What began as a small village on the west side of Milwaukee county has since exploded into a growing suburb with charming parks, hip businesses and a good school system.

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Tosa Restarts aims to bring more sidewalk seating, food trucks and more

May 29, 2020 11:55 a.m.

As part of its Tosa Restarts program, Wauwatosa has approved a plan that aims to speed up the process of considering applications for sidewalk sales for retail stores, expanded outdoor seating for restaurants and bars, and, "other creative business solutions," during this difficult economic time.


Renaissance Milwaukee West hotel opening this summer at Mayfair

May 27, 2020 2:01 p.m.

The developers that brought the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel to the Third Ward tore one of the former Mayfair Mall office buildings down to the bones and reimagined it as the Renaissance Milwaukee West hotel, which is expected to open in August.


Mayfair Mall adds curbside pickup

April 28, 2020 4:10 p.m.

OK, so maybe it's not the same as strolling the mall and stopping for a Jamba Juice to enjoy as you window shop, but Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa is now working with a number of its retailers to offer curbside pickup.


Buckatabon to open its doors in Wauwatosa Village on Friday, April 17

April 15, 2020 11:01 a.m.

Last August, we brought you the news that The Lowlands Group would be opening Buckatabon at in the Wauwatosa Village. And, in fact, the restaurant was poised to open to the public last month when businesses across the state began shutting down. Fortunately, diners will still have the opportunity to get a taste of the new concept, albeit in carry-out form.


If it's March, then Gilles has Jameson frozen custard!

March 4, 2020 9:02 a.m.

Every March, Gilles' Frozen Custard - the longest-running frozen custard stand in the area, dating to 1938 - at 7515 W. Bluemound Rd. brings back its popular Jameson Irish Whiskey custard in honor of St. Patrick's Day.


Truli Italian Kitchen to replace Cafe Grace, plans for Osgood's still uncertain

Feb. 20, 2020 4:20 p.m.

Earlier this week we announced that Osgood's had closed at The Mayfair Collection. As it turns out, the closure is part of a larger plan which will shake up the restaurant offerings at the Burleigh development in an effort to better serve guests, shoppers and residents at the 69-acre mixed use development.


More than pizza: BB's on North debuts in East Tosa

Feb. 19, 2020 11:01 a.m.

After a series of soft openings, BB's on North opened quietly last week at 7237 W. North Ave., greeting customers with a small seasonal menu of - not only pizza - but globally inspired modern American appetizers and entrees.