Saturday, May 25, 2013
Located on a 1.5-acre lot in Mequon, this week's "Wow House" also features a game room and party area that is just perfect for entertaining.
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 beautiful home on a 1.5-acre lot on Rolling Field Road in Mequon. This all-brick colonial is nestled in the Rolling Field subdivision and is surrounded by open spaces and beautiful trees. The 3,775-square-foot home features soaring west-facing family room, and a large open kitchen with center island that easily transitions to a beautiful brick patio. The first floor is complemented by a private office, a living room with fireplace, bar, and a first-floor laundry. The upstairs has neat common spaces and an …
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Waukesha County has a new trampoline park and Patch got a first-hand look at leaping basketball, flying dodgeball and so much more. Take a look!
If you've been looking for a unique place to jump, climb and play in Waukesha County — look no more: Helium Trampoline Park in New Berlin offers what is sure to be a bouncing good time for all visitors. The park at 16235 W. Beloit Rd., is the first in Wisconsin and opened in early May. Milwaukee Patch Community Editor Sarah Worthman got a first-hand experience on the park's different equipment, climbing the rock wall, enjoying the 130 interconnected trampolines, a game of dodgeball and some fun in the foam pit. The park offers drop-in rates for individuals looking to kick back, but staff recommended buying tickets online to ensure you don't have to wait during busy times. Pricing information: $10 for 60 minutes $13 for 90 minutes $16 for …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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 …
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…
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The development of the Sussex Meijer store is one step closer but still has to jump through more approvals and permitting processes.
The Meijer development in Sussex is one step closer after a resolution was reached between Sussex and Lisbon over a certified survey map outlining property boundaries, reported the Sussex Sun. The Schelling family, Sussex and Lisbon reached an agreement earlier this month that CSM would outline only those properties owned by Meijer that are now located in Sussex. Meijer is proposing to build a 191,000-square-foot, 24-hour, mixed grocery store and retail center on the site. The plans also include construction of a gas station. This is one of the final approvals needed for store, proposed at Highways 164 and K (Lisbon Road). The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are continuing further studies of …
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 …