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Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

Alterra turns 20 and becomes Colectivo

 Unless you were on a social media hiatus last week, it would have been nearly impossible to miss the news that Alterra Coffee has changed their name to Colectivo
08.06.2013 | | Posted at 10:30 AM

The name is different, but the creepy heads are the same

By Shepherd Express Staff
Colectivo Coffee revealed the sign for its Prospect Cafe this morning, and like everything involving the company formerly known as Alterra, it was a high-profile media event. The photo above comes from Instagram user anders390; Colectivo's official Instagram account also posted a photo of company founders Ward and Lincoln Fowler and Paul Miller revealing the sign. ...
08.01.2013 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Like all tight-knit communities, it doesn't take much to whip Milwaukee into a frenzy, but lately the city has seemed even more frenzy-prone than usual, following news of Alterra's name change, Pizza Man's reopening and, most prominently, Ryan Braun's suspension. The Braun news in particular created an outrage tsunami, causing local media to trip all over themselves in the race to condemn the fall...
07.30.2013 | | Posted at 09:45 AM

Colectivo pledges to stay local, but what does that mean?

By Ashley Sprangers
The Milwaukee coffee scene was aflutter in 2010 when local Alterra Coffee Roasters struck up a deal with Mars Drinks, selling the brand for worldwide production in their Flavia line. The arrangement, while publicized to an extent, stayed relatively under the radar, although the Mars logo featured prominently on the front page of the company’s revamped, corporately controlled website.  It c...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Milwaukee's masters of early music, Ensemble Musical Offering, have found a link between the Baroque era and our city's popular Alterra Coffee Roasters in the form of J.S. Bach's “Coffee Cantata.” The Prospect Alterra (2211 N. Prospect Ave...
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008

Artful dining in Uptown Crossing

Our goal is to be a gathering place in the middle of our neighborhood where people can walk, and not have to drive, to get a great cup of coffee and enjoy a good meal,” says Marvin Jones, owner of A Taste of Art Coffee Bar and Deli. Jones and company spent a year refurbishing a unique corner location into a comfortable, spacious and bright gathering spot...
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008

Tonight @ the Lakefront Alterra - 7 p.m.

Here’s another sign that this summer is coming to a close faster than you think: Alterra Coffee Roasters and the Florentine Opera Company are wrapping up their popular “Florentine on the Lake” concert series tonight with one final performance of arias at Alterra’s lakefront location at 7 p.m. It’s a stark reminder that you’d . . .
Thursday, April 24, 2008

Alterra at the Lake

Formerly a pump-house along Memorial Drive, Alterra at the Lake has been serving patrons since 2002. Whether a bleary-eyed student in need of a morning pick-me-up or a professional strolling in search of a scenic setting, the interesting and lively architecture will please the eye.
Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007

Sara M. - Milwaukee

I saw your note to readers about what’s happening with Starbucks (“Journal Sentinel Tries to Get Shepherd Removed from Starbucks,” Nov. 15).

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