Saturday, May 18, 2013
This week's "Wow House" is a condominium in Racine that has a 65-foot-long deck with a great view of the lake.
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally friendly abodes, southeastern Wisconsin is chock-full of one-of-a-kind homes for sale. Each week, Patch highlights one "Wow House" that caught our attention. This week, it's a condominium on Gaslight Drive in Racine. This condo unit has amazing panoramic views of Lake Michigan and marina from your that can be seen from a 65-foot-long deck. As soon as you step in the front door, you are facing two sets of double-wide sliding glass doors overlooking the lake. This 1,425-square-foot unit has an open-concept floor plan and has two bedrooms and two bath. There's a chef's kitchen with maple cabinets and granite countertops matched with stainless appliances. The kitchen includes an 11-…
Friday, May 17, 2013
The newly launched website provides practical advice and innovative ideas for those small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site — smallbusiness.patch.com — to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs, and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Find homes for sale in Fox Point and Bayside on this page every week, from our partners at Zillow.
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The store will close on May 26, but another retailer is expected to be announced in the next couple weeks.
Eddie Bauer will close its store at Bayshore Town Center by May 26, which means its customers will have to drive to the Mayfair Mall location. Bayshore Town Center manager David Moss said another retailer is already expected to fill its space, and he expects to announce that new store in the next couple weeks. The news of Eddie Bauer's closing comes on the heels of Express opening in the space formerly occupied by Coldwater Creek. Icing By Claire's, a jewelery and accessories store, also plans to open later this summer in a previously vacant space between Apple and Chico's, Moss said. Express was previously Bayshore's most requested store, and Moss said its arrival is part of the mall's larger efforts to meet the constantly-evolving retail…
A new indoor sports facility may be headed to a Glendale location, according to a story in the Journal Sentinel.
North Shore residents may have a new place to take their game to with a newly proposed sports facility in Glendale, according to a story in the Journal Sentinel. A developer is courting the Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation to get $440,000 in financing for a 25,000-square-foot building. The project is expected to cost $1.1 million for the Glendale building, which will be located at 2920 W. Vera Ave.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Roman Candle Pizzeria, a Madison favorite, will open its first Milwaukee-area location in Whitefish Bay. That tops this week's "foodie" news from Patch.
If you love food and exploring new places to eat, or want to find out what eateries are coming and going, we have latest restaurant and other "foodie" news from throughout the Milwaukee area. Here's a look at what's new on the local food, restaurant and bar scene. The Roman Candle Pizzeria, which has three locations in the Madison area, is planning to open its first Milwaukee-area store in Whitefish Bay. First launched in Madison in 2005, The Roman Candle expanded to Middleton in 2007 and Fitchburg in 2010. By September, the company hopes to be serving East-Coast style pizza at 133 E. Silver Spring Drive. Roman Candle's pizza is made from scratch using 50 local ingredients, including grass-fed beef, multiple types of pepperoni and some …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Ozaukee County home has nearly 200 feet of bluff footage along the shores of Lake Michigan.
From elegant and stately mansions to modern, environmentally friendly abodes, southeastern Wisconsin is chock-full of one-of-a-kind homes for sale. Each week, Patch highlights one "Wow House" that caught our attention. This week, it's a home on on the shores of Lake Michigan in Port Washington. This custom-designed home on High Point Beach lane is located on a private wooded lot, and has nearly 200 feet for bluff footage that provide great views of Lake Michigan. The 7,620-square-foot home has five bedrooms and 5-1/2 baths, and features stunning walls of windows, soaring ceilings, top-of-the-line finishes and unique design elements. The open concept kitchen opens to the comfortable family room with fireplace, and easy access to the cozy …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Attention online shoppers: You might have to pony up more cash for those online shopping sprees, if federal sales tax legislation becomes law.
Online shoppers, who enjoyed avoiding paying sales tax for their out-of-state purchases, probably won't be happy if a bill pending in Congress becomes law. The Marketplace Fairness Act, which passed 69-27 in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, allows states the authority, and option, of collecting taxes on Internet and catalog sales. The act does not create a new tax. But it does allow states the option of collecting the taxes, which they are already owed. However, the legislation does exempt small businesses that make less than $1 million from collecting the tax. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) voted for the bill, but Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) did not. “Today, I joined a bipartisan majority of the U.S. Senate in support of the Marketplace Fairness …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Get to know other North Shore business owners and brainstorm best practices, swap business cards and network at the next North Shore B2B Networking meeting Tuesday at Art Trooper.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
New restaurants coming to Greendale, Whitefish Bay, Pewaukee and the East Side. Get caught up on all the latest foodie news.
If you love food and exploring new places to eat, or want to find out what eateries are coming and going, we have latest restaurant and other "foodie" news from throughout the Milwaukee area. Here's a look at what's new on the local food, restaurant and bar scene. Last week, we told you that plans for a Chick-fil-A in Greendale have been put on the back burner, but that things are full speed ahead for another new restaurant in that village. Construction is under way for the Panther Pub & Eatery, which will be located on Broad Street in downtown Greendale. The restaurant, which is located in a former Associated Bank building will seat about 95 people and will include a 40-person outdoor dining patio. There's no date yet on when the sports …