BEST OF MILWAUKEE 2019: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
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Everything about this East Side gem exudes vintage charm, from its well-curated cocktail list to its tufted bar stools to its eclectic live music lineup.
2423 N. Murray Ave.; jazzestate.com
Built in 1895, this grand concert hall is the fourth-oldest continuously operating theater in the United States. And it looks – and sounds – as good today as it did over 100 years ago.
144 E. Wells St.; pabsttheater.org
This up-and-coming electronic artist, whose husky vocals are her greatest instrument, sounds a bit like Billie Eilish by way of Norah Jones. And we’re happy to call her our own.
The impossibly long steps. The thunderous dunks. The uncanny feel for the game. The innocent, 100% natural charm. The smile. (And also the “mean muggin’” Giannis face.) The repeated statements that he wants to stay in Milwaukee and win a title here. And the notion that he’s likely to keep getting better. (We love you, too, Yeli!)
The Ads’ level of hockey brings fast action that’s easy to follow, but we’re all in on the between-period antics like bungee-launching a fan on the ice like a human bowling ball.
It’s the absolute apex of summer in Milwaukee: that moment around dusk, after one great set by a band you didn’t know and before another by a band you did, when the cool breeze is coming in off the lake, and everything is perfect.
639 E Summerfest Pl.; summerfest.com
The layout at Brown Deer is unmatched among its county course peers, with some 60 bunkers and a stream creating challenges across the 18 holes. Tiger Woods aced No. 14 during his professional debut in 1996.
7625 N. Range Line Rd.; mke.golf/browndee