Wauwatosa

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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Urban spelunking: Be Spectacled & former Drews Variety & Gridley Dairy

Nov. 5, 2019 9:04 a.m.

Depending on your age, or when Tosa Village became part of your reality, you may call the buildings at 7505-13 Harwood Avenue by different names. The two-story red brick building, erected in 1909 and currently undergoing renovations to become the new home of Be Spectacled, is packed full of Wauwatosa history.

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Wauwatosa dining guide

Oct. 12, 2019 9:02 a.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 options at the Mayfair Collection on the west and right down in the heart of the Village itself.

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Leff's Lucky Town patio is a Wauwatosa destination

Sept. 27, 2019 9:01 a.m.

The patio at Leff's Lucky Town, 7208 W. State St., needs no introduction to folks familiar with Wauwatosa. In fact, it's become so popular that it's hard to believe it has existed for only 10 years.

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New murals add a burst of color to East Tosa's main street

July 29, 2019 9:02 a.m.

All of a sudden there are critters everywhere in East Tosa. But don't worry, they're not real. Instead the bird amid the colorful geometric terrain on the side of The Nobleman and the prowling raccoon carrying a fish skeleton in its mouth directly across 69th Street on the side of Cranky Al's are just two of the seven new murals that have just been completed in the neighborhood.

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First look: First and Bowl in Tosa

June 26, 2019 3:04 p.m.

First and Bowl, a block south of the Mayfair Collection and just off the I-41 freeway ramp at 2969 N. 114th St., is centered around the sport of football bowling, which the bar's website describes as "a combination of football and bowling plus a little bit of drinking (not required)."