As area cities plot to make streetside dining more available as a means for reopening struggling restaurants and bars, Milwaukee-area beer gardens have come back online. Here's the latest news:
The dog- and family-friendly Baaree beer garden in Thiensville is open, serving food and froth, as well as live music and trivia nights. Opens at 2 p.m. daily, except Mondays.
The beer offerings change often, but a recent menu listed New Glarus' Spotted Cow, 3 Sheeps' Cashmere Hammer nitro stout, Central Waters' HHG APA American pale ale and Good City's pils alongside a number of national craft brews from Surly, Alaskan Brewing, WarPigs, Bell's, Rogue and Big Sky, with a couple imports, too.
The Deer District beer garden at the Fiserv Forum is open and there is a new food truck on-site. Details here.
Estabrook Park Beer Garden has reopened with its regular hours, noon to 10 p.m., much to the relief of its many fans.
The Franklin Beer Garden at Croatian Park, 9100 S. 76th St., is now open. The beer garden, which sits on 30 acres, has live music, food, mixers and wine, as well as import and domestic beers. Happy hour, from 5 until 6 p.m., offers $2. It's open every Thursday, 5-10 p.m., through Sept. 17.
The Landing at Hoyt Park in Wauwatosa is open for on-site quaffing.
Shorewood's Hubbard Park Beer Garden is offering what it calls "full service beer and food." It will also has table limits, timed cleaning and sanitation schedules and employees serving as "dedicated safety officers" to enforce social distancing.
The Vine at Humboldt Park and South Shore Terrace have now reopened, too.
Kegel's Inn in West Allis is open Wednesdays through Saturdays. Details here:
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