Best of Milwaukee 2019

Here it is: The cream of Cream City. You chose the winners in dozens of categories, and we added a few that we couldn’t help but chime in on.

Wisconsin Classics



Arts & Entertainment



For the Kids

Winners & Runners Up

Editor’s Pick

Drag Queen: BJ. Daniels

Drag is having a moment right now, locally as well as nationally. But B.J. Daniels, aka Bjorn Nasett, has been honing her act for nearly four decades (and nary a wrinkle!). That longevity, along with her dedication to supporting Milwaukee creatives of all ilks, is why we think she’s the cat’s meow, and chose her to be your tour guide of what’s best in MKE. Catch her act on the first Friday of every month at Hamburger Mary’s, as part of its Dining With the Divas series.

About Best of Milwaukee

We really enjoy putting Best of Milwaukee together, and we hope you enjoy reading it.

The backbone of the package is Readers’ Choice, in which the general public picks their favorites in dozens of categories determined by the editors. We start each category with several options we suspect are the most popular, but voters also can write-in their favorites. 

Separately, Editor’s Picks augment Readers’ Choice, highlighting great things about this city in categories of our own choosing.

This year’s survey ran on this website from April 22 to June 6. Look for the 2020 Readers’ Choice survey next spring!

Best of Milwaukee 2019” appears in the September 2019 issue of Milwaukee Magazine.

Find it on newsstands beginning September 2, or buy a copy online.

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