#Help414 - Links To Support Your Favorite Spots!
In a time where so many need support from the community, it can be difficult to know where to begin.
We proudly say that Bar Dice is the favorite game of Esquire's "Bar City Of The Year" and now all of the f*cking awesome places that earned that distinction could use a hand from all of us who can spare it.
Here's a list of some local Milwaukee bars and restaurants that you can support by donating to funds that support their staff.
The home of several small businesses and gathering place for wellness and community needs your support more than ever.
The Bay View bar and restaurant is closed as Wisconsin shelters in place. The usual cool merch, and even pandemic closing-specific t-shirts are available online. There's a staff relief fund, too.
BLACK BEAR BOUTIQUE
The Shorewood children's boutique offers free shipping and local delivery on any online purchase while the brick-and-mortar store is closed during the pandemic.
Splash Studio has created Take & Make Project Kits for at home painting, wood signs, cross-stitch and string art. Bars & Rec's AXE MKE, Nine Below, and North South Club gift certificates are also available while closed for the pandemic.
If you're able, please make a donation to directly support the restaurant's staff during hard times.
SIP & PURR CAT CAFE
Help keep the East Side treasure paying their bills by sponsoring one of the cats who can't wait to see you again.
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE
Help the community gathering place for music, art and libations reopen its doors when we get through this.
Support one of the best restaurants in town during tough times by purchasing items, including gift cards, or tipping virtually through their online store.
The Bay View neighborhood bar needs help during its closure.
More than 30 staff members are unable to work at this East Side institution, and your support would let them take care of you again soon.
The 10-year-old shop had to close for the time being, and its barbers would be grateful for your help.
The legendary Milwaukee live music venue remains committed to bringing patrons, artists, and staff of all walks together. Your support of the employee relief fund would help make sure that continues.
THIS IS IT!
Milwaukee's longest-running gay bar has been a treasure on Cathedral Square since 1968. If you have the means, help them bridge the gap in cashflow during the shutdown so they keep going strong.
The neighborhood counter-service cafe offers curbside and at-the-door pickup and delivery for online and phone orders. And $10 of every $50 gift card purchased goes to staff, who you can also tip virtually.
The relatively new Cudahy bar is already a destination for well-known touring bands, and the venue staff needs our support.
The Bay View neighborhood bar is raising funds to help staff pay the bills during its shutdown.
ROCHAMBO COFFEE & TEAHOUSE
The cozy, friendly Brady Street staple has a virtual tip-jar to raise funds for its employees who don't have hours.
BOONE & CROCKETT / SNACK BOYS
The Milwaukee bar and its restaurant partners could use your support.
PABST THEATER GROUP
A fundraiser with 100% of all proceeds going to every Usher, Bartender, Event Staff member, or Stagehand whose work makes the show we attend special.
VOYAGER WINE BAR
If you can, please help give relief to the staff that makes one of Milwaukee's newest spots so special.
ROGUES GALLERY x ELWOOD'S
The longtime Milwaukee Day partner and beloved Juneau Avenue space has 16 staff members who would be grateful for any money we put in the virtual tip-jar.
BRYANT'S / JAZZ ESTATE / AT RANDOM
The trio of beloved cocktail bars also needs help through this difficult time.
The Bay View bar encourages patrons to use its virtual tip-jar to support displaced staff.
The Riverwest bar and live music venue needs some relief for staff that doesn't have hours.
The brewer of Milwaukee Day lager is a top-notch restaurant and music venue when they can be open, too. Help them if you can.
The Walker's Point bar hopes to raise funds to help staff who have lost income during the shutdown.
The popular Bay View restaurant has an excellent staff who could use relief without steady incomes.
The friendly and cozy East Side bar would be grateful for our support to get employees through tough times.
One of the premier spots in town to watch football matches from around the globe needs help for its staff.
If you can, please help the Milwaukee mainstay on Oakland Avenue pay bills and employees through its temporary closure.
The East Side's lively vegan dining destination could use help supporting its employees who are out of work.
The Bay View corner tavern could use your help for a staff that doesn't have hours right now.
The legendary East Side spot below The Oriental Theater would be grateful for support of their service industry family.
UP AND UNDER
Brady Street's live music home is grateful for your support for those hit hard during the shutdown.
The friendly, hardworking staff would appreciate any contributions to the virtual tip-jar.
The Bay View neighborhood bar hopes you'll help raise funds for their family of staff.
Let the bartenders and employees know you appreciate them by contributing to the virtual tip-jar.
WALKER'S POINT MUSIC HALL
The dedicated staff of this unique live music venue would be grateful for support during this tough time.
The East Side institution has been through a lot in recent years, and hopes we can help get its staff through this.
THE TONIC TAVERN
The KK Avenue spot hopes that we'll dig into our virtual pockets and toss a crumpled bill or two across the pine.
The Irish bar and hotel staff needs help paying bills due to loss of income.
WATER STREET BREWERY
The Downtown mainstay invites us to add to the virtual tip-jar for their excellent staff.
THE STANDARD / STELLA'S
The proprietors of these spots are asking help to give its employees peace of mind during difficult times.
The 200 employees of AJ Bombers, Holey Moley, Smoke Shack, Onesto and Blue Bat need all the relief we can give them through temporary closures.
The group of beloved restaurants asks its guests to help support its incredible family of employees.
NOURISH NATURAL PRODUCTS
This Milwaukee-based business has had to move to online sales only. Free shipping on all online purchases, including: Natural Hand Sanitizer, Intensive Healing Balm, products to boost immunity, and more. Nourish would also love your support in helping donate Self-Care Kits to Nurses and other front line workers.