BNO IS NOW IN ITS #18 YEAR AND IT WAS OUT TO ATHENS GRILL IN WESTPORT ::STOP #184
NOTHING like a BNO in the dead of Winter! Great time lots of beer drank and of course the Biggy went out to: BP. Brian Parks!
Athens had a lot of MEN ordering the GYRO. #8.61 and #19 guys. Newbee Dave Walker was the LOW SCORE and Paul Bishop coming off a ten at OLLIES”s the High score!
We ordered from the Bar from Logan, Tom and Sarah, they did such a great job!
LOOKS LIKE WE WILL BE CELEBRATING APRIL B DAYS WITH HURRICANE Jerry Anderson and Jim Sniff on April 20th at (Ready Jeff B……….OAKSTONE IN COTTAGE GROVE)!
Thats 6pm at Oak-stone just down from BB Jacks where we will be in JULY
Anyone interested in saying they are IN for April 20th, great.
Big request from Athens, I failed to take all the picture of the guys. Do you that came have some you can share?
$200.00 into second harvest put us up to $707.00 for the year! Great job guys. Glenn Karlov spearheaded a group of us and we volunteered at Second Harvest, it was rewarding! Bob Lucas slowed us all down/SLACKER!
BNO hits #183 with OLLIES!
Well they are removing BNO bob from figuring out the amount due for the FOOD bill since he messed that up, and sorry to say I also added up the scores incorrectly adding a high #9 at the end, Ollies hit a HIGH of 9.11. Sorry a human mistake by the LEADER!
#15 guys made it and we made everyone pay $40 each until Scully finally woke up and put in his share!
$265.00 for Second Harvest :)! That’s adding to our current balance of $242.00! New total is $507 in the Kitty!
A few guys are doing Second Harvest Volunteering 3/14 TOO!
Net month, Athens Grill in Westport. 3/16 at 6PM
Special note that we had such great service at Ollies and. perfect score of a #10 from a BNO MAN! Lo’s of high scores, lowest was an #8.5, the High a #10! (#118.35 total points)
Great photographs, Hope Bob Lucas’ blood pressure comes back down to earth!
BNO did it #182 at The ProstBNO Hits the The German Place. (PROST)
#17 guys chalk up a score of #8.87 total points #139.10. Owner Brian was SUPER
Matteo bartender a perfect #10 and we had Maise 👩 our waitress did a lovely job~
John Pike accepted the rejected biggy award that was initially slated to “That Cracker Jack Paul R”. That bottle of flavored butter creme was not too good says John Pike!
A week from today we hit a place we went to in September 13th of 2011. “THE CAPITAL TAP HOUSE. Four guys gave it a #9.15 score! 🍔. We are back Thursday 2/23 to A DIFFERENT NAME SAME PLACE AS CAP TAP HOUSE~ 107 State Street! (6pm). Don’t bee late!
I am coming even though I just had quadruple by pass heart surgery! Might have a salad instead of fries guys! Looking forward to seeing you all! I have a list of guys that responded to me and hope I got it right? That comes in a separate email.
In March~ Athens Grill in Westport. On 3/16 at 6pm
BNO Did it the #181st visit is in the books! Echo Tap and Grill was Great!
CAN YOU BELIEVE IT! #24 GUYS TONS OF ENERGY, BROCK OUR SERVER WAS BRILLIANT!
WE COLLECTED, $607 DOLLARS PUSING OUR TOTAL FOR SECOND HARVEST TO $3,500.
BNO bob had the 2023 schedules completed! A fun night and
Chris from Second Harvest told us that 12/14 was matching day. He did a grand job addressing some rowdy BNO guys!
According to Chris and Anna🧡 and Jo💙 at Second Harvest, our $3,500 gives a total of #8,750 meals, thats #2,916 days at #3 meals a day. Sustains a family of #4= #729 days at three meals a day. WAY TO GO BNO MEN!
Echo notched a score of #8.45 with Brock being almost Superhuman with customer service!
No Captions this time, they don’t line up so Pictures are worth a thousand words!
Lot’s of finger pointing however!
Jan. marks our #18th year with BNO and is going to be at PROST Jan 12th, 6pm bee🐝 there!
BNO BOB 608-843-4584. firstname.lastname@example.org. (In case you want to communicate to me directly and not include all the other blokes!)
BNO climbs to #180 Visits with the Green Lantern in McFarland!
Fabulous night 11-17 with Kayla serving #17 of us and we even had the famous BING BING BING Tom Binger (Owner) El Rancho Supermarket from circa years ago:
$177.00 collected for Second Harvest, Newbee Jerry Anderson sang the BNO secret song, Raffle winners Dave F, Dave N, Jim A, John Pike, thanks Tom Willie for bottles alcohol!
