Bay View dining guide

Published Oct. 14, 2019

Bay View is a serious contender within Milwaukee's food scene. Whether you are looking for an option that is classic or something new and exciting, nowadays the South Side Bay View neighborhood has it all.


Milwaukee's best Italian, 2017

Published Oct. 17, 2017

After losing the crown in 2015, Ristorante Bartolotta reclaimed its perch at the top of Milwaukee's Italian food heap last year. And if the 2017 results have anything to say about it, it doesn't look like it's letting go of that title anytime soon.


6 Kenosha dining classics

Published Feb. 5, 2016

The '50s might seem like light years away, but, really, you can get there in under an hour, by checking out some of these classic dining spots - including some drive-ins with car hops - in Kenosha.


Digging Kenosha's Dinosaur Discovery Museum

Published Jan. 7, 2013

We're no strangers to Kenosha. We've been to the public museum, we've taken streetcar rides, we shop at Tenuta's. But we'd never seen the Dinosaur Discovery Museum before, so over the holiday break, I loaded the kids into the car and after the mandatory Tenuta's stop, we headed straight over.


Tenuta's stocks stellar selection of liquor, pasta, cheese and more

Published Jan. 23, 2012

Chris Tenuta is the third-generation owner of Tenuta's, 3203 52nd St., in Kenosha. The Italian food and liquor store was opened in 1950 by Chris' grandfather, John Tenuta, and remains a thriving family-owned business more than 60 years later.


The best 75 cents I've spent

Published April 7, 2008

OK, I'm not including the cost of gas or the coin I dropped at Tenuta's grocery store, but a trip to see the dinosaur eggs exhibit at the Kenosha Public Museum and ride the streetcar loop cost me a total of 75 cents for three people.


Kenosha is more than the end of the Metra line

Published July 18, 2003

If like me, you usually bypass Kenosha on the way to Chicago, there's more than one good reason to head to the city's downtown. Ride the trolley, shop Tenuta's, see a mammoth skeleton, check out Mike Bjorn's!