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Readers Blog: OnMilwaukee.com Intern Team: Ashley Altadonna

My Bachelorette: Milwaukee Style!

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This past weekend I set forth on that crazy rite of passage known as the bachelorette party. My last hurrah before finally tying the knot with my lovely fiancé was nothing less than spectacular! I started off my party with cocktails at the home of one of my bridesmaids. She lives just off North Avenue and we definitely were going to add a little Summer Soulstice into our adventures that day. We wandered into the throngs of festivalgoers just in time to catch our pals in the Scarring Party take the Milwaukee East stage. If you haven’t seen these guys yet, you’re seriously missing some stellar music.

After their set, we wandered over the OnMilwaukee.com booth to see how my fellow interns were faring. There was giant Jenga and beanbag toss being played and an amazing poodle with a mohawk! We stopped into the Hotel Foster to check out the new décor. I have to say it I found it to be a vast improvement over the other bars that used to occupy the space. The antique look is kitschy and fun, and their drinks are decently priced. We made some new friends over more cocktails. 

We were having a great time, but it wasn’t long before we had to move the party down to the Third Ward. We had dinner reservations at Swig. This was also my first time there as well. Swig is sleek and classy, and the small portion dishes were delicious! I especially enjoyed the black bean cakes and the tempura snap peas. YUM!  More libations and a few gifts I’m not sure I can mention on this blog, led us to our next and final stop of the evening at Blackbird. 

The bar graciously reserved us the back area. I must admit, at this point the night gets a little hazy. There were more than a few shots ending up in front of me. Luckily I can recall some of the details thanks to Blackbird’s photo booth. My friends and I were piling in having a great time by the looks of it. It’s actually made for a great memento of the evening. All and all it was fabulous time to an amazing day and the perfect send off before I head down that aisle! 

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