music venue, as well as the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena (400 W. Kilbourn Ave.) and the new Milwaukee Bucks arena opening in the summer of 2018. You can even travel around the world, back in time, and to the depths of the ocean at the Milwaukee Public Museum (800 W. Wells St.) or explore local history at the Milwaukee County Historical Society (910 N. Old World 3rd St.). Make sure to check out Brew City MKE (275 W. Wisconsin Ave.) for a taste of Milwaukee’s beer history and a cold one to wash it Mader’s down.

Wisconsin Center

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RESOURCES The Westin Milwaukee

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East Town | Hotels/ Motels 127 rooms. Just blocks from the scenic lakefront & Historic Third Ward neighborhood. 611 N. Broadway, (414) 271-6611, (888) 370-0984, hgimilwaukee.com.     Hilton Milwaukee

Westown | Hotels/ Motels 729 rooms. AAA 4 Diamond Award winning historic hotel, connected to the WI center. 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 271-7250, (800) HIL-TONS, hiltonmilwaukee.com.    Homewood Suites by Hilton

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Avenues West/Marquette | Hotels/Motels 40 rooms. Offers guests numerous amenities, quality service & exceptional value. 2301 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 342-0000, ambassadorinn milwaukee.com      The Brewhouse Inn & Suites

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Westown | Hotels/Motels 243 rooms. Seasonal outdoor sundeck & valet parking. Group rates available. 611 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 2732950, (800) 222-TREE, doubletreemilwaukee. com.        Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - Milwaukee Downtown

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Westown | Hotels/Motels 138 rooms. Central location, walk to all downtown MKE offers. Free hot breakfast daily. 176 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 271-4656, (800) HAMPTON, hamptoninn3.hilton. com/en/hotels/wisconsin/ hampton-inn-and-suitesmilwaukee-downtown-

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East Town | Hotels/ Motels 63 rooms. Historic boutique hotel, with Pastiche, a full service French restaurant. 411 E. Mason St., (414) 2721937, (877) 638-7620, hotelmetro.com.     Hotel of the Arts Downtown Milwaukee - Days Inn

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Hyatt Place at The Brewery

Westown | Hotels/Motels 150 rooms. A smartly designed, high-tech & modern hotel in The Pabst Brewery complex. 800 W. Juneau Ave., (904) 864-7531.       Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

Westown | Hotels/ Motels 481 rooms. A contemporary hotel located in the heart of downtown MKE. 333 W. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 276-1234, (800) 223-1234, milwaukee.hyatt.com.    InterContinental Milwaukee

East Town | Hotels/ Motels 221 rooms. The most desired destination for accommodations & meetings. 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 276-8686, (866) 717-9623, intercontinental milwaukee.com.      The Iron Horse Hotel

Walker’s Point | Hotels/ Motels 100 rooms. Luxury boutique business hotel with special motorcycle accommodations. 500 W. Florida St., (414) 3744766, (888) 543-IRON, theironhorsehotel.com.    The Kimpton Journeyman Hotel

Historic Third Ward | Hotels/Motels 158 rooms. Located in the Historic Third Ward. We are fresh, enduring & warm. 310 E. Chicago St., (414) 291-3970, (800) 546-7866, journeymanhotel.com.    Kinn Guesthouse MKE

Bay View | Bed & Breakfast/Guest Houses 7 rooms. Perfect standard hotel/residential apartment for Airbnb travelers in mind. 2535 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., (773) 909-4947, kinnmke.com. Knickerbocker on the Lake

East Town | Hotels/ Motels 70 rooms. Charming, uniquely decorated guest rooms w/kitchens, coffee maker

& more. 1028 E. Juneau Ave., (414) 276-8500, knickerbockeronthelake. com.       

Center. 648 N. Plankinton Ave., (414) 224-7890, (800) 331-3131, marriott.com/ mkeri.      

The Milwaukee Athletic Club

Schuster Mansion Bed & Breakfast

East Town | Hotels/Motels 56 rooms. Complete business, athletic & social facilities for men & women. 758 N. Broadway, (414) 273-5080, macwi.org.    Milwaukee Marriott Downtown

Avenues West/Marquette | Bed & Breakfast/Guest Houses 6 rooms. Stay at a beautiful 1891 mansion. 4 Suites & 2 rooms to choose from. 3209 W. Wells St., (414) 342-3210, schustermansion.com.  

SpringHill Suites Milwaukee Downtown

Westown | Hotels/Motels 155 rooms. All-suite hotel. From business to leisure, we’re a breath of fresh air. 744 N. 4th St., (414) 2739811, marriott.com/mkesh.   The Westin Milwaukee

East Town | Hotels/Motels 220 rooms. Our hotel makes it easy to be your

best self. Near shops, dining, nightlife. 550 N. Van Buren St., (414) 2245224, westinmilwaukee. com.       

Eating & Drinking AJ Bombers

East Town | American P-Nuts, Burgers & Beer! That sums up this fun restaurant & bar. 1247 N. Water St., (414) 221-9999, ajbombers.com.  $-$$

Ale Asylum Riverhouse

Westown | American Offering riverfront dining, cocktails & the finest in WI craft brewed beer. 1110 N. Old World Third St., (414) 269-8700, riverhousemke. com.    $-$$ Amilinda

East Town | Latin/Mexican Marrying the flavors of Spain & Portugal in Downtown MKE. 315

East Town | Hotels/Motels 205 rooms. Discover a premier hotel with incomparable service & unprecedented style. 323 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 278-5999, (877) 224-1990, marriott.com/mkedn.    The Pfister Hotel

East Town | Hotels/Motels 307 rooms. Historic hotel. AAA Four Diamond rated. Travel Green Certification. 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 273-8222, (800) 558-8222, thepfisterhotel. com.        The Plaza Hotel

East Town | Hotels/ Motels 98 rooms. Boutique European-style hotel located on MKE’s Lower East Side. 1007 N. Cass St., (414) 2762101, (800) 340-9590, plazahotelmilwaukee.com.  Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Menomonee River Valley | Hotels/Motels 381 rooms. A 19-story hotel, which serves as an icon in the Menomonee River Valley. 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 8477400, (800) PAY-SBIG, paysbig.com.      Ramada Milwaukee Downtown

Westown | Hotels/Motels 155 rooms. Full-service hotel 1 block from the Wisconsin Center. Free parking, Wi-Fi. 633 W. Michigan St., (414) 2728410, ramadacitycentre. com.        Residence Inn by Marriott - Milwaukee Downtown

Westown | Hotels/Motels 131 rooms. All suite property, social hour Mon.Thu., 3 blocks from the WI

One Downtown Milwaukee Location,

3 PREMIER HOTEL OPTIONS

323 East Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee (414) 278-5999 marriott.com/mkedn

744 North Fourth St. Milwaukee (414) 273-9811 marriott.com/mkesh

550 N. Van Buren St. Milwaukee (414) 224-5224 westinmilwaukee.com

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(800) PAY-SBIG, paysbig. com/dining/bar360.   $-$$

Ardent

Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro

East Side | American Intimate space blending earthy with contemporary. Reservations recommended. 1751 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 8977022, ardentmke.com. $$$$

Asian Fusion

East Side | Asian Authentic Pan-Asian traditional, regional food. Dine-in, carry-out, delivery. 1609 E. North Ave., Ste. C, (414) 273-6688, asianfusionwi. com.  Avenue Bar & Grill

Westown | American Casual bistro atmosphere featuring American cuisine. DoubleTree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown, 611 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 273-2950, doubletreemilwaukee. com.     $-$$ Bacchus, A Bartolotta Restaurant

East Town | American Sleek & stylish, Bacchus is MKE’s best upscale dining experience. 925 E. Wells St., (414) 765-1166, bacchusmke.com.  Balzac Wine Bar

East Side | Small Plate Dining Features small plate dining & an approachable, dynamic wine list. 1716 N. Arlington Pl., (414) 755-0099, balzacwinebar.com.    $-$$$ Bar 333

Westown | Clubs & Pubs Cozy up & enjoy one of our many freshly prepared cocktails. Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, 333 W. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 270-6052, milwaukee. regency.hyatt.com/en/ hotel/dining/Bar333.html.    $-$$ Bar 360

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Menomonee River Valley | Clubs & Pubs A spacious full bar with live entertainment several nights a week. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-6360,

East Side | French Authentic French country cuisine. MKE’s most romantic restaurant. 3133 E. Newberry Blvd., (414) 962-6300, lakeparkbistro. com.   Lunch: $-$$; Dinner: $$-$$$

BB’s (Build-a-Breakfast / Build-a-Burger)

Westown | American Delivery, reservations, dine-in featuring a full bar & a game room. 633 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 2701070, bbmilwaukee.com.   $-$$ Bel-Air Cantina

East Side | Latin/Mexican Best margaritas! Enjoy tasty tacos, fresh salsas & nearly 100 tequilas. 2625 N. Downer Ave., (414) 964-1190, 1935 N. Water St., (414) 226-2245 belaircantina.com.  $-$$

Bella Italiana

Menomonee River Valley | Italian Bella Italiana invites you to share a meal (& wine) with good company. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-7626, (800) PAYSBIG, paysbig.com/dining/ bella-italiana. $$ Benihana - Japanese Steakhouse Sushi Bar

Westown | Asian The longest running dining show in the world, with your own personal chef. 850 N. Plankinton Ave., (414) 270-0890, benihana. com.   Lunch: $-$$;

Dinner: $$-$$$

The Bistro

Westown | American A variety of grab-and-go snacks, or sit & enjoy a freshly prepared meal. Courtyard by Marriott Milwaukee Downtown, 300 W. Michigan Ave., (414) 291-4122, (800) 3212211, courtyardmilwaukee downtown.com. $-$$

 ADA Compliant  Airport Transportation  Baggage Handling  Banquet Facilities

Bistro 333

Westown | American Full-service restaurant located at the base of the 18-story indoor atrium. Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, 333 W. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 270-6052, bistro333milwaukee.com.   $-$$ Blu

East Town | Clubs & Pubs Lavish libations, precious views all atop The Pfister Hotel. The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 905-1204, blumilwaukee.com. $-$$ Bodegon at Hotel Madrid

Walker’s Point | Latin/ Mexican Fine dining experience that focuses on the rustic cuisine of Spain. 600 S. 6th St., (414) 4889146, hotelmadridmke. com/restaurant.  $$-$$$$

Botanas

Walker’s Point | Latin/ Mexican The best moles in MKE. A special variety of dishes. Outdoor patio. Parking. 816 S. 5th St., (414) 672-3755, botanasrestaurant.com. Braise Restaurant & Culinary School

Walker’s Point | American WI farm to table CSR w/ seasonally inspired menu & craft cocktails. 1101 S. 2nd St., (414) 212-8843, braiselocalfood.com.   $-$$ Branded in The Iron Horse Hotel

Walker’s Point | Clubs & Pubs A mix of MKE locals & world travelers. Vintage modern decor & cocktail list. 500 W. Florida St., (414) 374-4766, theironhorsehotel.com.     $-$$ The Brass Alley

Westown | Cajun Downtown MKE’s destination for a taste of New Orleans. 1023 N. Old World Third St., (414) 8006240, thebrassalley.com.     $-$$ The Brown Bottle

Westown | American Soak up history & pub

 Business Services  Cable/Satellite  Complimentary Policy  Continental Breakfast

classics in modern, flavorful ways. 221 W. Galena St., (414) 226-6978, brownbottlemke.com.

Starbucks coffee. The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 9051204, thepfisterhotel.com.  $-$$

(414) 847-8510, paysbig. com/dining/canal-streetcafe.

Buck Bradley’s Saloon & Eatery

Cafe at the Plaza

Westown | Latin/Mexican A fun atmosphere for happy hour, dinner & late night live DJs & dancing. 1110 N. Old World Third St., (414) 897-8137, cantinamilwaukee.com. $

$-$$

Westown | American Our restaurant features a diverse menu & the longest bar in WI. 1019 N. Old World Third St., (414) 224-8500, buckbradleys. com.     $-$$ Buckley’s Restaurant and Bar

East Town | American The intimate, casual atmosphere makes your experience here unforgettable. 801 N. Cass St., (414) 277-1111, buckleysmilwaukee.com. $-$$

Buddha Lounge

East Side | Asian Asian Fusion, late dining, full bar, sports on 10 TVs. Fast, free delivery. 1504 E. North Ave., (414) 283-8400, buddhaloungemke.com.   $-$$ The Buffet

Menomonee River Valley | American Unlimited quantities of ethnic & American cuisine. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-7882, (800) PAYSBIG, paysbig.com/dining/ the-buffet/.   $-$$ Bugsy’s Back Alley Speakeasy - SURG Restaurant Group

Historic Third Ward | Clubs & Pubs 1920’s style speakeasy with Prohibition-themed cocktails & live music. 218 N. Water St., (414) 221-6565, bugsysmke. com. $-$$ The Cafe

Westown | American Traditional American breakfast & extensive weekend brunch. Hilton Milwaukee, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 2717250, hiltonmilwaukee. com.    $-$$ Cafe at the Pfister

East Town | American Casual dining in a bistro setting. Proudly serving

 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

 Pay Movies  Pet Friendly  Pool - Indoor  Pool - Outdoor

East Town | American Breakfast & lunch served Mon.-Fri. Brunch Sat. & Sun. Outdoor dining. The Plaza Hotel, 1007 N. Cass St., (414) 2762101, (800) 340-9590, plazahotelmilwaukee. com. $ Cafe Benelux

Historic Third Ward | European Known for its extensive bier selection, brunch & amazing rooftop view. 346 N. Broadway, (414) 501-2500, cafebenelux.com.     $-$$ Cafe Centraal

Bay View | European Amazing bier selection & a menu inspired by European travel. 2306 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., (414) 755-0378, cafecentraal. com.     $-$$ Cafe El Sol

Walker’s Point | Latin/ Mexican Specializes in Mexican & Puerto Rican cuisine, with Friday fish buffet. 1028 S. 9th St., (414) 384-3100, unitedcc. org/cafeelsol.htm.    $-$$ Cafe Hollander

East Side | European European Grand Cafe known for its Belgian bier, scratch cooking & brunch. 2608 N. Downer Ave., (262) 573-4722, cafehollander.com.     $-$$ Calderone Club

Westown | Italian Handmade pasta, pizza, steaks, seafood & daily specials. 842 N. Old World Third St., (414) 273-3236, calderoneclub.net.    $-$$$ Canal Street Cafe

Menomonee River Valley | Homecooking Home-style favorites are on the menu for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St.,

 Reservations  Restaurant  Welcome Reception  Wireless Internet

Cantina Tequila + Taco Bar

The Capital Grille Milwaukee

Westown | Steak Sophisticated, traditional steak house specializing in dry-aged steaks. 310 W. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 100, (414) 223-0600, thecapitalgrille.com.   Carnevor - SURG Restaurant Group

East Town | Steak Premier steakhouse, one of WI’s most acclaimed fine dining destinations. 718 N. Milwaukee St., (414) 223-2200, carnevor.com.     $$-$$$$ Casablanca

East Side | Middle Eastern Unique dining/nightlife experience. Private event space. Catering. 728 E. Brady St., (414) 271-6000, casablancaonbrady.com.   $-$$ The Churro Shop at Movida

Walker’s Point | Latin/ Mexican Homemade churros, croquetas & sauces. 524 S. 2nd St., (414) 224-5300, thechurroshop.com. $ City Lights Brewing Company

Menomonee River Valley | Drinking Iconic buildings, idyllic setting, incredible beers make thirst worthwhile. 2200 W. Mt. Vernon St., (414) 436-1011, citylightsbrewing.com. CLEAR

East Town | Clubs & Pubs The “in the know” spot for guests & locals alike. InterContinental Milwaukee, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 276-8686, clearbarandlounge.com. $-$$

$ Under $10 $$ $11-30 $$$ $31-60 $$$$ $61+

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Colectivo Coffee

East Side | Cafe/Deli/ Market Located in the historic MKE River Flushing Station built in 1888. 1701 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 273-3747, colectivocoffee.com. 

freshly made, 60+ craft beers, 100+ bourbons & whiskeys. 754 N. 4th St., (414) 935-2029, docsbbq. net.  $-$$ Downtown Kitchen

East Side | American A cozy neighborhood cafe/ bar on MKE’s East Side. 1947 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 273-7677, thecometcafe. com. $-$$

East Town | American Your go-to gathering place for breakfast, lunch, meetings & more. US Bank Building Galleria Level, 777 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 287-0303, downtownkitchenmke. com.  $-$$

Coquette Cafe

Dream Dance Steak

Comet Cafe

Historic Third Ward | French French Bistro fare, Provincial Wines & Specialty Cocktails. 316 N. Milwaukee St., (414) 2912655, coquettecafe.com.   $-$$ County Clare Pub & Restaurant

East Town | Irish Pub brings authentic Irish cuisine & service to downtown MKE. 1234 N. Astor St., (414) 272-5273, countyclare-inn.com/ Pub&Music.html.    $-$$ Cubanitas

East Town | Cuban Cubanitas is MKE’s first Cuban restaurant & bar serving authentic food. 728 N. Milwaukee St., (414) 225-1760, getbianchini. com/cubanitas. $-$$ Deco Cafe

Avenues West/Marquette | Cafe/Deli/Market Scratch-made pastries, baked goods, & smallplate breakfast & lunch. Ambassador Hotel, 2308 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 345-5010, (888) 322-3326, thefitzmke.com/deco. $ Diplomat

East Side | Small Plate Dining An American small plate menu that surprises, delights, & excites our guests. 815 E. Brady St., (414) 800-5816, thediplomatmke.com.   Distil - SURG Restaurant Group

BUT YOU CAN’T TAME IT An authentic Milwaukee experience in every way.

Menomonee River Valley | Steak Experience the finest of dining in an atmosphere of pure elegance. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-7883, (800) PAY-SBIG, paysbig. com/dreamdancesteak.   $$-$$$ Dunkin Donuts

Westown | Bakery & Desserts 30+ varieties of donuts, 5+ types of bagels & a variety of baked goods. 622 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 347-1599, dunkindonuts.com. Edelweiss Boats Milwaukee River Cruise Line

Westown | Entertainment Dining & Drinking MKE’s premier boat company featuring complete tours of downtown. 205 W. Highland Ave., Ste. 204, (414) 276-7447, edelweissboats.com.    $$-$$$$

500 West Florida Street, Milwaukee, WI | 414.374.4766 | theironhorsehotel.com

EXPLORING, SHARING, DOING!

Elsa’s on the Park

East Town | American We attract an eclectic mix for our top-shelf spirits & casual dining. 833 N. Jefferson St., (414) 7650615, elsas.com.  $-$$ Evolution/The View at Evolution

Westown | Sports Bar A high-energy bar & restaurant with a table tennis theme. 1023 N. Old World Third St., (414) 8317746, evolutionmke.com.     $-$$

East Town | Clubs & Pubs Nationally acclaimed bourbon bar with small plates & cheese boards. 722 N. Milwaukee St., (414) 220-9411, distilmke.com.   $-$$

Finks

Doc’s Commerce Smokehouse

Fire Pit Sports Bar & Grill

Westown | American Southern-style BBQ

YOU CAN STAY AT THE IRON HORSE HOTEL,

East Side | Clubs & Pubs Offering craft beer, craft cocktails & esoteric spirits. 1875 N. Humboldt Ave., (414) 226-5882, finksmke. com.  $-$$

EXHIBITIONS • ART MAKING • LIVE MUSIC

FREE admission. Open every day.

