Once a streetcar line (and having a slightly different route than the modern bus service), the Route 10 designation dates to the 1920s. In 1958, a Route 10 trolley was the last streetcar operating in Milwaukee. On Sunday, Jan. 18, the historic route number was retired, ending nearly a century of Milwaukee transit history.
The evolution of the mall, like much of America's history, has been fast and furious, and whether or not it's still relevant - in light of online shopping, box stores and technology, especially social media - is a fair question.
Milwaukee fashion pioneer Ma Jolie / Footgear quietly closed its doors at 2583 N. Downer Ave. at the end of June. The retailer that sold both men's and women's fashions, jeans and footwear had been at its East Side Milwaukee for 39 years.
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza announced this afternoon that it plans to open its second Wisconsin location at Bayshore Town Center. The California-based pizza joint will land across from Potbelly Sandwich Shop and Colectivo Coffee this fall in the sprawling town center.
While everyone else in Milwaukee was sharing in the potentially World's Largest French-Toast Toast and Storming the Bastille, I was preparing myself for my last foray with Harry Potter.
Okay - that's a lie. It would be my last new foray, but perhaps not my last entirely. I will inevit...