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Downtown Magazine 2020-3

Downtown Magazine 2020-3

Keywords: Downtown Magazine,Kenosha,Downtown

Vol. 13, Issue 3




mayor’s update


local businesses


night life

your downtown update

q&a with Mayor John Antaramian

Can you give us an update increase in housing options
on how your Downtown Plan
is coming? downtown is beneficial to the

I am very pleased with the surrounding businesses. In addi-
progress on the Downtown Plan,
which includes commercial and tion, Kenosha is growing in pop-
residential uses, as well as the
construction of a performing arts ularity as a destination for visi-
center, new public park and new
City Hall. The plan spans eight tors. People are drawn by the
blocks and approximately 35
acres, and it will be developed in lakefront and the parks, but are
pleased to discover the stores
Construction began this
spring on a parking garage on and restaurants that enhance
Eighth Avenue and 57th Street,
which will be completed later this their visit to Kenosha.
What advice can you give
The first major development of
the Downtown Plan is the con- to some of the struggling
struction of the Brindisi Towers
apartment/condominium high Downtown businesses trying
rise. The $79.5 million project is
on 52nd Street between to rebound from COVID-19?
Seventh and Eighth Avenues,
and is being developed by ARD, Twenty-seven downtown small
businesses benefited from a loan
Construction of the new City
Hall on the corner of Sheridan program established by the City
Road and 56th Street will follow.
in June. The Kenosha Area
With the upcoming plans
for the current City Hall prop- Business Alliance (KABA)
erty, what is the future of the
globe fountain and the War administers the City Small
Memorial located near the
building? Business Grant Program to

The current City Hall property assist businesses with 20 or
will be developed as a communi-
ty gathering space and expand- fewer full-time-equivalent
ed park. The globe fountain and
the War Memorial pay tribute to employees.
veterans and will remain an inte-
gral part of Veterans Memorial The City received $655,910 in
emergency Community
Where do you see
Downtown in five years? Development Block Grants

I am cautiously optimistic through the Coronavirus Aid,
Downtown Kenosha businesses
will be thriving in five years. The Relief and Economic Security
current public health crisis has
been very difficult – particularly Act in May. Funds were distrib- ment project along Kennedy ers has emerged in Downtown
for small businesses. The Drive, to shore up that area of the over the last several years. With
uted to nine organizations to lakefront. Major efforts also are the addition of more housing
underway to protect the lakefront options, I hope Downtown can
support Kenosha residents with on the south side of the City, now attract a specialty food
near Southport Park. store. I know that is something
health, housing, food and other that people have been asking for.
Any plans on the empty lot
resources and support small on the corner of 54th Street When do you see major
and Sixth Avenue? (Across events taking place in
community businesses affected from Trolley Dogs). Downtown again (beside the
two markets)?
by the pandemic. Plans have not been finalized
for the lot at this point. Regrettably, this year we have
The Wisconsin Women’s had to cancel large public gath-
With the pandemic, the erings in the interest of public
Business Initiative Corporation Streetcar has halted service, safety during the pandemic. This
any plans to resume? is a situation that is not unique to
(WWBIC) received the largest Kenosha, as we have seen the
Kenosha Area Transit tenta- cancellation of events elsewhere,
contribution of funds tively is planning to resume including Summerfest in
streetcar service on August 1. Milwaukee and the Wisconsin
($365,910), to be used toward a
What would you like to see story continues on
COVID-19 Fast Track Loan in Downtown? page 17

Program, focused on existing A good mix of restaurants,
entertainment options and retail-
businesses looking for business

financing during the pandemic.

With the rising water lev-

els, what plan is there to pro-

tect the lakefront?

Protecting the lakefront has

been a top priority since I

returned to office. The City just

completed a significant revet-

Vol. 13, Issue 3 • Summer/Fall 2020
Downtown Kenosha Magazine produced by Carmichael Communications, 1420 63rd St.,

publisher: Frank J. Carmichael • editor/sales: Donald Stancato
editorial manager: Jason Hedman • Ad design and layout: Matthew Gonya & Jasmine Hundertmark
Alexandria Binanti Robinson, Executive Director

Downtown Kenosha Inc. Board Members

Jennifer Dooley Hogan, President • Riki Tagliapietra, Vice President • Martin Lacock, Treasurer • John Boldt, Secretary •
Heather Wessling, Immediate Past President • Kevin Ervin, Frank's Diner• Racheal Hernandez, Downtown Investor • Matt Monroe, Heartland Bank

Bill Siel, City of Kenosha Alderman • A.J. Swartz, Berkshire Hathaway Epic Realty • Derek Petersen, Johnson Financial

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Page 10 Downtown Kenosha 2020,Vol. 13 Issue #3 52nd Street & Sheridan Road • Kenosha
(262) 654-7828 •


lou perrine’s - as seen on tv! Lou Perrine’s Gas & Grocery
5145 Sheridan Road
q&a with Anthony Perrine
(262) 620-0285

Can you tell us about the you to build your business? and all the news stations picked next step is for that site.
rich history of Lou Perrine's? 1. My father and Grandfather. up the fun story. Then one of our What makes Lou Perrine's
regular customers worked for
In 1954, Lou Perrine Sr. start- 2. PT Barnum. 3. Mark Cuban WGN and they picked up the stand out from all the other
ed a small full service Clark sta- You're marketing for Lou story and the rest was history. gas stations?
tion on the corner of 52nd Street No, the never caught the guy.
and Sheridan Road. It was back Perrine's is top of the line, And NO, I didn't pay anyone for We are unique. We are one of
in the good ol' days when some- how do you come up with the publicity stunt. the only family run gas stations
one pumped your gas, checked some of your crazier ideas? left. We have our propitiatory
your oil, and cleaned your wind- What is the key to running cake, Mama P's HoHo Cake, we
shield all at once. Grandpa Lou I read the book "Blue Ocean one of the most popular and deliver, and we have a killer loyal-
was known for his smiling face Shift" and it changed my mindset successful business in the ty program. At the end of the
and outstanding customer serv- on marketing. I always was a fan area? day, it's our people. We have a
ice. Lou Jr., entered the business of marketing and advertising. It team that becomes family. They
during his high school years. was one of the only classes I I don't know about successful, work their A$$ off and make
While pumping gas for his father, really liked or paid attention to in but basically I would say never magic happen.
Lou Jr. not only learned the busi- high school and college. I try to get stuck in your ways. The
ness, but also met his future wife, stay up to date with current cul- world changes on the daily, You have a special loyalty
Laurie. In 1985, the Perrine fami- ture and capitalize on that. I also either adapt and survive, or die. card program. If someone
ly lost Grandpa Lou to cancer. To think to myself, what are things isn't a member, what are they
honor his late father, Lou Jr. took that the big boys won't do and Can you tell us any info on missing out on?
over the business. Over time, he try. Some people ask WHAT your new south side loca-
turned the small full service gas WOULD JESUS DO? I ask tion? They are missing out on FREE
station into what you see today. myself, WHAT WOULD BAR- cash! Grandpa Lou always said,
In 2008 Lou's eldest son, NUM DO? We had plans out of the gate. CASH IS KING. So we took that
Anthony (me), entered the family We cleaned the site up, gutted motto and turned it into a loyalty
business making it 3 generations Can you tell us about the the inside, then we waited on the program. You spend money, we
strong. "As seen on TV" famous road construction to be finished. give you money back.
Hoho cake story? Then Corona hit. As of right now
What is your first memory we are working on evaluating our story continues on
of the your business? A few years ago a man robbed plans and figuring out what our page 17
a motel in Racine wearing one of
Coming to work late with my our I LOVE HOHO CAKE sweat-
dad. Sleeping on his couch and shirts. People thought it was one
eating Mcdonalds in the morn- of our employees. Once we
ing. made sure it had nothing to do
with us, we tried to make a posi-
What made you want to get tive out of a negative situation.
into the family business? All the news anchors were mak-
ing jokes about what is a HoHo?
I knew early on I had an So I went to social media, noti-
entepunerial spirit inside me so fied the Racine Sheriff
during college I made the deci- Department we would give a
sion to enter the business. years worth of cake to whoever
helps turn the guy in. Then I
Who inspires you in the went on Twitter and sent pictures
business? and made jokes with all the news
anchors telling them what HoHo
Grandpa Lou and his belief Cake was. I called the guy the
that they were more than cus- HoHo Cake Bandit. That stuck
tomers, they were family.