Menomonee River Valley | Clubs & Pubs Appetizers,

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RESOURCES sandwiches & drinks in a casual, high-energy atmosphere. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-7992, (800) PAY-SBIG, paysbig. com/dining/the-fire-pit/.   $-$$ The Fitz

Avenues West/Marquette | American Bold, creative flavors by award-winning Chef Jason Gorman. Ambassador Hotel, 2308 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 345-5015, (888) 322-3326, thefitzmke.com/.     $-$$ Five O’Clock Steakhouse Formerly Coerper’s Five O’Cock Club

Avenues West/Marquette | Steak Steaks, chops, ribs & seafood. Wine & classic cocktails. 2416 W. State St., (414) 342-3553, fiveoclocksteakhouse. com.      $$-$$$

Forward Courier

Walker’s Point | Food Delivery Service Office, hotel, or home, from food to documents we’ll handle all deliveries! 214 E. Florida St., Fl. 2, (414) 215-9959, forwardcourier.com. Fuel Cafe

Riverwest & Walker's Point | Cafe/Deli/Market Offering killer coffee & espresso drinks, great sandwiches & snacks. 818 E. Center St., (414) 374-3835, 650 S. 5th St., (414) 847-9580, fuelcafe. com. $-$$ Garfield’s 502

Bronzeville | Clubs & Pubs Mature adult atmosphere. Great place to network, socialize & relax. 502 W. Garfield Ave., (414) 374-4502, garfields502. com/.  Gin Rickey

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Avenues West/Marquette | Cocktails Cocktails, beer, wine. Culinary menus for lunch, dinner, late-night dining. Ambassador Hotel, 2308 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 345-5005, (888) 322DECO, thefitzmke.com/ gin-rickey.

Glorioso’s Italian Market

East Side | Cafe/Deli/ Market Deli, pasta, pizza, fresh sausage, cheese, wine, bakery, gelato & espresso. 1011 E. Brady St., (414) 272-0540, gloriosos. com.  Good City Brewing

East Side | Drinking Brewery/urban tap room. Fresh, bold. Full kitchen. Delicious, familyfriendly. 2108 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 539-4343, goodcitybrewing.com. Gouda’s Italian Deli - SURG Restaurant Group

Historic Third Ward | Clubs & Pubs Serving hand-crafted charcuterie, paninis, signature sandwiches & more. 218 N. Water St., (414) 221-6565, goudasitaliandeli.com. $-$$

Harbor House

East Town | Seafood Lakefront dining. Fresh seafood. Weekday happy hour. Sunday brunch. 550 N. Harbor Dr., (414) 3954900, harborhousemke. com.   $$-$$$$ The High Note Karaoke Lounge

Westown | Clubs & Pubs DJs have 1000s of songs to bring out your inner rock star. 645 N. James Lovell St., (414) 226-5852. $ HiHat Garage

East Side | American Great spirits & menu to satisfy your thirst & hunger! Killer patio! 1709 N. Arlington Pl., (414) 2259330, hihatlounge.com/ garage.  $-$$ HiHat Lounge

East Side | Clubs & Pubs MKE’s original craft cocktail destination on historic Brady Street. 1701 N. Arlington Pl., (414) 2259330, hihatlounge.com.  $-$$ Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts

Historic Third Ward | Bakery & Desserts Scratch-made from whole, quality ingredients & offering a range of styles. 316 N. Milwaukee

 ADA Compliant  Airport Transportation  Baggage Handling  Banquet Facilities

St., (414) 308-1616, holeymoleydoughnuts. com. $ Hot Water / Wherehouse

Harbor District | Clubs & Pubs Socialize/dance in our industrial chic warehouse. Private/ corporate events. 818 S. Water St., (414) 383-7593, hotwatermilwaukee.com.  Ian’s Pizza

East Side & East Town | Pizza Known for unusual toppings, quality local ingredients & late night crowds. 2035 E. North Ave., (414) 727-9200, (866) 291-7455, 146 E. Juneau Ave., (414) 727-9200, (866) 291-7455, ianspizza.com. $-$$

Indulge Wine Bar

East Town | Drinking A sleek & stylish urban wine room. Over 300 different wines & more. 708 N. Milwaukee St., (414) 390WINE (9463), getindulge. com.   $-$$ Jack's American Pub

East Side | American Professional drinking establishment for beer barons, bootleggers & patriots. 1323 E. Brady St., (414) 763-2830, jacksamericanpub.com. Kil@Wat

East Town | American Experience an electrifyingly creative, yet familiar menu. InterContinental Milwaukee, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 291-4793, kilawatcuisine.com.  $$-$$$

Kindred on KK

Bay View | American A space for all to gather & dine like family. 2535 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., (414) 446-3640, kindredonkk. com.  $-$$ Lakefront Brewery Beer Hall

Brewers Hill | Brew Pub Open daily serving WI favorites, also Sunday brunch & Friday fish fry. 1872 N. Commerce St., (414) 372-8800, lakefrontbrewery.com.    $-$$

 Business Services  Cable/Satellite  Complimentary Policy  Continental Breakfast

Lobby Lounge

East Town | Clubs & Pubs The place in MKE to meet & be seen. Features cocktails & a light fare menu. The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 273-8222, thepfisterhotel.com.  $-$$

LUCID Light Lounge - SURG Restaurant Group

East Town | Clubs & Pubs An upbeat lounge in the heart of downtown MKE. 729 N. Milwaukee St., lucidmke.com. Mader’s Restaurant

Westown | German Serving world famous German cuisine, steak & seafood dishes. 1037 N. Old World Third St., (414) 271-3377, madersrestaurant.com.     $-$$ Major Goolsby’s, Inc.

Westown | Clubs & Pubs 55 HDTVs. Conveniently located. Daily food & drink specials, event giveaways. 340 W. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 271-3414, majorgoolsbys. com.   $ Mason Street Grill

East Town | Steak A classic American grill featuring wood-fired steak, seafood & chicken. The Pfister Hotel, 425 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 298-3131, (800) 558-8222, masonstreetgrill.com.     $-$$$ McGillycuddy’s Bar & Grill

East Town | Clubs & Pubs Great food, comfortable atmosphere that makes it “Where MKE Meets.” 1135 N. Water St., (414) 431-0467, mcgillycuddysmilwaukee. com.    $-$$ Menomonee Valley Food Court

Menomonee River Valley | American A variety of delicious options & features four unique stations. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-7400, (800)

 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

 Pay Movies  Pet Friendly  Pool - Indoor  Pool - Outdoor

PAY-SBIG, paysbig.com/ dining/menomonee-valleyfood-court/.   $ Merriment Social

Historic Third Ward | Burgers The ultimate neighborhood restaurant. Burgers. Shakes. Beers. 240 E. Pittsburgh Ave., (414) 645-0240, merrimentsocial.com.    $-$$ Michigan Bar & Grill

Westown | American Savor our tasty appetizers & wash them down with a daily drink special! Ramada City Centre, 633 W. Michigan St., (414) 2728410, ramadacitycentre. com.      $-$$ Mi-key’s Milwaukee - SURG Restaurant Group

East Town | American Serving up fresh & unique burgers, sandwiches & daily drink specials. 811 N. Jefferson St., (414) 2735397, mikeysmke.com.    $-$$ Miller Time Pub & Grill

Westown | American Craft burgers & beers. Sophisticated pub & grill menu for lunch & dinner. Hilton Milwaukee, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 271-BEER, millertimepubandgrill.com.   $-$$ Millioke – Meat.Cheese.Beer

East Town | American Urban tavern & restaurant highlighting the hallmarks of Midwestern cuisine. Milwaukee Marriott Downtown, 323 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 8473162, milliokerestaurant. com.  Milwaukee Ale House

Historic Third Ward | Brew Pub Features river views, live music & fresh beer brewed on premise. 233 N. Water St., (414) 276-2336, ale-house.com.  $-$$ Milwaukee Brat House

Westown | Clubs & Pubs Professional drinking establishment for beer

 Reservations  Restaurant  Welcome Reception  Wireless Internet

barons, bootleggers & patriots 1013 N. Old World Third St., (414) 273-8709, milwaukeebrathouse. com.  $ Milwaukee ChopHouse

Westown | Steak Steaks. Seafood. Chops. Happy Hour specials. Private dining room available. Hilton Milwaukee, 633 N. 5th St., (414) 226-2467, chophouse411.com.    $$-$$$$ Monarch Lounge

Westown | Clubs & Pubs Featuring jazz piano weekly with live, local entertainment each weekend. Hilton Milwaukee, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 2717250, hiltonmilwaukee. com. Morel Restaurant

Walker’s Point | American Explores local ingredientsflavors-colors-textures, cocktails, beers, wines. 430 S. 2nd St., (414) 8970747, morelmke.com. Mo’s... A Place for Steaks

Westown | Steak Steaks, wine, drinks: classic. 720 N. Plankinton Ave., (414) 272-0720, mosaplaceforsteaks. com/mke.     $$$-$$$$

Mo’s Irish Pub

Westown | Irish Featuring traditional pub fare & a perfect pint. 20+ big screen TVs. 142 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 2720721, mosirishpub.com.    $-$$ MOTOR Bar & Restaurant

Menomonee River Valley | American Bold American classics that celebrate the taste of life on the road. Harley-Davidson Museum, 401 W. Canal St., (414) 2872778, motorrestaurant. com.     $-$$Movida

Walker’s Point | Latin/ Mexican Authentic Spanish flavors prepared with a unique modern flair. 524 S. 2nd St., (414) 2245300, movidamke.com.  $$-$$$

$ Under $10 $$ $11-30 $$$ $31-60 $$$$ $61+

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Newsroom Pub

East Town | American Bar & banquet room showcase nonpareil collection of famous autographs. 137 E. Wells St., (414) 273-4900, safe-house.com.   Nomad World Pub

East Side | Clubs & Pubs Home for televised soccer. Travel the world, never leave your bar stool. 1401 E. Brady St., (414) 224-8111, nomadworldpub.com.  Northpoint Custard

East Side | Bakery & Desserts Located on the lakefront, this seasonal custard stand can’t be beat! 2400 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 2587885, northpointcustard. com. $ Oak Barrel Public House

Westown | American Whiskey, local craft beer & comfort food. 1033 N. Old World Third St., oakbarrelmilwaukee.com.  Old German Beer Hall

Westown | Clubs & Pubs Representing the spirit of the Hofbräuhaus München. German festival foods. 1009 N. Old World Third St., (414) 226-2728, oldgermanbeerhall.com.   $-$$ Onesto

Historic Third Ward | Italian A modern twist on Italian fare. Fresh, handmade, flavorful cuisine. 221 N. Broadway, (414) 308-1600, onestomke.com.   $-$$

The Original MKE

Hotel, 310 E. Chicago St., (414) 291-3971, outsiderrooftop.com. Pabst MKE Brewery

Westown | Brew Pub Nostalgia & heritage you connect with Pabst that’s never going to go away. 1037 W. Juneau Ave., (414) 908-0025, pabstmkebrewery.com.   $-$$ Palermo’s Pizza & Pizzeria 3301

Menomonee River Valley | Pizza Sign up for MKE’s only pizza factory tour or come eat at our restaurant! 3301 W. Canal St., (414) 455-0383, palermospizza. com. $

Red Light Ramen

East Side | Asian The zenith of ramen in Milwaukee. Rich broth & noodles, slushies, beverages. 1749 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 837-5107, redlightramen.com. $-$$

East Town | European British fare, spirits & a oneof-a-kind soccer viewing experience. 1850 N. Water St., (414) 431-9009, redlionpubmke.com.    $-$$ Red Rock Saloon

East Town | Clubs & Pubs Country/rock ‘n roll bar. Delicious food, mechanical bull & live music. 1227 N. Water St., (414) 431-0467, redrockmilwaukee.com. $-$$

Rock Bottom Restaurant

Westown | Brew Pub Fresh hand-crafted brews & outdoor patio. Happy Hour, dinner & late night. 740 N. Plankinton Ave., (414) 276-3030, rockbottom.com/locations/ milwaukee.     $-$$ Rodizio Grill

East Town | Brazilian Brazilian Steakhouse with unlimited sides, salads & grilled meats. 777 N. Water St., (414)

431-3106, rodiziogrill.com/ milwaukee.  $$-$$$ The Rouge

East Town | American Magnificent Sunday champagne brunch. Traditional breakfast or full brunch. The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 273-8222 Ext. 2501, thepfisterhotel.com.   $$-$$$

The Rumpus Room - A Bartolotta Gastropub

East Town | Brew Pub Delicious pub fare,

Pin-It LIVE

Westown | Entertainment Dining & Drinking Find projects you want to create, we’ll prep & pour you creative juices! 522 N. Water St., Ste. 203, (414) 678-9186, pinitlivestudio. com. $$+ Pizzeria San Giorgio

Westown | Pizza Authentic flavors of Napoli, in entertainment district, pizza & specialties. 838 N. Old World Third St., (414) 276-2876, sangiorgiopizza.com. Potbelly Sandwich Works

The Original Pancake House

Purple Door Ice Cream

Historic Third Ward | Clubs & Pubs Expansive rooftop bar & lounge on the 9th floor of The Kimpton Journeyman. The Kimpton Journeyman

$-$$

Red Lion Pub on Tannery Row

Westown | Seafood Market-fresh seafood & a 1,600 sq. ft. patio in downtown MKE. 106 W. Wells St., (414) 273-7678, pier106.com.   $-$$$

Westown | Cafe/ Deli/Market Toasty sandwiches, hand-dipped milkshakes & malts! Local charm, live music. 135 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 2260014, potbelly.com.  $

The Outsider

East Town | American Serving the best chili in town since 1931. Lunch, dinner & late-night. 419 E. Wells St., (414) 271-4042, realchili-milwaukee.com.

Pier 106 Seafood Tavern

East Side | American Upscale casual restaurant, New-American style food, unique craft cocktails. 2498 N. Bartlett Ave., (414) 763-4811, theoriginalmke. com.

East Side | Breakfast & Brunch Homemade goodness. Signature dishes: apple pancakes & Cherry Kijafa crepes. 2621 N. Downer Ave., (414) 431-5055, originalpancakehouse. com.    $-$$

Real Chili, Inc.

Walker’s Point | Bakery & Desserts Super-premium, MKE-made small-batched, natural ice cream. 205 S. 2nd. St., (414) 988-2521, purpledooricecream.com. $ Rare Steakhouse

East Town | Steak One-of-a-kind steakhouse created by WI natives for WI diners. 833 E. Michigan St., (414) 273-7273, milwaukee. raresteakandseafood. com.   

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RESOURCES extensive craft beer menu & hand-crafted cocktails. 1030 N. Water St., (414) 292-0100, rumpusroommke.com.  $-$$$

Hotel, 500 W. Florida St., (414) 831-4615, theironhorsehotel.com.    $-$$

RuYi

Menomonee River Valley | Clubs & Pubs Home of MKE’s best burgers. 1900 W. St. Paul Ave., (414) 931-1919, milwaukeesbestburgers. com. $

Menomonee River Valley | Asian Chinese, Japanese, Thai & Hmong cuisine, with an emphasis on noodle dishes. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-7335, (800) PAYSBIG, paysbig.com/dining/ ruyi.  $-$$$ SafeHouse

East Town | American Expect intrigue! Seen on History Channel, "Extreme Restaurants," Food Network. 779 N. Front St., (414) 271-2007, safe-house. com.     $-$$ Sanford Restaurant

East Town | European European-style storefront dining. Changing menu & personalized wine list. 1547 N. Jackson St., (414) 276-9608, sanfordrestaurant.com.  $$$-$$$$

Screaming Tuna Sushi & Asian Bistro

Walker’s Point | Sushi Sustainable sushi with a view. Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Partner. 106 W. Seeboth St., (414) 763-1637, screamingtuna.com.     $-$$ Shake Shack

Historic Third Ward | Burgers A modern day “roadside” burger stand known for simple, high-quality food. 220 E. Buffalo St., (414) 509-1080, shakeshack.com. Smoke Shack

Historic Third Ward | American Certified humanely raised meats dry rubbed, slow smoked, then sauced by you. 332 N. Milwaukee St., (414) 431-1119, smoke-shack. com.  $-$$ Smyth at The Iron Horse Hotel

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Walker’s Point | American Offering a regional based menu of rustic American cuisine. The Iron Horse

Sobelman’s Pub & Grill

Speed Queen Bar-B-Q, Inc.

