WE DID IT!
Bradford Beach is Back! Let's Remember How!
“Bradford Beach is a natural gathering place for the entire community and is universally embraced by the community. It is considered an asset and source of pride not just by one group or one neighborhood but by everyone. It was created by forward thinking planning and maintained by all facets of the community – local governments, private organizations, and above all residents and volunteers like the Friends of Bradford Beach. It is Milwaukee’s melting pot.”
~ a beautiful sentiment offered by Milwaukee City Planner, Robert Harris
Right now, I’m sitting at the main tiki bar on Bradford Beach, surrounded by friendly people listening to some lazy-sounding music over a margarita. I can’t help but gaze at our beautiful Lake Michigan and note the hundreds people playing volleyball. Others are working hard to get ready for the National Junior Beach Volleyball Tournament happening this weekend – right here in Milwaukee. more ...
of Bradford Beach Mission
To enhance Milwaukee’s
Lakefront and invite people to enjoy, appreciate and be inspired by
Young and old, local residents
and visitors visit Bradford Beach to socialize, be inspired, appreciate
water as a resource, learn about conservation, celebrate special occasions,
experience an outdoor
classroom and just sit an enjoy a sunrise.
by a conversation between two colleagues over coffee at Alterra on the
Lake in 2004, Friends of Bradford Beach formed to bring people back
to our lakefront to create their own
are your memories of Bradford Beach?