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BelAir Cantina to Open First Madison Location Monday, August 28
Press Release

BelAir Cantina to Open First Madison Location Monday, August 28

This will be the sixth restaurant for BelAir Cantina.

Bar Exam: Hi-Hat’s History Dates to 1870s
Bar Exam

Hi-Hat’s History Dates to 1870s

Building moved three times; a veritable history of Polish community.

Plenty of Horne: Finks Tavern Adds Patio
Plenty of Horne

Finks Tavern Adds Patio

Backyard patio is not high style, but "high-sensory, high design."

BelAir Cantina – Brookfield Raises More Than $15,000 for Local Charity
Press Release

BelAir Cantina – Brookfield Raises More Than $15,000 for Local Charity

During the grand opening event held the weekend of April 16 -18, BelAir Cantina served more than 2,500 guests.

Plenty of Horne: Could Pabst Brewery Transform Industry?
Plenty of Horne

Could Pabst Brewery Transform Industry?

CEO sees new Milwaukee brewery as place for innovative creations.

Now Serving: New Italian, Mexican, Ramen Restaurants
Now Serving

New Italian, Mexican, Ramen Restaurants

Dorsia on Brady St., Yokohama on East Side, new BelAir in Brookfield.

BelAir Cantina to Open April 17 at The Corners of Brookfield
Press Release

BelAir Cantina to Open April 17 at The Corners of Brookfield

Grand Opening Weekend Celebration to Benefit Local Charity

Fuel Café Opens New 5th Street Location
Press Release

Fuel Café Opens New 5th Street Location

Original Fuel Café owners team with BelAir Cantina partners to expand offerings; Grand opening celebration Thursday 3/9 to benefit BUILD program

BelAir Cantina to Open First Madison Location This Summer
Press Release

BelAir Cantina to Open First Madison Location This Summer

The restaurant will be just east of the Capitol Square at 111 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

House Confidential: Restaurant Owners Have Lots of Land
House Confidential

Restaurant Owners Have Lots of Land

Modest Astor St. homes of Scott Johnson and Leslie Montemurro sit on one-third acre.

Now Serving: New Middle Eastern and Sushi Restaurants
Now Serving

New Middle Eastern and Sushi Restaurants

RuYi Sushi opens, Hello Falafel coming to Bay View, new Fuel Cafe in Walker's Point.

Riverwest’s Iconic Fuel Café to open second location in Walker’s Point
Press Release

Riverwest’s Iconic Fuel Café to open second location in Walker’s Point

New 5th street location to include full service restaurant, café counter service and outdoor seating

Camino opens next week in Walker’s Point

Contribution to Nik Kovac of $200

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Camino opens next week in Walker’s Point

Now Serving: A City of Beer and Festivals
Now Serving

A City of Beer and Festivals

Beer festivals include Sprecher's 30th anniversary. And Water Street Brewery opens fourth location.

New BelAir Cantina Location Gives Oak Creek Something To Taco About
Press Release

New BelAir Cantina Location Gives Oak Creek Something To Taco About

The restaurant is one of the latest tenants to set up shop in Oak Creek’s Drexel Town Square.

Now Serving: City Goes Crazy for Wine
Now Serving

City Goes Crazy for Wine

Wine pairings with meals getting ever so popular in the city that made beer famous.

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Ownership changes for Comet, Honeypie and Palomino

Plenty of Horne: Downer Avenue Stalled by Joel Lee?
Plenty of Horne

Downer Avenue Stalled by Joel Lee?

City officials meet with neighbors about Downer Avenue, a thriving retail strip with one huge problem: Landlord Joel Lee's foreclosed properties.

Plenty of Horne: Trocadero Sold; Eitel No Longer Lowlands Group Manager
Plenty of Horne

Trocadero Sold; Eitel No Longer Lowlands Group Manager

Dramatic change means owners of Red Lion also own Trocadero, giving them both bars on "Tannery Row."

Now Serving: Goodbye VIA on Downer
Now Serving

Goodbye VIA on Downer

Pizza place will close, to be replaced by Mexican-styled BelAir Cantina.

Murphy’s Law: Can Wisconsin Avenue Be Saved?
Murphy’s Law

Can Wisconsin Avenue Be Saved?

A city task force hopes to revive the street but the obstacles are many.

In Public: The Space is the Place
In Public

The Space is the Place

How the owners of Comet, Hi Hat and Bel Air Cantina have changed the city.

Plenty of Horne: The Ever-Changing City
Plenty of Horne

The Ever-Changing City

Countless changes on the lower East Side, the end of an art gallery, and the pols gather for Willie Hines' fundraiser.

Taverns: Hi Hat’s Educated Cocktails
Taverns

Hi Hat’s Educated Cocktails

Built in a former schoolhouse, Hi Hat offers a broad education in mixology.

Plenty Of Horne: The Ghost Sign That Wasn’t
Plenty Of Horne

The Ghost Sign That Wasn’t

A bit of fake Milwaukee history, some questionable MATC ads, and debunking a war on pot.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Redesign for Hi Hat Garage
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Redesign for Hi Hat Garage

A cooler Garage, more delay on Two Parks proposal, and progress on East Library redevelopment.

Plenty of Horne: Scene on the Street
Plenty of Horne

Scene on the Street

A few items suitable for reading prior to a long weekend.

The Roundup: Henningsen Moved
The Roundup

Henningsen Moved

milwaukeeworld.com scoop

The Roundup: New Home for Lord?
The Roundup

New Home for Lord?

Lord has been looking at the old Lou Fritzel building with owner Peter J. Kondos.