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What began as a small village on the west side of Milwaukee county has since exploded into a growing suburb with charming parks, hip businesses and a good school system.

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Thai-namite to open Tosa location this weekend

Oct. 18, 2016 3:54 p.m.

It's been nearly a year since Thai-namite announced intentions to take over the space on West North Avenue which once housed City Market. But with a soft opening planned for this weekend, the wait is nearly over for inspired Thai dishes and sushi.


VIP MKE: Saint Bernard in Tosa

Oct. 18, 2016 9:02 a.m.

On Saturday, Nov. 5, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee swings open the doors to four parishes around Milwaukee to welcome the community in for behind the scenes tours and more. We're writing about all four parishes before the event. Today, we visit Saint Bernard in Tosa.


Wauwatosa dining guide

Oct. 15, 2016 10:56 a.m.

Wauwatosa's dining scene has evolved dramatically over the recent years, exploding with new options from the string of North Avenue eateries on the east to the new options at the Mayfair Collection on the west and right down in the heart of the Village itself.


European style cheese shop on the docket for Tosa Village

Oct. 6, 2016 5:17 p.m.

The Wauwatosa Village may have its very own cheese shop as soon as early December. A proposal for The Village Cheese Shop for the retail space at 1430 Underwood Ave., is slated to go before the Wauwatosa Plan Commission on Monday, Oct. 10.


Op-ed: Why I chose and support public schools

Sept. 26, 2016 7:06 p.m.

We hear a lot about "school choice" in reference to voucher schools and other educational options. Nevertheless, I'm eager to share why my husband and I chose public schools for our kids - and why I'll continue to support them.


Public Enemy and Run-DMC in Tosa ... wait, what?

Sept. 12, 2016 10:02 a.m.

This past weekend a Tosa resident staged a huge party at Red Dot on North Avenue in East Tosa with Public Enemy, Run-DMC, Sir-Mix-A-Lot, Rakim, EPMD and others. I was there for the first night of the two-day jam. Here are some images.


3 dishes: Irie Zulu's Yollande Deacon

Aug. 26, 2016 11:01 a.m.

In this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they have to offer. In this edition, we talk with Chef Yollande Deacon of Irie Zulu in East Tosa.


Red Dot Tosa expands, makes menu changes

Aug. 17, 2016 1:01 p.m.

Questions are still looming about the fate of the former East Side location of Red Dot, which is currently in the process of being sold. But we've got the low down on improvements to the East Tosa location, where business is growing.