Thursday, December 6, 2012
Check out these local listings we found for homes on the market in Fox Point and Bayside. Are you a local realtor? Just click "Upload" and post your listings on Patch!
Want to add to our list? Just click "Upload" to post a pic and please be sure to include the address, price and basic description in the caption. There are 114 homes on the market in the Fox Point-Bayside area this week. Here's a look at a few of them with hosting open houses this weekend. Click the address for more information on that particular property. 1. 8001 N. Lake Dr., Fox Point - $499,900 Open House: Sunday, 12 to 1:30 p.m. Center entrance in Georgian Colonial style. Spacious interior with hardwood floors, natural fireplace, formal dining room, and eat-in kitchen. Updated kitchen opens to large library with sliding glass doors and onto large private yard and gorgeous brick patio. Rare 4-1/2 car garage. Master suite has dual …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Police are looking for a 5-foot, 240-pound man who stole the used items from behind a Fox Point home.
Around 3:15 p.m. Nov. 27, a Fox Point homeowner called police asking them to investigate a theft. She said someone had stolen a toolbox, a used stove and a used kitchen sink from the back of her house. The toolbox had a drill bit set valued at $30, a set of Allen wrenches valued at $20, a wrench set valued at $50 and the toolbox itself was valued at $50 for a total loss of $150. Police spoke with a contractor who was working on the Fox Point home. He said a man, about five feet tall and 240 pounds, stopped at the home on two separate occasions, according to the report. The first time around 11 a.m., he pulled up in a green Chevrolet Suburban with a broken rear passenger window. He initially identified himself as “Eric” and said he knew …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Five of 11 citations issued over a 2-year period against William Andrew Kops related to his Fox Point property have been dropped.
A Fox Point man has had five citations claiming violation of Fox Point’s time-share ordinance dismissed. The ordinance, enacted in 2011, requires all time-share properties to meet state statutes and to be part of the village's Planned Development Overlay zoning. William Andrew Kops received at least 11 municipal citations related to rental of his property at 721 E. Daisy Ln. over a 2-year period, but saw the most recent five of them dismissed, according to Fox Point's court clerk office. Kops had hearings over the citations moved to Glendale, and there a municipal judge dismissed the tickets. “We homeowners have property rights, and those property rights have to include the right to rent out one's property,” Kops told Patch. “A time-…
Monday, December 3, 2012
Here's a look at the top stories for the month of the November in Fox Point and Bayside.
November was a busy month for news including the announcement of $418,000 in savings for Nicolet High Schooland although it was published in October, the story of 8-year-old Audrey Parrott garnered even more limelight in November. Here's a look at the biggest stories from the month of November in Fox Point and Bayside.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
After 17 ½ years as Fox Point's village manager, Susan Robertson is taking a new job as city administrator of Sun Valley, ID.
Susan Robertson has resigned from her position as village manager of Fox Point and will soon relocate to Sun Valley, ID. She said this is a dream come true that's been 26 years in the making. "I feel like when I'm out West, I'm living my dream," Robertson said. "It's so exciting." Robertson will take on the position of city administrator for the city of Sun Valley. Her last day as manager in Fox Point is Dec. 27. She made $110,757 this year in Fox Point, and she will make $125,000 per year in Sun Valley. "I’ve wanted to live back out there since I left Laramie years ago," she said. Robertson's husband and daughter will join her out in Idaho, however, she said her husband will stay behind just long enough to sell their current home. …
Monday, November 26, 2012
The Federal Bureau of Investigation report on crime in the United States, includes data from most communities in the state. See what kinds of violent crimes were reported here and how the numbers stack up town to town.
Every year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation uses data reported to it by nearly every law enforcement agency in the country to build a report on crime in the United States. The report includes data on reported crimes, from theft to homicide, arrests, trends and how many officers are employed in communities. Patch has taken the Wisconsin data and put it into a searchable database. You won't find Fox Point and Bayside however, because they were not included in the FBI database. Fill in the name of a community to see the number of reported violent crimes in 2011, and click through to learn more about the types of offenses within each community. Find out about property crime in Wisconsin. See the whole 2011 Crime in the United States …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Check out these local listings we found for homes on the market in Fox Point and Bayside with three bedrooms. Are you a local realtor? Just click "Upload" and post your listings on Patch!
Want to add to our list? Just click "Upload" to post a pic and please be sure to include the address, price and basic description in the caption. There are 113 homes on the market in the Fox Point-Bayside area this week. Here's a look at a few of them scheduled for open houses this weekend. Click the address for more information on that particular property. 1. 8581 N. Lake Dr., Bayside - $599,000 Open House: Saturday, 12 to 3 p.m. All brick colonial home with over 3400 square feet of living space plus a finished lower level. Interior boasts large kitchen with center island, appliances included, and dinette. Family room features gas fireplace and wet bar. Formal living and dining rooms. Large upper level bedrooms. Master with giant walk-in…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Check out some of the North Shore's most popular pages and add your own suggestions in the comments!
At Patch we're always striving to make your life ridiculously easy and that's why we've put together this list of 25 local business Facebook pages. Show your love for local, small businesses and get to "Liking!" 1. Green House Furnishings, Fox Point 2. Los Paisa, Bayside 3. Winkie's Toys & Variety, Whitefish Bay 4. The Village Pub, Shorewood 5. Art Trooper, Bayside 6. Indulge Studios, Whitefish Bay 7. Miss Cupcake, Shorewood 8. Brio Salon, Fox Point 9. Jack Pandl's, Whitefish Bay 10. Camp Bar, Shorewood 11. Community Bark Dog Wash & Coffee Bar, Bayside 12. Three Wishes, Whitefish Bay 13. The Waxwing, Shorewood 14. The Lift Pilates, Bayside 15. Gallery 505, Whitefish Bay 16. The City Market, Shorewood 17. Mark Pasch Ltd., Fox Point 18. …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Check out these new, local listings we found for homes on the market in the Fox Point and Bayside area. Are you a local realtor? Just click "Upload" and post your listings on Patch!
Want to add to our list? Just click "Upload" to post a pic and please be sure to include the address, price and basic description in the caption. There are 123, homes on the market in the Fox Point-Bayside area this week and 15 of them are brand new listings. This week, we're providing you with a closer look at a few of those homes. Click the address for more information on that particular property. 1. 7755 N. Club Circle, Fox Point - $749,000 Mid-Century Russell Barr Williamson design. Open concept home features large windows, light-filled space and clean lines. Many updates and custom built-ins throughout. Huge great room with a natural fireplace, copper mantel and scored concrete floor. Kitchen with the new Bird's Eye Maple cabinetry …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Fire Chief Robert Whitaker was unable to pinpoint a particular reason, but 2012 should have more building fires than any year in recent history.
Building fires in the North Shore Fire Department region are up dramatically from last year and are on pace to be the highest total in years. Fire officials haven't been able to pinpoint a common cause. They also say the building fires are not clustered in any one geographic area among their seven communities. "Nationally, some communities are seeing a rise in people starting houses on fire intentionally because they can't afford to keep them anymore and are trying to get rid of the property, but we haven't seen that," Fire Chief Robert Whitaker said. The causes of the building fires are "all mixed up," Whitaker said. "Lightning strikes, and so on." Meanwhile, medical calls are down, and the department is still on pace to handle roughly …