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Wauwatosa

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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Urban spelunking: Uncovering a WWII "Easter egg"

Dec. 8, 2016 9:09 a.m.

Let me just say up front that I love tips from readers and friends. Tips like this one I got last week: "Knowing you, you already know about this. In case you don't: There is a helicopter in the floor of the old A.O. Smith plant." Here's the story.

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Wauwatiki reopens after three-month closure

Dec. 7, 2016 7:48 p.m.

After a three-month hiatus, Wauwatiki, the Wauwatosa-based tiki bar, has reopened to the public. There are new bar and food menus, new decor and the promise of a brand new patio beginning this spring.

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Second location for The Ruckus planned for Wauwatosa

Dec. 1, 2016 11:17 a.m.

What's better than one Ruckus? Apparently two.The owners of Colectivo have been working since last spring to open their new fast casual burger and ice cream concept, The Ruckus. Now, it looks as if another location is in the works for Wauwatosa.

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After successful provisional season, Torrent becomes full NPSL member

Nov. 16, 2016 5:23 p.m.

The Torrent is now an official member of the National Premier Soccer League. The NPSL announced Wednesday that Milwaukee, which played provisionally last season - its first year as an organized club - had attained full member status and would compete in the league's Midwest Region.

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Chancery in Tosa to be reborn as Jose's Blue Sombrero

Nov. 16, 2016 11:01 a.m.

The Chancery has been a mainstay on State Street in the Village of Wauwatosa since 1978. But, starting in January, renovation will transform the restaurant into a Jose's Blue Sombrero. Take a look a the renderings to see what's in store.

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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.

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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.

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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.