Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Runaway Meatball plans to open in the former Mama Mia’s storefront in late April or early May.
A new pizza place called Runaway Meatball plans to open in the former Mama Mia’s storefront, 3590 N. Oakland Ave., in late April or early May. The restaurant will serve up a host of Italian sandwiches, Sicilian-style pizzas and chicken wings. Sides including homemade potato chips, “haystack” onion rings and macaroni and cheese will also be on the menu. Runaway Meatball will offer carryout and delivery, but won’t have space to sit-down other than to wait for orders to be filled. The shop will be open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and likely remain open until midnight on weekends. Two other Shorewood pizza establishments are expected to open this spring including zpizza, an organic sit-down pizza restaurant opening April 1 at 4401 N. …
Shorewood will join the frozen yogurt craze in the greater Milwaukee area Thursday when Yo Mama yogurt opens its doors on North Oakland Avenue.
Whitefish Bay saw Sweet Frog and CherryBerry open up within a couple months of each other last year. On Thursday, Shorewood will join the emerging frozen yogurt trend spreading across the Milwaukee area. The frozen yogurt shop at 4525 N. Oakland Ave. will dish up six self-serve frozen yogurts with several topping options. The shop will also have an outdoor drinking fountain for dogs, which will fill when a button is pushed and drain shortly after to ensure a fresh drink for the next dog. Yo Mama is the final retail piece of the Ravenna development, Yo Mama frozen yogurt. It will join Indulgence Chocolatiers, Elements East and Performance Running Outfitters in the Ravenna and mark the chain's third shop in the Milwaukee area. Yo Mama's …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Shorewood has spent a lot of money for its growth on Oakland Avenue, while Whitefish Bay chooses a more conservative approach that only recently seems to be paying off.