Grocery stores

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Hidden gem: Louie's Coop inside G. Groppi Food Market

Published March 6, 2020

One of the city's oldest grocery stores, a true neighborhood landmark for generations, stretching all the way back to 1913, has gotten in on the concept of opening a bar - and, most importantly, gotten it totally right.

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

Published June 20, 2019

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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FoodCrush Podcast: Are food co-ops still relevant in 2019?

Published Feb. 20, 2019

In this episode of FoodCrush, we wanted to get to the bottom of what makes a food cooperative special. So we sat down with Pam Mehnert of Outpost Natural Food Cooperative to chat co-ops: what they are, why they're relevant... and, most importantly, why they're cool.

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16 finds at the new Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market

Published June 8, 2016

Here's a peek at 16 things you can find at the new Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market, a specialty retailer focused on healthy and organic products and groceries, which opens Wednesday, June 8 at the North End.

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Which grocery store should land at Grand Avenue?

Published April 20, 2016

As plans for a new Grand Avenue continue to develop, which grocer would be the best for the heart of Downtown Milwaukee? Which store do you want on Wisconsin Avenue?

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Meijer stores in Oak Creek and Wauwatosa open today

Published Aug. 4, 2015

Today, Meijer opened two more stores in Wisconsin - one in Oak Creek and the other in Wauwatosa - furthering the company's estimated $750 million investment in the state. The two new supercenters join the ones previously opened in Grafton and Kenosha back in June.

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Shorewood Pick 'N Save closes today

Published April 24, 2015

The Roundy's Pick 'N Save in Shorewood closes today. It's being replaced by a new development that will include a Roundy's Metro Market grocery store.