Hats

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Could this horned headwear be the new cheesehead?

Published Feb. 15, 2019

Wisconsin is no stranger to bizarre headwear at sporting events. But thanks to Milwaukee-made Buck Head hats, sporting a pair of horns at a Bucks game is no longer just for Bango.

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MPS Mitten Tree donation period extended, please help

Published Jan. 3, 2018

Milwaukee Public Schools and TCF National Bank (TCF Bank) have been partnering for the third year to collect mittens for children who need them and they've announced that the collection period is being extended.

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A look at Black Diamond and Arc'teryx's seasonal hat offerings

Published Nov. 17, 2016

The unseasonable fall weather is great, but you know that the cold is coming. And that means it's time to look at personal insulation to keep your ears, head, and nose warm. Here are some winter hats and beanies that might be right up your alley.

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Bay View hat makers stack up fashion with function

Published May 31, 2015

Kate and John McLaughlin, two of 15 master dress hat makers in the country, own and operate The Hen House and Brass Rooster hat shops in Bay View. This summer, they will introduce a new mobile hat shop, too. ""It will be like a food truck for hats," says John.

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Hats off to the new Hen House

Published Aug. 28, 2014

John and Kate McLaughlin, owners of The Brass Rooster - a men's hat shop in Bay View - will move to a larger location and open a women's hat shop called The Hen House in an adjoining space.

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The weekend wardrobe

Published Sept. 30, 2011

We're easy going and casual in Wisconsin, but this weekend it's all blue, green, gold and red.

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Hats off to a modern world

Published Sept. 27, 2011

Do a Google search for "1920s baseball crowd" and you'll find some wonderful things: The innocence of a bygone era, a haunting reminder of our mortality and a lot of guys wearing hats. Hats, for crying out loud.

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Bay View welcomes The Brass Rooster

Published April 26, 2011

On May 7, Bay View will welcome The Brass Rooster, a new hat and accessories store for men. The shop, at 2479 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., will stock hats of all kinds, including pork pie, derby, bowler, fedoras, newsboys, felt, straw and more.

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Packers see red in fight against heart disease

Published July 27, 2006

Following up on the success of the pink caps that raised $1 million for breast cancer research last year, the Packers and American Family Insurance are teamming up to sell red caps this year. Some proceeds to to heart disease research.