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OK, so maybe it's not the same as strolling the mall and stopping for a Jamba Juice to enjoy as you window shop, but Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa is now working with a number of its retailers to offer curbside pickup.
Retailers like Barnes & Noble, Blink Artisan Boutique, Board Game Barrister, The Container Store, Talbot's and Nordstrom, along with restaurants like Potbelly, Maggiano's, Panera and Five Guys are among those taking part.
Curbside pickup is available Monday-Saturday, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Sundays from noon until 6, though individual store hours may vary.
You can place your order with a specific retailer and then pickup in a designated Mall Curbside Parking Area.
You can find all the participating retailers and details on the Mayfair Mall web site here.
Don't worry, someday you'll be able to grab a latte and shop in person again, but for now, at least you can have some access to these shops.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he lived until he was 17, Bobby received his BA-Mass Communications from UWM in 1989 and has lived in Walker's Point, Bay View, Enderis Park, South Milwaukee and on the East Side.
He has published three non-fiction books in Italy – including one about an event in Milwaukee history, which was published in the U.S. in autumn 2010. Four more books, all about Milwaukee, have been published by The History Press.
With his most recent band, The Yell Leaders, Bobby released four LPs and had a songs featured in episodes of TV's "Party of Five" and "Dawson's Creek," and films in Japan, South America and the U.S. The Yell Leaders were named the best unsigned band in their region by VH-1 as part of its Rock Across America 1998 Tour. Most recently, the band contributed tracks to a UK vinyl/CD tribute to the Redskins and collaborated on a track with Italian novelist Enrico Remmert.
He's produced three installments of the "OMCD" series of local music compilations for OnMilwaukee.com and in 2007 produced a CD of Italian music and poetry.
In 2005, he was awarded the City of Asti's (Italy) Journalism Prize for his work focusing on that area. He has also won awards from the Milwaukee Press Club.
He can be heard weekly on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee talking about his "Urban Spelunking" series of stories.