A bookstore that will include a coffee house during the day and a wine bar at night is coming to Milwaukee’s Bronzeville neighborhood.

Niche Book Bar is planned for a city-owned building at 1937 N. King Drive.

The Bronzeville Advisory Committee on Monday recommended a sale of that building to Niche Book Bar, which is operated by Cetonia Weston-Roy.

That property sale needs Common Council approval.

Weston-Roy, a locally based author and founder of the Black Authors Collective, told committee members that Niche Book Bar will focus on “Black literature and red wine.”

It will welcome families with children during the day, serving tea, coffee and baked goods along with selling books, Weston-Roy said.

At night, Niche Book Bar will serve wine by the glass and host book clubs, she said,

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