Bittercube Bar & Bazaar to open this weekend

Published Oct. 25, 2018

This weekend there will be a brand new West Side bar and cocktail-themed boutique to enjoy. The Bittercube Bar & Bazaar will open its doors to the public on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m.


Makers' boutique pops up near Brady Street

Published Nov. 4, 2015

For some, holiday gift buying season has already begun, and with that in mind husband-and-wife team Jesse Meyer and Kamryn Boelk will host a holiday pop-up boutique featuring the work of 45 makers in their shared studio space.


Sydney b. opens in Shorewood

Published May 6, 2015

Sydney b., a boutique for children, opened in Shorewood today. The shop, 4529 N. Oakland Ave., offers unique clothing, shoes, accessories and educational toys for kids ages 0 to 12 years old.


Oniomania turns double digits

Published Jan. 31, 2015

On Feb. 14, 2005, Oniomania - a West Allis-based boutique selling the creations of more than 40 local artists - opened its doors. A decade later, checked in with the owners to get the scoop on the past, present and future of this successful local business.


The Waxwing will close in February

Published Jan. 4, 2015

In 2012, Steph Davies opened The Waxwing, a local art and handmade gifts boutique at 4415 N. Oakland Ave. in Shorewood. Recently Davies learned that her landlord Nat Davauer was not going to renew her lease because he plans to use the space to expand his business Draft and Vessel which is located next door.


Goldi in Shorewood is closing

Published Nov. 13, 2014

In a phone conversation this morning, learned that Goldi in Shorewood is closing.


Seven spring trends

Published April 4, 2013

But if there's one foolproof way to melt the winter blues, it's with a hot spring fashion trend. Here are seven trends that will have you convinced summer is just around the corner.


Good-bye, Miss Groove

Published Nov. 16, 2011

On Saturday, Nov. 19, Miss Groove, 1330 E. Brady St., will close. The accessories / apparel / lingerie shop that was open for 11 years is going out with a large sale starting on Thursday, Nov. 17.


Project M has moved

Published Aug. 26, 2011

Project M moved this week from Riverwest to a new, larger location, 1726 E. North Ave. Project M sells locally made handmade clothing and accessories.


Blush Beauty adds talent, plans to expand

Published June 4, 2011

Seven years ago, Sarah Brucker opened a Third Ward beauty boutique called Blush Beauty. Recently, she joined forces with two ladies, Kelly "Paulina" Perner and Hilary James, and now, the three co-owners plan to open more shops in other cities.


Starship burns out

Published May 16, 2011

Iconic East Side boutique, Starship, 1661 N. Farwell Ave., will close at some point this summer. The shop - which features unique clothing and accessories - is currently having a large sale to sell off inventory.


Flaire to fold, but first a fab sale

Published April 13, 2011

In 2008, Jenna Shultz opened a boutique for men and women called Flaire, 407 E. Buffalo St., and earlier this week Schultz announced she was closing shop.