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Chill on the Hill announces its 2019 lineup

Published April 24, 2019

Summer festival (announcement) season continues on this week, as Bay View's Chill on the Hill joined the daily Summerfest grounds stage announcements and River Rhythms in unveiling its lineup of local music coming soon to Humboldt Park.


County committee OKs spending to upgrade the Humboldt Park beer garden

Published March 14, 2017

If there's one thing a beer garden in Milwaukee really, really needs, it's a good bathroom. This morning, the County Board's Parks Committee voted to match $27,000 already raised to fund repairs and upgrades to the bathrooms at the Humboldt Park Beer pavilion in Bay View.


The "tiny doors" are back in Humboldt Park

Published Aug. 3, 2016

In 2013, "tiny doors" were installed at the base of trees in Bay View's Humboldt Park. Shortly after, they were vandalized. Today, OnMilwaukee placed seven tiny doors in the park - go find 'em before they're gone.


Chill on the Hill announces 2015 lineup

Published May 14, 2015

The Bay View Neighborhood Association and Milwaukee County Parks recently announced the lineup of performers for this summer's upcoming Chill on the Hill, hosted at Humboldt Park.


Help Global Union raise $15,000

Published July 15, 2014

Alverno College's Global Union, a free world music festival, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Sept. 13 in Humboldt Park. Today, the organizers launched a campaign to raise $15,000 in 15 days to offset costs.


Social Circle: Are there too many beer gardens?

Published July 13, 2014

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?


Next up, beer garden #3: Humboldt Park

Published Jan. 21, 2014

Supervisor Jason Haas announced today that he's working with the Parks Department on a beer garden for Humboldt Park in Bay View this summer.


We found the tiny door in Humboldt Park!

Published Sept. 18, 2013

There's a tiny door at the the base of a tree in Humboldt Park. It's both adorable and a grassroots marketing campaign by Keebler. We went in search of it today.


Bookshop owner talks book industry, bookswapping and book love

Published Sept. 10, 2011

On Sunday, the Intern Team will host the Bay View Bookswap at Humboldt Park from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More than 60 of the donated books came from Boswell Books, so we checked in with owner Daniel Goldin to talk reading and more.

Bayviewbookswap_fullsize_story1 wants to help you swap out your old reads

Published Sept. 7, 2011

Are your old books collecting dust on the shelves? Looking for some new lit to add to your anthology? has your answer. Bring your old books to Humboldt Park and join our Intern Team as they host the Bay View Bookswap Sunday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


SlutWalk organizer addresses racial tensions

Published June 8, 2011

Blogs are popping up all over the Internet suggesting that SlutWalks - organized marches to raise awareness of sexual abuse - are exclusive movements that cater primarily to privileged women. Michele Stander-Reimer, co-organizer for SlutWalk Milwaukee, responds.


Alverno hopes you'll help kickstart Global Union's future

Published July 28, 2010

As Global Union prepares to celebrate five years of offering free top-notch international music at its two-day festival in Bay View's Humboldt Park, Alverno Presents -- which organizes the event -- is asking for help.


Still no plans for Humboldt Park playground

Published July 23, 2010

Children in Bay View have been wondering when they would be able to enjoy new playground equipment in Humboldt Park. Local lawmakers are wondering the same thing.