Key Milwaukee

September 2012

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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KEY SHOPPING WE THINK YOU'LL LIKE... MILLER BREWING COMPANY'S GIRL IN THE MOON GIFT SHOP located in the tour center of the company's landmark Milwaukee brewery, N. 42nd and W. State Sts., is a great place to buy distinctive gifts. The shop is open everyday through Labor Day. BEST PLACE at the historic Pabst Brewery, 901 W. Juneau Ave., has a gift shop that is open noon-6 p.m., Thurs.-Sun. This is the spot to pick up a piece of Milwaukee brewing history. MUSEUM SHOPS The shop at THE MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., offers distinctive gifts and items emblazoned with images of the Burke Brise Soleil that now symbolize the city of Milwaukee. DISCOVERY WORLD MUSEUM, 500 N. Harbor Dr., offers a diverse array of products in its gift shop. Inside the MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM, 800 W. Wells St., browse through a unique collection of items gathered from around the world. The HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM, 400 W. Canal at S. Sixth St., has a gift shop for items that say "Milwaukee Iron," located just outside the museum. WATER STREET Find that perfect gift at the MORNING GLORY GALLERY, located inside the lobby of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts at 929 N. Water St. in downtown Milwaukee. Browse original, contemporary fine crafts from more than 50 Wisconsin artists working in ceramics, fiber, jewelry, leather, photography, glass, sculpture, wood, painting and mixed media. Visit the gallery before a show (or during intermission) in Uihlein Hall. Regular hours are noon-6 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (or by appointment). New work arrives weekly. For info, 765-7227 or OLD WORLD THIRD STREET Stroll down Old World 3rd St. and you can sample some of Milwaukee's finest foods. At GREAT LAKES DISTILLERY, 616 W. Virginia St., you can browse for souvenirs of your visit and visit the Tasting Room 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-midnight Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun. Products such as Rehorst Premium Milwaukee Vodka, Rehorst Premium Milwaukee Gin and Rehorst Citrus & Honey flavored Vodka also are available at bars, restaurants and retailers. 431-8683. SPRECHER BREWERY, 701 W. Glendale Ave., is Milwaukee's original micro-brewery and the place to go for beer collectibles and even new beer-flavored kettle chips. Shop the brewery's gift shop from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sat. Brewery tours, Call for info. 964-2739. SUBURBAN MOTORS Harley-Davidson & Buell, north of Milwaukee at 139 N. Main St. in Thiensville, is the largest vol- ume dealer in Wisconsin and the fifth largest in the world. Shop for great buys and souvenirs of your visit to Milwaukee, home of Harley-Davidson. KLOIBER JEWELERS, 411 E. Wisconsin Ave., has been Downtown Milwaukee's source of fine jewelry at reasonable prices for more than 80 years. Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon.- Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. 42 Perhaps the area's most-visited food retailer is USINGER'S FAMOUS SAUSAGE, 1030 N. Old World 3rd St. Located at the same site since the 1880s, Usinger's adheres strictly to the original family sausage recipes. If you can't stop, call 800- 558-9998 or visit HISTORIC THIRD WARD Just south of Downtown, this vibrant former wholesale and manufacturing district is enjoying a sparkling renaissance, with shops, galleries and restaurants. Don't miss the round of spe- cial events held here. BREW CITY BEER GEAR has set up a new shop at the Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St. While the market has always been a great place to eat like a cheesehead, you can now score a Wisconsinite "look" as well.

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