Welcome to a city that may have been built for the young adult! Milwaukee has countless opportunities to grow in any aspect of your life whether you have lived here your whole life or just moved to the area. Let discover or rediscover Milwaukee in your twenties.
Foodies flock to this city and it isn't hard to see why. Milwaukee proves that this place is more than just cheese and brats (though we do a darn good job with those too). From American restaurants to Serbian restaurants, even someone with the most acquired taste will find something they like. Restaurants such as Wolf Peach serve its plates family style, while Comet Café will have you craving brunch every hour of the day. Restaurants in the area are versatile and unique so every meal is satisfying adventure.
Other Favorite Restaurants: Bel Air Cantina, Beans & Barley, Café Benelux,
2. Booze and Brews
Milwaukee has quite the bar scene. Take a walk down Brady or Water Street and you will find yourself with a strip of eclectic bars at your disposal. Oh, and don't forget the restaurant and bar combinations that the Historic Third Ward has to offer. If you are looking to educate and indulge, check out one of the many brewery tours that are offered in the area.
Other Favorite Bars: Trinity, The Nomad, High Hat
Brewery Tours: Lakefront, MKE, Best Place
Milwaukee is filled with theaters and concert venues meaning you'll never run out of shows to go see. With festivals like Summerfest, the world’s largest music festival, that happens every summer or one of the many cultural festivals such as Irish Fest, German Fest, or Polish Fest every day can be filled with fun! Baseball Games and tailgates at Miller Park Stadium make for unforgettable experiences and the Bucks games at the Bradley Center will keep you warm in the winter months. The point is, your options for finding entertainment in this city are almost limitless.
Milwaukee may be a smaller city, but it holds a lot of big names. After all, it is a Fortune 500 city. Apart from a plethora of Advertising and PR agencies in the area, Milwaukee is also home to Johnson Controls, Northwestern Mutual, Harley Davidson, Joy Global, and Rockwell Automation to name a few (hostmadison.com). Theatre gigs, hospitality services, banks, and more run rampant throughout the city. Your passions, your dreams, and your success can come alive Milwaukee.
5. Higher Education
What better way to experience higher education than in a city? Milwaukee is home to some very well recognized colleges and universities. Marquette University, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Mount Mary College, and the Medical College of Wisconsin are just some of the programs that offer a Master degree and beyond. What better way to transition to a new city than through the eyes of a student? And when you are finished you have a plethora of career opportunities right at your fingertips.
It is no secret that housing prices in Milwaukee are significantly lower than that of larger cities. According to http://www.numbeo.com/, the average cost of a one bedroom apartment in downtown Milwaukee is around $850.00 compared to the average cost of a one bedroom apartment in downtown Chicago which is around $1771.36. We may be biased, but we like to think you are getting more bang for your buck in our favorite city. Plus, Chicago is just a short drive or train ride away so you are sure to get the best of both worlds if you would like. Refer to the “neighborhoods” tab in our blog for more information about finding your dream apartment or home in Milwaukee!