Net month end of the year is Echo Tap a Wednesday Night not Thursday….12/07. at 6pm! Make a note: 🎼
MIDTOWN PUB and BNO hits # 179.
A ruff start to this place, we had our well planned visit almost thwarted by a slip up and the place cancelling us! We had our guys scout out our own tables. Turned out pretty GOOD!
Mid Town did a good job with their burger, SCORE #8.84, $178 added to second harvest, had two very lovely ladies learn of our quest, Sara and Dawn: Very easy on the eyes and……They each put in $10 bucks to Second Harvest: HOW ABOUT THAT~ They made up for the confusion at Mid Town.
Sara and Dawn told us of a new place too- in Windsor!
November it’s: The Green Lantern 11/17 at 6pm
BNO Bob is working hard on 2023’s schedule!🗓.
BNO Bob 608-843-4584. email@example.com
Burger Night Out hits# #178 at DLUX
|What a great time with #15 GUYS! FINAL SCORE: #9.33!!!!!!|
WOW-WOW. $34/Guy and pretty Emma served us smiles and incredibly tender burgers.
The DLUX establishment moved up #8 spots to number three on the top #15 list.
J.D. Gardner /MGR. did not disappoint the BNO enthusiasts! Lots of good pictures, Kevin Pomeroy netted “the BIGGIE” wine bottle.
We hit $147 in the Second Harvest collections and now have $2,535 dollars for our calendar year donation. So Kool!
Thanks Fellas: Paul Tisdel (Did I spell that right????) took pictures and did the math scores, Page Buchanon also took pictures for us since I left my phone in the car and helped me count money! Thanks Guys!
NEXT MONTH AT MIDTOWN PUB IS A CAP OF ONLY #20 GUYS, I will send out alert again later this month!
BNO goes to new heights @ Camp Trippalindee!
Stop # 177! Cool view, Thank you Tyler (D.O.S.)! HOWEVER: This place is a college hangout, we had paper plates, not so good service from staff, $32/guy, ketchup and mustard in packets, basically had to get out own beers at the bar. Burgers were disappointing….Way back in 2016 on May 5th we had a great time with #15 guys and a score of 8.86! Interesting we had the same number of guys #6 years later but a score of #6.83. The BNO Group deserved better!
The highs of the evening was celebrating Peter Balestracci birthday! 🎂And doing so at the Memorial Union with fun BNO Team members!🍻!
Guess the BNO Group has had some good luck with great places, great beer, and every once in a while we hit the bottom of a curve! Whats coming?????
DLUX is NUMBER #11 on our top #15 list and we were there in December of 2006 with a #9.08 score. Pressure is on! This Thursday. September 8th. at 6pm.
Second Harvest money continues to grow, having met our goal of $2022 dollars, we are sitting at $2,388 bucks!
Our Second Harvest guy Chris contacted me: We decided to keep the contribution to a calendar year and give in December, we get our match and are shooting for a bonus to qualify for Mike’s Miracle Minute and do the donation with “Share Your Holidays”. In December, We should invite John Stofflet our BNO interviewer from Channel #15?
September 9/8 DLUX, October 6th Midtown Pub, November 17th The Green Lantern and December 08th at Echo Tap and Grill!
Burger Night Out #176 AT: North South
BIGGIE WINNER: Paul Bishop! Great service, fantastic brisket and burger although it fooled Glenn Schultz,
Get this………. CAN DO “Ken Super Manager and Justin the Big Wig Manager” slipped the BNO Boys a $100.00 donation! We netted a grand total of $265.00 that 7/28. What a cool thing they did!
Thank you Ken and North South!!!!! We hit our goal of $2,022. New amount is:
#2,268 bucks and Chris Z of Second Harvest says in September we can possible get a match of money already collected!🤩. 🏆.
#14 guys and a score of #8.65 made BNO stop:# 176 a big homerun!
Our Server “Okeve” did a fantastic job!
Next month is 8/18 downtown at Camp Triple Lindee! 6 pm
B.N.O. makes a splash with the #175 TH!
Of course we were at Blackhawk Country Club, marking our tenth consecutive year there!
#28 guys made history, BNO Bob had Chef Casey there at BCC make a “memorable CAKE” and $453.00 was collected for Second Harvest! Thank You Jeff B and Dan C for tabulating scores and figuring out the total bill: Not too shabby $30.00 per guy!
