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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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What chefs eat: Juan Urbieta of Ristorante Bartolotta

May 22, 2017 1:02 p.m.

Juan Urbieta never wanted to be a chef. In fact, he had his heart set on becoming a commercial pilot. But, when those plans fell through, he discovered a passion for Italian fare and an unabating love for pizza.


Mike Benign Compulsion celebrates a new CD of "mostlys"

May 15, 2017 12:02 p.m.

The Mike Benign Compulsion has just released its fourth CD. You can celebrate with the band and with the reunited Ball Turret Gunners on Friday, May 19 at Red Dot in Wauwatosa. Cover is a mere $5.


Here's the lineup for the 2017 Tosa Tonight concert series

May 8, 2017 12:01 a.m.

Today, Tosa Tonight announced the lineup for this year's concert series, hosted at the Rotary Performance Pavilion in Hart Park in Wauwatosa. The 2017 edition of the series features eight concerts spread across three months.


Eat this now: Scratch Ice Cream

April 24, 2017 11:11 a.m.

Imagine digging into a pint of deep, rich chocolate ice cream. It's velvety smooth, interrupted only by generous pieces of chewy, fudgy homemade brownies.That's exactly what you get when you taste the chocolate brownie ice cream from Scratch Ice Cream.


The Ruckus Tosa plan is dead

April 19, 2017 1:36 p.m.

Though the owners are still eyeing a second location for The Ruckus burgers and ice cream stand, a plan to open in an old Tosa filling station on 84th and North is now dead.


Wauwatosa bar guide

March 14, 2017 5:02 p.m.

Slowly but surely, Wauwatosa is becoming a popular destination for thirsty Milwaukeeans in search of good drink and good times.


Milwaukee's best sports bar, 2017

March 10, 2017 1:02 p.m.

Many of Milwaukee's favorite sports bars are located near a stadium, ballpark or arena, which contributes to their popularity as pre- and post-game hangout spots. But for the fourth year in a row, readers selected a place that is not, because it's just that good.


Bartolotta lunch with author Hyland spotlights Piemontese wine & food

March 7, 2017 9:02 a.m.

Chicago wine and food writer Tom Hyland celebrates the cuisine of Italy's Piemonte region in "The Wines and Foods of Piemonte." On Saturday, March 11, Ristorante Bartolotta fetes the book with a special lunch featuring Piemontese food and wine pairings.