Bronzeville | American Family recipes, trademarked secret sauces, tasty sides. Cash only. Corner of 12th & Walnut St., (414) 265-2900, speedqueenbbq.com. $-$$

Splash Studio: a painting bar

Historic Third Ward | Entertainment Dining & Drinking Paint & drink! Make reservations or plan your event at splashmilwaukee.com. 184 N. Broadway, (414) 8827621, splashmilwaukee. com.   $-$$$ STACK’D Burger Bar

Historic Third Ward | Clubs & Pubs Gourmet burgers. Local produce, grass-fed beef, fresh proteins, full bar. 170 S. First St., (414) 273-7800, stackedbar.com.   $-$$

Stella Van Buren

East Town | Steak New modern Italian-American steakhouse. Destinationworthy wines & bourbons. The Westin Milwaukee, 550 N. Van Buren St., (414) 847-5622, stellavanburen. com.  $-$$$ Steny’s Tavern & Grill

Walker’s Point | American MKE’s #1 craft beer/sports bar. World famous Bloody Marys & wings! 800 S. 2nd St., (414) 672-7139, stenystavern.com.  $-$$

Sweet Diner

Historic Third Ward | American Upscale, modern diner serving breakfast & lunch dishes. Juice & coffee bar. 239 E. Chicago St., (414) 488-

 ADA Compliant  Airport Transportation  Baggage Handling  Banquet Facilities

9600, sweetdiner.com.  $-$$ Swig

Historic Third Ward | Small Plate Dining Dine next to the fireplace, on our patio, or enjoy a martini at the bar. 217 N. Broadway, (414) 431-7944, swigmilwaukee. com.   $-$$ Third Coast Provisions

East Town | Seafood MKE’s best new seafood experience. Oysters. Fish. 724 N. Milwaukee St., (414) 323-7474, thirdcoastprovisions.com. Third Space Brewing Company

Menomonee River Valley | Drinking Enjoy hand-crafted beers, tours & events in your new “third space.” 1505 W. St. Paul Ave., (414) 909-BEER (2337), thirdspacebrewing. com. Three Brothers Restaurant

Bay View | Serbian Family-owned, authentic European atmosphere & home-cooked Serbian food. 2414 S. St. Clair St., (414) 481-7530. $$ Transfer Pizzeria Cafe

Historic South Side | Pizza Pizzas including GF options. Historic features, stained glass & woodwork. 101 W. Mitchell St., (414) 763-0438, transfermke. com.   $-$$ Tre Rivali

Historic Third Ward | Mediterranean Offering Mediterranean-inspired modern American cuisine. The Kimpton Journeyman Hotel, 200 N. Broadway (414) 291-3971, trerivalirestaurant.com. $$-$$$

Ugly’s Bar & Grill

Westown | American Bar & club serving American food. Rooftop patio & late-night live music. 1125 N. Old World Third St., (414) 763-3852, uglysmke. com. $-$$ Union Sports Annex

Avenues West/Marquette | Clubs & Pubs Bowling center, restaurant & multipurpose court. Adjacent

 Business Services  Cable/Satellite  Complimentary Policy  Continental Breakfast

parking. 16th St. at Wells St., (414) 288-7202, marquette.edu/amu/ annex. Valhalla

Westown | Scandinavian Nordic tap house in downtown Milwaukee featuring Scandinavian food & drink. 1111 N. Old World Third St., (414) 2723544, valhallamke.com. Vermuteria 600

Walker’s Point | Cocktails Innovative cocktail index, delicious menu. Delight in true Spanish fashion. Hotel Madrid, 600 S. 6th St., (414) 488-9146, hotelmadridmke.com. $-$$

Victor’s on Van Buren

East Town | American Stop in for one of the nightly drink specials, great food & some dancing! 1230 N. Van Buren St., (414) 272-2522, victorsbarmilwaukee.com.   $-$$$ Ward’s House of Prime

East Town | Steak Consistently prime. Prime beef. Prime service. Prime experience. 540 E. Mason St., (414) 202-4941, wardshouseofprime.com.  $$-$$$ Water Buffalo

Historic Third Ward | American Varied casual menu priced for everyday dining. Outdoor riverfront seating. 249 N. Water St., (414) 431-1133, waterbuffalomilwaukee. com. $-$$ Water Street Brewery

East Town | Brew Pub MKE’s Brew Pub Since 1987. Fresh craft beer served from tank to tap. 1101 N. Water St., (414) 2721195, waterstreetbrewery. com.  $-$$ Who’s on Third

Westown | American Classic American pub focusing on local & domestic craft beers & food. 1007 N. Old World Third St., (414) 897-8373, whosonthirdmke.com.    $-$$

 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

 Pay Movies  Pet Friendly  Pool - Indoor  Pool - Outdoor

Xankia

Westown | Asian Serving the best banh mi in MKE. Sandwiches, egg rolls, pho, noodle dishes. 222 W. Wells St., (414) 817-0241, xankia.com.  $

Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries

Central Standard Craft Distillery

Walker’s Point Distillery & tasting room in MKE, creating craft spirits & cocktails. 613 S. 2nd St., (414) 455-8870, thecentralstandard.com. Great Lakes Distillery, LLC

Walker’s Point Spirits of MKE-Award-winning distilled spirits handcrafted in small batches. 616 W. Virginia St., (414) 431-8683, greatlakesdistillery.com.  Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

Brewers Hill Voted MKE’s best brewery tour. Beer, food, store, quirky relics, all here. 1872 N. Commerce St., (414) 3728800, lakefrontbrewery. com.     Miller Brewery Visitor Center & Girl in the Moon Brewery Shop

Menomonee River Valley Experience the brewing process first-hand on our 1 hr. guided walking tour. 4251 W. State St., (414) 931-2467, millerbrewing. com.   Milwaukee Brewing Co.

Walker’s Point A beer in hand is a great way to get to know us. Private tours available. 613 S. 2nd St., (414) 226-BEER (2337) Ext. 101, mkebrewing.com.

Attractions, Galleries & Museums

Adventure Rock

Riverwest Programs, classes & day passes available. Socialize, stay fit & have fun. 2220 N. Commerce St., (262) 7906800, adventurerock.com.

 Reservations  Restaurant  Welcome Reception  Wireless Internet

Ayzha Fine Arts Gallery & Boutique

Westown Multicultural artwork, portraits by appointment & gallery space available. 275 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 220-4355, ayzhafineartsgallery.com. Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

East Town Designed specifically for kids ages 10 & younger. 929 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 3905437, bbcmkids.org.  Black Cat Alley MKE

East Side A public alleyway filled with over 30,000 sq. ft. of artists’ murals. Between Kenilworth & Ivanhoe, in the alley between the Oriental Theatre & Colectivo, (414) 477-7282, blackcatmke.com. Bounce Milwaukee

Bay View Laser tag, rock climbing, giant inflatables, a bar & restaurant for all ages! 2801 S. 5th Ct., (414) 312-4357, bouncemilwaukee.com.   Brew City MKE

Westown An interactive exhibit that explores MKE’s beer & brewing heritage. 275 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 273-8288, brewcitymilwaukee.com.  Charles Allis Art Museum

East Side Former home of Charles Allis, one of MKE’s most elegant historical mansions. 1801 N. Prospect Ave., (414) 278-8295, charlesallis.org.  City of Milwaukee City Hall

East Town Landmark of Flemish Renaissance design completed in 1895. 200 E. Wells St., (414) 2863285, milwaukee.gov.  David Barnett Gallery

East Town WI’s oldest & largest gallery with 6,000+ artworks in the Button mansion. 1024 E. State St. at Prospect Ave., (414) 2715058, davidbarnettgallery. com.

$ Under $10 $$ $11-30 $$$ $31-60 $$$$ $61+

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Discovery World

East Town Includes interactive exhibits, educational programs & more! 500 N. Harbor Dr., (414) 765-9966, discoveryworld.org.   Explore Milwaukee Hop On/Hop Off Sightseeing Tours

Various Locations Narrated sightseeing tour; 11 hop on/hop off stops; photo opportunities. (414) 255-0534, milwaukeecitytours.com. Grohmann Museum Man at Work Art Collection

East Town World’s most comprehensive collection of the evolution of organized work. Milwaukee School of Engineering, 1000 N. Broadway, (414) 277-2300, msoe.edu/museum.   Haggerty Museum of Art

Avenues West/Marquette Special exhibitions from old masters to contemporary works. Free admission. Marquette University, 13th & Clybourn St., (414) 288-5515, marquette.edu/haggerty.  HarleyDavidson Museum

Menomonee River Valley A glimpse of American history, design & culture as you’ve never seen before. 400 W. Canal St., (414) 2872789, (877) 436-8738, h-dmuseum.com.    Jewish Museum Milwaukee

East Side Explore stories of immigration, survival & community through exhibits. 1360 N. Prospect Ave., (414) 390-5730, jewishmuseummilwaukee. org.      Milwaukee Art Museum

East Town Discover world-class art & dramatic architecture along Lake Michigan. 700 N. Art Museum Dr., (414) 2243200, mam.org.     Milwaukee County Historical Society

Westown Extensive museum & research library. Daily admission $7. 910 N. Old World

Third St., (414) 273-8288, milwaukeehistory.net.   Milwaukee Food & City Tours

Various Locations Walking & bus tours; generous food tastings; use code VISITMKE for $3 off. (800) 979-3370, milwaukeefoodtours.com. Milwaukee Preservation Alliance / Milwaukee Soldiers Home

Menomonee River Valley Free walking tour of MKE’s Soldiers Home, a National Historic Landmark. 5000 W. National Ave., (414) 939-4743, savethesoldiershome.com.

experience for all ages. 170 S. 1st St., Suite C-Second Floor, (414) 519-2625, (888) 414-1482, bobbleheadhall.com.  North Point Lighthouse & Museum

East Side Restored 1888 Lighthouse maritime museum offers artifacts, exhibits, tours. 2650 N. Wahl Ave., (414) 332-6754, northpointlighthouse.org. 

Pabst Mansion

Avenues West/Marquette Mansion of beer baron Capt. Pabst, a testament to Victorian Era elegance. 2000 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 931-0808, pabstmansion.com.   Sea Dog Sailing

East Town View MKE’s cityscape from Lake Michigan aboard a sailing yacht. Located in McKinley Marina (Slip

G-62), enter at Lagoon Dr. off N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 687-3203, seadogsailingmilwaukee. com. Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

East Side Renaissance villa & gardens. Decorative arts & Cyril Colnik wrought iron. 2220 N. Terrace Ave., (414) 271-3656, villaterracemuseum.org. 

War Memorial Center

East Town Stunning memorial to those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 273-5533, warmemorialcenter.org. 

Casinos

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Menomonee River Valley The best in bingo,

Milwaukee Public Library

Westown Visit beautiful Central Library for unique collections, programs & tours. 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 286-3032, mpl.org.  Milwaukee Public Market

Historic Third Ward Year-round indoor market featuring the freshest & most delicious products. 400 N. Water St., (414) 336-1111, milwaukeepublicmarket. org.   Milwaukee Public Museum

Westown Explore natural science & human history on 3 floors of immersive exhibits. 800 W. Wells St., (414) 278-2702, (888) 700-9069, mpm.edu.   Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory The Domes

Clarke Square Open daily, the Domes hosts special events, ethnic festivals & celebrations. 524 S. Layton Blvd., (414) 2575600, countyparks.com/ horticulture.    Morning Glory Gallery

East Town Featuring original, fine crafts by more than 50 WI artists. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., (414) 765-7227, marcuscenter.org. 

National Bobblehead Hall of Fame & Museum

Walker’s Point World’s only Bobblehead HOF & Museum is a fun

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RESOURCES blackjack, craps, roulette, slot gaming & poker. 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-7400, (800) PAY-SBIG, paysbig.com.     

Religious Institutions

Basilica of St. Josaphat Foundation

Historic South Side Designed after St. Peter’s in Rome. One of over 35 basilicas in the U.S. 620 W. Lincoln Ave., (414) 902-3524, thebasilicafoundation.org.  Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

East Town The seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of MKE dedicated in 1853. 812 N. Jackson St., (414) 276-9814, stjohncathedral. org.  Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (WELS)

East Town A MKE landmark for 168 years; gorgeous stained glass, ornate woodwork. 1209 N. Broadway, (414) 271-3006, gracedowntown.org.  St. Joan of Arc Chapel

Avenues West/Marquette This 15th-century chapel sits on Marquette’s campus. Free tours available. Marquette University, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 288-6873, marquette.edu/ stjoan. 

Higher Education Marquette University

Avenues West/ Marquette A Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown MKE. 1250 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 288-7250, marquette.edu.  Milwaukee Area Technical College

Westown Leader & innovator in technical education, serves more than 47,000 annually. 700 W. State St., (414) 2978396, matc.edu.  

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

Historic Third Ward Our graduates share a lifelong passion to inspire, problem solve & innovate. 273 E. Erie St., (414) 847-3200, (888) 749-MIAD (6423), miad.edu. Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)

East Town Offers BS & MS degrees in the fields of engineering, business & nursing. 1025 N. Broadway, (414) 277-7135, (800) 332-6763, msoe. edu. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

East Side Tour one of the nation’s top public research universities. Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Vogel Hall, 3253 N. Downer Ave., (414) 229-2222, uwm.edu.  

Convention Centers

Wisconsin Center

Westown Downtown convention center. Skywalks to hotels & over $1M in public art. 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 9086000, wisconsincenter. org.    

Entertainment Venues American Family Insurance Ampitheater

Historic Third Ward State-of-the-art venue allows 23,000 fans to view exciting entertainment. Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 N. Harbor Dr., (414) 273-2680, (800) 938-4510, summerfest. com/american-familyinsurance-amp.   BMO Harris Bradley Center

Westown Concerts, special events, MKE Bucks & Marquette men’s basketball! 1001 N. 4th St., (414) 227-0400, bmoharrisbradleycenter. com.    UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena

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Westown Home to

 ADA Compliant  Airport Transportation  Baggage Handling  Banquet Facilities

Admirals hockey, Wave soccer & Panthers basketball. 400 W. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 9086001, uwmilwaukee pantherarena.com.  

Performing Arts & Theaters Black Arts MKE

East Town Black Arts MKE, Ko-Thi Dance Co., Ton Ko-Thi Children’s Perf. Ensemble. 929 N. Water St., (414) 270-4494, marcuscenter.org/ residents/black-arts-mke. Danceworks, Inc.

East Town Provides professional dance performance, dance & fitness classes for all. 1661 N. Water St., (414) 2778480, danceworksmke. org.  Dinner Detective Milwaukee

Westown Solve a murder case while enjoying a fantastic four-course plated dinner! 611 W. Wisconsin Ave., (866) 4960535, thedinnerdetective. com/mil. Festival City Symphony

East Town Free & low-cost concerts at the historic Pabst Theater & Marcus Center. Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St., (414) 365-8861, festivalcitysymphony.org.  First Stage

Brewer's Hill One of the nation’s leading theaters for families & young audiences. Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 325 W. Walnut St., (414) 267-2929, firststage.org.    Florentine Opera Company

East Town Productions reflect the highest musical & theatrical standards. 930 E. Burleigh St., (414) 291-5700, (800) 326-7372, florentineopera.org.   Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Milwaukee

Historic Third Ward Ballroom & Latin dance lessons for adults & children available. 323

 Business Services  Cable/Satellite  Complimentary Policy  Continental Breakfast

N. Milwaukee St., Suite 100, (414) 291-9999, fredastaire.com/ milwaukee. In Tandem Theatre, Inc.

Westown Live performances that inspire, enlighten, provoke & entertain. Tenth Street Theatre, 628 N. 10th St., (414) 271-1371, intandemtheatre.org.  Latino Arts, Inc.

Walker’s Point Displaying MKE’s Hispanic heritage with visual & performing arts. 1028 S. 9th St., (414) 384-3100, latinoartsinc. org.    Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

East Town WI’s entertainment showcase, offering a variety of year-round events. 929 N. Water St., (414) 273-7121, (888) 612-3500, marcuscenter.org.    Miller High Life Theatre

Westown Concerts, Broadway shows, comedians & more. Fantastic for large assemblies. 500 W. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 9086001, milwaukeetheatre. org.   Milwaukee Ballet

Walker’s Point 25 professional dancers, 20 trainees & features its own symphony orchestra. 504 W. National Ave., (414) 643-7677, (877) 643-7677, milwaukeeballet.org.   Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Historic Third Ward Our talented local artists tell literary stories through theatrical work. Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, (414) 276-8842, milwaukeechamber theatre.com.   Milwaukee Repertory Theater

East Town Experience world-class theater comedy, drama, classics,

 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

 Pay Movies  Pet Friendly  Pool - Indoor  Pool - Outdoor

musicals & more. 108 E. Wells St., (414) 224-9490, milwaukeerep.com.   Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

East Town Performing concerts annually, including classical & family entertainment. 1101 N. Market St., Ste. 100, (414) 291-7605, (800) 291-7605, milwaukeesymphony.org.  Next Act Theatre

Harbor District Touching upon human struggles, challenges & triumphs in today’s world. 255 S. Water St., (414) 278-0765, nextact.org.    Northern Lights Theater

Menomonee River Valley Intimate venue. Cabaret-style lower level & theater seating in balcony. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-7992, (800) PAYSBIG, paysbig.com/shows/ the-northern-lights-theater.  Optimist TheatreShakespeare in the Park

Riverwest Free, professional, outdoor theatre of the highest caliber. #ShakeThePark. Kadish Park, 909 E. North Ave., (262) 498-5777, freeshakespearein thepark.org. Pabst Theater

East Town A MKE Landmark & National Historic Landmark hosting music, comedy & more. 144 E. Wells St., (414) 286-3663, pabsttheater. org.  PianoArts

East Side Internationally renowned North American competition & music festival. (414) 962-3055, pianoarts.org. Present Music

Historic Third Ward MKE’s internationally acclaimed new music ensemble. 158 N. Broadway, (414) 271-0711, presentmusic. org.   The Riverside Theater

Westown Downtown theater hosting the most

 Reservations  Restaurant  Welcome Reception  Wireless Internet

popular touring musicians & comedians. 116 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 2863663, riversidetheater. org.  Skylight Music Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center

Historic Third Ward Performing Broadway musicals, operas & more in the exquisite Cabot Theatre. 158 N. Broadway, (414) 291-7811, skylightmusictheatre.org.  Stackner Cabaret

East Town MKE’s only authentic cabaret with theater, bar & casual dining. Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 108 W. Wells St., (414) 224-1761, milwaukeerep.com.   Turner Hall Ballroom

Westown Historic venue hosts popular up-andcoming musicians, comedians & events. 1034 N. 4th St., (414) 286-3663, turnerhallballroom.org. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts

East Side 350+ art shows, film screenings, dance, music & theater productions yearly. 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd., (414) 229-6771, arts.uwm.edu. 

Shopping

Access Boutique

Historic Third Ward | Specialty Shopping Destination for women in pursuit of affordable fashion-forward accessories. 159 N. Broadway, (414) 273-4534, shopaccessboutique.com. Antiques on Pierce

Walker’s Point | Antiques SE WI’s largest antique mall, minutes from downtown. 1512 W. Pierce St., (414) 645-9640, antiquesonpierce.com. Avenue Liquor and Convenience Shop

Westown | Specialty Shopping Expansive selection of wines,

$ Under $10 $$ $11-30 $$$ $31-60 $$$$ $61+

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beers, spirits, etc. 616 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 276-6551. Boston Store

Westown | Department Stores & Shopping Centers Offering a great selection of styles for the entire family. 331 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 3474141, bostonstore.com.  Boswell Book Company

East Side | Specialty Shopping One of America’s great independent bookstores. 2559 N. Downer Ave., (414) 332-1181, boswellbooks. com. Brew City Promotions

Westown | Specialty Shopping Cheers! Founded in 1986, Brew City has defined local clothing. The Shops of Grand Avenue, 275 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 226-2244, (800) 291-1144, brewcityonline.com. Clock Shadow Creamery

Walker’s Point | Specialty Foods MKE’s first cheese factory! Fresh curds on Wednesdays & Fridays! 138 W. Bruce St., (414) 273-9711, clockshadowcreamery. com.  Elements East

Historic Third Ward | Specialty Shopping Experience one-of-a-kind Asian antiques, furnishings & home decor. 191 N. Broadway, (414) 409-3278, elementseast.com. Indulgence Chocolatiers

Walker’s Point | Specialty Foods Purveyors of handcrafted truffles, bars & other confections. 211 S. 2nd St., (414) 223-0123, indulgencechocolatiers. com. Lela Boutique

Historic Third Ward | Fashion Offering both new & consignment fashions for men & women. 321 N. Broadway, (414) 727-4855, lelaboutique.com. Mainstream Boutique

Historic Third Ward | Specialty Shopping Boutique that sells some of the fashion world’s most unique clothing. 159 N. Broadway, (414) 273-1720, mainstreamboutique.com.

Milwaukee Public Market

Historic Third Ward | Specialty Shopping Year-round indoor market featuring the freshest & most delicious products. 400 N. Water St., (414) 336-1111, milwaukeepublicmarket. org.   MilwaukeeHome

Historic Third Ward | Specialty Shopping Built by the community to show the love & pride for the city we call home. 159 N. Jackson St., Ste. 101, (414) 731-5339, mkehome.com.

A World-Class Art Museum with a World-Class View Over 1,500 works of art on four floors, ever-changing exhibitions, and activities for all ages—right on the lakefront. mam.org

MOD GEN A Modern General Store

Historic Third Ward | Specialty Shopping A contemporary twist on the classic general store. 211 N. Broadway, (414) 9631657, modgenmke.com. Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative

Bay View | Specialty Foods Grocery featuring the best local, organic & natural foods. In-store cafe. 2826 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., (414) 755-3202, outpost.coop. Red Elephant Chocolate

Historic Third Ward | Specialty Foods Premium handcrafted chocolates, unique beverages & specialty gifts. 333 N. Broadway, (414) 4315509, (855) RED-ELPH, redelephantchocolate. com.

