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Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011

Today @ Kinnickinnic Avenue, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

While staying true to its roots as a working-class, residential neighborhood, over the last decade Bay View has emerged as one of Milwaukee's most fashionable...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011

Bay View Bash, Okkervil River and SWANS

It shouldn't be too surprising that Pizzle has revealed himself to be one of Milwaukee's most pop-savvy rappers with his new album, Fame in Vain. . His Packerscheering Wiz Khalifa remake “Green and Yellow,” with Prophetic, was ubiquitous on local...
Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010

Today @ Kinnickinnic Avenue, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Among the attractions at this year’s Bay View Bash, one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhood festivals, are demonstrations on ballroom dance, swordplay and Falun Gong exercises, a fashion show, a strongman competition and a host of...
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010

Bay View Bash, Neil Hamburger and The Gaslight Anthem

One of Milwaukee’s most active salsa bands, Nabori celebrates the genre’s past. For their debut, Historias Del Barrio, singer Robert Figueroa and the group wrote eight original compositions in the style of the brassy, golden-age salsa of the 1970s. In concert, they also pay homage to classic salsa...
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009

Today @ Kinnickinnic Avenue, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

While staying true to its roots as a modest residential neighborhood, Bay View has over the last decade emerged as one of the Milwaukee’s most fashionable districts, as scores of young Milwaukeeans attracted by the affordable housing have quite literally set up shop there. The neighborhood’s signature thoroughfare, Kinnickinnick Avenue, is now filled with quirky shops, novel restaurants, trendy galleries, comfortable coffee shops and hip bars, so the annual...
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009

On KinnicKinnic Avenue

The Bay View Bash is Milwaukee's largest, and only 100% volunteer-run festival. The Bash is a community party for Bay View residents, business owners, and visitors to eat, drink, dance, shop and play on Kinnickinnic Avenue. The Bash is on Saturday, S...
09.14.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
For the last couple of years, Bay View has put its eggs in one proverbial basket, booking two of its major music festivals, the Bay View Bash and the Global Union world music festival, on the same weekend. It makes for a fun weekend, unless, of course, both festivals get nearly rained out, as was the case this weekend. (For an idea of what a bummer this is to Bay Viewers; consider this: I've now heard several residents compare the Bay View Bash to Christmas).  Both went on despite the rain, and there were enough breaks in the clouds for to make both events modest successes, but the crappy weather clearly cut into attendance. The Bay View Bash didn't draw anywhere near the 25,000 people it otherwise might have, and the usually vibrant Global Union was less attended than Humboldt Park's laid-back Tuesday night Chill on the Hill concert series when I visited on Sunday

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Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Despite all the energy and excitement surrounding our city’s summer events, Milwaukeeans remain a frugal lot, demanding low-cost diversions during the all-too-short warm-weather season. Happily, there are free and low-cost entertainment and activities in spades this summer. Free for all...
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008

Today @ Kinnickinnick Avenue - 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

While staying true to its roots as a modest residential neighborhood, Bay View has over the last decade emerged as one of the Milwaukee’s most fashionable districts, as scores of young Milwaukeeans attracted by the affordable housing have quite literally set up shop there. The neighborhood’s signature . . .
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Sept. 11, Neil Hamburger @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. With his greasy comb-over, cheap tuxedo, poor comic timing and frequent, phlegmy coughing fits, Neil Hamburger’s sendup of bad stand-ups should be almost as tired as the bad stand-ups he’s mocking. But Hamburger’s shtick is really just a vehicle for his...

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