Washington heights


Community & inclusion behind vision for North Avenue Market

Published July 28, 2020

The amenities are only part of the story for the forthcoming North Avenue Market. In fact, it�TMs the vision and passion of founder, William �oeChris” Harris-Wimsatt, which makes the venue such a compelling addition to the surrounding East Tosa, Uptown Crossing and Washington Heights neighborhoods (and beyond).


New owners give Fred's Frozen Custard a boost

Published July 2, 2020

Last year, when Sam Kassel and Alex Ogden saw that their neighborhood custard stand was for sale, they took a leap and bought it. They've improved the food and the custard and used the shutdown to renovate.


Urban spelunking: Trecker Mansion

Published Sept. 10, 2019

When we think of Milwaukee mansions, let's not forget Washington Heights, where the gems on Washington and Hi-Mount Boulevards rival those anywhere in town. Recently, I was invited to see the home that industrialist Theodore Trecker built on Hi-Mount in 1915.


Fred's Custard & Grill is for sale

Published March 9, 2019

Looking to get into the frozen custard game? Now might be the time. Fred's Custard and Grill, 4726 W. Vliet St., is for sale and the asking price is $329,000.


Maison to open in Washington Heights on May 26

Published May 12, 2017

Maison, the French restaurant owned and operated by Chef Michael Quinn, formerly of Coquette Cafe, will open to the public Memorial Day weekend. Here is a bit of what you can expect from the anticipated new eatery.