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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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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.


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.