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Bar Exam: Sabbatic Is Very Historic Yet Punk

Sabbatic Is Very Historic Yet Punk

Walker’s Point building dates to 1894, music to 1980s, attitude to 21st century.

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Bay View Loses Fuji Poke Restaurant

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McKiernan’s Irish Pub Has Good Bar Grub

Lots of corned beef and that funky Barnacle Bud’s-style atmosphere.

Fiesta Café Offers Big Breakfast

Mexican place in Walker’s Point offers tasty, healthy meals.

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El Salvador Has Gotten National Press

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Glass + Griddle Has a Beautiful Interior

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Puerto Rican Cafe Opens in Walker Square

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Stone Bowl Does Korean Specialties

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Two-Story Sushi Restaurant Planned Downtown

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Toast Serves A Great Brunch

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Sabbatic Is Very Historic Yet Punk

Walker's Point building dates to 1894, music to 1980s, attitude to 21st century.

Indeed Brewery’s Taproom Is Unique

Minneapolis brewer spent a lot to redevelop Walker's Point building for first taproom here.

Sugar Maple Was Once A Bank

And a post office! Now it's a beer lover's paradise, with more than 60 rotating taps.

New 414 Bar + Kitchen Has a History?

Cambria Hotel bar honors Brew City with tap and drink menu. And this isn't the first bar at this site.

There’s Only One Liquid Johnny’s

Classic Milwaukee. Same name since 1981. Wear your cat shirt and get free draft beer.

The Other St. Paul Fish Market

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Elwood’s Is Downtown and Very Urbane

Old Rosie's on Water transformed, with clean-lined urbanity, a new deck and craft beers.

Von Trier Revisited

East Side bar under new ownership, but maintains classic appeal.

Hacienda Beer Company A Radical Redo

East Side changing: G-Daddy's BBC college bar now upscale taproom with craft beers, chic food.

St. Paul’s Palapa Bar Open All Year

Great addition to Public Market, Fish Company's bar is at its best in summer weather.

Drink Wisconsinbly Moves Downtown

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The Tracks Has Always Been a Tavern

Since building erected in 1906. With same owner since 1970, With volleyball for decades.

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New owner Mike Eitel has transformed the place yet respected the history.


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