A Toast To Winter: Enjoy drinks outside in 3 different hand-carved ice bars

MILWAUKEE -- After warm weather led to a pair of postponements, Milwaukee's Ice Bars are finally going up today. Carl spent the morning near the intersection of Broadway and St. Paul int eh Third Ward, watching the installation of not one, not two, but THREE structures.

A Toast To Winter: MKE Ice Bars (website)

Enjoy drinks outside in three different hand-carved ice bars located at St. Paul Fish, Café Benelux, and The Wicked Hop. 150 blocks of ice weighing 23 tons will brighten up the corner of Broadway and St. Paul Avenue in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.

Each bar will have a signature ice feature and a portion of proceeds will be donated to charity. Ice carving by Guinness World Record holder Max Zuleta of Art Below Zero.

Café Benelux
Feature: 3-D Lion Bloody Mary Ice Luge and an Ice Bier Wall
Charity: Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee

St. Paul Fish Company
Feature: Dynamic Ice Wall
Charity: Fisher House Foundation

The Wicked Hop
Feature: TBA
Charity: ALS Association and Wisconsin Humane Society