MILWAUKEE AREA SPEECHES
Bay View Historical Society 4/1/2019 - Enjoy presentations by two locals who appreciate the Milwaukee County Parks' Oak Leaf Trail. Bay View resident and author Jill Maher will present a talk on her book "Milwaukee County’s Oak Leaf Trail: A History" for the Bay View Historical Society and the general public at the Brinton Community Center 2555 South Bay Street on Monday April 1st at 6:30 pm. The book will be published by The History Press and will be available by mid-April. It features the photography, oil painting and song lyrics from several talented Bay View residents. During this program WAMI-nominated local singer/songwriter John Stano (www.johnstano.com) will perform his wonderful new song "Meet me on the Oak Leaf." The program is free and open to the public.
St. Francis Library 3/15/2018 - Thanks to all who packed the room to hear Jill Rothenbueler Maher speak about biking history and John Stano debut his song "Meet Me On the Oak Leaf." We enjoyed sharing our Oak Leaf Love!
CREATIVE DESIGNS FROM BAY VIEW
Oak Leaf Love Gets Creative
Pictured here is one of our first creative partners, Bay View Printing Company.
They even whittled an oak leaf to use in the letterpress for this project.
These 5x7 quality letterpress prints make great gifts (birthdays, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, holiday, any day!)
They look great on a desk or workbench.
Purchase for $30 at:
South Side: South Shore Cyclery in Cudahy
Downtown: Urban Milwaukee - The Store on Milwaukee St @ Mason
I want one for my desk right now!
Hear a sample segment from an upcoming podcast, Along the Oak Leaf.
Reindeer Riders sample podcast by Jill Maher
Admire beautiful oil paintings from a local nature lover and oil painter Hal Koenig.
He regularly rides on the Oak Leaf Trail and takes inspiration from its beautiful scenery. Several breathtaking paintings depicting scenes along the trail are available.
You can see Hal's work in Milwaukee's Third Ward at Oil Gallery.
Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit halkoenig.com.
Handmade in Milwaukee
WodSol by Kate
Kate McSorley does beautiful work in hardwoods like poplar, aspen or oak. Her pieces reflect natural beauty and can be a reminder of an escape to the Oak Leaf Trail.
She has explored the country and is now happily settled a few blocks from the Oak Leaf Trail near South Shore Park. Catch Kate's work on her facebook page. In particular, check out the pieces "Mushroom Tree" and "Runner."