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2019 Black Friday shopping guide

Published Nov. 28, 2019

Wondering when all the craziness starts for Black Friday? Here's your guide to the opening hours for the year's craziest day of capitalism. Form your battle plan and be safe out there.

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Shopping malls fight back

Published Nov. 16, 2018

The evolution of the mall, like much of America's history, has been fast and furious, and whether or not it's still relevant - in light of online shopping, box stores and technology, especially social media - is a fair question.

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Texas de Brazil Churrascaria opens today at Mayfair

Published Nov. 27, 2017

Texas de Brazil Churrascaria, the new Brazilian-American steakhouse at 2550 N. Mayfair Rd., will introduce its churrasco and rodizio-style dining to Wisconsin guests beginning at 5 p.m. tonight.

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McCormick & Schmick's closed at Mayfair

Published July 27, 2016

The west side has been hopping with openings of late, most notably the triad of Bartolotta's-managed restaurants - including ABV Social, Cafe Grace & Taqueria El Jefe. However, it seems the flux of openings begetting closings has also begun in the area.

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Social Circle: Do you prefer malls or "town centers?"

Published Dec. 7, 2014

'Tis the season for shopping, so this week, OnMilwaukee.com asked the Social Circle if it preferred enclosed malls like Mayfair or open malls like Bayshore Town Center. The opinions, as usual, were varied.

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Corner Bakery and The Malt Shoppe open soon in Tosa

Published Oct. 15, 2014

The grand opening celebration of the Corner Bakery Cafe at The Mayfair Collection, 11500 W. Burleigh St. is set for 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20. And, The Malt Shoppe also has announced its opening weekend activities in Tosa, too.

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Mayfair's redevelopment project update

Published May 20, 2014

This morning, Mayfair sent out an press release update on its current redevelopment, noting progress is "well underway." The finished product will add two first-in-state retailers - Nordstrom and The Container Store - new inline retail spaces and a two-level parking deck on the east side of the building.

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Jimmy's Island Grill mixes it up for Friday fish fry

Published March 1, 2013

Calorie counting is at odds with my love for a good old Wisconsin fish fry. Baked, grilled and broiled fish is great, but it's no fish fry. So, when I heard that Jimmy's Island Grill, in the Radisson Hotel on Mayfair and North, across from the mall, allows diners to mix fried and grilled, I decided to give it a try.

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Mayfair Mall needs a makeover

Published Dec. 19, 2012

I realize that this may not be a popular opinion, but I believe that Mayfair Mall needs a complete makeover.

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Ginza Sushi serves up a tasty Tosa lunch bargain

Published Oct. 24, 2011

Dining at Maxfield's a few days before, I realized I'd never given Ginza a chance and so I hopped over for lunch last week and was rewarded. Much like its neighbor further south on Mayfair Road - the Mexican eatery Habanero's - Ginza has transformed what could have been a generic interior into something welcoming and warm.