Author: Claudio Martinez

Visitors storm Milwaukee’s 2019 Bastille Days riding “Le Hop” in record numbers

The largest French-themed festival in North America returned for the 38th year to Cathedral Square in downtown Milwaukee, highlighted by the first summer of service from the city’s streetcar. The four-day event featured the Associated Bank Storm the Bastille 5k Run, a religious service spoken in French, and the signature Eiffel Tower replica constructed by the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). Attendees participated in many culinary offerings, including a champagne and wine tasting, and special live music performances. “Bastille Days brings all things French into the heart of Milwaukee’s East Town neighborhood. With roaming busker entertainment, chef demonstrations and...

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