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Vinyl Hunting in Bayview

Kinnickinnic Ave: Street on the East Side of Milwaukee that has good vinyl, good coffee and nice style.


Bay View Books & Music

Address: 2653 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207

Phone: (414) 489-7601

Hours: Tue – Sat: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm



From first looks you could over look going here. It may look like a worn out place but once you take a second look, you will see the diamond in the rough. There is vinyl from what is popular, known artist to the who are they. All of which are reasonable price. Along with vinyl, you will find cds, big bookcase of cassettes and even a book to read! This is a place not to miss because the character it has.


Luv Unlimited

Address: 2649 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207

Phone: (414) 744-2540

Hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm,  Friday – Saturday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

This store has that care free, hippy loving, free spirit flare. If  you want vinyl, there are reissues, used (in plastic jackets) or current. If you don’t see it out on the floor, don’t hesitate to ask if they have it in the back. There isn’t much they don’t have. If you want to get a new outfit while you are vinyl hunting, majority of the store is a thrift shop. Like a Ragestock sort of place; funky one of the kind fashion choices but not breaking the bank.

Rush-Mor Ltd Music & Video

Address: 2635 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207

Phone: (414) 481-6040

Hours: Monday-Friday 11:00 am to 8:00pm, Saturday 11:00 am to 7pm and Sunday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Looking for a mint condition Ozzy Osbourne or a special 45’? Then this is the place. Though it has what is current in the rock realm, it also has what over took the 80s in fair or better condition. It even has not your the typical cd’s (Like a German Nirvana Cd). Overall if you are looking for something out of the box, didn’t know your collection was missing it or something not in USA version, don’t miss the shop. The items are little not the average, so the prices are higher than the last 2 shops on this street but paying more is nothing when getting something very little have. What isn’t rare or something out of the blue, is all fair. If  you are a die hard fan on a group or love out of the

ordinary, don’t pass this place up.

Cafe Hi-Fi

Address: 2640 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207

Phone: (414) 486-0504

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 10pm (breakfast until 12pm), Saturday 8 am to 10pm (breakfast until 1pm) and Sunday 9am to 10pm (breakfast until 1pm)

After vinyl hunting and getting lost in the past, nothing taste better than coffee. A large coffee togo is only 2.25! Prices for the food/ drinks are good as they taste.  Hi-Fi cafe inside isn’t decked out in this technology era;  more anything before 2000s.  Location is right across from Rush-Mor- so convenient to go too after goin there.


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