Results tagged with 'west allis'
Published April 4, 2013
Selman "Sal" Ismaili, Sr. moved here from Europe in 1973. Between 1973 and 1982, he worked in machine shops and restaurants until he bought Pizza Chef (now Sofia's) in 1982. Due to his passion for food, he created and developed his own recipes, via trial and error, until he was happy with the results.
Published Feb. 27, 2013
In 1978 Frank Ebert, aka "Big Ebe," grew tired of the construction business and decided to get into the restaurant business. He opened Big Ebe's Pizza, 9125 W. Lincoln Ave., and 35 years later, business is still going strong. I stopped in to try a few pizzas on a busy weekend.
Published Nov. 28, 2012
What's it like to live in the neighborhood that, for one month out of the year, becomes Candy Cane Lane? Residents say that it means a lot of hard work, patience and Christmas cheer.
Published Nov. 11, 2012
Recently, Mimi Wilson opened "She Said Yes," 1412 S. 72nd St., in West Allis. The space is available for weddings, showers and anniversary parties. Wilson was always planning events for friends and family members so a few years ago, she decided to start doing it professionally.
Published Nov. 1, 2012
West Allis seems to have quite the abundance of pizzerias. Fratelli's, 6202 W. Lincoln Ave., is another I found in the Entertainment Book.
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The neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement plans a rally this Saturday, September 3, at the West Allis City Hall. Peace Action Wisconsin and a coalition of other groups and individuals will conduct a Non-Violent Rally for Racial Justice and Unity at 1:00 p.m., one hour prior to the neo-Nazi rally, ...
On Saturday, September 3 , Neo-Nazis spoke in West Allis. (Where is a flash mob when you need one?)A much larger group of anti-Nazis (who ignored the advice of this blog) spoke louder and drowned them out.Five people were arrested, but no one got hurt.&nb...
The last few weeks I have gone into the 4th Base Restaurant on 51st and National Ave in West Milwaukee and have come across an amazing new sandwich named the Piggsville Sandwich. This place is walking distance from Miller Park, and a great pre-game stop before any Brewer game. The resta...
A few friends--men and women, black and white--were discussing how and where we met our significant others this weekend over drinks. One of my close friends brought up the topic that most women from the north shore would never consider dating him because he grew up in Cudahy. His girlfriend...
Milwaukee suffers from a major identity crisis. Visit any other major city in America and tell people that you are from Milwaukee and you'll get some quip about Harley-Davidson, Laverne & Shirley, Jeffrey Dahmer, or maybe the Brewers. That's pretty pathetic.Locally, if you ask som...
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