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Oktoberfest at Café Bavaria

Sept. 8, 2017 7:00 p.m. - Sept. 30, 2017
Cafe Bavaria - 7700 Harwood Ave.

Break out the lederhosen and bier steins for Oktoberfest at ...



Oct. 1, 2017 1:00 a.m. - Oct. 1, 2017, 1:00 a.m.
Milwaukee County Zoo - 10001 W. Bluemound Rd.

The LUNG FORCE Walk is raising awareness and funds to help t...


Lucky Leprechaun

March 17, 2018 10:00 a.m.
Hart Park - 1299 N. 72nd St.

Run or walk your way in St. Patty's style through the beauti...

Articles about Wauwatosa


Surf's up: The Exotics wave goodbye to the Milwaukee summer at Red Dot

Sept. 19, 2017 5:02 p.m.

Though it will already be autumn by the time Milwaukee's premier surf guitar rockers The Exotics take the stage at Red Dot Tosa, 6715 W. North Ave., at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, it'll still be warm enough to go surfing out on Lake Michigan, should the spirit move you.


Made in Milwaukee: GE Healthcare

Aug. 18, 2017 11:57 a.m.

In Milwaukee, GE Healthcare's engineers and developers are coming up with the latest innovations in the ultrasound industry. The company first entered the medical ultrasound industry in 1990 and expanded its operations in Milwaukee County to become a global industry leader in just 11 years.


A look at Stone Creek's new Harwood Avenue Cafe in Wauwatosa

Aug. 7, 2017 3:02 p.m.

The new Stone Creek Cafe at 7954 Harwood Ave. in Wauwatosa officially opened its doors today. And when we arrived early this afternoon, the cafe was alive with folks getting their first peek at the new coffee shop.


Weekly Sips with Thirsty Passport: Red Dot Tosa

Aug. 5, 2017 11:26 a.m.

Red Dot has a patio that's perfect for clear summer days and warm nights. It's also got burgers that are worth checking out. Even better, it's on the list for Thirsty Passport's 2-4-1 deals, so you can grab a patio-pounder cocktail for less.


On the Burger Trail: The Mc Dot at Red Dot Tosa

July 21, 2017 11:01 a.m.

Red Dot might be famous for its poutine (and that's a worthy reason to visit). But what about the burgers? We found out this week with a visit to the neighborhood bar in East Tosa.


Eat cake! A peek at Molly's Cafe & Pastry Shop, which opens Saturday

July 20, 2017 5:01 p.m.

July 22 happens to be Pastry Chef Molly Sullivan's birthday. It's also the day on which her dream of opening a cafe comes true. So, when you pay your first visit to Miss Molly's Cafe & Pastry Shop, ordering a piece of cake is absolutely the right thing to do.


A local love story: Afro Fusion Cuisine partnerships beget growth

July 20, 2017 2:01 p.m.

It's been five years since the launch of Afro Fusion Cuisine. And growth for the Wauwatosa-based small business has been based largely based on local support, including partnerships with Hometown Sausage Kitchen and Outpost Natural Foods Cooperative.