Has anyone else inspired

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flashback photo copyright of the Kenosha County
with the Kenosha History Center Historical Society

Looking southwest from the fice of the Pettit Malt House, the Courthouse, we see growing Interested in purchasing Kenosha
Simmons Manufacturing which famously burned in March industry. We are likely seeing the historic images? Contact the
Company factory over down- 1914. The Stella (originally the stacks and water towers down Kenosha History Center
town Kenosha, c. 1890s Elks Club) was erected in its 60th Street, at Kenosha Watch
place. Peaking out from behind Case/Chicago-Rockford Want to learn more about old
In this view, we’re looking the Malt House is the steeple of Hosiery/Black Cat Hosiery, Kenosha? Visit www.kenosha
southwest across and down 56th St. James. Sterling Bicycle and other plants or visit the
Street from about 4th Avenue. In which built up in the 1890s. Kenosha History Center at
the foreground, we see lumber Finally, in the far distance above 220 51st Street. 262-654-5770
storage for Simmons. At this
point, 56th Street is only two
lanes wide for most of its course.
But if we follow it west we see it
widen into Market Square, the
section between 6th and 8th
Avenues. Notable on Market
Square is the turreted Jacob’s
Hotel, on the SW corner of 7th
Ave and 56th St. It was removed
in 1928 as 7th Ave was widened.
At the top of the Square we see
the second County Courthouse,
which was built in 1885 and
razed in 1931.

Moving left, even with the
Courthouse, we see the roofline
of Central High School which
also served as the annex of
Bradford High School. And just
to the left of that is the large edi-

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downtown update
with Mayor Antaramian

continued from page 2

State Fair in West Allis. When we I am looking forward to partici- space and residential above. building at the southeast corner
consider whether to hold large pating in the 2021 Civic The addition of Herzing of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street.
events, we have to consider the Veterans Parade. It is always so
best public health recommenda- enjoyable to see the number of University on 58th Street also is These new projects combine
tions available at the time. There citizens that come out to cele- a good complement to the mix of with the existing businesses to
is so much that is unknown, it is brate our veterans and downtown businesses. offer a board array of services
impossible to predict what the Independence Day. and attractions for both residents
future holds. Additional housing opportuni- and visitors, and are a catalyst for
Can you give us a state of ties are on the horizon, with a the continued growth and suc-
How would you reply to downtown? proposal for a $17 million resi- cess of downtown businesses.
concerns that the Markets dential development from Lake
are open, but other events Without a doubt, we are all fac- Terrace, LLC. The luxury housing
are not? ing challenging times. But there plan features a five-story, 68-unit
are also many positive things tak-
The public markets are allowed ing place. From my perspective,
to operate because they sell the future looks encouraging.
essential items – primarily food.
The Kenosha County Health Businesses are making signifi-
Department has set guidelines cant commitments to Downtown,
the markets must follow, includ- including two large properties on
ing plans for social distancing 58th Street that have long been
and best health practices by ven- vacant. The 22,000-square-foot
dors (such as wearing masks and renovation of The Barden (on the
not allowing food samples.) The northeast corner of Seventh
markets may not offer public Avenue and 58th Street) is a
entertainment and patrons are $3.5 million dollar investment by
encouraged not to linger and Witico Development Corp., with
socialize. a new home for Public Craft
Brewing Co. on the first floor and
In contrast, you cannot effec- a wedding/banquet venue on the
tively enforce socially distancing second floor. Just to the west,
at a concert. BluePoint Development is under-
taking a $7.7 million renovation of
What summer event are the historic Alford Building, with
you looking forward to plans for first floor commercial
attending the most in 2021?

q&a with Anthony Perrine

continued from page 11

You have started the trend that we were deemed essential,
of delivering anything in your
store (expect beer & liquor) but it made it very stressful try-
Tell us how flattering it is that
other gas stations are start- ing to keep employees safe, the
ing to follow your tend.
store clean, and make cus-
I always say, imitation is the
highest form of flattery. We deliv- tomers feel safe.
ered before it was cool.
What do you do for fun
So who makes your
famous HoHo cakes? And when you’re not working or
what's the secret ingredient?
coming up with the next
It's made with LOVE!
How has your business & great marketing idea?
mind set changed since
Covid-19? Watch documentaries, study
It really shows how quickly
everything can be taken away history, read as much as I can,
from you and how overnight busi-
ness can be completely shut workout, and make sweet love
down. It has been very hard to
keep our doors open. We made to my fiance.
a commitment to not lay anyone
off during Corona. It was great What do you love about

Downtown Kenosha?

It's like it's own little communi-

ty and we have the best part of

Kenosha (The Lake).

Do you have a favorite


"I'd rather die on my feet then

live on my knees" Mama P, aka Laurie Perrine, has a fresh batch of Ho-Ho cakes ready for you!

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kenosha harbormarket is open Saturdays, 9 am - 2pm
and ready to serve you Second Avenue,

by Ray Forgianni between 54th & 56th St.

We were very happy to open regulars at HarborMarket can- Place de Douai toward the About Ray Forgianni
Kenosha HarborMarket for its
2020 outdoor season June 27. not attend at this time. These Marina. Ray Forgianni
In the wake of the impact of
COVID-19 on the community, are mostly vendors of crafts, HarborMarket has been a is the founder
the Market has a slightly differ-
ent feel this summer art, jewelry and other classes summer Saturday destination and president of

We have been working of products listed as non- for visitors to Kenosha for many Kenosha
closely with officials of the City
of Kenosha and Kenosha essential in government guide- years. We have been thrilled to Common Market
County to assure the safety of
Market visitors, as well as our lines. This also includes service see old friends and new visi- Inc., a not for
valued vendors. New guide-
lines and requirements regard- providers and not-for-profit tors as they have returned to profit corpora-
ing points of access, crowd-
spacing and sanitation are in groups. the most beautiful setting for a tion, which
place. We are happy to see the
public is helping us protect HarborMarket is dedicated public market anywhere in the operates
both them and the vendors by
paying attention to new sig- to providing a safe and enjoy- Midwest. Kenosha
nage and by using requested
access points and paying able experience to its cus- And, as we know, a trip to HarborMarket, a
attention to crowd-flow direc-
tions. tomers, vendors, and staff. In HarborMarket is often a day- European style farmer market.

In its 18th year of operation, an effort to provide a safe long outing. After Ray was the City Planner and
Kenosha HarborMarket is an
open-air, European-style, mixed shopping experience, and as HarborMarket visitors have Director of City Development in the
market that operates year-
round. It is a nonprofit organi- required by the City of found their favorite produce City of Kenosha for 33 years, retiring
zation. Due to restrictions in
place related to COVID-19, Kenosha, Kenosha and food product vendors, we in 2006.
some vendors who have been
HarborMarket is following the certainly encourage them to Earning a BA Psychology at

recommendations outlined visit the retailers and restau- University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ray

in Kickstart Kenosha County. rants of Downtown Kenosha went on to be awarded a Master of

Like past summers, Kenosha who are open and ready to Science degree in Urban Affairs from

HarborMarket can be found in serve them. HarborMarket visi- the University of Wisconsin-

Downtown Kenosha, along tors with a little more time can Milwaukee. Ray’s professional

2nd Avenue between 54th and find a number of shopping, din- interests have also included Urban

56th Streets behind the ing and recreation options Revitalization, Historic Preservation,

Kenosha Public Museum and around the Southeast Urban Design, Redevelopment and

Civil War Museum. The city of Wisconsin region. Economic Development.

Kenosha has now given If you have any questions You can find Ray at Kenosha

HarborMarket permission to about HarborMarket, its loca- HarborMarket. Ray also cultivates a

expand back to its original foot- tion, vendors or its operation, garden, travels through Europe visiting

print with a expansion across please visit Kenoshaharbor Public Markets and public spaces. He

56th Street and south across is an avid cook and wine connoisseur.

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We have a dozen parks in our Downtown area - Pennoyer, Kennedy,
Simmons Island, Union, Fire House Square, Navy Memorial, HarborPark, Lake
Front, Wolfenbuttel, Library, Friendship, Civic Center —
which one is your favorite and why?

