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Wauwatosa Village guide

Dec. 13, 2017 9:02 a.m.

Wauwatosa Village is its own complete little world, offering everything one could need. And if you're lucky enough to live nearby on one of its leafy green streets, it's all within walking distance. Here's your one-stop guide to dining, drinking and shopping in Tosa Village.


15 sensational shots of Saturday's Santa Cycle Rampage

Dec. 3, 2017 7:56 p.m.

A sea of Santas, reindeer, Grinches, elves and even a Joseph with a very pregnant Mary, along with a mass of bicycles, invaded Wauwautosa's downtown district on Saturday morning for the Wisconsin Bike Federation's Santa Cycle Rampage.


Texas de Brazil Churrascaria opens today at Mayfair

Nov. 27, 2017 3:03 p.m.

Texas de Brazil Churrascaria, the new Brazilian-American steakhouse at 2550 N. Mayfair Rd., will introduce its churrasco and rodizio-style dining to Wisconsin guests beginning at 5 p.m. tonight.


Oh, the delicious irony: McDonald's owner dines out seven nights a week

Oct. 18, 2017 1:02 p.m.

On March 16, 1971, Marshall Chay - who was 16 years old at the time - reported to McDonald's for his first day of work. Fast forward 47 years, and he now owns two McDonald's locations, still works the drive-thru every morning and dines out in different local restaurants every night.


Milwaukee's best Italian, 2017

Oct. 17, 2017 6:16 p.m.

After losing the crown in 2015, Ristorante Bartolotta reclaimed its perch at the top of Milwaukee's Italian food heap last year. And if the 2017 results have anything to say about it, it doesn't look like it's letting go of that title anytime soon.


Wauwatosa dining guide

Oct. 11, 2017 2:06 p.m.

Wauwatosa's dining scene has evolved dramatically over the recent years, exploding with new options from the string of North Avenue eateries on the east to the new options at the Mayfair Collection on the west and right down in the heart of the Village itself.


Plans are shaping up for new Birch event space at Camp Bar Tosa

Oct. 6, 2017 12:30 p.m.

Earlier this summer, Paul Hackbarth of Camp Bar announced plans for expansion of the East Tosa location to include a new events venue. Since then, plans for the space have been rendered by Tosa's Galbraith Carnahan Architecture, depicting the full extent of the new venue.


Upgrades are in the works for Lucky Joe's Alchemy & Eatery in Tosa

Oct. 3, 2017 12:56 p.m.

Lucky Joe's Alchemy & Eatery is under new ownership. And that means changes for the bar and restaurant which opened in the Village of Wauwatosa in summer of 2015. To accommodate, the bar and restaurant will be closed for a week in October.


Surf's up: The Exotics wave goodbye to the Milwaukee summer at Red Dot

Sept. 19, 2017 5:02 p.m.

Though it will already be autumn by the time Milwaukee's premier surf guitar rockers The Exotics take the stage at Red Dot Tosa, 6715 W. North Ave., at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, it'll still be warm enough to go surfing out on Lake Michigan, should the spirit move you.