As other cities plot to make streetside dining more available as a means for reopening struggling restaurants and bars, Milwaukee-area beer gardens are slowly dipping their toes into the water, and some are fully reopening.
Some of the beer garden rules are obvious, some are not. Take a minute to check yourself with these 7 lesser-known beer garden "rules."
The sixth annual Cracker Barrel Sista Strut will come to Milwaukee's Estabrook Park on Saturday, Oct. 7. Hosted by V100.7, the event aims to bring awareness to the importance of early breast cancer screenings.
Though I'm still making my way around Milwaukee's seemingly endless beer gardens, I have, of course, been to Estabrook Park's and am not surprised at all to find it on DailyMeal.com's "America's Coolest Beer Gardens" list.
Lately, I've been nosing around old houses in Milwaukee. I mean, really old houses. This time, we go inside the oldest surviving Milwaukee house: Benjamin Church House, begun in 1843 on 4th and Court Streets, across from where Golda Meir School now stands.
2016 has been an intense year for seemingly everyone and everything, including the Milwaukee County Parks. There was upheaval and controversy, but also numerous positive parks moments. According to County Executive Chris Abele, there are more to come.
The free beer and brats is just the beginning. Cyclocross leads bike racers around short laps over mixed terrain - pavement, grass, mud, and snow ... check out this hot sport that spinning around the country and greater Milwaukee.
Saturday, April 23 is the first day of the season and it's also German Beer Day, which celebrates the 500-year anniversary of the Duke of Bavaria proclaiming that a drink can only be called "beer" if it's made from water, barkey, and hops.
The Estabrook Park Beer Garden Cyclocross Classic will take place on Saturday, Nov. 7.
The deteriorating 78-year-old Milwaukee River dam in Estabrook Park moved one step closer to repair this week.
Earlier this week, the Estabrook Beer Garden was vandalized. Although insurance will cover the cost of repair, a $1,000 reward is being offered to anyone who can provide information that leads to the arrest of the people responsible for the vandalism.
Milwaukee welcomed another beer garden this week - this time, at Humboldt Park in Bay View. Are there too many beer gardens in town or can there never be enough?
Since 1981, when Historic Walker's Point, Inc., held its Loft Spaces and Historic Traces, the annual Spaces & Traces tour has opened the doors of Milwaukee homes and historic spaces to the public. The 32nd installment of the event, held Saturday, May 18, features Shorewood.
Earlier this week, I shared a non beer and brats list that Milwaukee made. Today, it's back to what made us great, beer. And, Milwaukee's in some mighty fine company.
A Crivitz supper club owner will get help from a bevy of lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin as he sues the village for denying his right to fly the U.S. flag upside down.