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1. Bucks opening satellite pro shop at Third Ward's Moda 3
The Milwaukee Bucks continue to expand their retail footprint with the opening of a new, satellite Bucks Pro Shop location inside Moda 3, 320 E. Buffalo St., in the Third Ward.
2. Get lifted lashes at CORA Beauty + Spa
When I got the opportunity to try a Lash Lift from CORA Beauty + Spa, I literally jumped at the chance. When I learned I could get my lashes lifted - and tinted - without getting extensions put on I was quite intrigued.
3. Start your shopping on Brady Street
Anyone who likes sipping, shopping and indulging should head over to Brady Street tomorrow - that's Friday, Nov. 20 - for the block's Holiday Open House.
4. The Pfister offers homemade gifts at Holiday Marketplace
For the first time, The Pfister Hotel will house a Holiday Marketplace in the hotel. "Right next to the lions," says curator Renee Bebeau, referencing the large lion statues in the Pfister lobby.
5. Search solves everything
Last night, one of the smoke detectors in our attic was beeping. I couldn't, for the life of me, figure out how to get the battery compartment open. I turned, of course, to Google. And, almost instantly, the job was done.
6. Why do we love LaCroix so much?
Berry, Peach-Pear, Lemon, Lime, Coconut, Tangerine - what's your poison? And how did this bubbly beverage become so freaking popular?
7. Kennedy tours Milwaukee, previews tonight's debate
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery has been in Milwaukee since Friday preparing for tonight's Republican Presidential Debate. She's posting videos of her time in Brew City, and we are sharing them here.
8. It's now officially "Stein's"
Last week, Stein Gardens and Gifts debuted a new logo and name. After 69 years as Stein Gardens and Gifts, the company is now Stein's Garden and Home.
9. Twitter shoots down stars, hearts hearts instead
Last night, you likely favorited your last tweet. This morning, Twitters users were likely surprised to discover the golden star of social media recognition was replaced by cute little red hearts, as favoriting has now been turning into liking (wonder what Facebook has to say about that).
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10. Green luminary: UW-Milwaukee
Managing 16.5 million gallons of water a year with green infrastructure, UW-Milwaukee is making great strides reducing water pollution in a heavily urbanized area.
11. Wangard's Walker's Point Cermak development secures loan
National Cooperative Bank (NCB), a leading financial services company dedicated to serving cooperatives and socially responsible organizations nationwide, announces the closing of a $7 million senior loan and $522,000 direct loan for the development of a 46,280 square-foot grocery store in Milwaukee. The grocery store will be occupied by Cermak Fresh Market and is phase one of a multi-phase urban New Markets Tax Credit transaction.
12. 10 great spots to watch the Milwaukee Running Festival
Not lacing up your running shoes this weekend? Here are 10 great spots to watch the PNC Milwaukee Running Festival.
13. Thursday made: kittens delivered to you by Uber
Uber is delivering you purrfect cuteness today from the Elmbrook Humane Society. Want to learn how to get your cuteness overload? Read on.
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14. With Eichenbaum's passing Milwaukee loses an advertising trail blazer
Steve Eichenbaum passed away Tuesday. Eichenbaum, 61, was a trail blazer in the creative and advertising community. He also was local ad guy Dave Haneken's mentor, first boss, friend and more. Hanneken tells us more about the wonderfully creative Eichenbaum and discusses his legacy.
15. Update: Schwanke-Kasten owner apologizes to Henson
After yesterday's incident involving Schwanke-Kasten Jewelers employees locking Milwaukee Bucks player John Henson out of its Whitefish Bay location during regular business hours, shop owner Tom Dixon met with the Bucks forward this morning and offered his apologies for the basketball player's treatment Monday.
16. Trump wants to "make your hair great again"
This week, surprise, surprise, Donald Trump's image grows even larger as his coif get plastered on one of the more visible streetside outdoor ad spots in Downtown Milwaukee.
17. With Miller marrying Bud, consider these potential Milwaukee mergers
Yesterday, SABMiller - that's Miller Brewing to you and me - finally caved to the ever more suggestive wooing, and agreed to become the bride of Anheuser-Busch (that's the Cardinals to you and me) to the tune of $106 billion. That got us thinking about some other potential Milwaukee and Wisconsin marriages.
18. The Waxwing needs your support
The Waxwing, an artist consignment shop, will move to a new, larger location on the East Side and to make this dream a reality owner Steph Davies has created a Kickstarter campaign.
19. Kesslers Diamonds opens in Downtown tomorrow
The new Kesslers Diamonds store in Downtown Milwaukee opens Friday, Oct. 2, at 450 E. Mason St.
20. Report: CP Holiday Train scheduled to make Milwaukee stops again this year
Today, Metro Parent Magazine reports that the Holiday Train will stop in Wauwatosa thanks to the efforts of the two Girls Scouts in the city. Last year, the train stopped at 10 cities in Wisconsin, including Sturtevant, Milwaukee and Hartland.
21. 401 Building in Downtown sold
An affiliate of Phoenix Investors, LLC (Phoenix) has purchased the office office building located at 401 E. Kilbourn Ave. (401 Building), in Downtown Milwaukee from D&K Management LLC.
22. Restoration Hardware moving into Rubin's space
After more than 20 years in business, Rubin's Furniture, 224 E. Chicago St., will close. Restoration Hardware, another home furnishings retail chain, will take over the space.
23. #wewant remix: Tabletop Games
Tabletop games are surging in popularity. I brought three to WISN this morning to fit any type of crowd.
24. Hanging onto summer at the South Shore Farmers Market
There may not be much summer left in Milwaukee, but cooler weather isn't not keeping people away from the last few South Shore Farmers Markets. This year, it runs until Oct. 10. On a beautiful, crisp Saturday morning, I captured a little video to savor the waning days the season along with a few hundred of my neighbors and friends.
25. Sendik's Food Markets launch program to transform food waste into energy
In the U.S. alone more than 36 million tons of food waste is sent to landfills each year; Sendik's Grind2Energy program aims to reduce methane gas and convert waste to energy.