Now, the blank wall has been replaced with the painted letters "HE." Closer examination reveals that more letters have been stenciled but not yet painted. The resulting sign will read "HELLO MILWAUKEE."
According to Fink's owner Scott Johnson, the mural will be the last ... for now.
"(We're) changing tack for the winter," he said via text. "Somehow I've had that jingle running through my head all summer.
"We change our minds/get inspiring ideas for slogan all the time. This is just a nice, simple and familiar place holder for the cold months. Something new will be coming in spring."
With that winter chill in the air, it seems safe to expect that while couples may be even more boring or at least bored while trapped inside, they may also do more boning.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he lived until he was 17, Bobby received his BA-Mass Communications from UWM in 1989 and has lived in Walker's Point, Bay View, Enderis Park, South Milwaukee and on the East Side.
He has published three non-fiction books in Italy – including one about an event in Milwaukee history, which was published in the U.S. in autumn 2010. Four more books, all about Milwaukee, have been published by The History Press.
With his most recent band, The Yell Leaders, Bobby released four LPs and had a songs featured in an episode of TV's "Party of Five," and films in Japan, South America and the U.S. The Yell Leaders were named the best unsigned band in their region by VH-1 as part of its Rock Across America 1998 Tour. Most recently, the band contributed tracks to a UK vinyl/CD tribute to the Redskins and collaborated on a track with Italian novelist Enrico Remmert.
He's produced three installments of the "OMCD" series of local music compilations for OnMilwaukee.com and in 2007 produced a CD of Italian music and poetry.
In 2005, he was awarded the City of Asti's (Italy) Journalism Prize for his work focusing on that area.
He can be heard weekly on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee talking about his "Urban Spelunking" series of stories.