Kids 12 and under free thanks to

Retique

Historic Third Ward | Specialty Shopping Distinctive, gently used men’s & women’s fashions & accessories. 190 N. Broadway, (414) 273-1797, amazinggoodwill.com.  The Shop

Menomonee River Valley | Specialty Shopping Art, collectibles, clothing & accessories for fanatical Harley enthusiasts. HarleyDavidson Museum, 400 W. Canal St., (414) 287-2770, h-dmuseum.com/shop. The Shops of Grand Avenue

Westown | Department Stores & Shopping Centers Downtown retail center with stately architecture & contemporary additions. 275 W. Wisconsin

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RESOURCES Ave., (414) 224-0384, grandavenueshops. com. 

Aveda experience. 327 E. St. Paul Ave., (414) 2272888, nerolispa.com.

Sports & Recreation

The Spice House

Resting Place Massage

Various Locations MKE’s bike share program! $3/30 min, 30-day pass, unlimited 60-minute trips., (414) 931-1121, bublrbikes. com.

Historic Third Ward & Westown | Specialty Foods Internationally acclaimed, locally produced, artisanal spices & seasonings. Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St., (414) 272-0977, 1031 N. Old World Third St., (414) 272-0977, (888) 488-0977, thespicehouse. com.  Sweet Grass Gift Shop

Menomonee River Valley | Specialty Shopping Handcrafted Native American-themed items such as dreamcatchers & jewelry. Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-7400, (800) PAYSBIG, paysbig.com/retail. Tree-Ripe Citrus Co.

Various Locations | Specialty Foods Bringing the finest FL citrus, MI blueberries & GA peaches & pecans to WI. (888) 8733747, tree-ripe.com. Usinger’s Famous Sausage

Westown | Specialty Foods America’s finest sausage, 75+ varieties! Brats, old-world ham & gift boxes. 1030 N. Old World Third St., (414) 276-9100, usinger.com. Wisconsin Cheese Mart

Westown | Specialty Foods World’s largest selection of WI cheese! Try pairings in our new cheese bar. 1048 N. Old World Third St., (414) 272-3544, thecheesemart.com. 

Salons & Spas Float Milwaukee

Walker’s Point Escape gravity floating in 10 inches of warm water & 950 lbs. of Epsom salt. 211 W. Freshwater Way, (414) 273-7258, floatmilwaukee. com. Neroli Salon & Spa

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Historic Third Ward MKE’s premiere salon & spa providing a full-service

Historic Third Ward Various modalities used to customize massage treatment to meet your needs. 231 E. Buffalo St., Ste. 503, (414) 335-3461, restingplace massagetherapy.com. WELL Spa + Salon

East Town Customized massage, facial, hair & nail services in suite setting. The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 2279207, (800) 558-8222, pfisterwellspa.com.

Sports Teams

Brewcity Bruisers

Westown MKE’s allfemale, skater-owned & operated flat track roller derby league., (414) 2086933, brewcitybruisers. com. Milwaukee Admirals Hockey Club

Westown Featuring some of the best hockey talent, tickets starting at just $15. 1001 N. 4th St., (414) 2270550, milwaukeeadmirals. com.   Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club

Menomonee River Valley Experience the tradition of a WI tailgate at one of our 81 home games. Miller Park, One Brewers Way, (414) 902-4400, brewers. com.       Milwaukee Bucks

Westown See the Bucks play the world’s best NBA opponents. Groups welcome. 1001 N. 4th St., (414) 227-0539, bucks.com.   Ticket King, Inc.

East Town Ticket sales, Packers, Brewers, Bucks, concerts, theater. 751 N. Broadway, (414) 2736007, (800) 334-5434, theticketking.com.

 ADA Compliant  Airport Transportation  Baggage Handling  Banquet Facilities

Bublr Bikes

CareFree Boat Club of Wisconsin

Historic Third Ward Enjoy a boating lifestyle for fraction of cost of owning, new premium boats. Harbor Front Marina, 601 E. Erie St., (262) 422-6287, carefreeboats.com. Evolution/The View at Evolution

McKinley Jet Ski and Motor Scooter Rentals

East Town Rent jet skis & motor scooters. Lakefront near Bradford Beach, April-Oct. 2000 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 8033515. Milwaukee Community Sailing Center

East Town MKE’s premier sailing facility, offering instruction, access & outings. 1450 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 2779094, sailingcenter.org.  Milwaukee Kayak Company

Westown A high energy bar & restaurant with a table tennis theme. 1023 N. Old World Third St., (414) 831-7746, evolutionmke. com.     

Harbor District Locallyowned & dedicated to the sport of paddling on the MKE River. Launch site: 318 S. Water St., (414) 3012240, milwaukeekayak. com.

Friends of Lakeshore State Park

Milwaukee Offshore Fishing Charters

Historic Third Ward WI’s only urban state park, open year-round. Closing daily at 10 p.m. DNR Office at Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin, 500 N. Harbor Dr., (414) 588-0617, friendslsp.org.  Gift of Wings, Inc. Kite Store

East Town MKE’s only fullservice kite store. Kites, windsocks & accessories. Veterans Park, Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 4258002, giftofwings.com. Humboldt Park

Bay View Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 3000 S. Howell Ave., (414) 257PARK (7275), countyparks. com. Lake Park

East Side Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 3233 E. Kenwood Blvd., (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Landmark Lanes

East Side One of MKE’s oldest & most popular bowling destinations with 16 lanes. 2220 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 278-8770, landmarklanes.com. 

 Business Services  Cable/Satellite  Complimentary Policy  Continental Breakfast

East Side For only $375 you get to fish on our custom tournament salmon fishing boat. 1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 899-9809, milwaukeeoffshorefishing. com. MSOE Kern Center / Viets Field

East Town Facilities available for rental for meetings, banquets & athletic events. Milwaukee School of Engineering, 1245 N. Broadway, (414) 277-2672, msoe.edu.  Tour of America’s Dairyland

Various Locations 11 day competitive pro/ am bicycle racing event! (414) 534-4501, tourofamericasdairyland. com. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Athletics

East Side NCAA Div I Horizon League Panthers compete against top teams in 15 sports. 3409 N. Downer Ave., Athletics Pavilion, (414) 229-2958, (877) 661-GOUWM (4689), uwmpanthers.com.   Urban Ecology Center

East Side Climb the tower, ride the slide, hike the trails

 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

 Pay Movies  Pet Friendly  Pool - Indoor  Pool - Outdoor

along the MKE River. Free! 1500 E. Park Pl., (414) 9648505, urbanecologycenter. org.   Veterans Park

East Town Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 257-PARK (7275), county.milwaukee.gov/ Parks. Wheel Fun Bike Rentals

East Side Large selection of beach gear & watercraft for fun in sun & sand. 2400 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 273-1314, wheelfunrentals.com/ Locations/Milwaukee-3. Wheel Fun Rentals

East Side Rent pedal boats, kayaks & stand up paddle boards in Veterans Park Lagoon. 1400 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 232-5027, wheelfunrentals. com.

Tours

Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery

Westown Beer history tours, tavern, gift shop & ornate banquet halls. 901 W. Juneau Ave., (414) 6301609, bestplacemilwaukee. com.      Cheesehead™ Factory & Retail Store by Foamation, Inc.

Harbor District Home of the Original Cheesehead Hat. Offers tours, gift shop & event space. 1120 S. Barclay St., (414) 481-3337, cheesehead.com.   eVisitorGuide & MetroWalkz Tours

Fun Beer Tours Milwaukee

Various Locations The city’s premier craft beer & historical brewery tour company. (414) 202-3611, funbeertoursmke.com. Gothic Milwaukee

Various Locations Lurking in the shadows of history, live tales of ghosts & haunted buildings. (414) 301-2266, gothicmilwaukee.com. Harley-Davidson Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Menomonee River Valley In-depth explanations of exhibits & access into H-D Archives. 400 W. Canal St., (414) 287-2789, (877) 4368738, h-dmuseum.com.   Historic Milwaukee

Various Locations We offer architectural walking tours of downtown and MKE’s neighborhoods. 235 E. Michigan St., (414) 2777795, historicmilwaukee. org. KBC Tour Company LLC

Various Locations Tour planning assistance, sightseeing tours, step-on guide service. (414) 5505458, (800) 704-9049, kbctourcompany.com. Lamers Tour & Travel

Various Locations Providing public & customized escorted tours, receptive & other services. (414) 281-2002 Ext. 10413, (800) 236-8687 Ext. 10413, lamerstour.com. Milwaukee Boat Line - Sightseeing Tours & Private Charters

Virtual Explore MKE with our fun, informative & FREE self-guided walking tours! (312) 504-7058, evisitorguide.com/ milwaukee.

Westown Sightseeing & cocktail cruises of rivers & lake on Vista King & Voyageur. 101 W Michigan St., (414) 294-9450, mkeboat.com.   

Explore Milwaukee Hop On/Hop Off Sightseeing Tours

Milwaukee Food & City Tours

Various Locations Narrated sightseeing tour; 11 hop on/hop off stops; photo opportunities. (414) 255-0534, milwaukeecitytours.com.

 Reservations  Restaurant  Welcome Reception  Wireless Internet

Various Locations Walking & bus tours; generous food tastings; use code VISITMKE for $3 off. (800) 979-3370, milwaukeefoodtours.com.

$ Under $10 $$ $11-30 $$$ $31-60 $$$$ $61+

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Milwaukee Paddle Tavern

East Town MKE’s 1st Pedal-powered party boat. 14 people per boat, See the city. c/o The Harp, 113 E. Juneau Ave., (414) 793-5733, paddletavern. com.   Milwaukee Pedal Tavern

Various Locations MKE’s only pedaling pub crawl. It’s always happy hour on our patio. (414) 488-0247, pedaltavern.com.  Milwaukee Public Library

Westown Free tours of Central Library call 286-TOUR. Green Roof tour call 286-2797. 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 286TOUR, mpl.org.  Milwaukee Seven Seat Bike Tours

Various Locations Explore MKE on a round, seven seat bike! Food & history tours. (414) 628-5103, sevenseat.bike. Palermo’s Pizza & Pizzeria 3301

Menomonee River Valley Sign up for MKE’s only pizza factory tour or come eat at our restaurant! 3301 W. Canal St., (414) 455-0383, palermospizza. com.  Riverwalk Boat Tours & Rentals

Westown Sunset themed cruises, weekend brewery tours, Sunday Bloody Mary cruise. Docks located at Pere Marquette Park, (414) 283-9999, riverwalkboats. com.  Sea Dog Sailing

East Town View MKE’s cityscape from Lake Michigan aboard a sailing yacht. Located in McKinley Marina (Slip G-62), enter at Lagoon Dr. off N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 687-3203, seadogsailingmilwaukee. com. Spirit Bike Milwaukee

Historic Third Ward Explore city on 3-speed beach cruiser, 2-way headset, guide-narrated routes. 531 S. Water St., (414) 218-3501, spiritbikemilwaukee.com. Super Fun Time Bike Tours & Rentals

Various Locations Sightseeing tours on bikes. Rentals for tourists & business

travelers. (414) 553-1512, superfuntimebikes.com. Tripoli Shrine Center

Avenues West/Marquette Completed in 1928. Ornate interior, trappings & fixtures. Tours for 10+. 3000 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 933-4700, tripolishrinecenter.com.  Untapped Tours

Various Locations 3-hour bus tour of MKE that includes history, architecture, cheese & beer! (414) 698-8058, untappedtours.com.

METRO MILWAUKEE Accommodations Best Western Milwaukee West

West | Hotels/Motels 61 rooms. Quaint hotel located just outside of downtown. 5501 W. National Ave., (414) 6716400, (800) WES-TERN, bwmilwaukeewest.com.  

The Pabst Mansion was completed in 1892 for world famous beer baron Captain Frederick Pabst. This Gilded Age museum boasts stunning interiors, elegant furnishings, exceptional wood craftsmanship, intricate ironwork and a brilliant fine arts collection. Open year-round for tours. 2000 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233 414.931.0808 | www.pabstmansion.com

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 180 rooms. Across from airport, indoor pool, secured parking & shuttle available. 5311 S. Howell Ave., (414) 481-2400, clarionmilwaukee.com.    Comfort Suites Milwaukee Airport

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 138 rooms. 2 miles from the airport. Free airport shuttle. Special in Duffy’s Pub. 6362 S. 13th St., Oak Creek, (414) 570-1111, wiscohotels.com/ wiscocsmilwaukee/index. php.         Comfort Suites Park Place

North | Hotels/Motels 120 rooms. All-suite guest rooms, Extended stay suites & daily hot breakfast! 10831 W. Park Pl., (414) 979-0250, choicehotels.com/wi152.   Courtyard by Marriott Milwaukee Airport

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 120 rooms. Close

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RESOURCES to airport. Featuring high tech lobby & outdoor patio with fire pit. 4620 S. 5th St., (414) 747-4405, marriott.com/mkecy.     Courtyard by Marriott Milwaukee North/ Brown Deer

North | Hotels/Motels 122 rooms. Choice for business & leisure guests. Spacious rooms, sitting area & more. 5200 W. Brown Deer Rd., Brown Deer, (414) 355-7500, marriott.com/ mkebd.      

2300, hamptoninn milwaukeewest.com.    Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee/Franklin

Southwest | Hotels/Motels 100 rooms. Located 13 miles from downtown & 7 miles from the airport. 6901 S. 76th St., Franklin, (414) 427-4800, (800) 426-7866, facebook.com/ hamptoninnfranklin.    Hampton Inn by Hilton Milwaukee Northwest

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 194 rooms. Upscale full-service hotel at MKE Airport with 23,000 sq. ft. of mtg. space. 6401 S. 13th St., (414) 764-5300, crowneplazamke.com.   

North | Hotels/Motels 107 rooms. Renovated! Free breakfast buffet. Indoor pool & hot tub. Free parking. 5601 N. Lovers Lane Rd., (414) 4668881, (800) HAMPTON, milwaukeenorthwest. hamptoninn.com.    

Fairfield Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport

Hampton Inn Milwaukee - Airport

Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 119 rooms. Complimentary airport shuttle service, parking & internet. 6460 S. 13th St., Oak Creek, (414) 5708888, (800) 228-2800, marriott.com/hotels/ travel/mkeap-fairfield-innand-suites-milwaukeeairport/?scid=bb1a189afec3-4d19-a25554ba596febe2.      Four Points by Sheraton Milwaukee North Shore

North | Hotels/Motels 149 rooms. Located in the North Shore area. 15 minutes from downtown MKE. 8900 N. Kildeer Ct., Brown Deer, (414) 3558585, (800) 368-7764, fourpointsmilwaukee.com.   Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee West

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West | Hotels/Motels 101 rooms. Across from WI State Fair Park, minutes from downtown & the airport. 8201 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis, (414) 436-

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 102 rooms. Onthe-house hot breakfast, in-room coffee & more. 1200 W. College Ave., (414) 762-4240, (800) HAMPTON, milwaukeeairport. hamptoninn.com.    Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Airport

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 143 rooms. Premier airport hotel! Full service restaurant/bar & 4,000 sq ft of mtg spc 5890 S. Howell Ave., (414) 4818280, milwaukeeairport. hgi.com.        Holiday Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 130 rooms. MKE’s renovated full-service Holiday Inn! On-site restaurant & bar! 545 W. Layton Ave., (414) 482-4444, (800) HOLIDAY, holidayinn.com/ milwaukeeaprt.     

 ADA Compliant  Airport Transportation  Baggage Handling  Banquet Facilities

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Milwaukee Airport

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 115 rooms. Designed for business & leisure with free airport shuttle. 1400 W. Zellman Ct., (414) 563-4000, (888) 522-9472, wiscohotels. com.         Holiday Inn Express Milwaukee North

North | Hotels/Motels 78 rooms. Newly renovated, business & leisure, hot breakfast, 15 minutes to downtown. 4443 W. Schroeder Dr., Brown Deer, (414) 355-1300, holidayinnexpress.com/ milw-browndeer.    Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront

North | Hotels/Motels 160 rooms. Completely renovated & overlooking the banks of the scenic MKE River. 4700 N. Port Washington Rd., Glendale, (414) 962-6040, himilwaukee.com.     Home2 Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Airport

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 110 rooms. Our suites allow you to personalize your space & really feel at home. 5880 S. Howell Ave., (414) 481-2900, (877) 646-6302, home2suites.com.    La Quinta Inn & Suites Milwaukee Glendale/ Bayshore

North | Hotels/Motels 109 rooms. Suites with coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, hair dryer & VCR. 5423 N. Port Washington Rd., Glendale, (414) 962-6767, (800) 531-5900, lq.com.     Milwaukee Airport Inn

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 90 rooms. Affordable, clean & conveniently located

 Business Services  Cable/Satellite  Complimentary Policy  Continental Breakfast

close to airport & downtown. 1716 W. Layton Ave., (414) 282-7000, airportinnmilwaukee. com.        Quality Suites Milwaukee Airport

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 81 rooms. Innovative theme rooms, minutes away from downtown MKE & the airport. 4488 S. 27th St., (414) 282-8800, choicehotels.com/ wisconsin/milwaukee/ quality-inn-hotels/wi209.   Radisson Hotel Milwaukee Airport

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 163 rooms. Sleep Number Beds, Whirlpool suites & free 24-hour airport shuttle. 6331 S. 13th St., (414) 764-1500, radisson.com/milwaukeehotel-wi53221/usamapw?facilita torId=MSNAMERICAS.    Sheridan’s Boutique Hotel

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 12 rooms. Highend amenities, near downtown, airport, parks, lake. Restaurant, patio. 5133 S. Lake Dr., (414) 747-9810, (866) 604-5900, sheridanhouseandcafe. com.        Staybridge Suites Milwaukee Airport South

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 118 rooms. Upscale all-suite extended stay hotel offering a true home away from home. 9575 S. 27th St., Franklin, (414) 761-3800, stayfranklin. com.        TownePlace Suites Milwaukee Oak Creek

South (Airport) | Hotels/ Motels 112 rooms. Enjoy a relaxing stay in Drexel Town Square. Ideal for long-term stays. 7980 S. Market St., Oak Creek, (414) 764-7980, marriott.

 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

 Pay Movies  Pet Friendly  Pool - Indoor  Pool - Outdoor

com/mkeok.     

