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Bay View

Bay View is a neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, south of the downtown area and north of the City of St. Francis. The original Village of Bay View is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Bay View Historic District. According to the designation, it is roughly bounded by Lake Michigan to the east, Meredith Street to Superior, up to Nock Street and then from Wentworth Avenue to Pryor Avenue.

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Happy Hour Spin Class

April 3, 2015 4:00 p.m. - April 3, 2015
Blackbird - 3007 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

Join The Ghosts of Laura Palmer on Friday, April 3 at 4 p.m....


Pure Vida Latin Dance

April 3, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Studio Lounge - 2246 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

Pura Vida Latin Dance Night feat. DJ Tico Are you ready to d...


Pure Vida Latin Dance

April 10, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Studio Lounge - 2246 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

Pura Vida Latin Dance Night feat. DJ Tico Are you ready to d...


Pure Vida Latin Dance

April 17, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Studio Lounge - 2246 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

Pura Vida Latin Dance Night feat. DJ Tico Are you ready to d...

Articles about Bay View


Naked Without It creates tiny food jewelry

March 21, 2015 5:08 a.m.

Laura Rehorst's miniature food sculpture jewelry - a teensy taco, a bitsy burger - are so accurately detailed and freaking cute they might make you squeal in a way that's usually reserved for baby monkeys.


Featured bartender: Tonic's Justin Tarantino

March 7, 2015 5:09 a.m.

Justin Tarantino has worked at Tonic Tavern, 2335 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., for two years. He started helping out as a bar back and within a short period of time became a full-on bartender. He says he owes everything he knows about bartending to veteran bartender Paul "PK" Kennedy.


Milwaukee's best bar district, 2015

Feb. 28, 2015 5:06 p.m.

Last year, Brady Street - with the help of watering holes like The Nomad, Hi-Hat, Jo-Cat's and more - managed to unseat the long-time champion of the title of Milwaukee's best bar district. However, they'd only have one year to celebrate, as after sharing the love in 2014, readers once again handed the title to previous five-time best bar district winner Bay View.


92-year-old maverick reflects on real estate career

Feb. 28, 2015 11:04 a.m.

In 1951, Mary Jane "MJ" Riffel was a divorced single mother. Despite numerous challenges from sexism to cancer, she went on to a successful career in real estate and opened two real estate schools in Milwaukee. Today, Riffel is 92, lives on the shore of Lake Michigan in Bay View and is writing a collection of short stories.


A conversation with Ripley Johnson of Moon Duo

Feb. 28, 2015 9:36 a.m.

Moon Duo is well accomplished for a young band. Having formed in just 2009, it already stands with five albums under its belt. Each album has maintained that fine line between adrenaline-fueled and rhythmic ADHD, creating an addictive quality also found in the duo's lyrical value. Curious about the pair's unique brand of sound, I spoke with Ripley Johnson about their creative process and more before the band's show Sunday, March 1 at the Cactus Club.


Barnacle Bud's is back!

Feb. 26, 2015 11:09 a.m.

The patio will be blanketed in snow, but Barnacle Bud's, 1955 S. Hilbert St., reopens on Friday, Feb. 27. Luckily, there's a warm, dry structure next to the patio for us to reacquaint ourselves with Bud's.


Milwaukee's best bar patio/view, 2015

Feb. 22, 2015 2:07 p.m.

Although we tinkered a bit this year, combining the best patio and best view categories, the results haven't changed all that much. Read on to see which bar readers say offers the best patio and/or view.