G-Daddy’s BBC is closed

More sad news for the East Side bar scene, as North Avenue stalwart G-Daddy's BBC, 2022 E. North Ave., abruptly closed today after more than 20 years in business. According to a reader tip, employees were notif...

Here’s the Dummerfest 2017 lineup

Back in June of 2015, a dozen (primarily) punk and hardcore bands hailing from five states came to The Metal Grill in Cudahy for an unforgettable day of all-ages fun known as Dummerfest. The inaugural festival ...

This Is It! officially has a new logo

Last month, This Is It! asked patrons to redesign its logo that will be used in accordance with TITs’ 50th anniversary next year, and likely for years to come. Dozens of submissions were collected and those ent...

Inaugural Lady Business raises more than $9,000

Back on March 8, more than 30 female-owned Milwaukee businesses joined forces in solidarity with A Day Without A Woman movement to partake in the inaugural Lady Business. The event—which was organized on less t...

Tucked Away: Al-Yousef Supermarket & Restaurant

Between beloved and well-established local staples and a steady wave of new bars and restaurants popping up in and around Milwaukee almost every week, worthwhile dining and drinking gems can occasionally get lo...

Mader’s celebrity customers, ranked

Last weekend, Milwaukee dining was dealt a massive blow with the surprising announcement that Karl Ratzsch Restaurant had closed. The German mainstay had been a point of local pride since it opened in 1904, and...