The new Brookfield location will be the fourth locally-owned facility featuring a 25,108 square foot open floor plan.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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Ryan Braun's and Aaron Rodgers' restaurant has not just given the community food, but has made it a point to give its fair share back. An event Wednesday night is part of that commitment.
They buy local. And when local tragedy hits, they try to assist. Managers at 8 Twelve MVP bar and restaurant say they want their establishment to be more than a restaurant. They're striving for a sense of community. 8 Twelve opened on June 2, 2012 in honor of two of the biggest figureheads in Wisconsin sports during this era, the Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers and Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun. 8 Twelve wanted to become more than just a restaurant, said Assistant General Manager Miguel Sanchez, who helps foster this identity. ”We focus on more than just sports memorabilia here,” Sanchez said. Everything from the environment to the food on the plates is saturated with everything that is Wisconsin. “We support the local concept and try to…
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Chain specializing in local and organic edibles may open its second Milwaukee-area store in Brookfield or Wauwatosa, Biz Times reports.
Consumers on the metro west side, already treated to the best grocery-shopping options around, may get yet another popular choice. Whole Foods is looking to site its second Milwaukee-area store in either Wauwatosa or Brookfield, according to a report in Milwaukee BizTimes. Among the options under consideration are the Blue Mound Road corridor and The Mayfair Collection development at West Burleigh Street and Highway 45, the report said. The BizTimes cited unnamed sources in commercial real estate for the report but also spoke to an industry analyst who said the move would be logical for Whole Foods and that the affluent west suburbs could support it. That same analyst, David Livingston, a national consultant for the grocery industry, told …
Freedom to be who you are and fulfilling work tend to earn companies on the top lists of best places to work, according to the Harvard Business Review.
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Claire Gordon What is the perfect place to work? An office where every employee gets an annual 10 percent raise? And nobody ever gets fired? And the CEO knows everyone's name? And there are free massages and volleyball courts and barrels of candy apples? None of the above. Rob Goffee of London Business School and Gareth Jones of IE Business School have spent three years asking hundreds of executives this exact question. Six qualities stood out, they found, which they revealed in this month's Harvard Business Review. And ultimately they seem to boil down to a single nugget: Make employees feel like they're not just mindless slaves of shareholder value. 1. Let You Do You The best company …
Monday, May 20, 2013
A public hearing for natural grocery store on 124th Street is planned for Tuesday during the Brookfield Common Council meeting.
A natural food store could be located at the same location as Infinity Healing Center in Brookfield if the retail store gains necessary city approvals. A public hearing is scheduled for 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at Brookfield City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Road, where owner Saeid Rahmanpanah is asking the council to revise plans for the property, including parking lot spaces, and approve a 7,632 square foot addition to the building. “Brookfield doesn’t have an organic grocery store right now,” Rahmanpanah told the Waukesha Freeman. “We will be the first place in Brookfield.” The property at 3305 N. 124th St. is part of the city’s 124th Street Corridor Targeted Investment Area, according to a Brookfield Common Council document. “Retail development is …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
This summer, the North Shore will be home to a new wine and tapas restaurant, while a popular Milwaukee pizza restaurant is opening a location in Shorewood. That tops this week's edition of "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. Vinamo, a new wine and tapas restaurant, is expected to open sometime in August in Whitefish Bay. Owner Rose Niles plans to offer soups, sandwiches and small plate options for lunch. For dinner, it would offer Italian food and Spanish small plate dishes. Niles also hopes to serve brunch on Saturday and Sunday at a spot on Silver Spring Drive. Read more on Whitefish Bay Patch. Also on the North Shore, a new gourmet pizza place — the Al Calderone Club — has just opened its doors …
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
Gelato kiosk is coming to Brookfield Square Mall this month. What flavor will you try first?
Divino Gelato Café is opening May 24 in Brookfield Square Mall's food court, according to a sign in the Waukesha location. The gelato kiosk will be located next to Lids and Cinnabon. Owners Joe and Lori Lester already own several Divino Gelato Café locations in Wisconsin and Florida. They are looking forwad to expanding into Brookfield. While Divino Gelato Café is a popular destination in downtown Waukesha, the Lesters feels Brookfield Square is the perfect location to attract customers in the winter or on rainy days. The newest location will also help expand their presence in the metro Milwaukee area. Meanwhile, a job fair is being held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m Saturday, according to the Divino Gelato Facebook page.