Enthusiasm curbed in St. Francis
By Kevin Meagher
After 20 years of tending a perennial garden in the “terrace” strip between the curb and sidewalk, St. Francis resident Mike Ferentz was ordered to tear it out. »Read more
BVNA photo contest winners — the slideshow

Bay View’s ‘Art Stop': Urban Counter-Pose, Is it counter-urban?
By Jeffrey Zimmerman
The impressive transformation of Bay View’s premier intersection at Kinnickinnic, Howell and Lincoln... »Read more
Improvements planned for South Shore Beach


» 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
» A penchant for heirlooms — Plant Land features ‘hand-me-down seeds’
» Chasing Tales, new play and learn center in Oak Creek
» Suds and sausage, soon
» Jacob’s Well Café — coffee and a purpose
» Ricky — Bay View’s bedbug detecting beagle
» Colectivo rolls out Troubadour Bakery 
» Humboldt Park Beer Garden open
» More delays for Artstop project
» Boulevard building sold
» Paren(t)hesis — Lost Tooth
» Humboldt Park Beer Garden grand opening June 30th 
» City offering 1,000 free trees for Milwaukee residents June 27
» Animal boarding facility request for Bay View to be considered at by zoning board
» TONIGHT: Green Night at Chill on the Hill; Extra Crispy Brass Band and Humboldt Park/Journey House CLC Drumline
» New name for Art Stop 
» All Abilities Playground planned for St. Francis 
» City’s new Bike Safety Awareness Week
» Tiny doors in Humboldt Park
» Building innovation at BVMHS — a cargo bike and Bevin’s skiff
» Bay View post office building owner cited with host of code violations

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