For decades, the 4th and Wisconsin entrance to Boston Store, 331 W. Wisconsin Ave., was identified by brass plaques with the name of the store founded here in 1897. Now they're gone.
Announced in September, the Mandel Group's $150 million Harbor Yards mixed-use development with a hotel, apartments, office space, public green space and more will remake the south bank of the Milwaukee River as it heads out to the lake. I went to see the former malting silos there before they come down.
The event provided the opportunity to recognize Bublr's launch partners as well as celebrate its fourth anniversary serving communities in the Greater Milwaukee area.
Farm-to-table dining has become best practice among restaurants located in Metro Milwaukee over the past decade, and it's the inspiration behind a new West Allis restaurant called The Farmer's Wife, which could open to the public as soon as Oct. 1.
Mandel Group, Inc. announced the development of Portfolio, a 24-story high-rise luxury apartment community at the northeast corner of North Prospect and East Ogden Avenues set to break ground in Spring 2017.
Adventure Rock has begun offering hard hat tours of the new climbing gym it will open in June as part of Mandel Group's 46-unit Belay Apartments development on the corner of Commerce Street and North Avenue in Riverwest. This morning, we got a look inside.
Tenants have already started moving into the third phase of The North End complex along North Water Street, and the Fresh Thyme Market is shaping up to open next month. We got a peek inside.
To help highlight MMSD Green Luminaries awards, we're focusing on the winners by asking about their practices and new environmental approaches. This month, it's Milwaukee's Mandel Group.
In 2012, I toured the surviving Alexander Eschweiler-designed Agricultural College buildings on the County Grounds, when their roofs gaped open to the stars - and the elements - and weeds encircled their exteriors. Despite talk of tearing them down, and an ongoing battle to save them from demolition, four of the buildings survive, even as six new apartment buildings are rising around them.
Adventure Rock will host a groundbreaking next Wednesday for its new East Side location on the corner of Commerce and North.
Downtown Milwaukee continues to grow -- and new streets, bikes lanes, the Bublr like, trolleys, taxis, Uber, Lyft and other components have made it easier to get around -- but is still without the sort of modern transportation system that connects neighborhoods in other vibrant cities. UPDATED: 8th District Ald. Robert Donovan opposes the plan in a letter to Rep. Dale Kooyenga.
A new Colectivo cafe and a new grand cafe concept from the owners of Cafe Benelux restaurant - the first by each of the locally owned dining groups in Waukesha County - will open in The Marcus Corporation's open-air mall called The Corners of Brookfield, located east of Barker Road near the intersection of I-94 and Bluemound Road.
In March, Heather Johnston launched Find My Spot, an online service that helps relocating-for-work people land in the right Milwaukee apartment and neighborhood. And yes, she's aware of the hint of sass in the name.
Milwaukee historic preservation advocate Dawn McCarthy explains the economic and environmental benefits of preserving our past.
From the view I usually have of them, the four remaining Agricultural College buildings designed by Alexander Eschweiler and erected in 1911-12, are a mystery. They're perched above Swan Boulevard in a position that suggests respect. But they're also obscured from the road because they're peeking out from trees and overgrown tangles of weeds, lurking like escaped prisoners hiding from their fate.