“I love Simmons Island. Long beautiful “Lakefront. Because we grew up
beach, iconic red lighthouse, boardwalk, swimming there with my Mom.”
- Ruth Chartier
nice playgrounds, picnic shelter, bath-
rooms. The recent work there is amaz-

ing. A real jewel. Family friendly and
something for everyone!”
- Donna Ruffalo-Juzwik

“We got married at Wolfenbüttel so “Simmons Island. Lived on the island in
that one is special to us for that rea- the white 2-story house, no longer
son but we also enjoy walking there, just as you crossed the bridge on
through there with our family! The the right side during the mid 60's, Loved
kids like looking at the flowers!” it. If only I could turn back time.”
- Kayla Miller Ervin - Ann M Monnier

“Wolfenbüttel!! We live around the corner “I like Wolfenbüttel because our sister
and it is a staple in our almost daily city in Germany is Wolfenbüttel and
that's normally where we get foreign
walks! We look forward every year to the
flowers being planted and the aroma exchange kids when they do the switch.
But my favorite park is Kennedy and
from the fresh cocoa beans! And before that's because that's where the AMC
the pandemic, the kids loved the swing homecoming show is every 4 years.”
- Johnathan Hunt
and drinking from the bubbler!”

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adapting for a better tomorrow

by Alexandria Binanti Robinson

Let’s talk for real here. 2020 has raffles with mystery bags, contests, and gestions, and changes that
kicked our butts. The world has more. Who would have thought we would still impact their operations.
been dealt some crazy cards and see a small furniture and home décor bou- Yet, they proudly work with
we are now all too familiar with the tique become the leader in Facebook Live the Kenosha County Kickstart
terms “in these uncertain times” sales and sofa shopping experiences? Who Plan, hear from WHO guide-
“social distance” and “canceled”. would have guessed that carryout food could lines, and ask all the right the
We were not only scared about our come to our doors with such culinary questions to our organization,
personal health, but we have genius? Or that we would need books and to our community leaders,
worked through economic uncer- puzzles, toys, and mystery bag deliveries and to the health department
tainty, and have been impacted by much more frequently to enjoy at home? in how to take all the right
events of social injustice that effect Who could have imagined that live stream steps to make sure they are
our people, our livelihoods, and our bingo nights and concerts from our local cre- open safely for you. They are
city. atives could bring such joy? THEY all did working harder than ever to
downtown, and these small businesses get us all to a better tomor-
This has been at times scary, found every ingenious way to still be a part of row.
and hard, and frustrating, but I can making our lives personally touched with a
say we as a community are also happier experience. Today we may see our
strong, resilient, and adaptable. events cancelled and our
We don’t allow the word “Closed” And now they continue to adapt to the gatherings a bit smaller, our
to be an option easily. We are still growing, new world of Covid responsibility. Opening streets a little bit quieter, and our shops open
expanding, and pivoting in a way that will fit their doors has come with new rules, sug- a little bit differently, but we are still here
into the world again. Downtown Kenosha is ready for you to shop small safely. And you
the heartbeat of our city. Its small businesses will also see that we never stopped growing.
are our core and we stand proudly with the You will see our historic buildings trans-
motto #downtownkenoshastrong. Through formed into new breweries, stunning venues,
these times of Covid-19, we have seen a true boutique hotels, new restaurants, and even a
tenacity and creativity that makes me proud new university all welcomed to our home-
to call Kenosha my hometown. town. You will see our existing businesses
with newer concepts, re-imagined spaces,
We have seen a transformation of the and collaborations that will leave you excited
shopping and dining experience. Our shop
owners learned quickly how to dust off those to see our tomorrow.
computers and add online sales. But much Because tomorrow is
more than just adding items to a website, going to be an even
they become personal shoppers for their better experience
customers - taking the steps to find out downtown.
tastes, budget, sizes, etc. with follow up of
pictures and phone calls hoping to suit the Alexandria Binanti
shopper’s imagination. They created pop up
family meal menus to excite their audience, Robinson is the

Downtown Kenosha

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69 Better Bookkeeping 83 American Legion Club 5523 6th Ave. • 262-925-8820 443 50th St. • 262-654-0207
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514 57th St. • 262-653-8355 5130 4th Ave. • 262-652-2320
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33 Port of Kenosha 16 Simmons Island Marina
5615 7th Ave. • 262-654-0065 75 Milos Law LLC 622 58th St. • 262-764-0601
4520 Harbor Dr. • 262-653-3910
5455 Sheridan Road 75 Kenosha Creative Space 5606 6th Ave. • 262-694-3826 33 Circa On Seventh Beverage House

262-484-4930 624 57th St. • 262-945-9411 59 Rose & Rose 4902 7th Ave. • 262-764-0601 714 50th St. • 262-654-1101 90 Southport Marina

23 Lemon Street Gallery 5529 6th Ave. • 262-358-9243 21 56th St. • 262-657-5565
45 Seymour & 67 Law Office of Robert F. 33 Culinary Infusion
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600 52nd St., Ste. 210 262-605-4745 Sfasciotti 109 GFWC Woman’s Club 4224 7th Ave. • 262-764-3289 5500 54th St. & 5th Ave.
262-658-3500 Tavern on 6th 312-469-0233
23 Mahogany Gallery 5511 11th Ave. of Kenosha 84 5716 6th Ave
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33 Cypress Tree Antiques
1345 52nd Street 61 Van Cuick Law Offices 81 Madrigrano Marina Shores Beauty Shop/ 76 Blue House Books