Eating & Drinking 8900 Bar & Bistro

North | American A great place to gather with family, friends or colleagues. Four Points by Sheraton Milwaukee North Shore, 8900 N. Kildeer Ct., (414) 3558585, (800) 368-7764, fourpointsmilwaukee.com. $-$$$

Altitude Restaurant and Lounge

South (Airport) | American Amazing food is the staple of this south side hotel restaurant. Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, 6401 S. 13th St., (414) 563-4065, crowneplazamke.com/ dining/altitude-restaurantlounge. The Bavarian Bierhaus

North | German Experience German & American cuisine, our brewery & live entertainment. 700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale, (414) 236-7000, thebavarianbierhaus.com.     $-$$ Bel-Air Cantina

South (Airport) | Latin/ Mexican Best margaritas! Enjoy tasty tacos, fresh salsas & nearly 100 tequilas. 400 W. Town Square Wy., Oak Creek, (414) 215-7995, belaircantina.com. $-$$ The Bistro

South (Airport) | American A variety of grab-and-go snacks, or sit & enjoy a freshly prepared meal. Courtyard by Marriott Milwaukee Airport, 4620 S. 5th St., (414) 747-4405, marriott.com/mkecy. $-$$ Cork ‘N Cleaver

South (Airport) | American Casual dining, full-service, Friday night fish fry, Sunday brunch. Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, 5311 S. Howell Ave., (414) 481-2400, clarionmilwaukee.com.   $-$$

 Reservations  Restaurant  Welcome Reception  Wireless Internet

Culver’s of Milwaukee

South (Airport) | Bakery & Desserts “America’s favorites made fresh” & of course frozen custard. 575 W. Layton Ave., (414) 4897777, culvers.com.   Devon Seafood + Steak

North | Seafood Enjoy our superior quality seafood & service in a classic atmosphere. Bayshore Town Center, 5715 N. Bayshore Dr., #0-113, Glendale, (414) 967-9790, devonseafood.com.      Lunch: $-$$;

Dinner: $$

Estabrook Beer Garden

North | Drinking A place where you can enjoy great beer, food, people & weather. 4600 N. Estabrook Dr., (414) 231-9404, estabrookbeergarden. com. $-$$ The Explorium Brewpub

Southwest | Brew Pub It’s great beer, a moment in time, spent among those whose company you love. 5300 S. 76th St., Ste. 1450A, Greendale, (414) 423-1365, exploriumbrew. com.     $-$$$ The Farmer’s Wife, LLC

West | American Lobster rolls, quahogs, pot roast, meatloaf, chicken, sweets, specials. 6533 W. Mitchell St., West Allis, (414) 3883213, thefarmerswife66. com. $-$$ The Farmhouse Paint & Sip

South (Airport) | Entertainment Dining & Drinking Paint & sip painting bar, up to 99 with free parking, off-site available. 4511 S. 6th St., (414) 419-0000, farmhousepaintandsip. com. Hōm Wood Fired Grill - SURG Restaurant Group

North | American Celebrates simple farm-to-table cuisine with a passion for dramatic flavors. Bayshore Town

$ Under $10 $$ $11-30 $$$ $31-60 $$$$ $61+

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Center, 5750 N. Port Washington Rd., L-125, Glendale, (414) 312-7043, homwoodfiredgrill.com.   $$ Jake’s Delicatessen

North | Cafe/Deli/Market Milwaukee tradition since 1955. 1634 W. North Ave., (414) 562-1272, jakesdelimke.com.  $-$$

Joey Gerard’s A Bartolotta Supper Club

Southwest | Steak Comfort food & classic cocktails in a Hollywoodstyle supper club. 5601 Broad St., Greendale, (414) 858-1900, joeygerards. com. $$-$$$ Johnny V’s Classic Cafe

West | American Family owned & operated breakfast, lunch, dinnerAmerican & Italian recipes. 1650 S. 84th St., West Allis, (414) 771-9660, johnnyvsclassiccafe.com.   $-$$ Jose’s Blue Sombrero

North | Latin/Mexican An unexpected cantina/ bar featuring stupidly awesome guacamole. 8617 N. Port Washington Rd., Fox Point, (414) 3519280, josesbluesombrero. com. $-$$ Kegel’s Inn

West | German Most authentic German in MKE. Kegel’s Inn is the locals’ go-to since 1924. 5901 W. National Ave., (414) 2579999, kegelsinn.com.    $-$$ Kopp’s Frozen Custard

North & Southwest | Bakery & Desserts Landmark famous for delicious frozen custard & equally tasty jumbo burgers. 5373 N. Port Washington Rd., Glendale, (414) 961-3288, 7631 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield, (414) 282-4312, kopps. com.  $ Milwaukee Burger Company

Southwest | Burgers Burgers, sports, beer, bloodys, curds. Too much of a good thing is so good! 6421 S. 27th St., Franklin, (414) 301-9938, milwaukeeburger company.com.   $-$$

Miss Beverly’s Deluxe BBQ

Southwest | American Serving up ribs, chicken & brisket with all the traditional fixins! 5601 Broad St., Ste. B, Greendale, (414) 858-1911, missbeverlysbbq.com. $-$$$

Sheridan’s American Bistro

South (Airport) | American Art Nouveau-styled American bistro serving gourmet casual cuisine. Sheridan’s Boutique Hotel, 5133 S. Lake Dr., (414) 747-9800, sheridanhouseandcafe. com.    $-$$ St. Francis Brewery & Restaurant

South (Airport) | Brew Pub Brewery & restaurant serving up heavenly food & sinfully good beer. 3825 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., (414) 744-4448, stfrancisbrewery.com.   $$-$$$ Three Lions Pub

North | Sports Bar Authentic British fare, spirits & atmosphere. Award-winning fish n’ chips. 4515 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood, (414) 763-6992, threelionspub. com.    $-$$

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Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries

Sprecher Brewery

North MKE’s most awarded craft brewery. Beers, sodas, ciders. Tours. Gifts. 701 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, (414) 964-2739, sprecherbrewery.com. 

Mother of all Sports Bars

Attractions, Galleries & Museums

Boerner Botanical Gardens

Southwest Intimate collection of garden spaces that host a variety of plants. 9400 Boerner Dr., Hales Corners, (414) 525-5600, boernerbotanicalgardens. org.    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Burnham Block, Inc.

Southwest Guided tours of this restored American System-Built Home, Model B-1. 2714 W. Burnham St., (414) 368-0060, wrightinwisconsin.org.

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Named a Top 10 sports bar in America by Sports Illustrated and FoxNews.com. Over 55 HDTV’s to catch all the action while enjoying great pub food and drinks. Enjoy weekday lunch specials and ticket holders post game BOGO deals. Special offers for downtown neighbors and conventioneers. Across from the Hyatt, Arena, Convention and BMO Harris Bradley centers.

340 W Kilbourn Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53203

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RESOURCES Jeremiah Curtin House

Southwest The first stone house in MKE County. Built in 1846. Typical Irish cottage. 8881 W. Grange Ave., Greendale, (414) 2738288, milwaukeehistory. net.   Kilbourntown House

North Built in 1844. Originally located in the area known as Kilbourntown. Estabrook Park, 4400 Estabrook Pkwy., Shorewood, (414) 273-8288, milwaukeehistory.net.  Lynden Sculpture Garden

North Experience 50 sculptures sited across 40 acres. 2145 W. Brown Deer Rd., (414) 446-8794, lyndensculpturegarden. org.     Milwaukee County Zoo

West Over 3,000 exotic animals on 200 park-like acres. 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., (414) 7713040, milwaukeezoo.org. 

Mitchell Gallery of Flight

South (Airport) Home of WI Aviation history, Gen. Billy Mitchell, Lawson Airliner & more. 5300 S. Howell Ave., (414) 7474503, mitchellgallery.org.  Oceans of Fun

West Located within the Zoo. Meet seals & sea lions up close & personal. 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., (414) 453-5527, oceansoffun. org. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

North 185-acre nature center offering exploration & environmental education. 1111 E. Brown Deer Rd., (414) 352-2880, schlitzaudubon.org.   Trimborn Farm Park

KEY

Southwest Unique example of a mid-19th century industrial & farming complex. 8881 W. Grange Ave.,

   

Greendale, (414) 529-7744, milwaukeehistory.net.   Wehr Nature Center

Southwest “Living laboratory� designed to foster environmental awareness. 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin, (414) 425-8550, countyparks.com/ horticulture.   

Religious Institutions School Sisters of St. Francis

South (Airport) St. Joseph Chapel is a 100-year-old landmark of Romanesque Revival design. 1501 S. Layton Blvd., (414) 3855326, sssf.org. 

Entertainment Venues The Bavarian Bierhaus

North Experience German & American cuisine, our brewery & live entertainment. 700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale, (414) 236-7000, thebavarianbierhaus.com. 

Ipic Entertainment

North Luxury movie theaters, casual dining, fun bowling, lounge, event rentals. Bayshore Town Center, 5800 N. Bayshore Dr., Ste. Q-200, Glendale, (414) 963-8779, ipictheaters.com.    Oak Creek Community Center

South (Airport) Specializing in weddings, business meetings, retreats & special events. 8580 S. Howell Ave., Oak Creek, (414) 768-5840, occenter.com.  

Shopping

American Science & Surplus

Southwest | Specialty Shopping We supply a wide range of unusual & hard to find items. 6901 W. Oklahoma Ave., (414) 541-7777, sciplus.com.

ADA Compliant Airport Transportation Baggage Handling Banquet Facilities

Bayshore Town Center

North | Department Stores & Shopping Centers Over 100 stores & restaurants. Familiar destination, different every time. 5800 N. Bayshore Dr., Glendale, (414) 963-8780, bayshoretowncenter.com.  The Beef Jerky Outlet

South (Airport) | Specialty Foods Experience the Grand Tour & unleash your inner carnivore! 6971 S. 27th St., Franklin, (414) 304-5992, beefjerkyoutletstore.com. Boelter SuperStore

North | Specialty Shopping Restaurant quality food service utensils, glassware, china, & much more. 4200 N. Port Washington Rd., (414) 967-2200, boeltersuperstore.com. Fein Brothers

North | Specialty Shopping Premier food service equipment & supply dealer in WI since 1929. 2007 N. 3rd St., (414) 562-0220, feinbrothers. com. Goody Gourmets

North | Specialty Foods Gourmet popcorn: salty, sweet, spicy! Your taste buds will adore you. 4425 N. Oakland Ave., (414) 8412042, goodygourmets. com. House of Harley-Davidson

Southwest | Specialty Shopping MKE’s premiere Harley-Davidson dealership. Just 10 minutes from downtown! 6221 W. Layton Ave., (414) 2822211, houseofharley.com.  Kilwins Chocolates, Fudge & Ice Cream

North | Specialty Foods Original recipe ice cream, fudge, caramel apples, chocolates & confections. Bayshore Town Center, 5756 N. Bayshore Dr., Glendale, (414) 967-4803, kilwins.com/milwaukeebayshore.

 Business Services  Cable/Satellite  Complimentary Policy  Continental Breakfast

Kohl’s Department Stores

Various Locations | Department Stores & Shopping Centers A family focused, value-oriented specialty department store. (262) 703-7000, (800) 837-1500, kohls.com. Milwaukee Harley-Davidson

North | Specialty Shopping The “must-seeâ€? H-D dealership in the area. Take home a piece of history! 11310 W. Silver Spring Rd., (414) 461-4444, milwaukeeharley.com.  

Open Productions

South (Airport) | Flea Markets A MKE-based event productions company. (414) 375-2024, weopenshows.com. Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative

North | Specialty Foods Grocery featuring the best local, organic & natural foods. In-store cafe. 100 E. Capitol Dr., (414) 961-2597, outpost.coop. Superior Equipment & Supply: Chefs Marketplace

South (Airport) | Specialty shopping, wholesale pricing; Cook like a Chef classes; shop where chefs shop. 4550 S. Burst Ave., St. Francis, (414) 671-1200, (800) 960-4300, superiorequipmentsupply. com.

Sports & Recreation

Brown Deer Golf Course

North A PGA Tour tested course that offers a challenging layout. 7625 N. Range Line Rd., (414) 352-8080, milwaukee countygolfcourses.com/ brown_details/. Brown Deer Park

North Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 7625 N. Range Line Rd., Brown Deer, (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com.

 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

   â˜ź

Pay Movies Pet Friendly Pool - Indoor Pool - Outdoor

CMP Tactical Lazer Tag Milwaukee

South (Airport) Realistic tactical laser tag featuring high-tech metal weaponry. 4905 S. Howell Ave., (414) 483-2222, milwaukee cmptactical.com. Croatian Park

Southwest Unique outdoor gathering place in a convenient location for various events. 9100 S. 76th St., Franklin, (414) 803-1460, milwaukeecroatians.org/ croatian-park. Dretzka Park

North Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 12020 W. Bradley Rd., (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Estabrook Park

North Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 4400 N. Estabrook Dr., Glendale, (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Grant Park

South (Airport) Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 100 E. Hawthorne Ave., (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. GreenďŹ eld Park

West Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 2028 S. 124 St., West Allis, (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Jackson Park

Southwest Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 3500 W. Forest Home Ave., (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. JB’s on 41

South (Airport) Family fun with 35 lanes, arcade, full-service restaurant/bar & more. 4040 S. 27th St., (414) 281-8200, jbson41. com.      

Kletzsch Park

North Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 6560 N. Milwaukee River Pkwy.,

 Reservations  Restaurant Welcome Reception

Wireless Internet

Glendale, (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Lincoln Park

North Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 1301 W. Hampton Ave., (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Pettit National Ice Center, U.S. Olympic Training Site

West Official U.S. Olympic Training Site. Daily/Weekly public skating sessions. 500 S. 84th St., (414) 2660100, thepettit.com.   Sheridan Park

South (Airport) Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 4800 S. Lake Dr., Cudahy, (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Uihlein Soccer Park

North Features 13 outdoor fields & 3 indoor fields surfaced in AstroPlay turf. 7101 W. Good Hope Rd., (414) 375-1154, mksc.org. 

Warnimont Park

South (Airport) Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 5400 S. Lake Dr., Cudahy, (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Washington Park

West Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 1859 N. 40th Str., (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Whitnall Park

Southwest Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 5879 S. 92 St., Hales Corners, (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Wilson Park

South (Airport) Check out our website for all the things this park has to offer. 1601 W Howard Ave., (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. Wisconsin Golf Trips

Various locations Custom stay & play golf packages in the Milwaukee area & across the state. (414) 4998607, wisconsingolftrips. com.

$ Under $10 $$ $11-30 $$$ $31-60 $$$$ $61+

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Tours

Forest Home Cemetery

South (Airport) An arboretum, sculpture garden & keeper of MKE’s history! Free tours. 2405 W. Forest Home Ave., (414) 645-2632, foresthomecemetery.com.  Timmerman Airport

North Guided by a certified flight instructor, spread your wings & fly! 9305 W. Appleton Ave., (414) 461-3222, timmermanairport.com.

WAUWATOSA Accommodations Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West

Hotels/Motels 198 rooms. Full-service hotel that offers you an ideal location with deluxe amenities. 10499 Innovation Dr., (414) 4759500, (877) 2CR-OWNE, crowneplazamilwaukee. com.        Holiday Inn Express Milwaukee - West Medical Center

Hotels/Motels 121 rooms. Newly renovated hotel with deluxe hot breakfast, parking, & WiFi included. 11111 W. North Ave., (414) 778-0333, hiexpress.com/ mke-medctr.      Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West

Hotels/Motels 151 rooms. Wauwatosa hotel with modern amenities; perfect for every traveler. 2303 N. Mayfair Rd., (414) 257-3400, (800) 333-3333, radisson.com/ milwaukeewi_west.     Residence Inn by Marriott Milwaukee West

Hotels/Motels 127 rooms. We will fit all of your travel needs. 1300 Discovery Pkwy., (414) 258-2575, (888) 236-2427, marriott. com/mkewe.     

Eating & Drinking ABV Social

American Beer. Food. Sports. That’s what we’re all about at ABV Social.

Join us! 11200 W. Burleigh St., (414) 837-6290, abvsocial.com. $-$$ AJ Bombers

American P-Nuts, burgers & beer! That sums up this fun restaurant & bar. 11340 W. Burleigh St., (414) 2219999, ajbombers.com. Bel-Air Cantina

Latin/Mexican Best margaritas! Enjoy tasty tacos, fresh salsas & nearly 100 tequilas. 6817 W. North Ave., (414) 988-8533, belaircantina.com.  $-$$

Blue’s Egg

American MKE’s best brunch. Browns, benedicts, made-fromscratch everything. 317 N. 76th St., (414) 299-3180, bluesegg.com.   $-$$ Cafe Bavaria

German Gastropub with an extensive bier list, cozy fireplace & patio. 7700 Harwood Ave., (414) 2717700, cafebavaria.com.    $-$$ Cafe Grace

French Modern, upscale French cafe featuring traditional cuisine & raw bar. 11200 W. Burleigh St., (414) 837-6310, cafegracemke.com. $-$$$ Cafe Hollander

European European Grand Cafe with an extensive bier list & bridge patio. 7677 W. State St., (414) 475-6771, cafehollander.com.     $-$$ Firefly Tosa

American Cosmopolitan space, inventive menu, dining room, lounge, fireplace, patio. 7754 Harwood Ave., (414) 4211444, fireflytosa.com.     $-$$ Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts

Bakery & Desserts Scratch-made from whole, quality ingredients & offering a range of styles. 11340 W. Burleigh St., (414) 221-9999, holeymoleydoughnuts. com. IL MITO Trattoria & Enoteca/Chef Michael Feker’s School of Culinary Magic

Italian Offering lunch & Sunday brunch plus dinner, lunch delivery & more. 6913 W. North Ave., (414) 443-1414, ilmito.com.      Lunch: $;

Dinner $$-$$$

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RESOURCES Innovations Restaurant

American Where people come together to welcome friends, dine & celebrate. Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West, 10499 W. Innovation Dr., (414) 259-0793, innovationrestaurant.com. Jimmy’s Island Grill & Iguana Bar

Clubs & Pubs Islandinspired restaurant & bar with a Key West menu & tropical cocktails. Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West, 2303 N. Mayfair Rd., (414) 837-2121, jimmysislandgrill.com.     $$-$$$ The Landing at Hoyt Park Beer Garden

Drinking Beer garden featuring local craft & imported beer, wine & live music. 1800 N. Swan Blvd., (414) 302-9160, friendsofhoytpark.org. $-$$

Leff’s Lucky Town

American In the heart of Wauwatosa’s village. Award-winning bar food & great patio. 7208 W. State St., (414) 258-9886, leffs.com. Maggiano’s Little Italy

Italian Specializing in Italian-American cuisine from our made-fromscratch kitchen. 2500 N. Mayfair Rd., (414) 9781000, maggianos.com.  $-$$$ Maxie’s

Cajun Southern food & drink of all kinds. Oysters, BBQ, fresh fish. 6732 W. Fairview Ave., (414) 292-3969, maxies.com/ milwaukee.    Apps: $; Entrees: $$

Mo’s Irish Pub

Irish Irish pub fare, Guinness. 10842 W. Bluemound Rd., (414) 774-9782, mosirishpub. com. $-$$ Osgood’s

Burgers So good. So fresh. So come in! Enjoy burgers, hot dogs, custard & more! 11530 W. Burleigh St., (414) 988-6044, osgoodsmke. com. $-$$ Pizzeria Piccola

KEY

Pizza Personal thin-crust

wood-fired pizzas too good to share. 7606 W. State St., (414) 443-0800, pizzeriapiccola.com. $ Ristorante Bartolotta

Italian Rustic Italian cuisine. Consistently voted best Italian in MKE. 7616 W. State St., (414) 771-7910, ristorantebartolotta.com.   Dinner: $$-$$$ Saz’s State House Restaurant

American Casual, familyfriendly dining; an iconic MKE destination since 1976. 5539 W. State St., (414) 453-2410, sazs.com.     $-$$$ Smoke Shack

American Certified humanely raised meats dry rubbed, slow smoked, then sauced by you. 11340 W. Burleigh St., (414) 2219999, smoke-shack.com. Story Hill BKC

American Wine shop with Upper Midwestinspired brunch, lunch, sharing-style dinner. 5100 W. Bluemound Rd., (414) 539-4424, storyhillbkc. com.  $-$$$ Taqueria El Jefe

Latin/Mexican Casual, colorful, modern “world best taqueria” featuring chef-inspired tacos. 11200 W. Burleigh St., (414) 837-6295, taqueriaeljefe. com. $

Attractions, Galleries & Museums

Lowell Damon House

Built 1844-47. Tosa’s oldest home. Classic example of colonial architecture. 2107 Wauwatosa Ave., (414) 273-8288, milwaukeehistory.net.

