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Milwaukee/NARI Members Suggest Tips To Brighten Small Spaces

Many dwellings have areas with few windows or light fixtures, oftentimes making the space feel small and dark. A few simple tweaks can brighten and lighten, transforming overlooked parts of...

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2015 Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Show Scheduled

The 53rd annual Milwaukee/NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) Home Improvement Show will be held Thurs., Feb. 12 – Sun., Feb. 15, 2015, at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at...

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Milwaukee/NARI to Showcase a “House” That Doesn’t Need Remodeling - Packer Davon House to Appear at February Home Improvement Show

It’s only logical that with the last name House, Green Bay Packer cornerback Davon House will make an appearance on behalf of Milwaukee/NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) at...

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Thrift Shop Plans Sale

Everything in the St. Jude Thrift Shop, 822 Glenview Ave., Wauwatosa, will be half-price during its mid-winter sale Wednesday, Jan. 21, and Saturday, Jan. 24. The store also will...

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Make These Resolutions for a Scam-Free New Year!

This New Year, you may resolve to eat healthier, get organized or find a new job. But add to your list of resolutions a promise to be savvier about scams....

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Raising a Reader and the Importance of Reading to your Child

OAK CREEK, Wis -- – What is one of the greatest gifts you can give your children...something that will last their entire lifetime and give them the ability to do...

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BBB Warns of IRS Scam

The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin continues to receive calls from consumers stating they received a call from the “IRS” saying they owe money which needs to be paid promptly....

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BBB's 8 Tips to Avoid Locksmith Scams

The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin recommends finding a trusty locksmith now, before you need one, to avoid being deceived or charged exorbitant rates when you find yourself in a...

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With Holidays Upon Us, BBB Offers Travel Insurance Tips

The Better Business Bureau is trying to help travelers avoid headaches when purchasing travel insurance this holiday season. Before you finalize your travel plans, be sure you have given careful thought...

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Milwaukee/NARI’s Home Improvement Ideas For Hosting The Holidays

’Tis the season to celebrate the holidays, gathering with loved ones and making memories that last a lifetime. For those entertaining, you may feel inspired to spruce up your space...

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Scam Alert --How Scammers Turned a Letter from Santa into a Con

The holiday season is here, and so are the scams. Watch out for fraudulent website offering "Letters from Santa." Some of these sites promise a custom letter from the man...

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Milwaukee/NARI Members Say Supporting Local Remodeling Contractors Has a Ripple Effect in the Community

Hundreds of communities across the state embraced Small Business Saturday – the Saturday after Thanksgiving – as they patronized the smaller merchants in their community. Founded by American Express in...

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BBB's 10 Tips for Safe Online Shopping On Cyber Monday

Last year’s sales on Cyber Monday topped $1.7 billion, setting the stage for even more online holiday shopping this year on Dec. 1, the Monday after Thanksgiving when websites traditionally...

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BBB Offers Tips to Black Friday Shoppers

Thanksgiving is almost here and Black Friday shoppers are preparing. Some may even get a jump start with various retailers opening their doors Thursday evening. With U.S. holiday shopping expected...

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Milwaukee/NARI’s Tips For Last-Minute Home Winterization

Winter came early to Wisconsin, leaving some homeowners scrambling to prepare their homes for the harsh season. Homes can be winterized at the last minute with these tips from members...

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BBB Balances 2014 Trends with Tips for Smart Holiday Shoppers

The holiday season is just around the corner and consumer trends suggest gift-givers are planning to "shop until they drop." In fact, one-quarter of U.S. consumers plan to spend more...

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Holiday Folk Fair International Offers Ticket Discounts to Support Salvation Army

The 71st annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premiere multi-cultural festival that will be held Fri., Nov. 21 – Sun., Nov. 23, 2014, at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State...

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Milwaukee/NARI Members Offer Tips to Protect Your Home From Winter’s Chill

To ensure your home stays warm and cozy this winter, members of the Milwaukee/NARI members offer some easy tips to keep the chill out of your house. “The first thing to...

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Holiday Folk Fair International Features Artisans Sharing Their Heritage Through Craft

Works of art and craft inspired from around the world will be showcased at the 71st annual Holiday Folk Fair International, America’s premiere multi-cultural festival, to be held Fri., Nov....

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Milwaukee/NARI Members Share Advice on How Technology Can Improve a Home

You likely already have a smartphone… but do you have a smart home? Smart home technology can enhance in-home security and entertainment. Experts from the Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council, Inc.,...

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Community Watch

» 25th annual Blarney Run/Walk scheduled for March 12 3/8

» Waukesha Y's expanded suburban footprint takes hold 3/8

» This is how many shooting and bomb threats have been made in suburban Milwaukee schools since 2012 Updated:  3/8

» Wauwatosa West boys eliminated by red-hot Morse-Marshall 3/4

» Morse.Marshall whips Tosa West, 84-70, in sectional semifinal 3/4

» Mount Mary University adds RN to BSN program for working nurses 3/4

» Bartolotta's looks to hire 200 for new eateries at Mayfair Collection 3/4

» Three Tosa East students to join Bands of America Honor Band 3/4

» Officials to fast track bus rapid transit plan in funding quest Updated:  3/2

» Wauwatosa's Folley finishes second at state wrestling tournament 3/2

» Jai'vionne Green keys Wauwatosa East's win over Brookfield East 3/2

» Wauwatosa East girls run past Tosa West, 46-25, in regional semifinals 3/2

» Wauwatosa East whips Messmer in quarterfinal game using a 26-1 run 3/2

» Swordfish take part in 12-and-under state swimming meet 3/2

» Wauwatosa East boys use 26-1 run to whip Messmer; Whitefish Bay next on Friday 3/1

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in February 3/1

» Benji's Deli backs out of plans to open in East Tosa 2/29

» Prepare for 'worst summer of traffic' near Zoo Interchange; information meeting today Updated:  2/29

» Benji's Deli abandons its Tosa plans Updated:  2/28

» East whips West girls, advance to regional final Saturday against Shorewood at 5:30 p.m. at East 2/26

» Tosa's defending state champ Folley advances to wrestling semifinals 2/26

» Wauwatosa West girls crush Milwaukee North, 70-29 2/24

» Five Wauwatosa wrestlers qualify for state tournament 2/24

» Balanced Wauwatosa West boys basketball team nips Whitnall, 85-81 2/24

» Wauwatosa East girls basketball team takes four-game winning streak into playoffs 2/24

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Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

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Hidden Tosa

 

"Hidden Tosa" is a semi-regular feature where our Wauwatosa reporter explores the closed down and closed off parts of Wauwatosa.

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