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722 50th St. • 262-652-6999 59 Pollard Gallery & 69 Zievers & Dowse, SC 84 The Vault [email protected]
43 625 57th St. • 262-484-2037 85 Book Restoration Company
Apartments/Condos Gift Shop 1108 56th St. • 262-654-3434 31 Affair With Hair
518 56th St. • 262-657-7529 75 State Public Defender 45 5703 8th Ave. • 800-228-1943
92 Fifth Avenue Lofts 1 & 2 23 Re: Vision Gallery Wyndham Garden Kenosha 4812 Sheridan Rd.
4625 Sheridan Road 604 57th Street 59 262-654-1588 Brewery/Winery
5815/5819 5th Ave. 262-764-6603 262-653-6404 83 Harborside 85 Bellissima
Le Freak Art Salon 5125 6th Ave. • 262-658-3281 85 Public Craft Brewing
262-652-6728 1351 52nd Street Auto/Motorcycle 37 5700 7th Ave. • 262-653-0867 Company
85 Grover Properties, LLC 52 805-832-9652 59 Bar & Grills 94 Dawn’s Style 716 58th St. • 262-652-2739
108. Affordable Auto Sales 26
5717 8th Ave. • 262-654-8171 Attorneys 1118 60th St. • 312-768-9641 59 Capt. Mikes Beer 633 58th St. • 262-914-5718 84 Rustic Road Brewing
6 & Burger Bar 61 Hair by Marty Company
105 Landmark Apartments Donald J. Bielski Law Office 20 Auto Medix 37 5706 6th Ave. • 262-320-7623
1108 56th St. • 262-654-1510 4500 Sheridan Rd. 43 622 56th St. • 262-960-0197
5918 8th Ave. • 262-652-9000 Brookhouse & 262-925-0911 5118 6th Ave. • 262-658-2278 106 Moda Bella Salon & Spa Child Care
Hemsing Law 19 Century Pub & Eatery
02 Library Park Apartments 69 5455 Sheridan Rd.#202 4 Bad Boyz Auto Repair 914-60th St. • 262-694-7575 61 Bright From The Start
5947 7th Ave. • 262-652-5160 262-658-3571 4103 7th Ave. • 262-764-1886 83 5511 6th Ave. • 262-764-6501 5522 6th Ave. • 262-605-2221
Caviale Law Office 21 59 Perfect 10 Salon
74 Marco Mars Apartments 64 702 57th St. • 262-657-7666 95 Boosted Warehouse 37 Gordon’s Sports 109 Here We Grow Academy
512 57th St. • 262-818-0718 Cicchini Law Office 723 58th St. • 262-577-4686 22 5509 6th Ave. • 262-658-8086 6032 8th Ave. • 262-652-0700
620 56th St. • 262-652-7109 Bar & Grill
104 Residents At Library Park Terry L. Constant 96 Car Source 94 Royals Hair Lounge 104 Library Square School
4124 7th Ave. • 262-654-0297 5821 Sheridan Rd. 5703 6th Ave. CDC
720 59th Pl. • 262-656-1010 David E. Celebre 262-652-2277 5806 6th Ave. • 262-577-5540 5900 7th Ave. • 262-656-1957
5511 11th Ave. Paddy-O’s Pub
51 Stationside Village 262-652-2150 4 McCurdy Auto & Marine 5022 7th Ave. • 262-652-7223 44 Salon On Sixth Churches
76 Davison Law Offices 4121 7th Ave. • 262-237-1343 5040 6th Ave. • 262-657-4878
5215 11th Ave.• 262-656-1010 1207 55th St. • 262-657-5165 Slip 56 84 ACTS Family Worship Center
Guttormsen, Hartley LLC 2 Northside Alignment 506 56th St. • 262-764-8040 59 Salon Pure 5707 7th Ave. • 262-287-2698
107 Shirley Apartments 61 600 52nd St., Ste. 120 Center 5531 6th Ave • 262-577-5114
262-658-4800 710 Washington Rd. 95 Apostolic Missionary Church
5922 10th Ave.• 262-654-7313 Douglas I. Henderson 262-656-1165 8th Ave Tap 5824 7th Ave. • 262-652-5300
5511 11th Ave. 4701 8th Ave. • 262-654-4335 94 Salon tech.nique
84 Wi-Star Plaza Inn 6 262-652-2150 45 Red Line Cycles 643 58th St. • 262-658-0780 96 Bradford Community
Denise Hertz-McGrath 5128 6th Ave. • 262-671-0091 Unitarian
5711 7th Ave. • 262-652-7322 1020 56th St. • 262-654-0770 Swede’s 5810 8th Ave. • 262-656-0544
Kupfer Law Offices 3 Sheridan Rd. Auto Sales 510 56th St. • 262-577-5858 10 Sandra’s Styling Studio
Architects/Engineers 67 1111 55th St., Ste. 2 824 Washington Rd. 809 43rd St. • 262-652-4777 2 Centro Del Alfarero
262-654-5030 262-605-9387 Tg’s Restaurant & Pub 720 Washington Rd.
84 Clark/Dietz Engineers Mary A. Losey 4120 7th Ave. • 262-658-8080 85 Stella’s Hair Salon 262-658-2622
620 56th St. • 262-654-9466 108 The Real C&M Auto Repair
625 57th St. 6th Flr. 69 Madrigrano, Aiello 1108 60th St..• 262-764-2244 The Factory 726 58th St. • 262-515-4210 105 Christ The King Church
262-657-1550 & Santarelli 5934 8th Ave. • 262-654-0457
1108 56th St. • 262-657-2000 82 Ultimate Refinish Auto Body 5010 7th Ave. • 262-654-3938 85 Tangles Hair Salon
83 Manhard Consulting 5725 5th Ave. • 262-764-6065 717 57th St. • 262-515-2727 74 Daybreak Church
5707 6th Ave • 262-358-9131 45 The Lakeside Deck 6 Theodore’s Hair Design 5631 6th Ave. • 262-308-1417
Banks/Loans at The Wyndham
45 Partners In Design 4104 7th Ave. • 262-605-0825 83 Ecclesia Church
106 Blackhawk Community 5125 6th Ave • 262-564-8800 520 58th St. 3rd Flr.
Architects, Inc. 262-308-6978
600 52nd St., Ste. 220 67 Credit Union Union Park Tavern Bicycles
108 Holy Spirit Community
262-652-2800 929 59th St. • 262-657-679 4520 8th Ave. • 262-652-6454 36 Total Cyclery Church
5039 6th Ave. • 262-652-2222 5800 11th Ave
83 Seger Architecture 67 45 WI Women’s Business Bars 262-551-7517
520 58th St., Ste. 120
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69 TGAR Group 69 600 52nd St, Ste 130 504 58th St. • 262-764-6564 76 Plexus Health Solutions

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66 Immanuel United 45 The Fitzpatrick 75 Stay Relax LLC 83 Shen Long Tai Chi 74 Kaiser’s Pizza & Pub 93 Imperial Service Systems

Methodist Group/Wells Fargo 611 56th St 2nd Flr 5723 6th Ave. • 262-208-5157 510 57th St. • 262-653-5897 611 56th St. Suit 110

5410 Sheridan Rd. 600 52nd St., Ste. 100 262-226-2648 86 US Tae Kwon Do 36 Marina Gardens 262-6842-1940

262-652-3784 262-657-2544 83 Yoga & Friends 5713 Sheridan Rd. 5001 7th Ave. • 262-656-0774 95 Inventory Operations

