It's a Thanksgiving miracle: After four long months of construction, the Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge on South Kinnickinnic Avenue—one of the main arteries connecting Bay View to Downtown—has finally reopened. The bridge had been closed since .. more

Nov 27, 2013 3:00 PM Around MKE

Riviera Maya opened its doors almost a decade ago when the intersection of Howell, Lincoln and Kinnickinnic was just beginning to bloom. This Mexican restaurant fits right in with a stylish décor that includes artistic concrete floors, a sl... more

Dec 5, 2012 8:00 AM Dining Preview

Just in time for Election Day, Bay View’s Boulevard Theatre is producing a reading of Gore Vidal’s politically charged dramatic comedy The Best Man. David Flores and Mark Bucher direct... more

Oct 17, 2012 8:00 AM Off the Cuff

Aaron Kopec's horror stories at the Alchemist Theatre have collected quite a rogues' gallery over the years. Past villains have included Dracula, Jack the Ripper and H.H. Holmes. This fall, Kopec delves into less familiar... more

Oct 10, 2012 3:19 PM Theater

Alterra adds to its growing café empire with a new location in Bay View (2301 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.). The building, which is also the new home of Alterra's baking operations, sits at a prime location where Kinnickinnic, Howell and Lincoln a... more

Sep 5, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview

The trend of restaurants using locally sourced ingredients, such as Braise in Walker's Point, continues to grow. Add Bay View's recently opened Odd Duck to the list... more

May 3, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Tuesday, April 17, was “equal pay day,” which, unfortunately, doesn't mean that it's the day when both men and women are paid equal wages. It actually means that women would have to work all of 2011 and up through... more

Apr 18, 2012 12:00 AM Issue of the Week 8 Comments

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

Dec 12, 2011 2:29 AM More Sports

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... more

Jul 25, 2011 12:00 AM Visual Arts 1 Comments

Although Paul Cebar is synonymous with Milwaukee (for years his band was even named “The Milwaukeeans”), part of his local appeal is that his music sounds nothing like anything us from our chilly Midwestern city. Cebar instead taps more

Feb 5, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Bay View Bash is Milwaukee's largest, and only 100% volunteer-run festival. The Bash is a community party for Bay View residents, business owners, and visitors to eat, drink, dance, shop and,Sponsored Events more

Sep 19, 2009 12:00 AM Around MKE

St. Francis,most noted for its Roman Catholic seminary, is one of the quietersuburbs. In recent years, however, it has shown signs of vitality.,Dining Out more

May 13, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview

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Jan 10, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

Sure, everyone demands MPS do something about its horrendous achievement gap between black Could you describe or explain the Guest Expressions campaign? ,Taking Liberties more

Nov 12, 2007 12:00 AM Taking Liberties

Bright Eyes' grand return to the Pabst was a little anticlimactic, although that's not necessarily a bad thing. Last time Milwaukee saw young Mr. Oberst, he was being dragged off stage by an exasperated handler, following a clusterfuck finale fill.. more

Oct 23, 2007 4:00 AM On Music