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Newsroom Pub

SafeHouse's (Not So Secret) Next Door Neighbor

Owned and operated by the SafeHouse, The Newsroom Pub is a great downtown Milwaukee bar with 19th century charm. One of the best bars in Milwaukee, the Newsroom is home to a collection of famous autographs and memorabilia dating all the way back to 1885. It's not only a great hang out spot with a rich history, but it’s also the perfect location for large banquets and meetings, catering for up to 125 people.


Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 5:00pm
Open Saturday at 12:00pm

Newsroom Pub

History of the Newsroom Pub

This once elegant nineteenth-century dining room was restored in 2000 as the Newsroom Pub, a downtown Milwaukee bar & the perfect front for the SafeHouse. David Baldwin, the founder of the SafeHouse, carefully refurbished this establishment to provide a home for the Milwaukee Press Club and its collection of famous autographs and memorabilia dating from 1885. The Newsroom Pub is popular for banquets, meetings and receptions up to 125 people. V

Unique and historical design elements within the Newsroom Pub come from past Milwaukee landmarks, including gargoyles and a fountain from the North Western depot, an exterior sign bracket and ornamental iron balcony from the Blatz Hotel and Blatz Palm Garden, and chandeliers from the once iconic John Ernst Café.

If you are lucky enough, you may be able to enter directly to the SafeHouse via a secret entrance to this spy-theme bar and restaurant’s large mechanical puzzle or revolving booth.

Newsroom Pub Undercover Happy Hour

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5 - 7pm
After a long day behind enemy lines, bring your fellow spies to partake in drink specials!

$3 Domestics

$4 Well Drinks

$5 House Wine

$6 Nachos Camp Stanley

$6 C4 Cheese curds

$6 Crafty Dips and Chips

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Karaoke Microphone

Newsroom Pub Events

Wednesdays - Karaoke at 9:30
Thursdays - Quizmaster Trivia at 8:00

Open Today 11 AM - 2:30 AM

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