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The Little Red Store [edit]
7720 Harwood Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 774-8672
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The Little Red Store is an important survivor from Wauwatosa's earliest history, having served throughout the years as a dwelling, the oldest remaining post office building in Milwaukee County, a railroad station, general store, library, grocery, plumbing shop and more.

Restored in 2008, the historic building serves as a special Wauwatosa landmark and is also available as a rental space for a variety of private events.
Upcoming events

June 4, 2016 - Oct. 15, 2016
Village of Wauwatosa Walking Food Tour

There's a distinct European feel in the heart of the Village of Wauwatosa, no doubt brought by the first settlers in the mid-1800s. We will savor the flavors of the Village of Wauwatosa with many delicious tastings from local restaurants, including a French cafe, an Italian pizzeria, a restaurant with a Dutch flair, a visit to an olive oil shop, a wine shop and local chocolatier. Weather permitting, we will also visit the Wauwatosa Farmers Market during Saturday lunch tours. Celebrating our 9th anniversary, we are Milwaukee's premier, original and award-winning tour company. Our tours provide the ideal combination of food, culture and history too! Please note that the Village of Wauwatosa is located 10 minutes west of downtown Milwaukee, conveniently just a few minutes off of 1-94. KEY DETAILS: Tour Length – The shortest route of all of our tour options, this tour is less than one mile, with plenty of walking breaks and opportunities to sit down along the way. We spend approximately 20 minutes at each restaurant. For private groups, we are able to arrange for plenty of shopping opportunities along the way as well at local business establishments such as an olive oil shop, wine shop, chocolate store and several clothing boutiques. Time Commitment – Between 2 - 2.5 hours, depending on the pace of the group Fun Facts–What is the history behind the many historic names of Wauwatosa? Why was Wauwatosa once known as "Pickle Alley?" These are just a few of the many questions to be answered on this unique glimpse into this quaint village of Wauwatosa. Tastings - All tastings are included in the price. Portions are often served family-style. Samples are substantial. You will not need to plan for a meal after the tour.


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