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Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011
From its beginnings as a backyard barbecue six years ago, the Lakefront International Festival of Sausages—more concisely known as Sausage Fest—has grown into a block party outside of Café Centraal (2306 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.), and as...
Monday, July 25, 2011

Art Review

Stanley Ryan Jones has mounted three shows in hip Bay View, and what's hipper than exhibiting at Café Lulu, Bar Lulu, and to the north (starting Sept.1) at Hi-Fi Café. Since 1975 he's dodged the art scene radar, but folks...
Thursday, July 14, 2011

Short Orders

Summer is the ideal time to visit Barnacle Bud's (1955 S. Hilbert St., barnacle-buds.com). That is, if you can find it—Hilbert Street only runs for two blocks. Just look for all the parked cars and a small building at the end of the street. The highlight is a large outdoor deck that overlooks the Kinnickinnic River...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Today @ Humboldt Park, 6 p.m.

Bay View's free Chill on the Hill concert series at the Humboldt Park bandshell continues tonight with a performance from The Squeezettes, an (almost) all-female polka ensemble. They'll be joined by opener Andy Apricot and His Polka Band...
Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Vietnamese meals already attracting a loyal following

Hue served as the capital of Vietnam from 1802 to 1945, and later saw fierce fighting during the Vietnam War. Today, however, this beautiful city owns a reputation for serving some of the nation’s best food. Hue (pronounced Hway) is also the name of a new restaurant in Bay View. Mark Nielsen co-owns the...
05.10.2010 | | Posted at 11:25 PM

The Boulevard Theatre’s Annual Fundraiser

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Boulevard Theatre closes out its 24th Season this month with its annual Verse & Vino Poetry/Wine Slam. The annual event features the aforementioned wine and food from some rather nice restaurants as well as poetry and spoken word performed by some exceptionally talented people. This year’s event includes performances by Susan Fete, David Flores, Mark Metcalf, Dan Mooney, Beth Monhollen, Ru...
Friday, April 9, 2010

Third and Fifth Wards, East Side, Bay View, Walker’s Point, Wauwatosa, Downtown Milwaukee and North Shore

In Milwaukee’s Historic Third and Fifth Wards, just south of Downtown, sleek modern structures share real estate with century-old factories and foundries that have found new life as art galleries, condos, design firms, trendy boutiques and see-and-be-seen dining hot spots. The neighborhood’s renaissance during the mid-1990s was anchored by the presence of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design...
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010

Upstart trio quickly becomes one of Milwaukee’s most visible bands

A band’s first months are a period usually reserved for false starts, the scrapping of potential names and learning how to play together as one. Evidently, Surgeons in Heat—a 6-month-old Milwaukee transplant that’s already played more than 25 shows, recorded and tirelessly promoted itself—wasn’t aware of that. When singer and guitarist Johnathon Mayer left Appleton and relocated to Bay View in September, he and longtime friend and drummer Ryan Rougeux enlisted the help of Milwaukee bassist...

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