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Big Trouble At Pizza Man

These are tumultuous times at Pizza Man. The East Side restaurant’s leaking water pipes have caused problems for the downstairs Henry’s bar for years. And staff members at Pizza Man staged a walkout in protest of the situation only to be fired. Matt Wild has the full story:. On Friday...
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‘Neighborhood Gems’: Learn about the Innovation & Wellness Commons: Phase II and Newline Community Cafe

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service is collaborating with Historic Milwaukee for a second installment of “Neighborhood Gems: Behind the Scenes,” taking place at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29. The free digital event, part of Doors Open 2021, will feature five-minute “lightning round” presentations from seven community projects, using multimedia and...
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New Bar For Former Pabst Brewery

Bars & Recreation announced plans Monday to open a new bar in The Brewery District. But like all of the company’s businesses, the news isn’t that it’s opening a bar, but what the type of entertainment will be offered. Amped, as the new bar will be known, will function as...
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Cousin's Subs opening at former delivery-only spot

Cousins Subs, a Wisconsin-based fast casual chain offering deli fresh and grilled subs, will open at its previous delivery-only commissary shop in downtown Milwaukee, according to a company press release. Located at 117 W. National Ave., the 5,300-square-foot location features a storefront with seating for 14 guests. The location offers...
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Cousins Subs adds a storefront to its ghost kitchen

Cousins Subs added a new storefront and seating for 14 guests to a previously delivery-only commissary location in downtown Milwaukee, according to a press release emailed to Restaurant Dive. The unit opened in 2019. The 5,300-square-foot location has also added pickup options in addition to its delivery and dine-in business.
MILWAUKEE, WI
CBS 58

'Slice for Shot': Ian's Pizza to offer free pizza with proof of vaccine at onsite clinic 🍕

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Opportunity Wisconsin is teaming up with Ian's Pizza for a "Slice for Shot" event Wednesday, Sept. 29. The first 100 people who show their COVID-19 vaccination card at Ian's Pizza on East Juneau Ave. will receive a coupon for a free slice. AMI Expeditionary Healthcare (AMI) will also be onsite with their mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic.
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Brewed Cafe on Brady will close October 3

After 14 years, beloved Brady Street coffee shop Brewed Cafe is set to close its doors for good. Brewed’s last day of business will be Sunday, October 3. “Arriving at the decision to close Brewed has been very emotional,” owner Sheila Pufahl-Bettin tells Milwaukee Record. “We love this place so much, as well as the customers, community and employees. We have had many fun and memorable years at Brewed and have no regrets. The time is right for my sister and I to close this chapter of our lives to allow us to spend more time with family and to tend to other priorities and explore other pursuits. We want to thank everyone who has supported us throughout the past 14 years!”
milwaukeemag.com

Best of Milwaukee 2021 | Food & Drink

BY ANN CHRISTENSON, ARCHER PARQUETTE, CAROLE NICKSIN, CHRIS DROSNER, LINDSEY ANDERSON RIOS, ALLISON GARCIA & BRIAN ROSENWEIG. This story is part of our BEST OF MILWAUKEE feature. Get your copy of the issue, HERE. BEST CHEESE AND CHARCUTERIE SHOP. West Allis Cheese & Sausage. Want to build a rad cheese...
MILWAUKEE, WI
Biz Times

Breaking ground: Lion’s Tail brewpub in Wauwatosa

Lion’s Tail Brewing Co., a Neenah-based brewery, plans to open a second location in Wauwatosa. It plans to redevelop the former Wisconsin Garden & Pet Supply building, located northeast of West North Avenue and North 86th Street, into a brewpub. There, it will employ up to 22 workers and brew as many as 2,500 barrels of small-batch craft beer per year. The brewpub will feature an outdoor beer garden in the existing covered greenhouse space.
WAUWATOSA, WI
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Wisconsin Bars And Restaurants Are Bouncing Back, But Not To Pre-Pandemic Levels

A report published last week by the Wisconsin Policy Forum shows the state’s bars and restaurants are recovering, but have not reached pre-pandemic levels. This is not because of a lack of customers or jobs, the report shows. It’s because restaurant and bar owners can’t find enough willing workers. "We...
CBS 58

Private suite karaoke, team building bar to open in Milwaukee's Brewery District

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A new private suite karaoke and team building bar, Amped, will open in Milwaukee's Brewery District neighborhood in Summer 2022. Amped is the latest addition to activity bars from Bars & Recreation, parent company of AXE MKE, NorthSouth Club, Splash Studio, Nine Below and Head Space Trivia.
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Cool or creepy? Mysterious postcards delivered to local restaurants

In late August, a series of six postcards addressed to Chef Van Rite were delivered to Dandan, 360 E. Erie St. Each one was cut from the cardboard album cover of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte” as performed by the Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra (1983). Each postcard was adorned with...
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Greater Milwaukee Today

Restaurant troubles continue despite consumer demand

WAUKESHA — Restaurants may be open, but the climb to their pre-pandemic state remains steep and long, with the major remaining struggle being staffing. “What’s been happening in the outlook, honestly, is it’s cloudy,” said Wisconsin Restaurant Association President and CEO Kristine Hillmer. Hillmer said while indoor dining has returned...
WAUKESHA, WI
Greater Milwaukee Today

Waukesha Food Truck Frenzy to be held Saturday

WAUKESHA — The inaugural Food Truck Frenzy Event at The Tap Yard will bring out 11 food trucks on Saturday, offering a variety of food options to the public. The Tap Yard, which opened in May, is the first permanent beer garden in Waukesha. The beer garden features about 40 beers on tap and has fun activities including karaoke, trivia, family fun days and more in the middle of The Shoppes at Fox River.
Urban Milwaukee

Innovative Taste of Lindsay Heights Café Opens Saturday, October 2nd

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (September, 24, 2021) “Taste of Lindsay Heights,” a carryout cafe featuring cuisine from local food entrepreneurs, will host a grand opening on Saturday, October 2nd, from 9:30am to 4:00pm. The café, located at 1617 W. North Avenue, Milwaukee, is owned and operated by Walnut Way Conservation Corps, a resident-driven nonprofit organization which promotes work, wealth and wellness within the Lindsay Heights community. The Grand Opening includes a ribbon cutting with community leaders at 9:30am, followed by food and beverage samples, opportunities to meet food entrepreneurs, and order from the fresh food focused menu between 10:00am and 4:00pm.

Dino’s in Riverwest is Reopening

When Dino’s closed in 2019, it left a void in Riverwest. For 50 years, the neighborhood staple at 808 E. Chambers St. was a community hub for familiar faces, daily specials and the occasional live music — the type of place where you knew what you were going to order and who you were likely to see before you stepped foot inside.
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Old Falls Village Depot Beer Garden

Join us at the new Depot Beer Garden for its fourth year at Old Falls Village Historical Park on the corner of County Line Rd and Pilgrim Rd every Saturday from May 22 - October 2, 2021. Enjoy a cold beer in the beautiful historical park. Enjoy Entertainment, food and a historical park setting throughout the summer every Saturday from 3 to 9 PM, 3 to 7 PM in September and October (starting at Noon June 19th & 20th, July 17 & 18th, August 14, August 21, Sept 11, and Sept 18). Join us for a variety of Craft Beers on select nights through the season. Variety of Entertainment each Saturday. Check out our Flyer for list of Bands and Entertainers. Come enjoy a beautiful Day in the Park. Enjoy the newly installed Pavilion and fire pit patio. Games for kids to play and dogs welcome on a leash. Organized and run by the Menomonee Falls Historical Society. More information at www.OldFallsVillage.com.
MENOMONEE FALLS, WI