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Articles tagged with 'Closings'

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Are Refuge Cafes closed for good? Yes and no

Published April 5, 2017

Beginning today, three of the four locations for Refuge Cafe - a popular fast casual cafe specializing in smoothies, juices and healthy wraps and take-away items - will close. But according to owner Joshua Janis, the closure is temporary for most of the locations.

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What can we learn from the closing of Karl Ratzsch? A great deal

Published April 3, 2017

This weekend, the city of Milwaukee mourned the loss of Karl Ratzsch, a Milwaukee institution which served the community for 113 years. And the city is feeling the void. But, it's worthwhile to take a moment to stop and reflect. What could have been done?

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Chef Thomas Hauck announces closure of Karl Ratzsch

Published April 2, 2017

In a press release this morning, Thomas Hauck, chef and owner of c. 1880 and Karl Ratzsch restaurant, announced that Karl Ratzsch has closed permanently. The final day of service for the restaurant was April 1.

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Rascal's On Murray is closing April 1

Published March 20, 2017

According to a statement released by owner Jim Baade, Rascal's On Murray will close for good on Saturday, April 1. (No, not a joke.)

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What should replace Rosati's on Farwell?

Published March 7, 2017

It's an unfortunate week for Italian franchises, it seems. Yesterday we reported that Buca di Beppo on Van Buren had closed. And today, we've confirmed that Rosati's at 2238 N. Farwell Ave., is also shuttered.

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Sendik's in Shorewood closing

Published March 4, 2017

John Nehring and Anne Finch-Nehring, announced Saturday on Facebook that their Sendik's location in the Village of Shorewood is closing.

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Ashley's Que closed after Tuesday fire

Published Feb. 22, 2017

It looks like it might be a while before Milwaukee can enjoy Ashley's popular barbecue. On Tuesday afternoon, a grease fire in the kitchen at Ashley's Que in Walker's Point caused the restaurant to close.

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Hybrid Lounge to close

Published Feb. 14, 2017

According to a Facebook post, Hybrid Lounge, 707 E. Brady St., will close on Saturday, Feb. 25.

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The Map Store is folding after 80 years in Milwaukee

Published Feb. 10, 2017

There was a time that I, and folks like me who love and are fascinated by maps, needed no directions to Milwaukee Map Service, aka The Map Store, currently located at 3720 N. 124th St. But times are changing and this mother of all map stores is folding.

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A last look at Cempazuchi, which closed Saturday

Published Jan. 15, 2017

Cempazuchi quietly closed its doors Saturday night. It's not always possible to revisit an old favorite before it closes, but we were lucky enough to pay a visit on Friday to bid adieu to the restaurant, which opened in April 1999.

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The Winchester closes for good

Published Jan. 13, 2017

After a year and a half in business, The Winchester - named after a reference from the film "Shaun of the Dead" - closed for good.