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Deer District is getting its own night market this summer

A new night market featuring many minority-owned businesses and healthy, local food is coming to the Deer District this summer. Produced by Arthur Ircink, creator of the PBS show "Wisconsin Foodie," Deer District Market will be held on eight times between July and September, starting on Wednesday, July 28. The market will run from 5-9 p.m. on the following Wednesdays: July 28, Aug. 4, Aug. 11, Aug. 25, Sept. 1, Sept. 8 and Sept. 15, with one final installment on Saturday, Sept. 25.

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In other news, Braise is taking some time off this summer. The hiatus is expected to last about two weeks this month (an end date will be announced later) while the owners begin installing a new outdoor patio space, OnMilwaukee reports.

Prohibition-era spirits will be celebrated at Cedarburg Cultural Center’s "Cocktails Dahling" walking tour on July 24 (my birthday) and Aug. 14. "The three-hour docent-led tour includes six sample-size drinks, starting with the Mary Pickford cocktail at the Cedarburg Cultural Center," the Journal Sentinel reports. "The tour will then visit the Stagecoach Inn to sample the Bee’s Knees, Frannie’s Market for the Bamboo, then the Kuhefuss House Museum for both the Pink Squirrel and the Corpse Reviver. The tour will conclude at the Cedarburg Cultural Center for the final drink, The First Cocktail." Tickets are $22.

The upcoming food hall at the The Avenue, 275 W. Wisconsin Ave., has just confirmed a new tenant. The popular food truck Anytime Arepa, which has been selling delicious Venezuelan sandwiches around the city since 2018, will have a location at the food hall, which is expected to open in September. Arepas will be priced between $10 and $11.50, and the location is expected to be open seven days a week.

Hear us talk about all that and more -- including a sake update -- on this week's episode below.

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