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09.19.2014 | 62 days ago | Posted at 06:04 PM
By Amanda Sullivan
If you enjoy Oktoberfest in Milwaukee, then make sure to hit up Plymouth’s 11th Annual Oktoberfest.
06.23.2014 | | Posted at 03:00 PM

It'll celebrate with eight kegs of free beer

By Evan Rytlewski
It's been a banner summer for free beer. Following the Estabrook Park Beer Garden's ceremonial tapping last week, Shorewood’s Hubbard Park Beer Garden will open tomorrow with a party featuring free beer until it runs out. Located between the Hubbard Park Lodge and the River Club in Hubbard Park, Milwaukee County’s latest beer garden will feature a selection of Wisconsin brews, including Sprech...
06.12.2014 | | Posted at 12:25 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
While Bay View patiently waits to see when—and if—its own beer garden will open in Humboldt Park, Estabrook Park’s beer garden is open for business. Next week on Thursday, June 19, Estabrook’s garden will celebrate the start of its busiest season with a Summer Kickoff party and keg tapping beginning at 5:30 p.m. The beer garden’s managing director Hans Weissgerber III and Milwaukee Count...
06.02.2014 | | Posted at 08:00 AM
By Nathaniel Scharping
It used to be that we went to the beer garden. This summer, it seems the beer garden is coming to us. The Milwaukee County Parks Department recently announced the addition of a traveling beer garden to the two already operating in the county. Opening Wednesday, June 4 at 4 p.m. in Whitnall Park, the beer garden will remain in a given location for two weeks before moving on to the next one.The fir...
05.07.2014 | | 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...
01.21.2014 | | 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...
01.16.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Norman Ware
The Estabrook Park beer garden may soon have some company. The Milwaukee County Parks Department and County Executive Chris Abele are looking to build on the popularity of Estabrook's beer garden with an additional beer garden in Scout Lake Park in the Village of Greendale. In a country press release, the Parks Department estimates the county could bring in between $80,000 and $100,000 a year in ...
Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Hoyt Park opens county’s newest beer garden

 The influence of Milwaukee’s German roots has inspired the creation of another biergarten. After Estabrook Park’s beer garden experienced resounding success
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Byron’s on the river

While many restaurants are going out of business, some are just being revamped. Chef/owner John Chitko converted his high-end restaurant Yaffa into Byron’s, which he calls a beer garden and bistro. Yaffa’s pan-Mediterranean format has nearly vanished—gone are the Moroccan tagines and that great vegetarian...

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