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UPDATED: Beer gardens are making a comeback

Published June 11, 2020

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.

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Fred Usinger Day means free suds and sausages

Published Feb. 22, 2015

The eighth annual Fred Usinger Day at the Old German Beer Hall takes place on Monday, Feb. 23. It's a day to celebrate the legacy of Usinger's sausages by consuming free sausages and beer.

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Estabrook Biergarten celebrates first year with renovations, shorter lines

Published June 13, 2013

It has been a year since the Estabrook Biergarten, now remodeled, opened in Estabrook Park and so, it's time to raise steins and say "prost!" This will undoubtedly happen at the anniversary / grand opening party, set for Thursday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. with ceremonial speeches followed by a celebratory keg tapping.