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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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Kolsch Night

Aug. 6, 2015 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cafe Bavaria - 7700 Harwood Ave.

We're pulling out all the stops for Kolsch Night! Starting T...


Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School

Aug. 10, 2015 - Aug. 14, 2015
Milwaukee Irish Fest Center - 1532 Wauwatosa Ave.

The Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School program will again we...


Snooze at the Zoo

Aug. 12, 2015 5:00 p.m. - Aug. 15, 2015
Milwaukee County Zoo - 10001 W. Bluemound Rd.

Sponsored by Kellogg and Sentry Foods. Fun overnight family ...

Articles about Wauwatosa


J. Crew Mercantile opening at The Mayfair Collection

July 30, 2015 1:45 p.m.

J. Crew will open its second Mercantile branded store in the country at The Mayfair Collection shopping center, between Ulta and Men's Wearhouse. J. Crew Mercantile offers a more affordable line of clothing.


Milwaukee Talks: Children's Hospital CEO Peggy Troy

July 29, 2015 9:05 a.m.

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is more than a hospital. It's at the center of an ongoing discussion about health, wellness and access to care for all kids in the state. Today, Peggy Troy talks about the mission, vision, challenges and opportunities at Children's.


Ray's Growler Gallery expands to include wine, patio

July 22, 2015 11:02 a.m.

It's been just over a year since Ray's Wine & Spirits, 8930 W. North Ave., opened its Growler Gallery, an extension of the former Tasting Room and Educational Center. And now there's even more to enjoy.


Mandel's Echelon rising around the Eschweilers at the County Grounds

July 14, 2015 3:01 p.m.

In 2012, I toured the surviving Alexander Eschweiler-designed Agricultural College buildings on the County Grounds, when their roofs gaped open to the stars - and the elements - and weeds encircled their exteriors. Despite talk of tearing them down, and an ongoing battle to save them from demolition, four of the buildings survive, even as six new apartment buildings are rising around them.


Mayfair welcomes kate spade new york

June 29, 2015 11:13 a.m.

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.


First Look: Indulgence Chocolatiers in Wauwatosa

June 12, 2015 1:02 p.m.

European-style chocolate is coming to East Tosa. And ice cream, too. We've got the scoop on the opening date of Indulgence Chocolatiers and a first look at the new space.