Artist acquires vintage print shop
By Sheila Julson
On the corner of Howell and Russell avenues sits an inconspicuous white cottage nearly hidden by the boughs of large fir trees. But inside, there are Bay View Printing Company’s letterpress and offset presses... »Read more
Ecco!  Naples comes to Bay View


Iconic, beloved Avalon Theater opens Dec. 15  
Bay View Compass Staff
At long last, the Avalon Theater and Lounge, 2473 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., is slated to reopen after being shuttered for more than a decade. »Read more
With bubbler and repavement, restoration of Milwaukee’s last public well is complete

News

» A G JB Van Hollen announces national $90 cramming settlement with T-Mobile
» City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works Christmas holiday schedules 
» Housing Trust Fund grants totaling $600,000 will help the homeless, create jobs and boost neighborhoods affected by foreclosures 
» Terry Falk to run for reelection of his Milwaukee School Board citywide seat
» Brian Eisold to challenge Terry Falk for Milwaukee School Board citywide seat
» Joint Committee on downtown streetcar implementation meeting, Dec. 9, 1:30pm, City Hall
» “Seeds of Challenge” examines extreme weather impacts to Wisconsin agriculture
» LETTER TO EDITOR — Former resident found Compass
» LETTER TO EDITOR — Art Stop Symbolism? 
» LETTER TO EDITOR — Make No Mistake On Our Great Lake
» Iconic, beloved Avalon Theater opens Dec. 15  
» ParenThesis — Rolling with gender roles
» Humboldt Park Beer Garden update
» THE FINE PRINT — Do I need to collect sales tax if I sell stuff on the internet?
» HALL MONITOR — All I want for Christmas is some time
» BVNA announces grant recipients
» Ecco!  Naples comes to Bay View
» Cutting Group expands to Bay View
» Artist acquires vintage print shop
» With bubbler and repavement, restoration of Milwaukee’s last public well is complete
» City of Milwaukee 1919 plans for the update of the Bay View’s Pryor Avenue Iron Well
» Three vehicles broken into Nov. 8 & 9 on north end of Bay View business district
» Kenosha home-health-agency owner charged with fraud, forgery and racketeering; $1,522,307.56 in false billings
» Last day to rake leaves into street is Sat., November 15
» Operation Alley Cat initiative pays off with arrest — suspect believed to be responsible for stealing from garages
» Ald. Murphy hosting Heroin and Opiates 101 – A Neighborhood & Community Meeting Nov. 19
» Outpost donates $20,000
» Jim Baker sells Bay View Printing
» King Building five-story apartment development plan abandoned
» BVNA photo contest winners — the slideshow
» Humboldt Park glowed with Halloween fun
» BAY VIEW BITES — Café India
» Improvements planned for South Shore Beach
» HALL MONITOR — Moving thoughts
» Enthusiasm curbed in St. Francis
» Bay View’s ‘Art Stop': Urban Counter-Pose, Is it counter-urban?
» Houdini’s Life and Legend at St. Francis Library
» St. Francis Civic Center Dedication
» Sharrows on Russell Avenue
» Pumpkin Pavilion 2014
» PARENTHESIS — Use acetaminophen with care
» South Shore Farmers Market — Music makes it even better
» Bay View Terrace is 50
» Handmade tile and pottery business opening in Bay View
» Lincoln Warehouse — A hive for creatives and entrepreneurs
» Local authors to read at Studio Lounge
» THE FINE PRINT — How does a contractor use construction liens to protect its interest?
» HALL MONITOR — Perfect storm as school starts
» Paren(t)hesis — Third row not for us
» Bay View Post Office landlord ignores city inspectors
» Stars And Stripes Honor Flight Fundraiser September 7
» Bay View Bash is September 13
» Love Chill? Prove it!
» Bay View Bash is September 13
» Love Chill? Prove it!
» Anodyne Coffee expands to Public Market
» Letters to editor — pedestrian safety in Bay View
» Pedalboard power — local entrepreneurs aim to upgrade
» BOOK REIVEW — Evergreen
» Refuge Smoothie Café moves into Wild Flour’s space in Bay View
» Community serving community in Cudahy
» Outpost’s recycling program expanded to include food waste
» Bay View’s summer outdoor art markets
» St. Ann Center $1 million challenge — donations needed by Aug. 15 for new north side facility
» BVNA’s Beautiful Bay View Photo Contest
» Can you Spott Toni Spott? Local realtor launches marketing campaign
» Candidate Forum August 4 in Bay View at Parkside School (formerly Fritsche Middle School)
» Will pedestrians in Bay View be safer?
» New haven for fiber and fabric artists
» ParenThesis — Vacations zap hurry worry
» THE FINE PRINT — How do I avoid being held hostage in my own company?
» Bay View’s Hayward Williams plays Anodyne each week in August
» Tippecanoe Library’s Renovation: Public Meeting July 30, 6-7:30pm
» 19th District Assembly Seat Candidate Forum Monday, August 4 in Bay View
» SEWISC presents free field training on Emerald Ash Borer and Invasive Plants

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Dear Santa, I’ve tried to be a good boy this year. But now comes the time when I, like so many other boys and girls around the world, set pen to paper to express my grandest and most heartfelt wishes for the holidays, hoping against hope that one or more of these finds its way to the base of my tree this season. If my wishes could become reality,... »Read more

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