By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Jun 20, 2019 at 8:01 AM

The Mequon Public Market at Spur 16, 6300 W. Mequon Rd., will officially open its doors to the public on Saturday, June 22 at 11 a.m.

Among the features of the market are several unique outdoor spaces as well as a mezzanine and demonstration kitchen. Market vendors include Anodyne Coffee, Bavette La Boucherie, Beans & Barley, Bowls, Café Corazon, Happy Dough Lucky, Purple Door Ice Cream, Santorini Grill, Screaming Tuna and La Terre, a European-style market specializing in flowers and unique gifts.

Ribbon cutting & concert series

To celebrate their opening, the market will host a ribbon cutting at 6 p.m. on June 22, followed by a performance by singer/songwriter Joseph Huber at 7 p.m. The concert will mark the first of the market’s Dine and Dance Summer Concert Series, which is sponsored by Johnson Financial. Concerts take place at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

Additional concerts in the series include:

July 25: WheelHouse 
Aug. 22: Hot & Dirty Brass Band 
Sept. 26: Evan Christian 

The Spur 16 development also includes St. Paul Fish Company, Yama Yoga True North, and Club Pilates, all of which are located in redeveloped historic buildings on the property.

The 14 acre property also includes four unique residential buildings (including townhomes and apartments with a broad range of amenities), two of which are open and nearing full occupancy according to developer Cindy Shaffer. The two remaining buildings are scheduled for completion in August and September.

Watch OnMilwaukee for even more about the market in the days ahead.

The Mequon Public Market will be open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. In addition, Anodyne Coffee will open at 6:30 a.m. on weekdays and 7 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The market is also available for private events. Contact for more information. 

For more information on the market, visit You can also follow the market on TwitterFacebook and Instagram. For information about tours of Spur 16 and its residential properties, visit

Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.