Named after the University of Wisconsin mascot, this Wisconsin-themed sports bar caters to fans of the Brewers, Badgers, Bucks and Packers, rather than just fans of cheap beer and drunken bar talk, as was the case with the Badger's predecessor, the Brown Barrel, which occupied this South Broadway spot for close to three decades. A makeover transformed the once-dingy dive, and sports memorabilia now lines the walls where nautical items used to be.
Over the weekend, photographer Brandon Marshall stopped by Vinyl, El Diablo, Barry's on Broadway, Blue Ice, Sputnik, hi-dive, 3 Kings Tavern, Badger's Pub and Skylark Lounge to capture the nightlife o... More »
For close to three decades, Bob and Cathy Lyons ran the no-frills, nautical-themed Brown Barrel at 76 South Broadway. The bar was one of the last old-school joints in the Baker neighborhood, an area that was once full of them, and won Westword's... More »