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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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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.


Relax or rip it at Tosa Skatepark

Aug. 12, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Last year, Tosa Skateboarders United launched Tosa Skatepark, an open space at Hart Park where anyone can skate or bike in a fun and safe environment. We decided to drop by and check out what the skatepark has to offer.


Vennture Brew Company sets sights on Wauwatosa

Aug. 4, 2016 7:45 a.m.

A new concept coming to the Wauwatosa area is quite unlike anything else. Through Vennture Brewing Co., three Milwaukee photographers are aiming to harness the power of community through two of the city's favorite beverages: beer and coffee.


There's more to the Milwaukee County Zoo than meets the eye

Aug. 2, 2016 9:02 a.m.

There's nothing like kids to get you out to the zoo. Since the little ones arrived, I've come to know the Milwaukee County Zoo intimately. But on a recent visit, I learned that there was plenty I hadn't yet seen or experienced at the zoo.


McCormick & Schmick's closed at Mayfair

July 27, 2016 7:22 p.m.

The west side has been hopping with openings of late, most notably the triad of Bartolotta's-managed restaurants - including ABV Social, Cafe Grace & Taqueria El Jefe. However, it seems the flux of openings begetting closings has also begun in the area.


Ray's Wine & Spirits celebrates 55 years with parking lot party

July 18, 2016 1:01 p.m.

It's been 55 years since Ray's Wine & Spirits opened on North Avenue in Wauwatosa. To celebrate, the family-owned beverage shop has decided to throw a party in its parking lot with food trucks, beverages, entertainment and more.


Bon appƩtit! A first look at the fare at Cafe Grace

July 18, 2016 11:01 a.m.

Wauwatosa's newest French restaurant, Cafe Grace, will open to the public on Tuesday, July 19. The most refined of the Bartolotta concepts at the Mayfair Collection, it's a restaurant where you'll want to linger while watching the world go by.


A peek at Cafe Grace, which opens July 19 at the Mayfair Collection

July 14, 2016 9:01 a.m.

Cafe Grace will open on Tuesday, July 19, completing the Bartolotta's restaurant triad at the Mayfair Collection. We have an exclusive peek at the finished product, complete with a video journey illustrating its evolution from construction to cafe.