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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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Holman and Zielinski will face off for Bay View Common Council seat

April 24, 2015 7:45 a.m.

Now that her term on the Milwaukee school board has officially wrapped up, Meagan Holman, who has represented Bay View and other South Side neighborhoods on the board, is filing papers today to run for the 14th District Common Council seat, which includes Bay View and Polonia, to the west.

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France-born Marin tattoos Milwaukee

April 18, 2015 1:11 p.m.

Laurent Marin learned the art of tattooing by practicing on his own skin while growing up in Grenoble, France. Today, he co-owns Old Salt Tattooers in Bay View.

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In search of the perfect pizza: Vinchi's

April 2, 2015 12:02 p.m.

Bay View has become a popular part of town to eat and drink over the past few years. It's also a place where one can find a pizzeria in the back of a small tavern with a completely different name and a completely different owner. Such is the case with Vinchi's Pizza, which has been located inside The Bubbler at 3158 S. Howell Ave. for the past three years.

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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.

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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.

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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, OnMilwaukee.com readers once again handed the title to previous five-time best bar district winner Bay View.

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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.