Higher Education Medical College of Wisconsin

WI’s only private medical school & health sciences graduate school. 8701 Watertown Plank Rd., (414) 955-8296, mcw.edu.   Wisconsin Lutheran College

Private, nationally ranked

 ADA Compliant  Airport Transportation  Baggage Handling  Banquet Facilities

Christian college for men & women. 8800 W. Bluemound Rd., (414) 4438800, wlc.edu.  

Shopping Mayfair

Department Stores & Shopping Centers Offering over 140 retailers for shopping, dining & entertainment. 2500 N. Mayfair Rd., Suite G140, (414) 771-1300, mayfairmall.com.  The Mayfair Collection

Department Stores & Shopping Centers The hottest in new retail & dining. Nordstrom Rack, J. Crew Mercantile. 11500 W. Burleigh St., (414) 3576800, mayfaircollection. net. Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative

Specialty Foods Grocery featuring the best local, organic & natural foods. In-store cafe. 7000 W. State St., (414) 778-2012, outpost.coop. Ray’s Wine & Spirits

Specialty Shopping Family-owned, featuring over 6,000 wines, 2,000 spirits, & 1,000 beers! 8930 W. North Ave., (414) 258-9821, rayswine.com.

Sports & Recreation

Milwaukee County Parks System

Check out our website for all the things our park system has to offer. 9480 Watertown Plank Rd., (414) 257-PARK (7275), countyparks.com. TOSA Pool at Hoyt Park

Heated water, zero depth entry, water play set, giant slide, sand play area. 1800 N. Swan Blvd., (414) 3029160, friendsofhoytpark. org.   

OUTLYING AREA Accommodations Baymont Inn & Suites Mequon Milwaukee

Ozaukee County |

 Business Services  Cable/Satellite  Complimentary Policy  Continental Breakfast

Hotels/Motels 53 rooms. Large rooms with living room area, microwave, refrigerator & unique decor. 10330 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, (262) 241-3677, baymontmequon.com.   The Chalet Motel of Mequon

Ozaukee County | Hotels/ Motels 53 rooms. Free high-speed Internet, coffee, refrigerator, microwave & satellite TV. 10401 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, (262) 241-4510, (800) 343-4510, chaletmotelmequon.com.  Country Springs Hotel soon to be The Ingleside Hotel, Water Park and Conference Center

Waukesha County | Hotels/Motels 187 rooms. Located 20 minutes west of MKE. 40,000 sq. ft. of mtg. space. 2810 Golf Rd., Waukesha, (262) 547-0201, (800) 247-6640, countryspringshotel.com.   Country View Campground

Waukesha County | Campgrounds/RV Parks Wooded & open sites with hookups. Open: mid-April through mid-October. S110 W26400 Craig Ave., Mukwonago, (262) 6623654, countryviewcamp. com.  Courtyard by Marriott Milwaukee Brookfield

Waukesha County | Hotels/Motels 148 rooms. The perfect location for families & business travelers. 16865 W. Bluemound Rd., Brookfield, (262) 821-1800, marriott.com/mkebc. Embassy Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Brookfield

Waukesha County | Hotels/Motels 203 rooms. All-suite full service hotel, meeting space, easy access to I-94 & downtown. 1200 S. Moorland Rd., Brookfield, (262) 782-2900,

 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

 Pay Movies  Pet Friendly  Pool - Indoor  Pool - Outdoor

milwaukeebrookfield. embassysuitesbyhilton. com.         Grand Geneva Resort & Spa

Walworth County | Resorts 355 rooms. All-seasons resort & conference center, just 60 minutes from MKE. 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (262) 248-8811, (800) 558-3417, grandgeneva.com.     Holiday Inn Express & Suites Milwaukee New Berlin

Waukesha County | Hotels/Motels 101 rooms. Close to downtown MKE, experience the big city without the fuss. 15451 W. Beloit Rd., New Berlin, (262) 7870700, (800) HOL-IDAY, holidayinnexpress.com/ mkenewberlinwi.    Jellystone Park in Caledonia

Racine County | Campgrounds/RV Parks Offering the perfect variety of campsites for tents & motor homes. 8425 Hwy. 38, Caledonia, (262) 835-2565, jellystonecaledonia.com.   La Quinta Inn & Suites Milwaukee SW New Berlin

Waukesha County | Hotels/Motels 88 rooms. Value-friendly hotel full of top-notch amenities. Free Wi-Fi and HDTV. 15300 Rock Ridge Rd., New Berlin, (262) 717-0900, laquinta milwaukeenewberlin.com.  Lazy Days Campgrounds

Washington County | Campgrounds/RV Parks 300 sites. Northwoods camping only 40 minutes north of downtown. Open Apr.-Nov. 1475 Lakeview Rd., West Bend, (262) 6756511, wisvacations.com/ LazyDays. 

 Reservations  Restaurant  Welcome Reception  Wireless Internet

Milwaukee Marriott West

Waukesha County | Hotels/Motels 281 rooms. Renovated suburban gem boasts 281 guest rooms with outstanding amenities. W231 N1600 Corporate Ct., Waukesha, (262) 574-0888, (800) 228-9290, marriott.com/ mkemw.       Radisson Milwaukee Northwest

Waukesha County | Hotels/Motels 136 rooms. Urban style & modern amenities. An exceptional choice for your travel. N88 W14750 Main St., Menomonee Falls, (262) 251-5153, (800) 967-9033, radisson.com/ menomoneefallswi.     Residence Inn by Marriott Milwaukee Brookfield

Waukesha County | Hotels/Motels 104 rooms. All suites on a golf course. Minutes from MKE, off I-94 & Moorland. 950 S. Pinehurst Ct., Brookfield, (262) 782-5990, (800) 3313131, marriott.com/mkebr.   Super 8 Motel Milwaukee/ Germantown

Washington County | Hotels/Motels 98 rooms. Award-winning motel. Whirlpool, Super Start breakfast, free wireless & HBO. N96 W17490 County Line Rd., Germantown, (262) 2550880, (800) 800-8000, super8germantown.com.  Washington House Inn

Ozaukee County | Bed & Breakfast/Guest Houses 34 rooms. Antiques, fireplaces, whirlpool & steam baths. Social hour, free breakfast. W62 N573 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, (262) 375-3550, (800) 554-4717,

$ Under $10 $$ $11-30 $$$ $31-60 $$$$ $61+

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washingtonhouseinn.com/.  Westphal Mansion Inn Bed & Breakfast, LLC

Washington County | Bed & Breakfast/Guest Houses 8 rooms. Restored 1913 mansion offers elegant suites. 6 minutes to Erin Hills Golf. 90 S. Main St., Hartford, (262) 673-7938, westphalmansioninn.com. 

Eating & Drinking Anvil Pub & Grille

Ozaukee County | American Casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. American flair. Full bar. N70 W6340 Bridge Rd., Cedarburg, (262) 3762163, anvilpubandgrille. com.  Bel-Air Cantina

Waukesha County | Latin/ Mexican Your go-to spot to enjoy tasty tacos, burritos, amazing tequilas, happy hour. 250 High St., Brookfield, (262) 784-4938, belaircantina. com. $-$$

BlackďŹ nn Ameripub

Waukesha County | American A lively restaurant & bar offering affordable, crave-able food. 95 N. Moorland Rd., Brookfield, (262) 6417602, blackfinnameripub. com/brookfield.   $-$$

BLVD kitchen & bar

Waukesha County | American A new American bistro with a twist on traditional bar & grill fare. Milwaukee Marriott West, W231 N1600 Corporate Ct., Waukesha, (262) 574-0888, (800) 228-9290, marriott.com/ hotel-restaurants/mkemwmilwaukee-marriott-west/ blvd-kitchen-andbar/64337/home-page.mi. Chancery Pub and Restaurant

Kenosha, Ozaukee & Waukesha County | American About family, hospitality & fresh food created from local ingredients. 11900 108th St., Kenosha, (262) 857-3540; 11046 N. Port Washington Rd.,

Mequon, (262) 241-3450; 2100 E. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, (262) 5491720, thechancery.com.  $-$$ Clausing Barn Cafe

Waukesha County | American Enjoy a light meal or snack at OWW’s circa 1897 octagonal barn at Old World Wisconsin, W372 S9727 Hwy. 67, Eagle, (262) 594-2798, oldworldwisconsin.org.     $-$$ Coppers Pub & Grill

Waukesha County | American Features sandwiches, salads, an extensive wine list & more. Country Springs Hotel soon to be The Ingleside Hotel, Water Park and Conference Center, 2810 Golf Rd., Pewaukee, (262) 547-0201, (800) 247-6640, countryspringshotel.com. Drinks: $; Food: $-$$ Cream & Crepe Cafe

Ozaukee County | French Featuring entree crepes, dessert crepes, soups, salads & sandwiches. N70 W6340 Bridge Rd., Cedarburg,

(262) 377-0900, creamandcrepecafe. com.  $ Geneva ChopHouse

Walworth County | American Thick, hand-cut steaks & chops. Fresh seafood from the coasts. Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (262) 249-4788, (800) 558-3417, grandgeneva.com.   Grand Cafe

Walworth County | American Offering cuisine from contemporary American to farm-to-table. Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (262) 249-4788, (800) 558-3417, grandgeneva.com.   Jose’s Blue Sombrero

Racine & Waukesha County | Latin/Mexican An unexpected cantina/ bar featuring stupidly awesome guacamole. 6430 Washington Ave., Racine, (262) 886-5600; 20371 W. Bluemound Rd., Brookfield, (262) 4326667, josesbluesombrero. com.  $-$$

Kopp’s Frozen Custard

Waukesha County | Bakery & Desserts Landmark famous for delicious frozen custard & equally tasty jumbo burgers. 18880 W. Bluemound Rd., Brookfield, (262) 7899490, kopps.com.  $ Lagniappe Brasserie

Waukesha County | French Garden-to-table French cuisine with a twist. Critics’ choice for area best. 17001 W. Greenfield Ave., New Berlin, (262) 782-7530, lagniappebrasserie.com. $-$$

Matty’s Bar & Grill

Waukesha County | American Your WI sports team authority destination featuring a chef-inspired menu. 14460 College Ave., New Berlin, (414) 4273838, mattysbar.com. Mr. B's - A Bartolotta Steakhouse

Ozaukee & Waukesha County | Steak Classic steakhouse featuring prime beef roasted in

a wood-burning oven. 11120 N. Cedarburg Rd., Mequon, (262) 518-5500; 18380 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield, (262) 7907005, mrbssteakhouse. com. $$-$$$ Mustang Shelly’s Roadhouse

Waukesha County | American Fun, friendly atmosphere for all. Serves lunch, dinner & drinks. 18540 W. National Ave., New Berlin, (262) 679-2221. The Original Pancake House

Waukesha County | Breakfast & Brunch Homemade goodness. Signature dishes: apple pancakes & Cherry Kijafa crepes. 16460 W. Bluemound Rd., Brookfield, (414) 771-3100, originalpancakehouse. com. $-$$ Parkside 23

Waukesha County | American Kitchen, patio, bar & farm embracing a slower, more traditional lifestyle. 2300 Pilgrim

CELEBRATE THE BEST OF MILWAUKEE! In the historic 1930s bathhouse, the open-air Miller beer garden serves up stunning views of Lake Michigan and the city skyline. Fresh, local ingredients combine in the classic hometown menu. Come share good times with friends and family! SOUTH SHORE PARK 2900 SOUTH SHORE DR MILWAUKEE, WI

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The Peachtree Restaurant

Waukesha County | American Wide variety of entree selections. Breakfast, lunch, & dinner. 15419 W. National Ave., New Berlin, (262) 787-2911, thepeachtreecatering. com. Quaker Steak & Lube

Waukesha County | American Best Wings USA, great food, & lots of fun with friends & family. 4900 S. Moorland Rd., New Berlin, (262) 754-9090, thelube.com/locations/ wisconsin/new-berlin/. RBG Bar and Grill

Waukesha County | American American & European cuisine. Modern, energetic & casual dining. Radisson Hotel Milwaukee Northwest, N88 W14750 Main St., Menomonee Falls, (262) 251-4840, radisson.com/ menomoneefallswi. Ristorante Brissago

Walworth County | Italian Authentic Italian cuisine, the freshest ingredients. Exceptional wine list. Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (262) 249-4799, (800) 558-3417, grandgeneva.com.  Sobelman’s North Shore

Ozaukee County | Burgers Home of MKE’s best burgers. 10352 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, (262) 236-9899, sobelmanspubandgrill. com. $ Wildowers Restaurant

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Waukesha County | American Features traditional favorites, chef specialties & Friday fish fry. Country Springs Hotel soon to be The Ingleside Hotel, Water Park and Conference Center, 2810 Golf Rd., Pewaukee, (262) 547-0201, (800) 247-6640,

   

countryspringshotel.com.  $-$$

Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries

Cedar Creek Winery

Ozaukee County Enjoy our historic setting, award-winning wines, daily tastings & tours. N70 W6340 Bridge Rd., Cedarburg, (262) 3778020, (800) 827-8020, cedarcreekwinery.com.

Attractions, Galleries & Museums

Bast Bell Museum/ Dheinsville Settlement Germantown Historical Society

Washington County 6-point crossroads Hamlet has 22 original buildings restored by the society. N128 W18780 Holy Hill Rd., Germantown, (262) 6283170, bastbellmuseum. com.    Cave of the Mounds - National Natural Landmark

Dane County Tours daily, year-round. Gemstone mine & NEW fossil dig. 90 min. W of MKE. 2975 Cave of the Mounds Rd., Blue Mounds, (608) 437-3038, caveofthemounds.com.  Cedar Creek Settlement

Ozaukee County A charming village of 25 unique shops nestled in restored 1864 woolen mill. N70 W6340 Bridge Rd., Cedarburg, (262) 377-4763, (866) 626-7005, cedarcreeksettlement. com. EAA AirVenture Museum

Winnebago County Internationally renowned museum with more than 100 airplanes on display. 3000 Poberezny Rd., Box 3086, Oshkosh, (920) 4264818, airventuremuseum. org.   East Troy Railroad Museum

Walworth County 15mile train rides, historic

ADA Compliant Airport Transportation Baggage Handling Banquet Facilities

trolleys. 40 min from MKE. Weekends Apr-Nov. 2002 Church St., East Troy, (262) 642-3263, easttroyrr.org. 

Helium Trampoline & Indoor Adventure Park

Waukesha County Voted Best of Milwaukee & one of the 50 best trampoline parks in the world. 16235 W. Beloit Rd., New Berlin, (262) 777-2100, heliumtrampolinepark. com. John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Sheboygan County Acclaimed arts center: unique exhibitions, performances, cafe, museum shop. 608 New York Ave., Sheboygan, (920) 458-6144, jmkac.org.  Marcus Ridge Cinemas

Waukesha County Theater chain, mainstream films. Enhanced picture & sound, dining options. 5200 S. Moorland Rd., New Berlin, (262) 797-0889, marcustheatres.com/ theatre-locations/ridgecinema-new-berlin. Museum of Wisconsin Art

Washington County One of the top regional art museums in the country. 12 exhibitions annually. 205 Veterans Ave., West Bend, (262) 334-9638, wisconsinart.org.    Old World Wisconsin

Waukesha County Fun for all ages at one of the US top 10 living history destinations. W372 S9727 Hwy. 67, Eagle, (262) 5946301, oldworldwisconsin. org.      

Plymouth Arts Center

Sheboygan County Fine art exhibits, music & theater performances, art classes. All ages. 520 E. Mill St., Plymouth, (920) 892-8409, plymoutharts. org.    Racine Art Museum

Racine County America’s home for contemporary

 Business Services  Cable/Satellite  Complimentary Policy  Continental Breakfast

craft; offers a unique museum store. 441 Main St., Racine, (262) 6388300, ramart.org.  The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright

Racine County Gallery showcases rarely-seen Frank Lloyd Wright designs & artifacts. 1525 Howe St., Racine, (262) 260-2154, scjohnson.com.  Shalom Wildlife Zoo

Washington County Come & explore 100 acres of wildlife excitement! WI’s wildest zoo! 1901 Shalom Dr., West Bend, (262) 3381310, shalomwildlife.com. Ten Chimneys Foundation, Inc.

Waukesha County | Specialty Shopping Offering charming items that reflect the style of theater’s beloved couple. S43 W31575 Depot Rd., Genesee Depot, (262) 968-4110, tenchimneys. org.    The Tempel Lipizzans

Lake County, IL Rare, white Lipizzan stallions perform elegant dances & breathtaking leaps. 17000 Wadsworth Rd., Old Mill Creek, (847) 244-5330, tempelfarms.com.    Wade House Historic Site

Sheboygan County Explore the era of stagecoaches, where Yankee refinement met WI wilderness. W7965 Hwy. 23, Greenbush, (920) 526-3271, wadehouse.org.  Weston Antique Apple Orchard

Waukesha County Oldest active orchard in Waukesha County, WI (1901). Panoramic view. 19760 W. National Ave., New Berlin, (262) 6792862, westonapples.com. Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts

Ozaukee County Quilts, traditional & modern fiber art, gift shop on an 1850s farm site. N50 W5050 Portland Rd., Cedarburg,

 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

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Pay Movies Pet Friendly Pool - Indoor Pool - Outdoor

(262) 546-0300, wiquiltmuseum.com.  

Religious Institutions

The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians at Holy Hill

Washington County Church with sky-piercing spires, stained glass windows & stunning views. 1525 Carmel Rd., Hubertus, (262) 628-5287, holyhill.com. 

Higher Education Carroll University

Waukesha County Meeting/banquet/athletics facilities, catering, event staff, accommodations. 100 N. East Ave., Waukesha, (262) 547-1211, carrollu.edu. Concordia University Wisconsin

cultural arts center. 19805 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield, (262) 781-9520, wilsoncenter.com.    

Shopping

Access Boutique

Ozaukee County | Specialty Shopping Destination for women in pursuit of affordable fashion forward accessories. W63 N672 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, (262) 376-4534, shopaccessboutique.com. Amy’s Candy Kitchen

Ozaukee County | Specialty Shopping Award-winning gourmet caramel apples & hand-paddled fudge. W62 N579 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, (262) 376-0884, (800) 513-8889, amysgourmetapples. com. 

Founded in 1881, we offer undergraduate, graduate, online & adult learning. 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr., Mequon, (262) 243-4380, (888) 628-9472, cuw.edu. 

