Results tagged with 'Groppi'
Published Nov. 19, 2008
Besides food and writing, one of my other huge passions is Bay View, and with the holidays upon us, I thought it was a great time to share just a few ideas to get you started shopping locally-owned businesses for the holidays:
Published Feb. 6, 2007
Having spent a lot of hours walking the streets of old Bay View -- that is, the tightly-packed byways that once huddled in the shadow of the old steel rolling mill near Russell and Superior -- I've often heard tell of a network of tunnels, false walls and secret doors in subterranean Bay View.
Published Dec. 22, 2006
Tony Piacentini is a Milwaukeean with Tuscan roots and Wednesday night he brought an old Sienese tradition to Brew City. At about 9 p.m. at Libiamo, Piacentini and his Wednesday night gang held what might be the first ever Panforte toss in Milwaukee.
Published Jan. 31, 2005
Milwaukee writer Martin Hintz has dozens of books to his credit. The latest, "Italian Milwaukee," is published by Arcadia as part of its "Images of America" series of books focusing on specific cities and ethnic groups.
Published Dec. 13, 2004
If you think Bay View has it dialed in now, just wait until Forward Bay View picks up momentum in 2005. The new not-for-profit organization plans to improve both the business districts and daily life of residents.
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We accidently found Groppi's in Bay View when we were on our way to Palomino. It's actually just across the street (1441 S. Russell Ave.) Groppi's was a cool little Italian grocery store that had a lot of specialty items you might not find at your average Pick 'n Save. And ...
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