68 Reformation Church 76 Prophet Wealth 5721 6th Ave • 262-484-2487 262-652-2556 94 Olive Tree Restaurant Consulting
29 1100 55th St. 64 723 58th St #100
83 Management, LLC Health/Wellness Museums 5800 6th Ave. • 262-652-8111 800-849-1081
97 St. Elizabeth Catholic 26 708 57th St. • 262-657-5555 Oriental Inn Loyal Kat Creative
Pulera Financial Services 69 Family Psychiatric Care 54 Civil War Museum 44
Church 79 5034 6th Ave. • 262-652-5446 624 57th St. • 312-725-2343
4816 7th Ave. • 262-657-1156 5455 Sheridan Rd. Suite LL20 1114 56th St. • 262-725-4426 5400 1st Ave.• 262-653-4140 59 Ono Kenosha 75 Monfils Loewen Monument
St. James the Apostle 107 Genesis Chiropractic Dinosaur Discovery 99
Catholic 262-652-9696 512 56th St • 262-748-1003 45 5807 13th Ave.• 262-658-8023
804 Sheridan Rd. 1024 60th St. • 262-657-7744 Sazzy B PT Pros Management
262-658-8071 Raymond James Museum 74
5707 6th Ave. • 262-652-7535 45 Grady Design Harborside 5623 6th Ave. • 262-925-8499
Eye Care 5608 10th Ave.• 262-653-4450
Southport Insurance &
5134 6th Ave. • 262-652-2020 41 Kenosha History Center 75 Subway Sandwich Shop Services
103 St. Matthews Episcopal Investments
4722 7th Ave. • 262-658-3990 64 Guided Wellness 220 51st Pl. • 262-654-5770 627 56th St. • 262-654-0500 600 52nd St. • 262-925-5000
Counseling 74 The Buzz 83 Schmitt Security and
5900 7th Ave. • 262-654-8642 Farmers Market 1112 56th St • 262-287-1999 54 Kenosha Public Museum 5621 6th Ave. • 262-220-7782 Investigation
61 Templos De Dios Iglesia 94 House Of Nutrition 520 58th St. #200
71 Kenosha Harbor Market 5824 6th Ave. • 262-652-4787 5500 1st Ave. • 262-653-4140 33 The Coffee Pot 262-764-0706
Rios De Agua Viva 115 56th St. 84 Kenosha Community 4914 7th Ave. • 262-653-8849
626 56th St. Health Ctr. 41 Southport Light Station 19 Spectrum Pest Control
83 The Furnace House Of Prayer 625 57th St. Ste. 700 76 The DownTown’R Saloon 4508 8th Ave. • 262-657-5665
520 58th St., 3rd Flr. 45 Capt. Mikes Beer 262-656-0044 5117 4th Ave. • 262-654-5770 707 56th St.
262-764-0941 & Burger Bar 64 Kenosha Dentist 93 The O Co Working Office/
5118 6th Ave. • 262-658-2278 5455 Sheridan Rd. #201 Music/Entertainment 59 Trolley Dogs Backyard Dream Studios
Clothing/Accessories 262-244-0700 5501 6th Ave. • 262-652-3647 5823 6th Ave. • 262-484-4089
Florists 45 Kenosha Visiting Nurse 37 Fusion
94 Bisou Lingerie Association 5014 7th Ave. • 708-217-8030 84 The 1844 Table And Mash 95 Word & Design LLC
635 58th St. • 262-653-0112 74 A Summers Garden Florist 600 52nd St., Ste 300 5706 8th Ave. • 262-842-2000 723 58th St. • 262-358-2988
5617 6th Ave. • 262-657-7673 262-656-8400 46 Garin Piano Studio
94 Duck, Duck, Goose 33 Modern Apothecary Harborside 45 Villa D’Carlo Restaurant Specialty Shops
Children’s Shop 94 Silk & Satin Floral Shop 4924 7th Ave. • 262-997-9573 716 51st Pl. #4001 5140 6th Ave. • 262-654-3932
5811 6th Ave. • 262-653-3905 625 58th St. • 262-652-8488 75 Nutrition Revolution 262-551-8515 21 American Vengeance
611 56th St. 1st Flr. 51 Wendy’s Tattoo Company
74 Jax Boutique Furniture/Furnishings 262-764-2985 84 GiGhive Independent Artists 5210 Sheridan Rd. 4615 7th Ave. • 262-761-9520
5613 6th Ave. • 262-748-1763 64 Dr. Steven Schwimmer, DO 616 58th St. • 262-657-1075 262-652-6064
85 Lulu Birds 5455 Sheridan Rd. #201 84 Authentique
61 Jockey Factory Store 720 58th St. • 262-914-1576 262-654-2500 43 Kenosha Comedy Club 74 Wine Knot Bar & Bistro 625 57th St. • 262-612-3032
5500 6th Ave. • 262-654-5737 36 Upbeat Wellness 5125 6th Ave. • 262-564-8800 5611 6th Ave. • 262-653-9580
93 Vintage Underground 5029 6th Ave. • 262-515-5027 37 Bird of Paradox Studios
93 Live A Little & Antiques 17 Kenosha Conservatory of Schools 723 50th St. • 262-496-9366
Kenosha Crafters 5817 6th Ave. • 262-331-3910 Gaming/Collectibles Music
5811 6th Ave. • 262-945-4191 4501 7th Ave. • 262-653-1033 87 Harborside Academy 102 Equinox - Botanical
Gas Stations 75 Gravity Gaming 913 57th St.• 262-359-8400 Boutique
75 Mike Bjorn’s Fine Clothing 621 56th St.•262-533-0676 95 Kenosha Symphony 5901 6th Ave. “A”
5614 6th Ave. • 262-652-0648 106 Gulf Gas Station Association 87 Reuther Central High School 262-656-1830
5922 Sheridan R. 102 Inner Child Collectibles 624 57th St • 262-220-7526 913 57th St.• 262-359-6160
83 S.J. Crystals Men Apparel 262-656-9666 & Comics 94 Gold Standard Social Club
5701 6th Ave. • 262-656-9910 5921 6th Ave. “A” 102 Pacetti’s Maestro Of Music Screenprinting 619 58th St • 262-214-2020
38 Lou Perrine’s Gas & Grocery 262-653-0400 5905 6th Ave. “A”.
Coffee Shops/Cafes 5145 Sheridan Rd. 262-657-5031 85 Dad’s Screenprinting 86 The Girl is Polished
262-654-7828 Ice Cream/Popcorn 728 58th St. • 262-653-1687 815 57th St. 2nd Floor
43 Harborside Common 36 Stolfe's Portside Percussion 262-287-6796
Grounds 34 Mobil Gas Station 10 Dairy Queen 5029 6th Ave. • 262-818-1173 37 Lettering Machine
5159 6th Ave. • 262-652-5111 4924 Sheridan Rd. 4301 Sheridan Rd. 725 50th St.• 262-652-4177 75 Happy Mouth Organics
262-653-1200 262-764-1701 Pet Care 5606 6th Ave. LL#10
Commerce/Tourism/Etc. Senior/Assisted Living 262-358-1258
Government 59 Sandy’s Popper 105 K9 Kibble
61 Downtown Kenosha Inc. 5503 6th Ave. 5919 Sheridan Rd. 101 Dayton Care Center 85 In The Garden of Eden
5823 6th Ave • 262-842-5354 67 Kenosha County 262-605-3202 262-997-0504 521 59th St. • 262-657-6121 711 57th St. • 262-455-7502
61 Kenosha Area Business 1010 56th St. • 262-653-2460 85 Scoops Ice Cream 94 Lakeshore Veterinary Clinic 46 Harborside Commons 76 Le Esther’s Lamp Shop
Alliance and Candy 612 59th St.• 262-653-0067 716 51st Pl. • 262-925-0296 710 57th St. • 262-652-3514
5500 6th Ave., Ste. 200 66 Kenosha County 5711 8th Ave. • 262-657-9866
262-605-1100 Courthouse 94 Kindred Kitties 91 Lakeside Towers 25 Peacetree Originals
912 56th St. • 262-653-2664 Insurance 614 59th St.• 262-605-0533 Apartments 4721 7th Ave. • 262-652-5388
45 Kenosha Chamber of 5800 3rd Ave. • 262-654-2131
Commerce 48 Kenosha Municipal 74 Modern Woodman Photography 102 The Pine Blossom
600 52nd St., #130 Building Fraternal Financial 97 St. James Manor 5925 6th Ave A 262-945-1139
262-654-1234 625 52nd St. • 262-653-4000 512 57th St • 262-945-0058 75 Optic Light Photography 910 59th St. • 262-656-0652
5606 6th Ave. • 262-237-8501 26 Red Roses Bead Haven
65 Kenosha Area Convention 85 Kenosha County 102 Schlax, Christensen & Lee 82 Virginia Towers 4726 7th Ave. • 262-652-3538
& Visitors Bureau Democratic Party 5915 6th Ave. “A”. Real Estate/Title/Mortgage 5710 4th Ave. • 262-496-4521
5500 6th Ave, #140 5712 7th Ave. • 262-857-6773 262-658-4888 26 Serendipity
262-654-7307 84 Clovis Point Properties Social Services 4706 7th Ave. • 262-412-8698
67 Kenosha Police Interior Design 625 57th St. • 847-835-4537
45 Kenosha Community Department 61 Alano Club 84 Shel’s Bridal
Foundation 1000 55th St. • 262-605-5200 102 Designs In Re-upholstery 95 JKP Properties LLC 630 56th St. • 262-654-8246 625 57th St. • 815-901-7280
600 52nd St., Ste.. 110 723 58th St. • 847-401-6800
262-654-2412 65 KPL Administration/ 5922 6th Ave.• 262-652-3252 85 Bridges Community Center 84 Smoque Vapors
Support Cntr. 69 Midwest Investments 5718 7th Ave. • 262-657-5252 5700 6th Ave. • 773-904-8885
Computers/Consultants 812 56th St. • 262-564-6100 21 Holly Henderson 1111 55th St. • 262-653-1149
37 Harborside Therapy 84 Something Different
64 Leeward Business Advisors 41 Kenosha Water Interior Design 75 Omni Realty Group 705 50th St. • 262-564-5305 5716 6th Ave. • 262-658-3565
520 58th St. • 262-358-4116 Production Plant 5606 6th Ave. #LL1
100 51st Pl. • 262-653-4330 4628 5th Ave. • 262-654-4600 262-945-5991 102 Hope Council, Inc 44 Studio MoonFall
Contractors 5942 6th Ave. • 262-658-8166 5031 7th Ave
75 Social Security Library 69 RNP Investments [email protected]
95 JS Pokorny Contractors, Inc Administration 1111 55th St. Ste 3 106 Inter Connections SC
723 58th St., Ste. 302 5624 6th Ave. • 866-334-4997 262-657-0588 920 60th St. • 262-654-5333 85 Talulah Tattoo
262-653-9822 715 57th St.
35 United States Coast Guard 37 Security National 62 Kenosha Human [email protected]
14 Kenosha Heating & Cooling 5036 4th Ave. • 262-657-4620 Mortgage Development
4421 Sheridan Rd. 5002 7th Ave. #200 5407 8th Ave. • 262-657-7188 59 To & From A Gift Shop
262-652-6900 77 United States Post Office 262-649-1233
5605 Sheridan Rd. 108 KHDS Crisis Prevention 5535 6th Ave • 262-577-5100
109 Seventh Ave. Properties Center 83 Down the Rabbit Hole
920 61st St. • 262-654-3091 1202 60th St. • 262-657-7188
5721 6th Ave
64 Society’s Assets [email protected]
83 Stanich & Stanich 5455 Sheridan Rd.#101, 107 Treasures Within
Copying/Printing 800-275-8777 109 Gilbert M. Simmons Library 520 58th St., 3rd Flr. 262-657-3999 1010 60th St. • 262-359-9827
108 Wisconsin Community 711 59th Pl.• 262-564-6100 262-656-1000 61 United Way of Kenosha
44 Copy Center County Theatre
5036 6th Ave.• 262-654-9030 Corrections Division Lodging 59 Trecroci Realty 5500 6th Ave. Ste. 210
1212 60th St. • 262-653-7150 522 56th St.•262-237-0403 262-658-4104 33 Actor’s Craft
Dance/Gymnastics 61 The Apis hotel & Restaurant 4900 7th Ave. • 262-705-0194
Grocery Stores 614- 56th St Recreation/Sports Specialty Foods
83 Donna's Gym-Nastics 101 Kenosha Theatre
5717 6th Ave.• 262-818-8888 38 Sara Lee Outlet 33 The Coffee Pot Inn 40 Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha 93 Elsie Mae’s Cannery & Pies 5919 6th Ave. • 262-658-2355
5120 8th Ave. • 262-658-1396 4910 7th Ave • 262-653-8849 1330 52nd St. • 262-654-6200 5819 6th Ave. • 262-914-9198
Dry Cleaners 59 Lakeside Players/Rhode
7 Westown Foods 25 Merry Yacht Inn 94 Lakefront Dugout 15 Ruffolo International Foods Center
26 Martino’s Master 4222 Sheridan Rd. 4815 7th Ave. • 262-654-9922 620 59th St. • 262-818-3593 4420 Sheridan Rd. 514 56th St. • 262-657-7529
Dry Cleaning 262-564-5244 262-658-3663
4700 7th Ave. • 262-657-3121 12 Southport Bed & Breakfast 35 Stellar Sport Fishing Co. Transportation
Gym/Fitness/Massage 4405 7th Ave. • 262-652-1951 443 50th St. • 620-1611 Specialty Services
Employment/Staffing 51 Kenosha Metra Station
75 Anytime Fitness 86 The Stella Hotel & Ballroom 93 Wisconsin Outdoor Games 84 Concept Sales Midwest 5414 13th Ave.• 262-653-4287
60 Halpin Personnel, Inc. 611 56th St. • 262-612-3155 5706 8th Ave. • 262-842-2000 5813 6th Ave. • 262-744-2033 625 57th St., Ste. 300
700 57th 262-652-5236 48 Bus/Streetcar Transit Center
262-658-2996 75 Dakini Healing Arts 43 Wyndham Garden Kenosha Restaurants 724 54th St.• 262-653-4287
5603 7th Ave. • 262-496-5642 Harborside 76 Delgan & Associates Inc.
44 QPS Companies, Inc. 5125 6th Ave. • 262-658-3281 71 Ashling On The Lough 702 57th St. • 262-764-5592 Travel Agency
5022 6th Ave. • 262-605-7000 37 Define Yourself Yoga 125 56th St. • 262-653-0500
5016 7th Ave. • 262-770-2504 Machine Shops 45 Dooley & Associates 60 La Macchia Travel Agency
Financial/Investments 32 Boathouse Pub & Eatery 600 52nd St. #200
84 Fit Fam 38 Harbor Machining 4917 7th Ave. • 262-654-9922 262-925-4769
85 Eighth Avenue Advisors 5700 6th Ave. • 563-217-0386 5001 Sheridan Rd.
5717 8th Ave. • 262-654-8171 262-605-8980 51 Choo-Choo Charlie’s 95 Helene Sobin Consulting
or 925-6440 83 Flex & Burn Fitness Shriner Diner 723 58th St. • 262-496-8837
5711 6th Ave. • 262-515-9527 Martial Arts/Boxing 5414 13th Ave.• 262-220-3634

