The Windy City's best-known deep dish pizza is almost ready for you, with Wisconsin's first location opening in less than two weeks.
The space in Riverpoint Village Shopping Center where the North Shore Bistro used to live has sat vacant for four years. Soon, though, a non-profit group called Friendship Circle, will open a bakery and cafe in the former restaurant that will employ adults with special needs.
Lou Malnati's, the family-owned pizzeria known for its Chicago style pizza, has confirmed that it will establish its first Wisconsin location in Fox Point.
No Milwaukee high school experience, including my own, was complete without a trip or two to the "witch's house."
Wisconsin Historical Society Press publishes some great Badger State books for adults on everything from bowling alleys to bars, history to nature to sports and more. But, the Madison-based publisher also dishes up new titles each year in its great Badger Biographies series for young readers ages 7 and up. The latest explore the lives and work of artist Mary Nohl and Father James Groppi.
There's plenty to see and do in the city of Milwaukee during the holidays. But don't forget about the `burbs. Our neighbors to the north, south and west can throw a great Christmas party, too.
A couple years after Maxfield's Pancake House opened at Audubon Court, 333 W. Brown Deer Rd., in Fox Point, a second location opened in Tosa, kitty corner from Mayfair Mall. Probably not coincidentally, the two Maxfield's opened on sites that once were home to the popular Heinemann's.
For Joseph Skow, visiting "The Witch's House" in Fox Point is a rite of a passage, a return to childhood and a magical experience. In fact, he is so taken with the home, originally owned by artist Mary Nohl, that he decided to create a documentary.
Baseball in Milwaukee is a state-of-the-art affair, complete with up-to-the-minute statistics and readily available replays. Just a few miles north in Fox Point, the Milwaukee Grays vintage base ball team has been providing fans with much different version of America's pastime, taking them on a trip back in time and giving them a unique look at the game's earliest form.
Witch or not, eccentric and quirky or not, Mary Nohl was perhaps the most interesting artist working in and around Milwaukee in the second half of the 20th century. "Mary Nohl Inside &Outside" -- the proceeds from which benefit the Mary Nohl Collection at JMKAC -- is not only an interesting look at Nohl's legacy, but a fitting tribute to the artist herself.
Could Fox Point get any more hip when it comes to the latest eateries? The River Point Village Shopping Center is already home to a Q-Doba and a Noodles & Co., and now Cosí has opened its doors. It's the chain's first Wisconsin location.