Bay View Bash


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The new Milwaukee Bucks arena hosts its first comedy show, while Bay View hosts one of the city’s great neighborhood festivals. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Dear Ruthie gives advice to a reader and shares events of interest to Milwaukee’s LGBTQ community for the week of Sept. 12-19. more

Dear Ruthie

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The unconventional Brooklyn musician and Nick Cave collaborator headlines the Bay View Bash’s Rush-Mor Records stage Saturday night. more

Music Feature

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

Dear Ruthie

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

This Week in Milwaukee

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

Local Music

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

This Week in Milwaukee

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

This Week in Milwaukee

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

This Week in Milwaukee

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

Hear Me Out

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

More Sports

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

This Week in Milwaukee

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

On Music

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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