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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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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)."

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East Tosa mural artists named

June 26, 2019 2:32 p.m.

The City of Wauwatosa has announced the names of the six artists tapped to create murals this summer near the intersection of 68th Street and North Avenue in East Tosa, in collaboration with Wallpapered City.

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Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative in Wauwatosa is getting a big deal refresh

June 20, 2019 10:01 a.m.

If you've noticed a bit of activity brewing at the Outpost Natural Foods Co-op in Wauwatosa, you've got a keen eye. The cooperative grocer has begun an extensive $1.2 million remodel and expansion of its Wauwatosa store, one of the first commercial buildings in Wisconsin constructed using sustainable design practices.

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Urban spelunking: A last look at Red Dot in East Tosa

June 11, 2019 9:02 a.m.

The former home of Red Dot, 6715 W. North Ave., is about to be razed and replaced. Though the stout, one-story building isn't exceptionally beautiful, it does carry a quadruple load of hyperlocal Tosa history.