While we’re proud of all of our citizens here in Brookfield, Wisconsin, some residents carry a little more star power than others. It’s always exciting to hear that someone came from our humble town and made a name for themselves in one way or another. Whether famous or infamous, we’re just happy that part of their story took place in our great city.
The world-renowned gangster was a Chicago native, but he did own a home here in Brookfield, Wisconsin, that he used for running moonshine. Formerly Bluemound Road, the street has since been renamed Capone Court since the late gangster had his second home here. In fact, many Chicago-area gangsters frequented the more rural Wisconsin during the prohibition era. The home still stands today, complete with its lookout spot, and an underground tunnel connecting to the home next door. This location was specifically chosen as it was far enough away from the police that he could easily go about his business without worry. Continue reading
The best part of a vacation, at least in my opinion, is getting to try new food offerings I would never have had the opportunity to try staying home. And few places have classic American faire like Wisconsin does! When you visit, be sure to come hungry, because no matter what you’re craving, we have it here in the Brookfield, Wisconsin area!
Chances are, you’re already headed to the Harley-Davidson Museum. Or, even if you’re not planning at looking around, you can still access MOTOR, the bar, and grill serving up the best road food around. But MOTOR is more than just a typical greasy spoon; it’s lead by Executive Chef Josh Peterson, a native to the area, who comes up with a monthly burger, wings, and cocktail specials you won’t find anywhere else. Best of all, the ambiance is very Harley-Davidson, making you feel right at home. So pull up a chair at the bar, or at a hog-infused table, and enjoy! Continue reading
When visiting the Brookfield, Wisconsin, and greater Milwaukee area, you’re going to need a few local attractions to check out. And while there is much to see and do here, some stops are definitely better than others.
Possibly the most famous name in motor vehicles, the Harley-Davidson Museum is one of the top visitor locales in the state. With over 400 motorcycles on display, the history of the company, from its humble beginnings to today’s status as a motorcycle behemoth, can be found. You’ll also find food and beverage options, as well as exclusive gifts and memorabilia you won’t find anywhere else. If you’re a fan of riding your hog down the open road or just love learning about good old-fashioned American ingenuity, the Harley-Davidson Museum is a must-see attraction. Continue reading