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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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Walk Run Wag for MADACC

May 30, 2015 10:00 a.m. - May 30, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Hart Park - 1299 N. 72nd St.

Friends of MADACC will host its 4th annual Walk, Run, Wag fo...

Articles about Wauwatosa


Mayfair adds Garage clothing store

April 20, 2015 11:36 a.m.

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.


60 minutes of spy games: My (failed) mission to escape Escape MKE

April 10, 2015 12:56 p.m.

Getting locked in a room and having to solve puzzles and find clues in order to escape while an ominous clock ticks down is not usually a sign things are going well. Under most circumstances, it probably means you're living in a "Saw" film, and it's been nice knowing you. But that's exactly the experience I, along with four of my friends, signed up for recently at Escape MKE.


Tosa location will be 500th Dickey's Barbecue Pit

March 30, 2015 3:15 p.m.

The family-owned Dickey's Barbecue Pit will open its 500th restaurant on Thursday, April 2. The new eatery is located in the Lowe's outlot at 3180 N. 124th St., at Burleigh.


The Thirsty Duck promises pizza, duck-pin bowling

March 30, 2015 2:22 p.m.

Good news for duck pin bowling / Koz's Mini Bowl fans. Brothers Mark and Dan Zierath are opening a six-lane duck pin bowling alley and restaurant called The Thirsty Duck in what is now Pitch's Baby Grand, 11320 W. Bluemound Rd.


In search of the perfect pizza: Cranky Al's

March 4, 2015 12:06 p.m.

My first experience with Cranky Al's, 6901 W. North Ave., was during the Chili'n on the Ave event in Wauwatosa a few years back. Since then, I've been hearing about their pizza and their doughnuts - the crullers in particular.