We have a new running total of $1,973 BNO Bucks and word from Chris Z. (our very own Second Harvest Contact) ~ that is a BNO member: He pays his dues $$$$$ on time Bob Lucas!!!!!!!
We Could/Can make a donation in September that can be matched.
TOTAL SCORE WAS #9.17 BEATING THEIR PREVIOUS YEARS TALLY OF #9.164 * One year ago! And such wonderful Customer Service from Our contact there: Kelly she’s a PRO!
Lot’s of high scores: We had two newbees, Paul Reckwerdt’s son: Sean from New York otherwise known as “Sparkle SHANAM” and Jim Adney’s had a contractor friend (John Benson) he could not pay his entire wages, so he said let me buy you a burger, beer and fries and allow you to network and get #27 referrals! *Smooth move JimO!
Another BNO yet this month at North South 7/28 6 pm!
BNO Stop #174: Vintage @ E. Washington Ave!*
HI~ #16 guys made it for this one! $186 for second harvest *WE now have$1,520 in the Kitty
and a score VINTAGE of #8.16 🍔.
We sat outside and Michael Allen scored the BIGGY! 🍷
Matt our server was amazing! Nice outside venue and lots of cold BEER!
NEXT UP IS ALSO A BIGGY: 7/7 6pm OUR 10 year anniversary!
Thanks Dan Dieter! #175 at Blackhawk Country Club~ Surprises Lurk! 🎰 🎁
Off Broadway makes a Big move into #13 place
Draft House Off Broadway filled in BIG TIME FOR THE BNO CLAN!
IRONICALLY THE #173 SPOT FOR US WAS NOT AVAILABLE! Glenn Boris to the rescue!
A few of us researched this spot previously and Erin the Manager made a historic approval on 5/19 with score of #9.03 to allow them to move into #13 place on the top #15 LIST.
#16 guys had a beautiful spot on the side porch, Pansies (Jim Sniff) and Bougainvilleas, great service, super food, #24 kinds of beer and $124 collected for the Second Harvest Kitty. We stand at $1334 collected this year so far.
Golf shirts are being ordered, $30 each (more Swag)!
Next Month is 6/16 at another Vintage on East Wash: WHAT’S THAT B LUCAS????? YES #803 EAST WASHINGTON AVENUE!!
BNO GOES To STOP # 172 at Sweet Home Wisconsin! 4/14 with #21 guys
Brett Best + his staff provided thrills and excellent service! December 12th of 2019 we had #16 BNO attendees and Sweet Home scored a #9.1!
April 14th this year….SWEET HOME HAD A SCORE OF #9.09! They moved up two spots!
Thank You Brett, Leena, Karis, Michele and Stephanie!!!!
Next Month we visit L.J.’s off East Washington Street and 8 North Patterson. 5/19 at 6:00pm
I’LL NEED TO KNOW IF YOU WANT TO COME TO BOBBY BEARS, BEEF, BRATS AND BOURBON TASTING ON WEDNESDAY 5/25 AT MY HOME???? 1915 COUNTY ROAD PB IN VERONA AT STARTING AT 4:00M: 🍻 FOOD AT 5 AND 5:30PM BOURBON TASTING AT 6:00PM! 🥃
BNO # 171 We Got Funky AT FUNKS!!!Funks: Kim + Angel DELIVER! SCORE A #8.50. #20 guys and lots of crazy fun! $31.00 per guy and YES Bob Lucas won the BIGGY Again!
Man we had #20 guys + get this, Kim our wonderful waitress learned after most guys left, that we collect money for Second Harvest!
We had $231.00 collected for the evening + Kim insisted on donating her tip of $51.00 to our cause!!!! Of course I refused that, but we decided we would play for the right that she take it back if I won at a game of cribbage. I ended up winning an exciting finish…… but she did not allow us to pay her!
PRETTY SPECIAL – SO OUR TOTAL ENDED UP BEING: $282 BUCKS PUSHING US UP TO $912 FOR THIS YEAR! THANK YOU KIM FOR THAT GESTURE~
We head to Sweet Home Wisconsin next month, April 14th, seating might be limited to #20 so get your BNO Calendars out and join in for that? ARE YOU IN ???????
BNO HITS THE JACKPOT AT LILANA’S. 🎰
Amazing night: $130.00 for Second Harvest, (new total for this year already: ($633.00) A grand total of #19 guys and $25.00 per Dude for the meal!
BEST PART OF THE NIGHT- Super service form all staff and Emma and Kara made it even better. Chef Dave did not disappoint: A special burger for all of us and no sooner than I asked Emma for ordering- out came all the food with fries, and an amazing creation of a burger! Everyone got the same thing and Early. Dan Consigny wet his pants he was so excited!!!!
