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05.01.2014 | 140 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...
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...
02.12.2014 | | 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 | | 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 | | 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 | | 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...

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