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Friday, July 27, 2012
On a family trip to Arizona a couple of years ago, Becky Berger and her husband, Scott, couldn't help but notice the frozen yogurt shops that seemed to be everywhere, and how popular they were. “The kids just loved it,” she recalls...
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...

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