75 Hot Yoga 37 Kenosha Aikikai Aikido 83 Franks Diner
5708 7th Avenue

5016 7th Ave. • 262-237-8175 508 58th St. • 262-657-1017 618 55th St. • 262-656-8300

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spotlight on Downtown Kenosha

Vintage Underground 5817 Sixth Ave., 262-331-3910

If you are looking for that perfect, quirky item for your home or as a gift, stop
in at Vintage Underground Sales and Consignment. They are stocked full of
great products - from furniture items to vintage books, you will surely find
something to bring home at a reasonable price. Owner Stacy Juga will be
happy to help you fin that perfect item - and they are always looking for new
stuff too. Find them on Facebook for their hours.

Moda Bella 914 60th St. 262-694-7575

Treat yourself right with a visit to Moda Bella Salon and Spa
- where they offer so much more than hair! Although they offer
affordable cuts for men and women, they also provide great
additional services, including nail care, eyelash extensions,
waxing, massage, skin care, and more. Do you have a wed-
ding coming up? Contact Moda Bella and let them organize
the details so you can enjoy your special day. Visit modabella- for more.

Modern Woodmen of America 512 57th St. 262-488-8004

Jeremy Johnson of Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial
believes that everyone should have the opportunity to work with
someone who really cares about their family's financial future. He
has the knowledge and resources to help, and he is proud to live
in and serve our community. Johnson can help you plan for life
using a variety of tools, including life insurance, mutual funds,
fixed, variable, and lifetime income annuities.

Down Town’R Saloon 707 56th St. 262-764-7013

Opening a new business during a pandemic must be quite diffi-
cult, but the owners of Down Town’R Saloon have persevered and
came out as a success. The keys to their success? Offering fantas-
tic service and delicious food. The reviews are pouring in for one of
Downtown’s newest eateries, and the guests have been delighted
with the southwest-inspired menu - items like their brisket, hog
wings, or their smoked salmon salad have been highly recommend-
ed. When you visit, try to grab a seat on their spectacular rooftop

The Coffee Pot 4914 Seventh Ave. 262-653-8849

Whether you like dining al fresco or sitting indoors in a retro-inspired
diner, The Coffee Pot has you covered. While the weather is still nice,
take in a breakfast or lunch in their “Garden of Eatin’”. This Downtown
favorite has continued to offer top notch service and the freshest
ingredients in their menus - when you visit, be sure to ask about the
daily specials - they are typically quite unique and always tasty!

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kenosha public market Saturdays, 9am - 2pm
625 52nd Street
a new way to market!

Kenosha Public Market is a ket as safety remains our number ensure your favorite products are for us to know where our food
new market in town with a lot of one priority. We are able to in stock and available, or not comes from and to focus our
familiar faces! We opened our space our vendors at least 20 quite ready to walk around our attention on educating and build-
"doors" (so to speak) on June feet apart from each other and market, KPM2GO online order- ing awareness so our community
27th when "Farmers Markets" maximize our social distancing ing is there for you! can improve their health and
were deemed an essential food capabilities by providing build a strong immune system
venue! extremely wide walking aisles to If you would like to visit our (something that is so important
keep our vendors and customers market in person, we offer two during these uncertain times).
Kenosha Public Market was safe while shopping. Walking distinct entrances that are both Finally, it is important for us to
created during the pandemic. through the Kenosha Public located on 8th Avenue; the main build a strong relationship with
COVID-19 set the tone for our Market, you will see so many entrance to our market vendors our vendors and customers, as
market from the start. We knew familiar faces (behind masks, of and a separate entrance into our together, we will have a much
that we had to create a very safe course) among our vendors and Food Court where you will find more successful market.
and friendly shopping experience board members. Currently, our our prepared food vendors. Our
in order to address our changing vendors solely sell essential food separate and distinct Food Court After each successful
conditions. When our board of and health & wellness items as provides our customers with a Saturday market, it is rewarding
directors came together in early we continue to follow the quick and easy experience for to see so many social media
April, we weren't sure what our Kenosha Kickstart Guidelines. those patrons who just want to posts that highlight families
new market was going to look When these guidelines allow, we grab some quick meals to go. It enjoying their fresh goods pur-
like or if we were even going to will expand our market to include also makes finding your favorite chased from one of our more
be able to function in the current the sale of many non-essential prepared food vendors much than 60 vendors. Whether it is a
climate. As a result, we immedi- items and services that cus- simpler. Finally, we also offer colorful vegetable tray, a grass-
ately began planning for both an tomers would otherwise expect early bird shopping for our sen- fed steak sizzling on the grill, or a
in-person shopping experience to see at our market. iors and persons with disabilities cheese & charcuterie board wait-
along with our parallel on-line so they can shop safely from ing to be enjoyed, our customers
store, KPM2GO. We wanted to As we say, we are "a new 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday are able to develop a healthier
ensure that our local farmers, WAY to market" because there is mornings. lifestyle by shopping at our farm-
growers and producers would be truly no other market like it in the ers market. Our goal is to contin-
able to sell their goods as soon area. Our most distinctive fea- Kenosha Public Market's ue bringing our local vendors
as possible even if the pandemic ture is our online store, Board of Directors is made up of and consumers together so we
prevented us from having an out- KPM2GO. Our customers can 100% community driven volun- will have a stronger and healthier
door in-person farmers market. shop our vendors online, pay teers who have come together community.
That is when "a new way to mar- with a click, and pick up their with their own skill set, passion,
ket" was created and our online goods at the market, curbside! experience and heart. From the We hope that you will visit us
store, KPM2GO, really came into This is a fantastic option for any- beginning, our board mandated online throughout the week and
focus as a necessity for our com- one who isn't quite ready to walk that our non-profit remained a at the market on Saturdays from
munity. the market but still wants access vendor-centric market and com- 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Please follow us
to all of the healthy and fresh mitted to ensuring the success on social media and subscribe to
Kenosha Public Market is goods that the market has to of our vendors. We are doing so our newsletter so you can stay
located at 625 52nd Street in offer. Ordering online also by using a unique marketing up-to-date on all of the latest
the lot next door to the Kenosha ensures that your favorite items plan, getting to personally know information as we enjoy a "new
Municipal Building. We are will never be sold out! Whether our vendors, and building a trust- way to market"!
grateful for the amount of open you're short on time, wanting to ing relationship with each one of
space this lot provides our mar- them. Moreover, it is important By Gretchen Covelli

