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.
For those needing something to help keep them warm this week, here's a sentence that should help: We're just a handful of weeks away from beer garden season. And to confirm it, Milwaukee County Parks today announced the stops for the 2019 Traveling Beer Garden tour.
According to a statement released Tuesday morning, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has proposed abandoning the pay to park program he included in the 2018 county budget.
The 2018 County Budget includes language that could lead Milwaukee County Parks to charge a fee to park - via the installation of parking meters - in Milwaukee's green necklace of parks. Have your say at a public input meeting next Tuesday at The Domes.
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.
Several members of the Milwaukee Common Council and a member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors will hold a news conference Tuesday to make an important announcement regarding the proposed Milwaukee streetcar route, Ald. Terry L. Wikowski said.
Northwestern Mutual has proposed purchasing O'Donnell Park from Milwaukee County for $14 million, though according the the plan NML would receive a $1.3 million credit to pay for parking structure maintenance. The public would still have access to the park, pavilions and parking structure. Is this in the long-term best interest of Milwaukee?
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.
Juneau Park Paddleboats today informed OnMilwaukee.com of new developments in their pursuit of an appeal to save their business.
Tim and Val Ritter report that, after 16 years, they have lost their contract with the Milwaukee Parks Department. They have to dismantle their shed and remove all equipment by April 18. Juneau Park Paddleboats will be replaced at the lagoon by California-based Wheel Fun Rentals, a franchise which operates close to 100 locations around the country.