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06.24.2014 | 34 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM

It took a while, but Bay View's beer garden is coming

By Shepherd Express Staff
It took a bit longer than organizers hoped, but the Humboldt Park Beer Garden is now a done deal. Today the Milwaukee Common Council approved a liquor license request for the beer garden's operators, the St. Francis Brewery, clearing the way for it to open on Monday, June 30. County Supervisor Jason Haas, one of the beer garden's biggest cheerleaders, trumpeted the news in a press release this af...
06.29.2014 | 29 days ago | Posted at 03:17 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Personally I’m going to miss one of the smallest stages in town. The Boulevard Theatre on South  Kinnickinnic Avenue was perilously small. Audience members would pass through the set on their way to the tiny restroom. Even at the back wall of the stage the actors were very, very close to the back row. It wasn’t just that the stage was small... it was the layout of the seating, which surro...
06.20.2014 | 38 days ago | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
One of Bay View’s most anticipated new restaurants will open this weekend. Located in the former Mama DeMarinis location at 2457 S. Wentworth Ave., on one of the neighborhood's quieter residential blocks, Goodkind arrives to high expectations thanks to the strong track record of its owners. The restaurant is a collaboration between Jessica and William Seidel, who own the neighboring Burnhearts b...
05.15.2014 | 74 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM

Sylvan Esso and Brothers By Choice top the lineup

By Shepherd Express Staff
The block party on Potter Avenue has a history of pulling together big lineups of unique local significance, and this year is no different.
05.07.2014 | 82 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
When the Milwaukee County Parks Department announced a proposal this January for the St. Francis beer garden to operate a beer garden in Humboldt Park, the hope was to launch the beer garden in May. One week into the month, however, that timeline now looks unlikely, and the Bay View beer garden still isn't a done deal. Susie Devcich, chief of recreation and business development at the parks depar...
05.06.2014 | 83 days ago | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Milwaukee festival mainstays De La Buena, 5 Card Studs, Fresh Cut Collective and Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound are among the 2014 Chill on the Hill headliners. The Bay View Neighborhood association announced the schedule for the popular summer concert series in Humboldt Park today, and it's heavy on crowd favorites. The series runs Tuesday nights beginning at 6 p.m. and runs through Aug. 26. The compl...
05.05.2014 | 84 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Bay View residents have been awaiting this news for years: On Thursday, May 8, the neighborhood will finally welcome an off-leash dog park. The new dog exercise area at East Lincoln Avenue and South Bay Street will open with a 4:30 p.m. “leash-cutting” ceremony, where attendees will be entered for a chance to win a year of unlimited dog washes from Community Bark Dog Wash and Groom.“This pro...
05.02.2014 | 87 days ago | Posted at 01:43 PM

A Central Waters Tap Takeover

By Joseph Nicol
During the ides of Milwaukee Beer Week, Burnhearts Bar in Bay View swapped all their taps with nothing but barley pops from Central Waters Brewing Company Wednesday night.  If you’re familiar with this marketing tactic you’d know that tap takeovers aren’t uncommon in Milwaukee, but this one had a lot going for it. It was the handful of experimental and specialty beers on tap that compe...
05.01.2014 | 88 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
After a successful run last year, Milwaukee’s Maker Market will return for its second season starting Sunday, May 4. Through September, makers, crafters, designers and artists will all gather to share their creations the first Sunday of each month in the Bay View Colectivo parking lot.“There is a huge need for it,” creator Cortney Heimerl said of the event. “Every month you will come and s...

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