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Season June 27th - Oct 3rd

Every Sat 9-2pm

8:30-9am early bird shopping for seniors and persons with disabilities

625 - 52nd St.

Downtown Kenosha between 6th Ave & 8th Ave and 52th St & 54th St
Main Entrance and Food to Go entrance on 8th Ave

KPM2GO is our online store front. Order, pay &
pick up at the market, curbside option available. DT2020-2

Kenosha Public Market will be following Kenosha Kickstart Guidelines, as safety is our number
one concern for both the public and our vendors. Social distancing, no self-serve or sampling,
shop quickly & efficiently, no tables/seating as all prepared food is to go. Be Healthy. Be Safe.

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fantastic museums await in downtown

by Meridith Jumisko,

Within a one-mile radius in Downtown Museum have re-opened. You'll find informa- photo -
Kenosha, near the Lake Michigan shore, sit tion online about temporary hours, visitor
five museums to educate, entertain, and policies during this COVID-19 pandemic, is also the 1866 Southport Lighthouse; the
inspire you. In any given year, all five of the which interactive exhibits are temporarily tower is open to climb during a non-pandem-
museums see visitors from throughout the closed, museum cleaning procedures, and ic summer (for a fee). There are 72 steps to
country and world. Whether you are already more. The Facebook pages and websites of the top!
familiar with the museums, or aren't yet, here the museums also have lectures, activities,
are some impressive and fun facts about and other ways you can engage from your Though the two museums are closed, you
them. home. can still take a guided walking tour of the
Library Park Historic District. The Kenosha
The Kenosha Public Museum has been The Kenosha County Historical Society History Center presents this tour, which is
accredited by the American Alliance of operates two museums: the Kenosha History led by volunteer historians. This happens on
Museums since 1974. The Civil War Center and the Southport Light Station the second Saturday of the month at 11 a.m.
Museum, Kenosha Public Museum, and Museum. Both are located on Simmons through October. Contact the Kenosha
Dinosaur Discovery Museum are also Island and are currently closed due to the History Center for details: 262-654-5770.
Smithsonian Institution Affiliates. Each has its pandemic. Please continue to check online
own mascot: the new Dinosaur Discovery for updates and for ways you can make a Check out the Kenosha Area Convention &
Museum mascot is Dr. Dizzy, while the Civil donation. Visitors Bureau's website
War Museum's mascot is Abe the Eagle and – and sign up for our Visit Kenosha Monthly
the Kenosha Public Museum's mascot is The Kenosha History Center is a free Newsletter – to stay on top of attraction, din-
Woolly the Mammoth. There is a fee for the museum that preserves and celebrates ing, shopping, and event updates. Also fol-
main exhibit at The Civil War Museum, other- Kenosha's automotive and industrial her- low Visit Kenosha on Facebook, Twitter,
wise all three museums are free. itage. The museum has on display the Instagram, and YouTube for the latest scoop!
Miniature Statue of Liberty that was first
At the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, you'll raised in Civic Center Park in 1950. In its col- Meridith Jumisko is Public Relations Director
learn about the correlation between modern lection – and currently on loan to another at the Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors
day birds and prehistoric dinosaurs. This museum – is the 1962 Rambler American
museum opened in 2006. What previously 400 Convertible that was featured on the tel- Bureau. Contact her at [email protected] or
occupied the building? The Kenosha Public evision show 3rd Rock From The Sun. drop her a tweet @MJ_Kenosha, and read her
Museum, and prior to that, the U.S. Post
Office. This is located in the Civic Center You get two attractions in one place at the column in every issue of Smart Reader magazine
Historic District, one of four historic districts seasonal Southport Light Station Museum. or online at
in Kenosha. Like The Civil War Museum and It's free to tour the 1867 Light Station keep-
Kenosha Public Museum, this museum is on er's house, which details the historical impor-
the Electric Streetcar line. While outdoors, tance of Kenosha's harbor. Not to miss is the
enjoy the two dinosaur art pieces on the front local shipwreck exhibit, which details more
lawn. than 40 shipwrecks buried near Kenosha.
On display is a model of the SS Wisconsin,
The Civil War Museum details the which sank in Lake Michigan in 1929. There
Midwestern states' involvement in the war
and houses one of only three 360-degree
movie experiences in the nation, Seeing the
Elephant. The movie was filmed at the nearby
historical attraction Old World Wisconsin,
specifically for The Civil War Museum.
Nationally recognized broadcast journalist
Bill Kurtis narrates the film. While at this
museum, be sure to stop in the Veterans
Memorial Gallery. The gallery honors all U.S.
veterans and soldiers from the Revolutionary
War to present day conflicts.

The Kenosha Public Museum offers fine art
and natural history, including a main exhibit
called The Wisconsin Story. It showcases
the evolution of the local terrain and the peo-
ple in the area over millions of years. Learn
about the local famous mammoths! In fact,
the Kenosha Public Museum has been fea-
tured in Archeology Magazine, due to the
mammoth discoveries in Kenosha County.

The Kenosha Public Museum, The Civil
War Museum, and the Dinosaur Discovery

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union park tavern has it all 4520 Eighth Avenue owntown after dark • downtown after dark • downtown after dark • downtown after dark • downto
q&a with owners Ben DeSmidt & Angie Cook