Ansay International

Convention Centers

Cascio Interstate Music SuperStore

Washington County Fair Park & Conference Center

Washington County Home of the Washington County Fair, 7/22-27! Events, concerts, expos. 3000 Hwy. PV, West Bend, (262) 677-5060, (877) 677-5060, wcfairpark.com.   

Performing Arts & Theaters The Fireside Dinner Theatre

Jefferson County Enjoy memorable dining, great gift shops & professional Broadway musicals. 1131 Janesville Ave., Fort Atkinson, (800) 4779505, (800) 477-9505, firesidetheatre.com.     Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts

Waukesha County A nonprofit multi-disciplinary

 Reservations  Restaurant Welcome Reception

Wireless Internet

Ozaukee County | Specialty Foods Importing beers, wines, hard ciders & mustards. 101 E. Grand Ave., Ste. 11, Port Washington, (513) 2849568, ansayintl.com. Waukesha County | Specialty Shopping Sound systems, instrument repair, sheet music, music lessons. 13819 W. National Ave., New Berlin, (262) 789-7600, interstatemusic. com/RetailStore.aspx. Cedar Creek Settlement

Ozaukee County | Specialty Shopping A charming village of 25 unique shops nestled in restored 1864 woolen mill. N70 W6340 Bridge Rd., Cedarburg, (262) 377-4763, (866) 626-7005, cedarcreeksettlement. com. Cedar Creek Winery

Ozaukee County | Specialty Shopping Enjoy our historic setting, award-winning wines, daily tastings & tours. N70 W6340 Bridge Rd., Cedarburg, (262) 377-

$ Under $10 $$ $11-30 $$$ $31-60 $$$$ $61+

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8020, (800) 827-8020, cedarcreekwinery.com. Hal’s Harley-Davidson

Waukesha County | Specialty Shopping Welcome to our home filled with leather & chrome! 1925 S. Moorland Rd., New Berlin, (262) 8602060, (800) 966-4443, halshd.com. Johnson Creek Premium Outlets

Jefferson County | Department Stores & Shopping Centers Save 25-65% every day at 60 outlet stores. Group incentives. 575 W. Linmar Ln., Ste. 500, Johnson Creek, (920) 699-4112, premiumoutlets.com/ johnsoncreek. Monches Farm, LLC

Washington County | Specialty Shopping Over 2,000 varieties of hardy perennials & unusual annuals. 5890 Monches Rd., Colgate, (262) 9662787, monchesfarm.com. Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative

Ozaukee County | Specialty Foods Grocery featuring the best local, organic & natural foods. In-store cafe. 7590 W. Mequon Rd., Mequon, (262) 242-0426, outpost. coop. Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets

Kenosha County | Department Stores & Shopping Centers Save 25-65% every day at 90+ legendary designer & name-brand stores. 11211 - 120th Ave., Pleasant Prairie, (262) 857-3061 Ext. 11, premiumoutlets.com/ pleasantprairie. Sugar Creek Antiques Mall

Waukesha County | Specialty Shopping 3,200 sq. ft. of antiques & collectibles. 17900 W. National Ave., New Berlin, (262) 971-0066. Ten Chimneys Foundation, Inc.

Waukesha County | Specialty Shopping Offering charming items that reflect the style of theater’s beloved couple. S43 W31575 Depot Rd., Genesee Depot, (262) 968-4110, tenchimneys. org.   

Wisconsin Harley-Davidson

Waukesha County | Specialty Shopping Award winning dealership in Oconomowoc. New & pre-owned motorcycles 1280 Blue Ribbon Dr., Oconomowoc, (262) 5698500, wishd.com.  

Sports Teams

Lakeshore Chinooks

Ozaukee County Chinooks baseball, great food & affordable family fun for all who attend! 983 Badger Cir., Grafton, (262) 6184659, lakeshorechinooks. com.  

Sports & Recreation

Badger Region Volleyball

Waukesha County WI chapter of USA Volleyball for all-ages coaching, playing & officiating! 2831 N. Grandview Blvd., Ste. 221, Pewaukee, (262) 3499785, badgervolleyball. org. The Bog

Ozaukee County Stunning 18-hole daily fee facility designed & built by Arnold Palmer. 3121 County Rd. I, Saukville, (262) 2920740, (800) 4TH-EBOG, golfthebog.com. 

The Highlands at Grand Geneva

Walworth County Scottish-style course, an original Pete Dye & Jack Nicklaus creation. Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (262) 248-2556, (800) 558-3417, grandgenevagolf.com. The Mountain Top Ski Hill

Walworth County 18 runs, 3 chair & 2 carpet lifts,

terrain park; snowshoe & x-country ski. Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (262) 249-4726, (800) 558-3417, grandgenevaski.com. New Berlin Ale House

Waukesha County Sports bar, bowling, volleyball, banquet hall & private event room. 16000 W. Cleveland Ave., New Berlin, (262) 641-0014, newberlinalehouse.com.

New Berlin Hills Golf Course

Waukesha County Public golf facility, fast, challenging, excellent course conditions. 13175 W. Graham St., New Berlin, (262) 780-5200, newberlinhillsgolf.com. Road America

Sheboygan County World’s fastest permanent road-racing circuit. Racing Apr-Oct. N7390 Hwy. 67,

Plymouth, (800) 365-7223, roadamerica.com. The Springs Water Park

Waukesha County Over 45,000 sq. ft. of thrilling indoor water park adventures. Country Springs Hotel soon to be The Ingleside Hotel, Water Park and Conference Center, 2810 Golf Rd., Pewaukee, (262) 5470201, countryspringshotel. com.

WISCONSIN HARLEYDAVIDSON IT’S NOT JUST A DEALERSHIP, IT’S A DESTINATION.

The Brute at Grand Geneva

Walworth County Par-72 course with over 7,000 yards, perfectly manicured & maintained. Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, (262) 248-2556, (800) 558-3417, grandgenevagolf.com. The Bull at Pinehurst Farms

Sheboygan County Only Jack Nicklaus signature course in WI. “Top 100 Public Courses in USA.� One Long Dr., Sheboygan Falls, (920) 467-1500, 800-5THEBULL, golfthebull.com.     Erin Hills Golf Course

Washington County Public golf course located 35 miles from MKE. Site of the 2017 U.S. Open. 7169 County Rd. O, Erin, (262) 646-3331, erinhills.com.  

Located less than an hour from both Milwaukee and Madison, in the heart of beautiful lake country. Check out our amazing inventory of new and pre-owned motorcycles, full line of motor clothes and accessories, parts and our experienced service department. And, be sure to take a look at our website or Facebook for all of our upcoming music and special events! • New and Pre-Owned Motorcycles • Parts and Accessories • Service • Epic Music and Events • Motor Clothes and Gift Items for the Whole Family

Make us your destination for the anniversary Celebration!

Wisconsin Harley-DavidsonÂŽ 1280 Blue Ribbon Drive Oconomowoc, WI 53066 Just minutes from Milwaukee, just off I-94 on Highway 67 South

262.569.8500 • WISHD.COM

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RESOURCES Sunburst/Winter Sports Park

Washington County Winter fun! Skiing, snowboarding & tubing on hugely expanded tubing park. 8355 Prospect Dr., Kewaskum, (262) 6268404, skisunburst.com. Wilmot Mountain

Kenosha County Now part of Vail Resorts’ epic family. $13M renovation. Ski, snowboard, tube. 11931 Fox River Rd., Wilmot, (262) 862-2301, wilmotmountain.com.  

Tours

Cedar Creek Winery

Ozaukee County Enjoy our historic setting, award-winning wines, daily tastings & tours. N70 W6340 Bridge Rd., Cedarburg, (262) 3778020, (800) 827-8020, cedarcreekwinery.com.

Harley-Davidson Powertrain Operations

Waukesha County H-D’s facility in Menomonee Falls is home of the “Big Twin.� W156 N9000 Pilgrim Rd., Menomonee Falls, (877) 883-1450, h-d. com/factorytours.

Harley-Davidson Powertrain Operations - Pilgrim Rd. Factory Tours

Waukesha County Factory tours offer a view of the assembly line & machining areas. W156 N9000 Pilgrim Rd., Menomonee Falls, (877) 883-1450, (877) 883-1450, h-d.com/factorytours.  

WindDancer Balloon Promotions

Waukesha County Panoramic hot air ballooning adventure - a memorable & exciting experience! (262) 522-6675, winddancerballoons.com.

RESOURCES & SERVICES Proud Corporate Partners Care

Aurora Health

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit WI health care provider. 950 N. 12th St., (414) 219-2000, aurorahealthcare.org. Beer Capitol Distributing Company, Inc.

A distributor of fine domestic, imported & specialty beers since 1981. W222 N5700 Miller Way, Sussex, (262) 932-2337. BMO Harris Bank

Providing a broad range of banking products & solutions. 770 N. Water St., (888) 340-2265, bmoharris.com.  Concordia University Wisconsin

Ozaukee County Founded in 1881, we offer undergraduate, graduate, online & adult learning. 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr., Mequon, (262) 243-4380, (888) 628-9472, cuw.edu.  Delta Air Lines

Delta & Delta Connection carriers offer service to 368 destinations. (800) 328-2216, delta.com.

Jelly Belly Visitor Center

Kenosha County Free tours daily with 4K videos & new interactive exhibits, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 10100 Jelly Belly Ln., Pleasant Prairie, (262) 947-3800, (866) 868-7522, jellybelly.com. 

Harley-Davidson, Inc.

Produces the most enduring & recognizable motorcycles in the world. 3700 W. Juneau Ave., (414) 343-8479, harleydavidson.com.

Medical College of Wisconsin

JLL

Offering personalized commercial real estate services in WI & globally. 250 E. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 1700, (414) 944-2200, jll.com/ milwaukee.

WI’s only private medical school & health sciences graduate school. 8701 Watertown Plank Rd., (414) 955-8296, mcw.edu.  

Johnson Controls

MillerCoors

Creating a more comfortable & sustainable world where people live & work. 5757 N. Green Bay Ave., Glendale, (414) 5242924, johnsoncontrols. com. Kohl’s Department Stores

A family focused, value-oriented specialty department store. (262) 703-7000, (800) 837-1500, kohls.com. Levy Restaurants at the HarleyDavidson Museum

Let us shape your menu into a chop-licking, let-the-good-times-roll feast. 401 W. Canal St., hdmuseum.com.     Levy Restaurants at the Wisconsin Center District

As passionate restaurateurs, we provide exclusive food & beverage services. Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 908-6161, levyrestaurants.com.   ÂŽ

Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Manages over 3,600 rooms, including three MKE hotels. 100 E. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 1950, (414) 390-4618, marcushotels.com. Marquette University

A Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown MKE. 1250 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 288-7250, marquette. edu.    

Beer people passionate & committed to building our great beer brands. 3939 W. Highland Blvd., (414) 931-3845, millercoors.com.  Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club

Experience the tradition of a WI tailgate at one of our 81 home games. Miller Park, One Brewers Way, (414) 902-4400, brewers. com.     

Milwaukee Bucks

See the Bucks play the world’s best NBA opponents. Groups welcome. 1001 N. 4th St., (414) 227-0539, bucks. com.   Northwestern Mutual

NM & its subsidiaries offer an array of high quality financial products. 720 E. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 665-1959, northwesternmutual.com.  Palermo’s Pizza & Pizzeria 3301

Sign up for MKE’s only pizza factory tour or come eat at our restaurant! 3301 W. Canal St., (414) 455-0383, palermospizza. com.  Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Distinctive meeting spaces, world-class dining & the thrill of the casino. 1721 W. Canal St., (414) 847-7891, (800) PAY-SBIG, paysbig. com.        

Rockwell Automation

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Develops technologies

   

ADA Compliant Airport Transportation Baggage Handling Banquet Facilities

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 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

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Pay Movies Pet Friendly Pool - Indoor Pool - Outdoor

& services for leading manufacturers worldwide. 1201 S. 2nd St., (414) 3823015, rockwellautomation. com.

Oak Creek, (414) 481-2599, blacklinelimos.com.

Summerfest

Airport Transportation • Bus/Charter Services/ Motorcoach Delivering quality transportation solutions to MKE for over 76 years! 1520 Arcadian Ave., Waukesha, (262) 5428861, wisconsincoach.com. 

Star-studded celebration of summer & music. World’s largest music festival! 639 E. Summerfest Pl., (414) 273-2680, (800) 273-FEST, summerfest.com. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Tour one of the nation’s top public research universities. Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Vogel Hall, 3253 N. Downer Ave., (414) 229-2222, uwm.edu.   

Transportation AccuTrans Group

Airport Transportation Executive transportation perfected. Sedans, vans, SUV’s & mini-coaches. 6134 S. Howell Ave., (414) 226-2100, (866) 899-8895, accutransgroup.com. American United Taxicab Service, Inc.

Airport Transportation • Taxi Cabs Taxi service 24/7/365. Order fast via free app: TAXIMKE. No surge pricing. 646 S. 2nd St., (414) 220-5000, taximke.com.     Amtrak National Railroad Passenger Corporation

Trains Serving MKE with 14 daily departures between Chicago & MKE. 433 W. St. Paul Ave., (800) 872-7245, amtrak.com.  Badger Coaches, Inc.

Bus/Charter Services/ Motorcoach Providing the MKE area with the best quality transportation since 1920. 635 N. James Lovell St., (414) 727-5500, (800) 442-8259, badgerbus. com.  Blackline Limousines

Limousine Services Your premiere transportation service company. We welcome all group sizes. 6925 S. 6th St., Ste. 200,

 Reservations  Restaurant Welcome Reception

Wireless Internet

Coach USA Milwaukee/Wisconsin Coach Lines

Delta Air Lines

Air Travel Delta & Delta Connection carriers offer service to 368 destinations. (800) 328-2216, delta.com. Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Transportation Rentals Prompt pick up & delivery anywhere in town. We’ll pick you up. General Mitchell International Airport, 5300 S. Howell Ave., (414) 294-5880, 800-RENTACAR (7368222), enterprise.com. First Student

Bus/Charter Services/ Motorcoach Proud to serve the MKE community with safe & reliable transportation. 1505 Arcadian Ave., Waukesha, (414) 353-6027, (866) 5148747, firstgroup.com. Forward Pedicab, LLC

Taxi Cabs Top notch pedicab transport service, tours, conventions, special occasions, (414) 465-8294, forwardpedicab.com. General Mitchell International Airport

Air Travel 45 nonstop destinations & one-stop connections to 160 international cities. 5300 S. Howell Ave., (414) 7475300, mitchellairport.com.  GORiteway Transportation Group

Airport Transportation • Bus/Charter Services/ Motorcoach Offering door-to-door service to airports safely, quickly & stress free. 6970 S. 6th St., (414) 570-5200, (800) 236-5450, goriteway.com. 

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Interstate Parking Company LLC

Parking Services Visit our website to find over 20 convenient downtown parking locations. 710 N. Plankinton Ave., (414) 4316555, interstateparking. com.  Isaacs Parking Service

Parking Services 800-space, public parking bldg., open 24/7. Near Hyatt & WI Center Complex. 330 W. Wells St., (414) 271-3858, isaacsparking.com.  Lake Express High Speed Ferry

Car Ferry Experience fast, fun & stress-free travel aboard a high-speed ferry. 2330 S. Lincoln Memorial Dr., (414) 727-7792, (866) 914-1010, lake-express. com.    Lamers Bus Lines, Inc.

Bus/Charter Services/ Motorcoach • Limousine Services We offer value, quality & safety for groups of any size. 1122 W. Boden Ct., (414) 282-3566, (800) 822-3550, golamers.com.  Lyft

Taxi Cabs Matches you with nearby drivers to get ride in minutes. Use VISITMKE at lyft.com., (646) 763-5652, lyft.com. Milwaukee County Transit System

Bus/Charter Services/ Motorcoach We connect community to jobs, schools, shopping, healthcare & recreation. 1942 N. 17th St., (414) 3446711, ridemcts.com.  Third Coast Parking

Parking Services Premier valet service at many of MKE’s downtown hotels & restaurants., (414) 8771733, 3cparking.com. Transit Express

Bus/Charter Services/ Motorcoach Full-service ground transportation company serving individuals or groups. 424 W. Cherry St., (414) 264-7433 Ext. 201, transitexpress.com.  UBER Milwaukee

Taxi Cabs Request a reliable & convenient ride with the tap of a button., uber.com/cities/ milwaukee.

Way Around

Taxi Cabs Way Around’s mobile app provides a driver to drive you in your car. (414) 467-3641, wayaroundmke.com.

Visitor Information & Chambers of Commerce

African American Chamber of Commerce

Mission: Foster growth in the African-American business community. 633 W. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 1001, (414) 462-9450, aaccmke.org. The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin and First American Capital Corp.

Networking with Indian businesses throughout the state. 10809 W. Lincoln Ave., Ste. 102, Hales Corners, (414) 604-2044, (877) 603-2044, aiccwfacc.org. Cedarburg Visitors Center

Visit historic Cedarburg & discover all our community has to offer! N58 W6194 Columbia Rd., Cedarburg, (262) 377-5856, cedarburg.org.    City of Wauwatosa

Not far from MKE, home to a charming historic shopping village & more. 7725 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa, (414) 4798915, wauwatosa.net. Historic Greendale Welcome Center

An ideal day trip. Charming shops, scenic greenery & unique history! 5680 Broad St., Greendale, (414) 409-2556, greendale.org. Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce

A statewide economic development organization. 6815 W. Capitol Dr., Ste. 204, (414) 645-8828, hmongchamber.org. Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

A gem along Lake Michigan just 30 minutes south of MKE. 812 56th St., Kenosha, (262) 654-7307, visitkenosha.com.

KEY Milwaukee Magazine

Locally owned monthly visitor guide with two websites. 5725 N. Sunny Point Rd., Glendale, (414) 759-9245, keymilwaukee. com. South Suburban Chamber of Commerce

Promoting growth in Oak Creek, Franklin & surrounding communities. 8040 S. 6th St., Oak Creek, (414) 768-5845, southsuburbanchamber. com. Village in Wauwatosa

Dining, shopping, & a beautiful park await in a walkable urban community. 7603A W. State St., Wauwatosa, (414) 297-9285, wauwatosavillage.org. VISIT Lake Geneva

Local information & assistance for both meeting planners & visitors. 201 Wrigley Dr., Lake Geneva, (262) 248-1000, visitlakegeneva. com. Wauwatosa Chamber of Commerce

Wauwatosa is a vibrant community with unique dining & shopping offerings. 10437 Innovation Dr., Ste. 130, Wauwatosa, (414) 453-2330, tosachamber.org. West Allis/West Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce

Supports business & residents through networking, marketing & education. 7447 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis, (414) 302-9901, wawmchamber.com. Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Promotes opportunities among LGBT-owned & allied businesses, professionals. 5027 W. North Ave., (414) 678-9275, wislgbtchamber.com. Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce

Resources to support veteran-owned & veteranfriendly businesses across WI. 5027 W. North Ave., (920) 288-2646, wiveteranschamber.org.

Community Resources

Brady Street Business Improvement District "If what you want isn’t on

Brady St, you probably don’t need it." -Oscar Wilde. 1220 E. Brady St., (414) 272-3978, bradystreet.org.