Chef Dave gave us such a great intro to our meal and……. Top Secret News about his place!
Why he even brought out chicken wings a before giving us the AMAZING Burgers! 🍔
Get this: We were there 02/09/2012 Ten years ago and Liliana’s scored a #9.09. They are in ninth place and after the scoring came in last night, they moved up in scoring percentage with a #9.12, That being said, “They are still in ninth place but bettered their record TEN years ago! They had a 9.09!
March is Funks on 3/10~ and another change is July 28th to North South in Verona and please remember that the end of May will be at BNO Bobby Bears Ranch. Bring your significant other, and or wife and prepare for BBB + B (That’s Bobby Bears Bourbon (tasting) and Beef)!
Expensive but REWARDING # 169 @ The Nakoma Country Club 1/13/2022.
Kevin Pomeroy gave us a new path and we started a great venue for the winter months at his club!
Thank You Kevin and fun WITH gifts for everyone: Bottles of wine were given for BNO Bob’s real Birthday 1/14. We gained $176 dollars for Second Harvest TOO! 🎂 (Mike Mergener signed off on seeing the money brining a total for Month One of the #17th year of BNO to $503.00).
This Years GOAL is $2,022.00!
Next Month is 2/24 at Lilliana’s…PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SCHEDULE MIGHT SHOW AN EARLIER DATE…
IN FEBRUARY. DUE TO VALENTINES DAY💘 WE NEED TO BE THERE THE 24TH!!!!!!!! 6pm!
Lots of fun pictures as Gretta, Amy and Kyrs served us up some Super Service and loved their attention to us whacky men. Speaking of whacky did Brian Parks and K.C. Lerner smoke funny tobacci before they came in?? Wild as as BOARS they were! 🦛 🐲!
NewBees John Pike and Peter Balesstracci joined the BNO gang but failed to pay the admission membership fees!
EPIC BNO Night #168
BNO hit a NEW HIGH! #14 BNO guys brought in $315 Bucks
Had a Fantastic waitress Deb
Everyone recived a raffle prize
And second Harvest Guy Chris Ziemba won the Biggy bottle of Toscano wine and his side kick Kris Taezelaar (Director of Marketing and Communications they had tons of fun.
NBC’s John Sofflet arrived and brought Lou the film/cameraman to see how BNO guys get it done and we handed off the check to him for $2,021.00 dollars.
Best part: NBC WILL AIR A SEGMENT ABOUT US ON CHANNEL #15 AFTER THE PACKER/BEAR GAME.📺🏈
IT’S TIME IN VERONA was so accommodating and Tim McRoberts and Deb did a marvelous job. Score was #8.53 not too shabby and BNO’s 16th year comes to a close with our #17th year coming up!
BNO goes to stop #169 in 2022 at The Nakoma Country Club on 01/13/2022 6pm!
BNO HITS THEIR MARK/2ND HARVEST GOAL! $2021.00BNO Stop #167 at the Red Mouse was Spectacular!
“#12 brave BNO “OLD” Guys made their way to Pine Bluff and had a record of a SCORE!
Natalie and Terra and The Boss Christine….took their place to a score of # 9.079 pushing them into the 11th spot out of #167 places! Very good burgers, excellent staff and service!
Everyone BNO dude got a raffle prize and Jim Sniff won “The Biggy”. Relax he told everyone, I’ll buy you all a drink (HE NVER DID)! 😦
Our money goes to Second Harvest $2,021 on December 15th unless we get Chris Z to pop in to our “End OF Year” visit, #168 IT’S TIME IN VERONA”. 12/2/2021. 6pm
BNO Bob has the 2022 schedule completed. Jan through July 7th are set up…
NCC, Lillian’s, Funks, Sweet Home WI, BNO Bobs Ranch, Vintage on E Wash, BCC SO end of July , August, September, October, November and December have places indicated but not confirmed with each establishment yet.
BNO #166 at The Great Dane in Fitchburg!BNO Finds Paul Bishop creating a “Gem” of a new member: Kevin Pomeroy who has us directing our love of food and friendship towards the Nakoma Country Club!
Hello BNO GANG! #166 was a hit, #15 guys and $236.00 to Second H and Yes My Birthday was there too! (K.C. Lerner did it again with cupcakes galore!)
Chris the bartender treated us with GREAT service and the weather was Perfect.
Next month is the Red Mouse in Pine Bluff on Thursday, November 11th at 6pm!
