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.
This beer garden would be a partnership with St. Francis Brewery and would open in May if approved by the County Board.
The groundbreaking Estabrook Park beer garden is run by Hans Wesigerber III's ABC Estabrook, Inc. Friends of Hoyt Park and Pool operate The Landing beer garden in the Tosa park.
"This is a great opportunity for Humboldt Park and to show off what the neighborhood has to offer," Haas said in a statement. "We are hoping to build off the great tradition of Chill on the Hill by bringing more people to this jewel of Bay View."
Haas and Humboldt Park Watch host a meeting on Monday, Feb. 10, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Humboldt Park Pavilion Meeting Room, 3000 S. Howell Ave., to get public input on the proposal. Parks Department and brewery representatives will be available at the meeting to answer questions about the proposal.
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