Bay View Bash

Ruthie answers a question from a reader with an old but legitimate work grudge. Exciting upcoming events include: Street Eats at Catalano Square, Sept. 15; Bay View Bash, Sept. 16; Steer Queer “Byke" Ride at Sprocket Café, Sept. 17; Hurr... more

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On the docket this week: A couple of big comedians, a ton of indie-rock, a tattoo convention and one enormous Bay View street party. more

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“I think there should be more bands with kids our age. It inspires people.” more

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Amid heavenly weather, The Pukes, Brain-Bats, Bad Grades, B Justice and Urban Waste delivered some invigoratingly loud music to the Bay View Bash. more

Concert Reviews

The Bay View Bash, Rock The Green and Doors Open Milwaukee highlight another beautiful September weekend in Milwaukee. more

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Wisconsin’s first mental asylum was founded in 1860. This was a time when women were institutionalized for behaving in ways that were simply unacceptable to men. Not exactly a pleasant point in history, but it needs to be acknowledged. Co-Operat.. more


The Bay View Bash and Global Union keep Bay View busy, while Calexico, Beach House and Viet Cong keep indie-rock fans happy. more

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Bob Mould, Foster the People, Bay View Bash and more! more

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I can’t pull myself away from the television. From “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” and “The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story” to “Snapped” marathons and “Quacker Factory” specials on QVC more

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Sorry this is just now being posted. I was in Madison for the night last night and couldn't access the blog mobile-y. Here's the thing - this story is so damn jumbled I'm not sure I can write you a coherent post about it. The entire thing is bas.. more

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While staying true to its roots as a working-class, residential neighborhood, over the last decade Bay View has emerged as one of Milwaukee's most fashionable... more

Today in Milwaukee

It shouldn't be too surprising that Pizzle has revealed himself to be one of Milwaukee's most pop-savvy rappers with his new album, Fame in Vain. . His Packerscheering Wiz Khalifa remake “Green and Yellow,” with Prophetic, was ubiquitous... more

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The annual Bay View Bash usually marks one of the neighborhood's busiest days for live music, and this year is no exception. As usual, this Saturday's festival on Kinnickinnic Avenue will host three stages of live music, and once again the festiva.. more

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While two candidates have made it official and filed with the Milwaukee County Election Commission, the real race to replace Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker is taking place behind the scenes, where potential candidates are jockeying... more

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Among the attractions at this year’s Bay View Bash, one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhood festivals, are demonstrations on ballroom dance, swordplay and Falun Gong exercises, a fashion show, a strongman competition and a host of more

Today in Milwaukee

One of Milwaukee’s most active salsa bands, Nabori celebrates the genre’s past. For their debut, Historias Del Barrio, singer Robert Figueroa and the group wrote eight original compositions in the style of the brassy, golden-age salsa of th... more

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The Bay View Bash street festival returns to South Kinnickinnic Avenue this year on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. This week, organizers announced the event's music and entertainment schedule, which is listed below: .. more

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