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04.02.2014 | 16 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
For being one of the city’s most bar-dense neighborhoods, Bay View doesn’t offer much in the way of late-night food. That will change a bit this summer when The Vanguard opens at 2659 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., in the former Home Bar location.The bar and restaurant will specialize in gourmet sausages and bratwusts, says co-owner and manager Chris Schulist, the gregarious longtime Cactus Club barten...
02.14.2014 | 63 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Every Friday night since last fall, Blackbird Bar has turned over its soundsystem to guest DJs from the local music scene. Created and curated by bartender Erin TerBeek, the Bay View bar's weekly From the Stage to the Booth spin gives bands free reign to play whatever they like for the night. Some guests use the spin as a listening party for new releases and bring merch to sell, others share music...
02.12.2014 | 65 days ago | Posted at 07:00 PM

We're talking all things beer

By Evan Rytlewski
This week on the Disclaimer, WMSE's self-proclaimed number one cultural talk show in Milwaukee with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we order up a flight of beer-related topics. On the heels of Monday's town hall about a proposed beer garden in Bay View, we consider some of the objections to the idea, including the oft-voiced concern "aren't there already enough places in Milwaukee to drink beer?...
01.21.2014 | 87 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
With the Milwaukee County Parks Department looking to capitalize on the popularity of the Estabrook Park beer garden, more beer gardens could be coming to country parks this spring. Last week the Parks Department announced a plan to bring a beer garden to Scout Lake Park in the Village of Greendale, and today County Supervisor Jason Haas announced a proposal that would bring one to Bay View’s Hu...
01.07.2014 | 101 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM

The Fatty Acids, Whips, Midwest Death Rattle and Heavy Hand will play

By Shepherd Express Staff
Though the idea of spending an entire afternoon outside is probably the last thing most Milwaukeeans want to think about right now, that will hopefully change on Saturday, Feb. 8, when Burnhearts' Mitten Fest returns for a second year. The winter festival, which drew big crowds to Bay View's Potter Street last February thanks to a solid music lineup and some comparatively mild weather, will featur...
12.11.2013 | 128 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM

The Milwaukee shop specializes in guitars you won't find elsewhere

By Michael Popke
Guitar aficionados rank George Harrison’s “Rocky” Fender Stratocaster, hand-decorated by the late Beatle using day-glow enamel paint and nail polish belonging to his first wife, Pattie Boyd, among the most famous celebrity guitars of all time. Originally Sonic Blue, Harrison’s colorfully customized version was first seen in the Magical Mystery Tour film. Today, the first of only seven “R...
11.27.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
It's a Thanksgiving miracle: After four long months of construction, the Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge on South Kinnickinnic Avenue—one of the main arteries connecting Bay View to Downtown—has finally reopened. The bridge had been closed since July. Pedestrians are still out of luck, though. The bridge's sidewalks remain closed in wait of new light installations under the bridge. Those inst...
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Short Orders

 Soup-lovers in the Washington Heights area will rejoice over the news that the Soup Market has opened a new location at 5330 W. Vliet St. Serving up the same delicious soups that have made their Public Market, Bay View and Hales Corners stores so successful, the new place is already building
11.05.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Bay View is about to get another unique restaurant. Lazy Susan will open at 2376 S. Howell Ave., about a block south of the busy Lincoln Avenue corridor, in early 2014, chef A.J. Dixon announced today on Facebook. Described as a "tapas bar and restaurant" on Facebook, Lazy Susan will feature "an ever changing collaboration of styles, tastes and talents," according to its website. "Expect to see mo...

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