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While we enjoy our Wisconsin warmup (please stay!), Leinie’s has brought Summer Shandy back to the shelves and is also giving one lucky person a $50,000 tiny lake house in which to enjoy it!
This adorable little log cabin-ish lake house is pretty adorbs and come with a grill, fishing poles, a sound system, a tiny kitchen, bed, neon signs, Wisconsin signs (and Leinie ones), a surfboard, Adirondack chairs, a place to sleep, a furnace for warmth ... and a year’s supply of beer.
You can also use the house as an ice fishing shanty and it comes equipped with an ice augur, too.
To enter to win (no purchase necessary), send an email to SummerShandyIceShanty@promo.leinie.com between Feb. 25 and March 11 naming your “favorite Leinie’s beer that makes anytime feel like summertime.”
Everyone who enters (you must be 21) will get a Summer Shandy rebate via a cash app.
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 episodes of TV's "Party of Five" and "Dawson's Creek," 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 has also won awards from the Milwaukee Press Club.
He can be heard weekly on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee talking about his "Urban Spelunking" series of stories.