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What began as a small village on the west side of Milwaukee county has since exploded into a growing suburb with charming parks, hip businesses and a good school system.

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Miss Molly's Cafe & Pastry Shop to open July 22

July 10, 2017 9:01 a.m.

Milwaukee pastry chef Molly Sullivan has wanted to own a cafe for as long as she can remember. And her dream will come to pass just in time for her birthday on Saturday, July 22, when Miss Molly's Cafe & Pastry Shop officially opens to the public.


The Village Cheese Shop opens in Wauwatosa

July 3, 2017 12:03 p.m.

There's a new place to purchase cheese, charcuterie, wine and specialty foods in Wauwatosa Village. The Village Cheese Shop, located in the former firehouse at 1430 Underwood Ave., quietly opened in mid-June.


Camp Bar Tosa approved to expand, add outdoor garden space

June 13, 2017 8:01 a.m.

The building just to the west of Camp Bar Tosa will soon become an extension of the popular bar and gathering place. Plans for the expansion were approved by a unanimous vote at Monday evening's Wauwatosa Plan Commission meeting.


The aPorkalypse is upon us: A peek at the new Walt's Sandwich Place

June 6, 2017 12:03 p.m.

Formerly home of the Picnic Basket, this quaint counter service restaurant not only has a new owner and a new name, but also a larger menu. It's also home to the aPorkalypse sub, a virtual pork-a-palooza featuring slow roasted BBQ pork, bacon, ham, cheddar, jalapeƱo cilantro coleslaw and pickles.


Anodyne Cafe now open in Wauwatosa

June 1, 2017 4:01 p.m.

The new Anodyne Cafe in Wauwatosa opened today. The shiny cafe has already seen its share of excited new customers, and it's no wonder. The cafe is decked out with a sleek European look and great patio spaces in both front and back.


What chefs eat: Juan Urbieta of Ristorante Bartolotta

May 22, 2017 1:02 p.m.

Juan Urbieta never wanted to be a chef. In fact, he had his heart set on becoming a commercial pilot. But, when those plans fell through, he discovered a passion for Italian fare and an unabating love for pizza.


Mike Benign Compulsion celebrates a new CD of "mostlys"

May 15, 2017 12:02 p.m.

The Mike Benign Compulsion has just released its fourth CD. You can celebrate with the band and with the reunited Ball Turret Gunners on Friday, May 19 at Red Dot in Wauwatosa. Cover is a mere $5.


Here's the lineup for the 2017 Tosa Tonight concert series

May 8, 2017 12:01 a.m.

Today, Tosa Tonight announced the lineup for this year's concert series, hosted at the Rotary Performance Pavilion in Hart Park in Wauwatosa. The 2017 edition of the series features eight concerts spread across three months.