Monday, March 18, 2013
Waukesha businessowners opening fifth gelato restaurant at Brookfield Square Mall in May.
The owners of Divino Gelato Café, Lori and Joe Lester, are looking forward to opening their fifth café this May. Divino Gelato Café already has operations in Waukesha and Racine – as well as Florida – and it will soon expand to a kiosk at Brookfield Square Mall near the food court. “I have had my eyes open at Brookfield Square for a number of years now,” Lori Lester said. “Gelato is a great product for walking. We need the walk by traffic.” While Divino Gelato Café is a popular destination in downtown Waukesha, Lester feels Brookfield Square is the perfect location to attract customers in the winter or on rainy days. It will also help expand their presence in the metro Milwaukee area. “Brookfield Square is a very popular mall for people …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Parents describe a 48-minute tour de force that ends with 5 pound, 7 ounce baby girl being born on the ground outside the shopping mall.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Some 50 stores at Brookfield Square mall plan to open at midnight on Black Friday, including Boston Store and Old Navy, with Sears opening even earlier on Thanksgiving. See Patch's calendar of mall hours through Jan. 5.
Update Nov. 19: Brookfield Square mall's website now lists the mall stores that will open at midnight Thursday as Black Friday begins. As of Monday, the listed included Boston Store, Best Buy, Radio Shack, Old Navy, Bath & Body Works, American Eagle Outfitters, The North Face and about 40 more businesses. ______________________________ Shoppers this year will get the longest possible holiday shopping season from Black Friday to Christmas morning — and Brookfield Square mall retailers plan to take full advantage. Boston Store, Old Navy and more than 50 of the mall's stores are expected to open at midnight Black Friday. Sears plans to open four hours earlier — at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving. Black Friday 2012 falls on the earliest day possible — …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
A 47-year-old Waukesha woman is charged with stealing money from a taxicab driver's wallet.
A 47-year-old Waukesha woman, who police say stole $250 from a taxi cab driver, told authorities she thought the money was her change, according to a criminal complaint. Michelle A. Young was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Wednesday with one count of theft. If convicted, she faces up to nine months in prison and $10,000 in fines. On Aug. 10, Young and a friend took a taxi from Brookfield Square mall to Hannon’s Bar. Young sat in the front passenger seat and after paying and getting change back for the ride, she got out of the cab, the criminal complaint states. But before she walked away, Young told the driver she forgot her lighter, then reached down to the floor where she had been sitting and took something, accoding to the …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
More than four dozen gold and silver coins and an iPad were stolen when a Waukesha house was burglarized.
A 23-year-old Waukesha man is facing charges alleging he burglarized an area home and sold some of the stolen items to another man in the parking lot of Brookfield Square Mall. Gary J. Render was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court on Wednesday with one count of burglary and one count of felony bail jumping. If convicted, he faces up to 18 ½ years in prison and $35,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On July 16, Waukesha police were called to the 300 block of Cambridge Avenue after a couple came home and found someone had broken into the home and stolen various items, including an iPad, 65 gold and silver coins, three rings and 29 blank checks. On July 25, officers were contacted by another man who said he bought the …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
HBO True Blood actor Ryan Kwanten will be at Boston Store Saturday to promote the Australian Mambo clothing line. He'll be signing autographs and taking photos with fans. And there will be Summerfest ticket giveaways.
Ryan Kwanten, who plays Jason Stackhouse on HBO's "True Blood," will be at Boston Store in Brookfield Square mall on Saturday to promote the Mambo clothing line and meet fans. Kwanten will be at the store from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday and will sign autographs and take photos with fans, who can submit questions for him to answer during the event. The store also will have Summerfest promotions going on during Saturday's event. The first 100 customers who check into the Brookfield Square event via foursquare will get a free 4th of July Summerfest ticket. Shoppers can enter a contest to win four deck party tickets, plus food and drink, for the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard Stage on July 4th. Customers who purchase any two MAMBO items during…
Friday, August 26, 2011
Suspect made three different drug deals with undercover officers, according to court documents.
A Milwaukee man is facing multiple charges after he sold undercover investigators crack, marijuana and drywall disguised as crack on three different occasions in Waukesha and Brookfield, according to a criminal complaint. William Thanadabouth, 24, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Thursday with one count of manufacture and delivery of cocaine, one count of falsely present a non-controlled substance, two counts of maintaining a drug trafficking place, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, and one count of manufacture and delivery of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. If convicted, he faces up to 23 years in prison and $65,500 in fines. According to the criminal complaint, on Aug. 9, Thanadabouth agreed to sell a …