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1. Blush in Third Ward closes
Blush (A Beauty Boutique) closed its Third Ward location at 249 N. Water St. on Wednesday, July 1. The Mequon store, 1515 W. Mequon Rd., remains open.
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2. Mayfair welcomes kate spade new york
Today, Mayfair announced kate spade new york will join the mall's retailer lineup. The first-in-Wisconsin kate spade new york full-price store is projected to open in spring 2016 and will be located on the lower level center court.
3. Minimize with Bedrock Sandals
The breeze cools the tops of my feet and sneaks between my toes as my soles deftly navigate every detail of the varied terrain through the most minimal athletic shoe I have ever invested in - Bedrock Sandals.
4. Commonplace pops up in the Third Ward
A men's accessories shop has popped up on Broadway.
5. MillerCoors Milwaukee brewery and corporate offices now landfill-free
MillerCoors, an American brewer with more than 450 years of combined heritage, yesterday announced that its Milwaukee brewery and corporate offices are landfill-free.
6. Mayfair Mall hosts LEGO Americana Roadshow
If you're a fan of LEGOs and landmarks, then indeed everything is awesome today as Mayfair Mall announced it will play host to The LEGO Americana Roadshow from Saturday, June 13 through Sunday, June 28.
7. Join me, my lovely wife and Hank at the Tailgate for Peace
The Tailgate for Peace is June 16, and the only catch is that you'll have to also hang out with me and my lovely wife, Stephanie. Stephanie and I are truly honored to serve as hosts of the event that includes the game from the Gehl Club, an awesome catered meal, top shelf beverages, a silent auction, Hank and much more.
8. Why is this Downtown store named "Hot Flash?"
Every time I walk or drive by Hot Flash Pantry, 701 W. Wisconsin Ave., I chortle to myself, wondering why someone would name a store after something that suggests an unpleasant time in every woman's life. On Friday, I finally stopped in to get the scoop on the name.
9. 5 reasons you won't want to miss Experience Inbound
The Experience Inbound Sales and Marketing Conference comes back to the area on June 3, and since OnMilwaukee.com is a promotion partner we've compiled five reasons you should attend.
10. #wewant remix: Moto 360 Smartwatch
A smartwatch is a hard sell for me. Can Motorola's offering change my mind? I tested one for a month to find out.
11. The difference between visitor and local photos in Downtown Milwaukee
One of the best slides from yesterday's Public Policy Forum luncheon showed a Flirk map of Downtown Milwaukee. It contrasted, by color, where locals took and shared photos vs. photos from visitors. And, the contrast was striking.
12. New report says Downtown needs more connectivity
A new report by Hunden Strategic Partners in Chicago was presented yesterday at a Public Policy Forum luncheon at the Intercontinental Milwaukee. It calls for more connectivity and density, and makes some obvious but not apparent to all observations.
13. Meijer sets opening dates for new Grafton, Kenosha stores
A little more than two years after announcing it was considering expansion into Wisconsin, Meijer has confirmed the opening date for its first two supercenters.
14. Mandel Group, offers residents free Bublr Bike rides
Mandel Group is offering its 1,500 residents unlimited free Bublr rides to demonstrate the convenience of bike sharing.
15. Sydney b. opens in Shorewood
Sydney b., a boutique for children, opened in Shorewood today. The shop, 4529 N. Oakland Ave., offers unique clothing, shoes, accessories and educational toys for kids ages 0 to 12 years old.
16. Kessler's Diamonds plans Downtown store
Kessler's Diamonds will open a store in the George Watts & Son building, 450 E. Mason St., on Thursday, Oct. 1. The space was formerly occupied by DeLind Gallery of Fine Art.
17. Alderman calls for immediate inspection of rails that transport crude oil
Alderman Terry L. Witkowski has drafted Common Council legislation urging state and federal regulators to conduct immediate and thorough inspections of the railroad tracks, crossings and bridges on which highly combustible Bakken crude oil is carried through Milwaukee.
18. Maker Faire Milwaukee returns in September
Maker Faire Milwaukee is coming back and will again be produced by the Betty Brinn Children's Museum and Milwaukee Makerspace.
19. Shorewood Pick 'N Save closes today
The Roundy's Pick 'N Save in Shorewood closes today. It's being replaced by a new development that will include a Roundy's Metro Market grocery store.
20. Business confidence is on the rise
Several jaws dropped and eyebrows rose in January when BizTimes predicted a robust year of national economic growth for 2015. Well, we're at the quarter pole, and so far, so good.
21. Mayfair adds Garage clothing store
This morning, Mayfair Mall announced that it will add a Garage location - the clothing store, not the place to put your car - to its lineup of retailers.
22. Natural beauty found through "Lost"
This is what happens when someone who writes a blog "with a polished finger on the pulse of beauty, fashion, fitness and nutrition trends" binge watches the first season of "Lost."
23. How Bucks' Downtown plan can affect city
The Milwaukee Bucks aim to create a true urban plan around its new Downtown arena, and the billion dollar concept could have far reaching effects. Read on to see how some in the community feel about the project.
24. Associated Bank debuts new ad during NCAA championship game
Wisconsin headquartered Associated Bank launches the company's new broadcast ad campaign during tonight's NCAA Championship basketball game.
25. 5 Hearts Boutique closing soon
After five years in business, 5 Hearts Boutique, 153 N. Milwaukee St., is closing. Mother-and-daughter team Kelly and Mary Jo Mansell opened the women's clothing and gift boutique in 2010.