Capuchin Community Services

& Beer Festival. 825 N. Jefferson St., Ste. 150, (414) 271-1416, easttown. com. Eastbrook Church

Exists to proclaim & embody the love of Jesus Christ in the city & world. 5385 N. Green Bay Rd., (414) 228-5220, eastbrook. org.

Two locations. St. Ben’s & House of Peace serve the poor, hungry, & homeless P. O. Box 5830, (414) 2542808, capuchincommunity services.org.

Film Wisconsin, Inc.

Circle Wisconsin

French-American Chamber of Commerce

Your resource for planning that ideal tour to WI., (414) 545-1100, (800) 223-0652, circlewisconsin.com. City of New Berlin

Offering city living with a touch of country, located 20 minutes from MKE. 3805 S. Casper Dr., New Berlin, (262) 797-2445, newberlin.org. Cream City Foundation

Philanthropic resources, collaborations, education efforts for SE WI’s LGBT. 759 N. Milwaukee St., Ste. 522, (414) 225-0244, creamcityfoundation.org. Cudahy Tourism Commission

Parks, neighborhoods, schools, airport, ideal for living, working, visiting. 5050 S. Lake Dr., Cudahy, cudahy-wi.gov. Delafield Promotion & Tourism Council

Tours, lodging, restaurants, winery, shops, galleries, trails, parks, golf, day spas. (262) 646-8100, (888) 294-1082, visitdelafield. org.  Downer Avenue B.I.D. #41

A popular district known for dining, shopping & movies. 2651 N. Downer Ave., Suite 13, (414) 2025754, downeravenue.com. East Side Business Improvement District

MKE’s hippest entertainment & nightlife district. We’ve got it all! 2122 N. Prospect Ave., (414) 272-5823, theeastside.org. East Town Association, Inc.

Bastille Days, Jazz In The Park, East Town Market

A nonprofit formed to nurture & sustain WI’s film & media industry. Waunakee, (414) 3332366, filmwisconsin.net.

Supports French businesses & professionals in Chicago & MKE. 205 N. Michigan Ave., 37th Fl., Chicago, (312) 578-0444, facc-chicago.com. The Gateway to Milwaukee

Business association to revitalize the Mitchell Airport district. 4121 S. 6th St., (414) 455-3323, gatewaytomilwaukee. com. Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce

Located in the heart of Ozaukee County on State Hwy. 60 & I-43. 1624 Wisconsin Ave., Grafton, (262) 377-1650, grafton-wi. org. Granville Economic Development Corporation/Granville BID #48

A diversity of businesses & annual car shows. 7817 W. Brown Deer Rd., (414) 7362891, granvillebusiness. org. Greater Lake Geneva Area, Walworth County

Free itinerary planning services. Request your visitors guide today! 2375 E. Geneva St., Delavan, (262) 7286000, (800) 395-8687, visitwalworthcounty.com. Greater Milwaukee Committee

Aims to contribute to the cultural & economic base of the MKE area. 247 W. Freshwater Way, Ste. 400, (414) 272-0588, gmconline.org.

Greater Milwaukee Hotel & Lodging Association

Represents approximately 30 lodging properties in the Greater MKE area. 1025 S. Moorland Rd., Suite 200, Brookfield, (262) 782-2851, gmhla. com. Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee, Inc.

Assist in recruiting & retaining Hispanic professionals in the MKE area. 759 N. Milwaukee St., Ste. 322, (414) 2234615, hpgm.org. Historic Highway 41

Dedicated to the enhancement & growth of the S. 27th St. Business Corridor. 4647 S. 27th St., Greenfield, (414) 349-6591, experience41.com. Historic King Drive Business Improvement District

Established in '92 to empower a clean, safe & vibrant King Drive. 2745 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Ste. 206, (414) 265-5809, kingdriveis.com. Historic Third Ward Association

Experience MKE’s vibrant historic district; dining, shopping, arts & more. 525 E. Chicago St., (414) 273-1173, historicthirdward.org. Hunger Task Force

MKE’s Free & Local food bank. Free delivery for programs in our network. 201 S. Hawley Ct., (414) 777-0483, hungertaskforce.org. Ink to the People

T-shirt obsessed. Fundraisers. Partners. Storytellers. 6600 W. Calumet Rd,, (414) 5865615, (888) 862-2775, inktothepeople.com. International Institute of Wisconsin, Inc.

International Institute meets its goals through events, education & arts. 1110 N. Old World Third St., Ste. 420, (414) 225-6220, iiwisconsin.org.  Kinnickinnic Business Improvement District

Home to some of MKE’s hottest restaurants, boutiques, bars & salons.

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RESOURCES 5130 W. Loomis Rd., (414) 423-4020, kkbid44.com. Layton Boulevard West Neighbors

Unique dining spanning four continents, outdoor activities & local parks. 1545 S. Layton Blvd., (414) 383-9038, lbwn.org/ neighborhoods. Local First Milwaukee

Supports metro-MKE’s independent businesses & educates the public. 205 W. Highland Ave., Ste. 501, localfirstmilwaukee. com. Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce

NonproďŹ t Center of Milwaukee

Strengthening capacity, encouraging collaboration & expanding volunteerism. 2819 W. Highland Blvd., (414) 2737887, npcmilwaukee.org. Ozaukee County Tourism Council, Inc.

Enjoy the countryside, lakeside & historic places in Ozaukee County! P. O. Box 143, Port Washington, (262) 2849288, (800) 403-9898, ozaukeetourism.com.  Paramount Music Association

Improve MKE as a place to create jobs, invest capital & grow business. 756 N. Milwaukee St., Ste. 400, (414) 287-4100, mmac.org.

Centennial Paramount Blues Music Festival Labor Day weekend in Port Washington. 190 S. Wisconsin St., Port Washington, (262) 2086288, paramountmusic. org.

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21

Port Washington Tourism Council

Manage Public Service Ambassadors, Clean Sweep Ambassador programs & more. 600 E. Wells St., (414) 220-4700, milwaukeedowntown. com. Milwaukee Film

A nonprofit that puts on an annual film festival. 229 E. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 200, (414) 755-1965, mkefilm.org. Milwaukee LGBT Community Center

We exist to help improve the quality of life for LGBT people in metro MKE. 1110 N. Market St., (414) 2923065, mkelgbt.org.  Near West Side BID #10

Home to historic neighborhoods & renowned attractions. 624 N. 24th St., (414) 9330640, nearwestsidemke. org. NEWaukee

KEY

Dedicated to empowering the community through arts programming & events. 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 2260, (920) 286-2123, newaukee. com.

   

Like a seaside getaway. Historic tours, lighthouses, charter fishing. 126 E. Grand Ave., Port Washington, (262) 284-0900, (800) 7194881, visitportwashington. com. Real Racine Visitors Center

Wind Point Lighthouse, art museum, kringle, Frank Lloyd Wright buildings. 14015 Washington Ave., Sturtevant, (262) 8846400, (800) 272-2463, realracine.com.    Rock the Green Sustainability Festival

A zero-waste, worldclass music & eco education festival. Reed Street Yards. S. 3rd St. & Freshwater Way, rockthegreen.com. The Salvation Army

Outreach for the hungry, elderly, homeless & underprivileged children. 11315 W. Watertown Plank Rd., Wauwatosa, (414) 302-4300, samilwaukee. org.  TRAINFEST

America’s largest operating model railroad

ADA Compliant Airport Transportation Baggage Handling Banquet Facilities

show. Nov. 10-11, 2018. Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis, trainfest. com.  United Performing Arts Fund, Inc.

Raises funds for 15 member groups & numerous affiliates in SE WI. 301 W. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 600, (414) 273-8723, upaf.org. Walker’s Point Association

Residents, building & business owners dedicated to improving the neighborhood. (414) 299-0426, walkerspoint. ning.com. The Water Council

Aligns research & industry to establish the region as the world water hub. 247 Freshwater Way, Ste. 500, (414) 988-8750, thewatercouncil.com.

Caterers & Beverage Services Bartolotta Catering & Events at Discovery World

We offer high quality food & service with gorgeous views of MKE. 500 N. Harbor Dr., (414) 765-8610, bartolottacatering.com. Bartolotta Catering & Events at the Italian Community Center

The Italian Community Center is the perfect space for your event. 631 E. Chicago St., (414) 2232800, bartolottacatering. com/catering/italiancommunity-center.

Bartolotta Catering & Events at the Grain Exchange

Book your next event or gala in this beautiful historic space. 225 E. Michigan St., (414) 7276980, bartolottacatering. com.

Beer Capitol Distributing Company, Inc.

Westown Association

Promotes downtown revitalization west of the MKE River. 633 W. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 409, (414) 276-6696, westown. org. Wisconsin Restaurant Association

Supports food service industry through advocacy, education & communication. 2801 Fish Hatchery Rd., Madison, (608) 270-9950, (800) 589-3211, wirestaurant. org. Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival

Visit our website for more details on our September festival. Jefferson Fair Park, 503 N. Jackson Ave., Jefferson, (920) 623-3536, wisconsinsheepand woolfestival.com. Zoological Society of Milwaukee

Our mission is to conserve, educate & support the Milwaukee County Zoo. 10005 W. Bluemound Rd., (414) 2582333, zoosociety.org.

 Business Services  Cable/Satellite  Complimentary Policy  Continental Breakfast

A distributor of fine domestic, imported & specialty beers since 1981. W222 N5700 Miller Way, Sussex, (262) 932-2337 Levy Restaurants at the HarleyDavidson Museum

Let us shape your menu into a chop-licking, let-the-good-times-roll feast. 401 W. Canal St., hdmuseum.com.    

931-3845, millercoors.com.  Sazama’s Fine Catering

Exclusive caterer at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., (414) 276-2030, sazamas.com.  Saz’s Catering & Special Events

Full-service catering & event management for groups of 10-25k. 201 W. Walker St., (414) 256-8765, sazs.com. 

The Seeboth Urban Event Space by Bartenders On The Go

Dramatic urban special event venue by professional bartending service. 131 W. Seeboth St., (414) 899-6157, theseeboth.com.   Zilli’s Hospitality Group

Elegant sit-down dinners, gourmet buffets & versatile cocktail receptions. 613 N. Grandview Blvd., Waukesha, (262) 5479447, zillihospitalitygroup. com. 

Resources & Services 88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Media Playing a distinctive blend of rock & urban music. 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave., (414) 892-7956, radiomilwaukee.org. Attention Era Media

Levy Restaurants at the Wisconsin Center District

As passionate restaurateurs, we provide exclusive food & beverage services. Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 908-6161, levyrestaurants.com.  

MillerCoors

Beer people passionate & committed to building our great beer brands. 3939 W. Highland Blvd., (414)

 Fitness Center  Group Seating  Lounge  Motorcoach/Bus Parking

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Pay Movies Pet Friendly Pool - Indoor Pool - Outdoor

Photographers Video, commercials, brand films, live online broadcasts & photography. 2018 S. 1st St., Ste 105, (414) 379-9511, attentionera.com. British Swim School

dedicated to independent, in-depth reporting of business news. 825 N. Jefferson St., Ste. 200, (414) 278-7788, milwaukee.bizjournals. com. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage & Relocation Services

Real Estate & Relocation Services Committed to providing truly remarkable service to home sellers & buyers. 11303 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, (262) 241-4700, coldwellbankerhomes. com. CompURent

Computer Services WI’s largest turn-key technology solutions provider. 13100 W. Lisbon Rd., Ste. 100, Brookfield, (262) 317-1925, (800) 993-2229, renttechnology. com. DigiCOPY

Printers/Copiers Fast, friendly service with the job done right. Open early, late, weekends. 1681 N. Van Buren St., (414) 2832679, dcopy.net. Funjet Vacations

Travel Agencies MKE’s hometown vacation company creating memorable vacation experiences. 8907 N. Port Washington Rd., (414) 934-1163, (800) 558-3060, funjet.com. JLL

Real Estate & Relocation Services Offering personalized commercial real estate services in WI & globally. 250 E. Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 1700, (414) 944-2200, jll. com/milwaukee.

Experiential Our fun & gentle methods will teach your family to be safe, happy swimmers., (414) 234-0075, britishswimschool.com. 

John O’Hara Photography

The Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee

Kalmbach Publishing Co.

Media Weekly paper

 Reservations  Restaurant Welcome Reception

Wireless Internet

Photographers An awardwinning photographer based in MKE. (414) 628-6633, johnohara. zenfolio.com.

Media Books, magazines, events, online, advertising

$ Under $10 $$ $11-30 $$$ $31-60 $$$$ $61+

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and more for enthusiasts. 21027 Crossroads Cir., Waukesha, (262) 7986591, (800) 558-1544, kalmbach.com. Litho-Craft Co., Inc.

Printers/Copiers Printing, copying & mail services. Banners, signs & promotional items. W225 N6368 Village Dr., Sussex, (262) 372-4999, lithocraftco.com. M Magazine: Milwaukee’s Lifestyle Magazine

Media Discover the latest in home decor, fashion, health, dining & much more. W61 N306 Washington Ave., Ste. L1, Cedarburg, (414) 640-8154, mmagazinemilwaukee. com. The Marek Group

Printers/Copiers Full service commercial printer, provides top quality production & service. W228 N821 Westmound Dr., Waukesha, (262) 5498900, marekgroup.com. Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC

Insurance Specializing in business insurance, employee benefits & more. 2725 S. Moorland Rd., New Berlin, (262) 785-9490, (800) 2427001, marshmma.com. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Media Publishing the state’s largest newspaper & most-viewed website. 333 W. State St., (414) 224-2460, (800) 759NEWS, jsonline.com.  Nei-Turner Media Group

guide. 735 N. Water St., Ste. 1120, (414) 272-0557, onmilwaukee.com. RE/MAX Realty 100

Real Estate & Relocation Services Four offices serving the 5-county area & in-house closing & title company. 11303 W. Oklahoma Ave., (414) 6041322, movingmilwaukee. com.  Rishi Tea

Manufacturing Direct importer of organic teas & botanicals. Training lab for classes. 185 S. 33rd Ct., (414) 747-4001, (866) 7474483, rishi-tea.com.

Computer Services Where quality & service is never less than the very best, (636) 978-1005, (800) 704-3655, techexprss. com. Tim Hoelter | Keynote Speaker

Speakers Iconic Harley insider shows how to build a brand & beat the competition. (414) 6882234, timhoelter.com. Towne Investments - A Division of Towne Realty, Inc.

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Printers/Copiers From idea to finished product, we are your full-service creative partner. 921 Kings Dr., Brownsville, (920) 583-4452, wearewestphal.com.

On The Go Mobility

Dry Cleaners/Laundry/ Alterations No more trips to the cleaners! Free pick-up, drycleaning returned next day. 1354 N. 7th St., (414) 223-4078, wolfscleaners.com.

Media MKE’s only online daily magazine & city

(888) 294 - 1082 // VisitDelafield.org

Real Estate & Relocation Services Owns & manages over 6M sq. ft. of office, warehouse & retail space in WI. 710 N. Plankinton Ave., (414) 274-2637, towneinvestments.com.

Wisconsin Gazette

OnMilwaukee.com

Begin your journey in Delafield, where Lake Country comes to life with unique places to shop, dine, and stay for the night. Then, venture out and discover a brilliant world of scenic natural beauty.

Technology Express, Inc.

Media Specializes in publishing high-quality materials, including visitor guides. 400 Broad St., Unit D, Lake Geneva, (262) 245-1000, (800) 386-3228, ntmediagroup. com. Accessibility/Human Services Rentals of scooters, MWC & Lift Chairs for your mobility needs. 7289 N. Teutonia Ave., (414) 228-7100, onthegomobility.net. 

JOURNEY OUT

Media The state’s fastest growing & most honored alternative publication. 3956 N. Murray Ave., (414) 961-3240, wisconsingazette.com. Wolf’s Cleaners

COMING SPRING 2018 Lake Country’s favorite venue will soon become its newest. Our complete property renovations will provide the perfect setting for families, weddings, and business travelers. Featuring 40,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space and The Springs Indoor Water Park, we invite you to experience contemporary Lake Country hospitality at its natural, vibrant best. 262-547-0201

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This hip, eclectic neighborhood is popular with families and young professionals alike. Home to one of the city’s most popular bar districts, it’s also a hotbed of local art and creativity. Stroll past stores stocked with the work of

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The lively Marquette University campus and diverse residential streets now make up the heart of this neighborhood. You can’t miss signs that this was the historic home of Milwaukee’s elite, but today you’re more likely to run into college students than beer barons on Wisconsin Avenue.

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Set between the 38 Milwaukee River and the 38 shore of Lake Michigan, this downtown neighborhood is home to some of the city’s most popular attractions, plus lakefront fun! From beaches to museums, it’s easy to spend the day exploring with the family, with plenty of restaurants to enjoy in the evening.

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Located on a bluff overlooking the Milwaukee River, Brewers Hill boomed at the turn of the 20th century as a residential area for the laborers who worked in the foundries, tanneries, mills, and breweries that lined the river. You’ll still find a brewery on the river here, plus great dining on top of the hill.

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MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM

HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE

It’s a favorite for a reason! The striking Santiago Calatrava-designed Milwaukee Art Museum is one of the city’s most iconic and photogenic buildings. A head-on shot of the white “wings” spreading in front of the lake is always a classic, but this stunning piece of modern architecture is a beauty from any angle.

If clean, modern lines aren’t really your thing, you’re in luck – Milwaukee is filled with beautiful historic buildings just waiting to be captured by your lens. Try a snap of Milwaukee City Hall or the Mitchell Building.

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PUBLIC ART

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What’s not to love about public art? Murals and outdoor sculptures help give Milwaukee a colorful personality. The Milwaukee RiverWalk is lined with sculptures, and you’ll find colorful murals in outdoor gallery Black Cat Alley and adorning buildings throughout downtown.

A nice, cold glass of beer is delicious and photogenic! There’s no better way to show off your visit to the original Brew City than with a photo of your favorite made-in-Milwaukee brew. Whether it’s on a brewery tour or just at a local watering hole, make sure to take a great pic of the product that “made Milwaukee famous.”

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LAKE MICHIGAN

LOCAL FOOD

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Milwaukee is right on the coast of Lake Michigan, so there’s plenty of opportunity to get great nature shots without having to leave the city. From sailboats drifting serenely across the horizon to waves crashing on the shore, this Great Lake is always an inspiring subject.

Ah yes, the classic food shot. Milwaukee’s restaurants serve up some seriously Instagrammable treats that are sure to make your whole feed enviously hungry. Even if you’re not usually the kind of person who refuses to take a bite of your meal until you get the perfect shot, it’s still worth your time to get a snapshot of some local delicacies like custard or cheese curds.

Say “ayyy” to the Bronze Fonz! Located on Milwaukee’s RiverWalk just off of Wells Street, the Bronze Fonz is a must-visit selfie spot. This fun, kitschy statue pays homage to Arthur Fonzarelli aka “Fonzie” from Happy Days, the popular sitcom set in 1950s Milwaukee. Standing 5-foot-6 (just like Henry Winkler, who portrayed the Fonz on TV) in his cool leather jacket, the Bronze Fonz is seldom seen without at least one visitor mimicking his thumbs-up pose.

The golden Hoan Bridge that stretches across the harbor is another favorite photo spot, especially at sunset.

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