October 02, 2013

Nehrings to buy, renovate Sendik's on Downer

John and Anne Nehring will take over the Sendik;;;s on Downer on Oct. 15 and plan to add a bar, coffee bar and other new offerings, according to a news release.The Nehrings are buying the store at 2643 N. Downer Ave. from the branch of the Sendik …
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October 02, 2013

Walmart Neighborhood Market opens Wednesday in Mount Pleasant

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will open its new ;;;neighborhood market;;; Wednesday in Mount Pleasant, according to a news release.The store at 5625 Washington Ave. is one of Walmart;;;s smaller models focusing on grocery. At 43,000 square feet, it;;;s about …
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October 02, 2013

Wisconsin computer system not ready for health exchange

As the Affordable Care Act online marketplace launches Tuesday, concerns remain that the federal information technology system is not ready ;;; and it may not be ;;; but the other news is that the state of Wisconsin;;;s own eligibility and payments …
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October 02, 2013

'Obamacare' launches amid government shutdown - BBC News

BBC News'Obamacare' launches amid government shutdownBBC NewsA central provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law has taken effect, having survived Republicans' years-long effort to undermine it. Markets run by federal and state …
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October 01, 2013

Bucks need for arena shouldn't pressure team: Kohl

Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl said he doesn;;;t want to put any extra pressure on new coach Larry Drew and 11 new players to be successful against the backdrop of a community debate over whether to build a new NBA-quality arena in downtown …
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October 01, 2013

Caterpillar cuts more jobs in Milwaukee area

Caterpillar Inc. has laid off another round of employees at its southeastern Wisconsin operations, a company spokeswoman told The Business Journal Monday.The Peoria, Ill.-based equipment manufacturer (NYSE: CAT) is cutting ;;;support and …
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October 01, 2013

Former Visit Milwaukee VP Mary Denis joins Noise

Mary Denis, the former vice president of marketing for Visit Milwaukee, has joined Noise Inc. as vice president and leisure-marketing director.Denis left Visit Milwaukee in December 2007 to start her own strategic marketing company and in November …
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October 01, 2013

Marcus-owned Pfister Cafe, Kil@Wat update menus

Two downtown Milwaukee restaurants owned by The Marcus Corp. have updated their menus.The Cafe at the Pfister, in The Pfister Hotel at 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., and Kil@Wat, inside the InterContinental Milwaukee at 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., announced new …
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October 01, 2013

MPS defends vacant building policy amid criticism

Milwaukee Public Schools is defending its existing strategies to reuse vacant buildings as district policies come under fire from state legislators as well as St. Marcus Lutheran School, which is lobbying to buy one property.The private St. Marcus …
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October 01, 2013

Primebar will not open 3rd Ward restaurant

Primebar will not be opening in Milwaukee;;;s 3rd Ward as expected, according to the building owner.Ann Pieper Eisenbrown, president of Pieper Properties Inc., said she has terminated Primebar;;;s lease at 342 N. Water St. because of …
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October 01, 2013

The Rock ski hill at risk as Greendale dispute flares again

Skiing on the The Rock Sports Complex may be cut in half this winter, or eliminated entirely, because of a conflict with village of Greendale officials.The latest dispute re-raises the prospect of a lawsuit between The Rock;;;s owners and the …
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October 01, 2013

U.S. Bank installs new LED signs atop Milwaukee's tallest building

Commuters to downtown Milwaukee might have noticed a change recently at Milwaukee;;;s tallest building.U.S. Bank has replaced the four signs atop the 42-story U.S. Bank Center, 777 E. Wisconsin Ave., with energy-saving LED signs, according to a news …
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