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11.01.2013 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Amanda Sullivan
Rich with zesty herbs, flavorful spices and fresh ingredients central to the Thua Thien-Hue Province of Vietnam, Hue Vietnamese Restaurant’s unique take on Vietnamese cuisine has made the restaurant a favorite in Bay View since it opened there in 2010. Owners Carina Tran and Mark Nielsen now hope to find similar success in another neighborhood: They announced that they will be opening a second l...
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Corned beef comes to Grand Avenue

 As its oldest regulars can attest, Jake’s Deli hasn’t changed much since the ’50s. The business has changed hands a few times over the decades, and new managing partner Gary Plassmeyer brought with him some fresh signage
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012

Popular Wauwatosa theater reopens under new management

The Rosebud Cinema (6823 W. North Ave.) is back and in good hands. The neighborhood bijou along one of Wauwatosa's busiest streets made a splash when it opened in 1999. People talked about its seating—those sofas and chairs with end ta...
Monday, June 25, 2012

June 23, 2012

While they're certainly not the biggest of the bunch, street festivals go a long way toward rounding out Milwaukee's prized image as the “City of Festivals.” But they're not all created equal. There are certainly reliable, ever-present common...
Thursday, March 29, 2012

El Fogoncito's Authentic Mexican Menu

A 1960s office building just south of Mayfair Mall is a very unlikely spot for an authentic Mexican restaurant, but Taqueria El Fogoncito (10425 W. North Ave.) makes it work. Look for the small bright awning, the only color on a pale yellow brick...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010

As university expands, North Avenue adjusts to increased student presence

Milwaukee’s East Side lost one of its historic landmarks early in the morning on Jan. 19, when after 40 years anchoring North Avenue, the restaurant Pizza Man burned down in a four-alarm blaze. The fire, which has been ruled arson, demolished a building that also housed Cush Lounge, the Black and White Café, the Grecian Delight restaurant and 10 apartments. Pizza Man will reopen, but almost...
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008

Community gardeners want more healthy options

Who knew that a proposed Church’s Chicken on busy North Avenue could be so controversial? The site of the fast-food outlet, located on the corner of 17th Street and North Avenue, has been home to a series of fast-food businesses since the early 1980s. Site owner Amjad Tufail wants to lease the currently...

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