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Thursday, June 21, 2012
With the help of some enthusiastic praise from celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, Washington, D.C., pop-rock songwriter Eric Hutchinson rebounded from an unproductive stint on Madonna's Maverick Records, which shut down before...
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Fifth annual Fair Trade Crawl supports families and artisans, the environment and local businesses

When is a cup of coffee more than just a cup of coffee? When it's produced according to fair trade...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Short Orders

Salvatore's Pizzeria (2213 E. Capitol Drive), a simply furnished place with wooden floors, opened its doors in Shorewood last May. The restaurant is a venture by the owners of Sciortino's Bakery, a Brady Street classic. The pizza dough is prepared with...
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011

Outdoor terrace adds new touch to longtime favorite

Harry's Bar & Grill is one of the few real bars in Shorewood, a place where you can feel comfortable drinking a beer and watching a baseball game on the flat-panel TVs. But Harry's also is very much a restaurant, with an international bistro approach and fare that includes fish...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
The two friends named Leslie say it was kismet when they met at a Fourth of July party and discovered they both enjoyed art. Leslie Phillips and Leslie Spencer shared a dream of opening a boutique offering artwork that would be affordable, handmade, repurposed and unique. When a small retail...
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Big Bay Brewing Co., the North Shore craft brewer that launched last year, has made it easier to sample its products. The company has opened a tasting room (4517 N. Oakland Ave.) on an increasingly developed strip of Shorewood's main street, near...
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010

Short Orders

Thirst and Vine recently opened its doors in Shorewood at the site of the former Jean Pierre (4330 N. Oakland Ave.). Thirst and Vine combines a retail wine shop with a café. The small menu consists of soups, salads, panini and a few entrees. The entrees change daily—think items like gnocchi and short ribs. Different variations...
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010

Short Orders

When thinking about what to order at Benji’s Deli (4156 N. Oakland Ave. and 8683 N. Port Washington Road), corned beef and pastrami instantly come to mind. Then again, so do soups like the homemade chicken broth and tart cabbage borscht. For the hungry appetite, there is nothing like the simply described...
09.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
It�s official. The soon-to-launch Open Book Co-op has signed a one-year lease with Roundy�s for the Oakland Avenue site that had housed the Harry W. Schwartz bookstore. Organizers hope that those who miss the Schwartz shop will return to the location for its books and community atmosphere. But the co-op, which will include a 400-square-foot caf�, will only open if it signs enough members to cover ...
06.19.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Fans of the shuttered Harry W. Schwartz Bookstore in Shorewood will be happy to hear that a new North Shore bookstore/caf� is in the works. According to Keith Schmitz, the proposed venture, dubbed Open Book, will be a co-op, like REI and Outpost Natural Foods, that would fill the void in the community left by the closing of Schwartz’s Oakland Avenue store. “If you were bummed out by Schwartz’s ...

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