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Glendale Re-Launches local Business Association

This January, Glendale, Wisconsin, is bringing back a business association for the North Shore.  Originally founded in 1988, the networking organization was started as the Glendale Convention, Visitors, and Business Association. Members will be able to register on this website starting December 1st, 2019.  The Glendale Area Business Association (GABA) will offer Networking Opportunities, Marketing Tools, Professional Development Courses, Community Outreach, and Resources.  All are welcome to join.  However, initiatives will focus on the seven North Shore Communities: Bayside, Brown Deer, Fox Point, Glendale, River Hills, Shorewood, and Whitefish Bay.Read more »


Glendale’s ABCD wins accolade!

Congratulations to ABCD (After Breast Cancer Diagnosis) on winning the Small Nonprofit of the Year.  For 20 years, ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis has offered its emotional support program to breast cancer patients and their loved ones. ABCD was honored to accept the award for Small NonProfit Organization of the year at the BizTimes Media Nonprofit Excellence Awards!


Renovations begin at BAYSHORE

“Bayshore Town Center has presented plans to redevelop the mixed-use destination. Key elements of the proposal include raising the central green space of Town Square to provide greater openness and connectivity, transforming the existing Rotunda into a lively communal space for indoor entertainment, improvements to landscaping, hardscaping and cosmetic upgrades on numerous building facades, plus the demolition of the original enclosed mall, making way for additional uses including multi-family residential units, vibrant senior housing and a hotel.” To learn more, click here.     


Glendale Hosted 11 Network at Nights in 2019

Thank you to all who attended WELCOME TO GLENDALE’s after-hours, monthly business networking events.  Special thanks to businesses who hosted the “party” serving thousands of businesses in 2019: Bar Louie Bavarian Bierhaus Sprecher Brewery The Wisconsin Athletic Club Brilliant DPI First Bank Financial St. Francis Children’s Center Holiday Inn Riverfront Heartis North Shore Balance Fitness/Milwaukee Cycling Center Brass Bell Music Store

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Holiday Tree Lighting hosted by Cardinal Stritch

A special “thank you” goes out to Cardinal Stritch University for hosting the community holiday tree lighting ceremony this year.   In previous years, BAYSHORE hosted the annual celebration.  Due to renovations and construction, the entertainment district was not able to offer the annual tradition.  Cardinal Stritch is opening their doors and welcoming everyone to their annual celebration. Everyone is invited to attend the North Shore’s Holiday Tree Lighting for special guests, holiday singing, prayer, and refreshments.  Come listen to the St. Francis Children’s Center sing holiday favorites. December 5th, 2019Read more »

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“What’s Happening with Bayshore?”

Read about Bayshore Town Center’s Redevelopment Plans. BAYSHORE, Glendale’s entertainment district, is redeveloping the mixed-use destination. Key elements of the proposal include raising the central green space of Town Square to provide greater openness and connectivity, transforming the existing Rotunda into a lively communal space for indoor entertainment, improvements to landscaping, hardscaping and cosmetic upgrades on numerous building facades, plus the demolition of the original enclosed mall, making way for additional uses including multi-family residential units, vibrant senior housing and a hotel. Learn more here.  

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Network at Night…a new business-networking event for Milwaukee’s North Shore

The Glendale-Area Business Community has a new networking group. Glendale’s Mayor, Bryan Kennedy, welcomes all.             On the fourth Wednesday of every month, from 5pm to 8pm, professionals meet for networking. The events are held at a different Glendale venue each month. Admission is free. Drinks and food/appetizers are served. On average, about 75 North Shore professionals attend from all industries. Attendees include elected officials, entrepreneurs, non-profit executives, civic leaders, university officials, C-Suite Executives, business owners, faith-based leaders, hotel management, and more! Small, independent businessesRead more »

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2019 Glendale Summer Event Media Advisory

For News and Event Editors: Glendale, Wisconsin’s 2019 Summer Event Calendar Thank you for visiting Glendale’s 2019 Selection of Summer Events.  If you have additional questions or would like to participate in Glendale’s parades, events, or festivities…we welcome celebrity appearances! For additional information or to request photos from previous events, please contact Ann Deuser at 414.228.1720 or cell: 414.477.1800.  Ann@WelcometoGlendale.com

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New Glendale City Maps Available–Electronic Version

Glendale now has new City Maps available at designated locations around the city. If you want a physical map, pick-up a free one at City Hall (5909 N. Milwaukee River Parkway).  One per household, please!  Discover restaurants, attractions, hotels, schools, and points-of-interest. Ideal for visitors, new residents, and event planners. If you need additional maps for a family reunion or business meeting…please contact the Convention and Visitors Bureau at 414.228.1720. Here is an electronic version of the map.  Keep in mind–this map is very large and folds down to anRead more »

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North Shore Pop-Up Parties

Now, local Glendale businesses are hosting special events for North Shore youth ages 17-20 years-old. The parties will “Pop-Up” for young adults, typically on a night when an establishment would like more business.  Young adults from a variety of high schools and colleges will be invited. The first “Pop-Up” Party will be at the Silver Spring House Restaurant on Tuesday, August 14th from 8:00pm to Midnight.  Expect glow volleyball, a hyped DJ, special drinks, dancing, snacks, and activities.  The entrance fee is $10 which includes activities and snacks. Low-Priced specialty drinks willRead more »

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2019 Glendale Summer Event Schedule

What’s Brewing in Glendale, Wisconsin? Summer 2019 We’re proud to announce the 2019 line-up of summer events in Glendale, Wisconsin.  Enjoy live music concerts, family-friendly festivals, and community celebrations. Glendale officials, local businesses, and community volunteers work all year long to offer 14 family-friendly celebrations and World-Class fests. Most of the events are FREE to attend! For more information about summer events or to sponsor an event, please contact Ann Deuser. (We are always seeking volunteers!) Ann@WelcometoGlendale.com or (414) 228 1720 Printable Version of 2019 Summer Events: 2019 Summer Line-up For SponsorshipRead more »

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