We first told you about Coyote Ugly in August, but today the company officially announced it would open its first Milwaukee location at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 1131 N. Water St.
The chain's "Coyote Search" for "talented, sexy and witty (bartender) applicants" will be held February 4 and 5, from noon to 5 p.m. at the bar.
"I'm so excited to open in Milwaukee" Lovell said. "Coyote Ugly's roots are beer drinkers and motorcycles, and I have a feeling there are a few of those in Milwaukee. Hell, Milwaukee is home to Miller, Harley, and now Coyote Ugly Saloon!" She continued, "Water Street is Milwaukee's famous entertainment district and as the most famous bar on the planet, the new Coyote Ugly Saloon will be in the heart of it all," said founder Liliana "Lil" Lovell.
Read the full text of the announcement here.
These haters crack me up. It seems they would prefer an empty storefront than a proven national chain bar in a bar area. Or maybe they want to see a flower shop open up there because that makes more sense?
Regardless of what bar goes in there, that location is never able to have sustainable success... Also, they may be a little too late to jump into the Milwaukee market with a theme like this, with places like Red Rock Saloon and Whiskey River Saloon already drawing some big crowds (not to mention the fact that Red Rock is right down the street...). Hopefully this isn't Tequila Rita's 2.0!
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