Established in 1870, George Watts & Son Inc. and The Watts Tea Shop, announced today that it will close its Downtown Milwaukee brick and mortar locations on Dec. 31.
The new Kesslers Diamonds store in Downtown Milwaukee opens Friday, Oct. 2, at 450 E. Mason St.
As much as Brew City strives to look forward, there's always one thoroughfare leading back in time that Milwaukeeans love to travel. It's that L-shaped thoroughfare at the Milwaukee Public Museum called "The Streets of Old Milwaukee."
"If the right offer came along -- similar to the Delind Gallery, and a synergistic business was interested, we would certainly be hard-pressed to not look at it," said Sam Watts, president of the iconic Milwaukee retailer George Watts and Son.
Local artist Chrisanne Robertson sticks the "fun" back in functional with her glass plate called "City Scene: Milwaukee" that's one of the hottest wedding gifts this summer. It's available only at George Watts.