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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...
05.06.2014 | | 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 | | 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 | | 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 | | 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...
04.25.2014 | | Posted at 04:02 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Bay View Gallery Night is adding a musical component this summer. Concurrent with its annual art crawl, the neighborhood will host the Bay View Jazz Fest on Friday, June 6, a lineup of free shows at four Bay View venues. Curated by Milwaukee Jazz Vision, it features many of the scene's big names and brightest young players. The complete lineup is below.Tonic Tavern (2335 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milw...
04.02.2014 | | 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 | | 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...

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