of heights? The rooftop patio of the Terrace Bar, 1131 N. Water St.,
Milwaukee, might just be the cure for acrophobia.
fact, that patio is the three-story bar’s claim to fame.
rooftop patio is a huge draw,” says Geri Pilgreen, bar manager.
“It’s packed every weekend.”
Caribbean music and tiki torches, the long and narrow rooftop with full
bar service attracts all types, she says.
get everybody,” says Pilgreen, from business people to college students
and even members of the Young Republicans. “It’s our big draw.”
Terrace Bar opened March 10, and the rooftop has offered customers since
then an uncluttered view of most of Milwaukee; only the view of the south
side is obstructed by a building.
can see from the rooftop the west side, north side and east side of
Milwaukee,” she says. “It’s completely open.”
in the summer months, Pilgreen predicts the rooftop patio would continue
to be a hit in winter.
putting a covering up there; some tent-type things with heaters,” she
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