Every Friday, Off The Record looks to other Milwaukee publications (and beyond) for bits of news we missed throughout the week.

• Yep, after many, many years and many, many lawsuits, that downtown Silk Exotic strip club is finally happening. The thing opens May 10 at 730 N. Old World 3rd St. They’re hiring[Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

• Milwaukee Public Museum’s future home will be a “four-story building on a full city block in downtown Milwaukee.” Tentative plans call for the new building to be less than half the size of the museum’s current home. [BizTimes]

• Speaking of downtown homes, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is looking for a new one. [Milwaukee Business Journal]

• Chefs Dan Jacobs and Dan Van Rite of Dandan will open a new restaurant in the former Coquette Cafe, 316 N. Milwaukee St., sometime this summer. The name and concept will be announced in June. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

• A fourth Shah Jee’s location is coming to the East Side, at 3116 N. Downer Ave. [OnMilwaukee]

• Lorde Fredd33 released a new full-length album, NORF: The Legend Of HBR, and it’s fucking great. [Shepherd Express]

• Buffalo Gospel released a new full-length record, On The First Bell, and it’s fucking devastating. [Shepherd Express]

• RIP Bay View BID? [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

• Dino’s Taverna, 777 N. Jefferson St., has closed, and the building has been bought by J. Jeffers and Co. Jeffers recently bought the complex that housed the former BBC. [OnMilwaukee]

• The owners of Hamburger Mary’s, 730-734 S. 5th St., bought their own building. [Milwaukee Business Journal]

• Across the street from Hamburger Mary’s, the Nomad Nacional—a.k.a. the former La Fuente—opens today. [OnMilwaukee]

• The building that was once home to Wolf Peach, 1818 W. Hubbard St., sold for a cool $1.1 million. The new owners plan to expand the outdoor patio. [Milwaukee Business Journal]

• Here are the new sculptures coming to Sculpture Milwaukee 2018. Installation begins next week. [Milwaukee Business Journal]

• Have a great weekend, Milwaukee!

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