How long have you owned additions like the Crispy Chicken a small crowd. Weather this year You have probably the best
& operated Union Park Sandwich, which is a big hit. We has been great. We’ve spaced beer garden in town, how are
Tavern? also do special dinners by reser- out tables and chairs for social you utilizing that?
vation and for private events, fre- distancing, just as we’ve done
We have owned and operated quently with a German theme, indoors. We also require out bar- Right now, we’re having bands
Union Park Tavern since such as Kasseler, Sauerbraten, tenders and servers to wear outside, not inside–at least not
February 2017. or Rouladen. Our separate din- masks. yet. We’ve been lucky with the
ing room seats about 45. weather so far. We’ve spaced
What made you want to Union Park Tavern is turn- out tables and put chairs on the
own a bar? You also serve one of the ing into a must play venue lawn so that people can use the
best breakfasts in the area, for local musicians, tell use table for food and the seats for
Angie grew up in the business what’s the secret? some of the acts that have watching the show. We also
and wanted to find a place played & who’s on your wish- have a serving window outside in
where she could put all of her I think Breakfast depends on list? the garage, which we use for
experience in the industry to use. high quality ingredients, such as events like our Oktoberfest cele-
We looked around for a number good thick-cut bacon. Our bis- We love all live music and bration.
of years before we found a place cuits are always made fresh from book everything. We love Blues,
that felt right, and once we found scratch, just like our gravy and Bluegrass, Rock and solo artists What is an average day
it we jumped at the opportunity. pancakes. We don’t use any- that play our open mics. like for you at Union Park
thing out of the box. We use real Wednesday night is Kenosha’s Tavern?
Union Park Tavern does it Buttermilk, Whole Milk, and longest running open mic hosted
all, but can you tell us about Butter, and for other specialty by Mark Paffrath. He’s been run- It starts early and ends late, for
your #1 voted Friday Fish items like our Farmer’s Potatoes ning that virtually throughout sure, but we’re really lucky to
Fry? we use Bacon Grease for the COVID. We also can’t forget Cy have such a great staff to work
cooking. Another big difference Costabile’s long-running Piano with us, especially through the
We knew when we took over is that we grate our hashbrowns Jams on Sunday afternoons. really difficult last few months.
the business that we wanted to from potatoes we cook here. It’s Before COVID, we were also We’re also very fortunate to have
keep the Pete’s Place fish fry just very time consuming, but we expanding to offer music from such loyal customers.
like it was. We use the same don’t buy them pre-made and other genres, such as Punk,
recipes and many of the same raw, as most places do. SKA, and what I would call more What’s next for Union Park
staff still work every Friday night conceptual musicians. We hope Tavern?
and during the week getting What are some of your to continue and draw in more
things prepped. Pete and specialty drinks? musicians from the region, but it We’ve been slowly offering
Brenda, the former owners, can be difficult, for instance, to more and more food, and, hope-
always ran a very clean kitchen During the pandemic we have get Madison, Chicago-based, or fully, by the end of August our
and great operation, so we didn’t been offering cocktail setups to musicians from farther afield, kitchen will be open everyday.
have to make any big changes. go with premade drinks that you because of travel and cost. But We offer sandwiches and soups
We’ve also made some addi- add the liquor to at home, such we’re always working on it. during the week now and Friday
tions, such as cheesecake, soup as Brandy Old-Fashioneds, Fish Fry, Saturday dinner and
and a deep-fried ear of corn on Moscow Mules, and our terrific Sunday Brunch. We hope to add
the cob that a customer sug- Bloody Mary, which is a recipe Saturday Brunch as well.
gested to us. Angie has developed over the
years. They have been very pop-
What else is on the menu? ular. We also have an incredible
We’ve added a full dinner selection of tap beer, including
menu on Saturday nights that many German beers and crafts.
includes Broasted Chicken,
Burgers, Steaks, Pork Schnitzel, You have very lively week-
a Crispy Chicken Sandwich on a nights with lots of entertain-
Biscuit or Belgian Waffle, and ment, tell our readers what
Salads. We plan to open the you have going on?
kitchen seven days a week,
hopefully staring sometime in Pre-COVID, we had music
August, and serve this menu all every night but Mondays, and we
the time. We also plan to start were really expanding the type of
serving Breakfast on Saturday music through our open mics
morning as well. and Sundays with Jess the SKA
Who comes up with the Kid’s show. Since we’ve
menu ideas? reopened, we’ve been taking
Ben usually comes up with the things very slowly. Thankfully,
menu items, such as adding the because it’s summer, we’ve
Pork Schnitzel or developing our been able to have all our bands
Biscuit or Potato Pancake play outside in the Biergarten,
recipes, but Angie also makes where there’s plenty of space for

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downtown after dark

at century pub & eatery at down town’r saloon at captain mike’s

at lakeside deck at at fec’s place at kenosha yacht club
the wyndham

Now OPEN refreshing drinks, Tasty Food
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bartender spotlight wntown after dark • downtown after dark • downtown after dark • downtown after dark • downtow

with Sabrina
of Rustic Road Brewing Company, 5706 Sixth Ave.

How long have you been bartending? What do you love about bartending? What do you like to do for fun?
I've been bartending for nine years! I started Everyone has a story. Whether it's having a Yoga, hiking, going out for brunch, or just
bartending at Bull N Bear - now known as cold one after work to unwind, being there laying low and binging a good Netflix series

Kenosha Brewing Co! for someone's bad day or celebrating a and ordering some takeout!
birthday, one of the best parts of bartending
What beer do you recommend that's for me is getting to know people and make Who's your favorite local band?
on tap at Rustic Road? Miss B Haven!
them laugh or smile. I still run into my
I would recommend the Hazelnut Harvest, "regulars" from Bull N Bear! Haven Wells is an incredibly talented
it's our most popular beer on tap and a individual. If you haven't heard her sing,
beer that satisfies all palettes What do you love about come into Rustic Road Monday nights
Downtown Kenosha?
What's the perfect drink/food pairing for Open Mic Night-
at Rustic Road? I love it's forever evolving atmosphere, hosted by Shane Madsen
delicious brunch spots, and going boating
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• Brunch • Starters • Wings • Greens
• Main meals • Vegan / Vegetarian options


Check out our full menu at
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We proudly feature
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is it the oldest bar in town? 4120 Seventh Ave
q&a with Kristine Brittich & Justin Sawyer of tg’s

Give us a quick rundown kitchen. We’re updating the over- there’s always something up his Tell us what a day in the life
on the history of TG’s? all look and atmosphere. To put it sleeve. of running one of the most
plainly, this is a new era of TG’s. popular restaurants/bars in
The building was established What can someone expect Kenosha is like?
in 1888, we opened in 1889 and You’re about to launch a when they walk into TG’s for
the doors have never closed. The new menu. Tell us what we the first time? Everyday is something new;
building has operated as a bar, will seeing on that and will thats one thing you can count on
speakeasy, and billiards hall. This you still be serving that I like to think that we’re a nos- in this industry is that it’s an ever
has been a destination spot for famous hot beef? talgic dive bar, without the changing machine. We’re thank-
the who's who of Kenosha, as sketchy crowds some dives ful to see some favorite regulars
well as many celebrities and We will NEVER take the beef attract. We’ve got everything (we’re looking at you Bud-Lite-
politicians such as JFK. off the menu, it’s an iconic staple from great craft brews and cock- Bob & Miller-64-Mary) but also
and has been for over half a cen- tails, to homestyle favorites on we’ve seen an influx of new
What made you want to tury. The new menu is going to the menu. You can expect a faces, and it’s been so refresh-
purchase such a historic bar? be amazing. We’re still going to damn good drink, hot beef, and ing.
offer approachable pub influ- even better service.
It all fell together organically, I enced Americana food, but we’re What weekly events do you
had wanted to get back into the going to take the usual script What is on your cocktail have going on?
food and beverage industry and and absolutely flip it in the best menu? And what inspires it?
TG’s just happened to come up. ways possible. Every Tuesday is Taco Tuesday
I was an avid fan prior, so I The new menu is going to be a and Trivia, and Fridays we have
jumped at the opportunity. How do you come up with small 70s inspired cocktail menu. our classic Wisconsin Fish Fry
your daily food specials? What that means is we’ve got and Karaoke. We also have a
Can you tell us about some cocktails like “Earth, Fruit, and killer brunch on Sundays with
of the improvements you It’s a collaborative effort Fire,” as well as my personal bottomless mimosas and blood-
made, inside and out? between Kristine the owner, favorite “Hello Bourbon, My Old ys.
Frank our kitchen manager and Friend, I’ve Come to Ddrink with
We’ve updated everything Sawyer the general manager. You Again.“ You’ll see some inter- What’s next for TG’s?
from the bar stools, to adding With the amount of passion and esting things like a peach and all- We are excited to see this
more tvs. The biggest change love Sawyer has for this industry, spice infused Tullamore Dew, place change, a general manag-
has been the new hood for the and, wait for it... a Malort egg er who as hard as he tries, has a
white cocktail. natural passion for food and bev-
Come For The Beef, Stay For The Brews erage. Honestly we couldn’t do
People love our old fash- anything without our staff and
4120 7th Ave. • 658-8080 • ioneds, they’re iconic. The guests. Long term? New bath-
Open 7 days a week newest hype is behind our tiki rooms, a brand new kitchen, the
inspired cocktail “Why is All the decor will be influenced by the
Meat Loaf Trivia Tuesdays Wednesday Rum Gone.” and the “Summer’s 70s, the history of TG’s and
Monday Garden,” which has a house Kenosha as a whole. We want to
$2 Tacos & Drinks • 50% off for 1st made strawberry, rosemary and take what you thought you knew
& Teacher Responders rhubarb simple syrup. I don’t like about TG’s and make you see
Appreciation Day Free Live Trivia w/ to talk about myself often, but that we’ve only scratched the
All Seltzers $3 having me (Sawyer) heading the surface.
50% off your entire Michelle George at cocktail revamp has been a hard
and fun process of R&D with my
bill for teachers 7pm staff in tow.

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