Great time and a few raffle winners including: Page Buchanon hitting a $15.00 scratch off he donated, Dave N won the big wine bottle and Kevin P and Michael Allen also scored fun stuff!
Score that evening was an #8.57
Kelly 🙍🏻♀️ our contact there was amazing, very professional, Chef Todd scored a hat🧢 and a round of applause! SCORE was a #9.16 moving them into 5th place!
Paul Reckwerdt auctioned off the main prize of a bottle of Captain 👨✈️Morgan, (For $40) and get this, we collected $430.00 for Second Harvest!
Paul R had on a great hat and a kilt! The guy can dress to the NINES!
Paul T. and Dan C. and Bob H. assisted with scores and calculating amount owed! Next month is BREAKWATER (Hollywood and AMANDA) here we come!
We had Tom coming from Beaver Dam with his Son N law SAM. A new recruit!
BNO goes to Sun Prairie
Did the BNO gang get Tipsy? WOW Henry our waiter was amazing and the Lamb burger delivered! Mike Mergener did not lie!
Ten guys and GET THIS Bob Lucas and Mike M. were on their MEDS! They gave a perfect score of #10. That pushes us up to #32 tens since 2005!
Blackhawk CC is up next on August 19th and it proves to be a winner too!
Tens guys made it there and we had excellent service and tasty and Tipsy BURGERS! Thats number #163 guys!
Bob Lucas we on the BIRTHDAY LIST and had a dessert he did not share:
I forgot the raffle prizes but drew names for: Bob Hamm and Dave Flanders and Steve Ploch and Paul Bishop! SCORE 9.328 a new THIRD PLACE FINAL!
Stop number #162 The Nau Ti Gal We had Naughty Gals there!
WOW #15 guys attended a special BNO as we paid tribute to Ron Curran before his move to Austin Texas. Ron opened up a present: A “BNO” sweatshirt and was given a round of applause for all his past picture 📸 taking and attendance!📌
He made #79 appearances with us over his lifetime! THANKS RON!🏅
Burger rated an #8.5 thanks to Paul Tisdale and Dan Consigny’s hard work! Thank You guys!🏆
Shaky start to some thirsty BNO men but Tova delivered the pitchers, but wait there was Carol and Sarah that slid over to our table + said we looked great for how old we said we were! 🙇♂️
We even had live music! And of course Amanda delivered a perfect spot for us to listen to the “Emmy Lou’s!🎼🎤🎸
Next up is The TIPSY Cow in Sun Prairie (6pm) later this MONTH! 7/29! Limited seating is #20. We move up to stop number #163!
BNO MOVES UP TO STOP NUMBER #161 @ Hop Haus
Wow lots of faces we have not seen for a long time showed up!
Cris Bissell and waitress Jada and Alexa started us out on the roof top and then rain came down, so we went down to the BIG Room~
Score was #8.09 and $191 collected for Second Harvest. Our balance was $447.00 and now we have $638.00 in the kitty.🐱
Big winners on the raffles. Jim Simpson, Jim Adney, Jeff Barfield and his Father and Law “Gordon Lightfoot”. Mike Mergener latched onto the famous bottle of red wine!
Great place and we notched the highest per person expense~ next to a major gathering. $38.00 per
Next month we have two stops in July.
The Na Ti Gal 7/15 has no restriction of number of guys, but at the end of
July……. on 7/29 @ The Tipsy Cow *we can only have #20 guys max. So get your name into me…..Mike M. has the first name notched of course next to me! He is pushing the lamb burger~
Who Is In the 7/15 at Nau Ti Gal. 6:00pm?
Who wants to be Kool for Tipsy 7/29 at 6:00pm?
You guys are lucky…I misplaced the Hop Haus pictures. However: Jeff’s Father n Law is shown!
BNO makes a May Stop in Middleton at the STAMM House!🏠 Score was #8.275!
What a great time and the weather was a WINNER! BNO Bob is done with HIP surgery, and ready for more places. This was stop Number #160
A couple of raffle winners: Funny Oxy Codeine pills netted by: Al Parker
A Beverage Jacket won by Kettle Bell Kevin Williams
And the winning wine bottle goes to Charlie Q!
JUNE IS EXCITING We Gather at the Hop Hause off Seminole Road for Rooftop special with MGR Cris Bissell of Bissell vacuum cleaners Famed Name!
Dave Flanders had his 67th B day on 5/24. and we added a “newbee” ANOTHER Bob! Bob Hamm~. He never offered to pay for everyones evening 😦
Next up is the Hop Haus in Fitchburg and should be a fun time!
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