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Bar Exam: The Cheel, Thiensville’s Best Bar?

The Cheel, Thiensville’s Best Bar?

Located on the Interurban bike path, hotel bar’s history goes back to 1895.

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The Cheel, Thiensville’s Best Bar?

Located on the Interurban bike path, hotel bar's history goes back to 1895.

Nomad Nacional is an Urban Marvel

Pop-up soccer bar in 125-year-old building a case study in urban revitalization.

Veggas Pub Is a Riverwest Survivor

Most taverns in area long gone; this 19th century-era bar is still unique.

Boone & Crockett’s New Digs

New bigger bar, still intimate and rustic like the old one.

Hop Over to The Wicked Hop

One of the few taverns on streetcar line, in one of few buildings to survive Third Ward fire.

Walker’s Pint Is City’s Oldest Lesbian Bar

In an 1885 building that's been a tavern for more than a century. A local classic.

A Bar That’s Also a Museum

Brew City MKE in Grand Avenue Mall serves only Milwaukee beers -- and brewing history.

Unique New Place for Craft Beers

Eagle Park Brewing Co. is now in the century-old former space of The Hamilton. It is solid.

Toni’s Is Strictly Old Bay View

Full name Toni's Moody Blues, style working class, history harking back to 1886.

A Gentleman’s Club for 134 Years

Downtown's Milwaukee Club, founded 1884, is the oldest and most exclusive bar in town.

Sobelman’s Is Deliciously Historic

Unique Schlitz tavern from 1889 has great heritage, great PR, great burgers.

The Cheapest Tavern in Town?

Ollie's is classic South Side workers' bar with no craft beers, but 111 years history.

What Makes Hooligan’s a Landmark

Long colorful history includes days as a political campaign headquarters.

Snack Boys Boasts 130-Year History

Upscale South Side bar was once working class saloon before Prohibition.

America’s Leading Concertina Bar

Formerly Altenburg's, now Kochanski's, still preserving an old Milwaukee tradition.