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Ebenezer's Pareting Tip: What is Helicopter Parenting?

MILWAUKEE, Wis. –– Do find yourself taking too much responsibility for your children’s successes or failures? If so, you could be a helicopter parent. According to Beverly Anderson, executive director for...

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Back To School....BBB Reminds You To Shop Smart!

Getting ready to go back to school? Families are expected to spend more this summer than last year on school supplies. The average family with children in grades K-12 will...

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J&B Construction Company Suggests Best Siding for Wisconsin Weather

Siding gives your home its character and provides the first line of defense against the elements, which can be unpredictable in Wisconsin. Homes should be prepared to withstand the ever-changing...

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Appliance Gallery Offers Maintenance Tips for Kitchen Appliances

Kitchen appliances are the work horses of the home. Although they are designed to withstand the usage of a busy household, proper maintenance and care is essential in keeping them...

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BBB Offers Tips for Car Rentals

Rental cars can be a great convenience and have become essential for many vacations or business trips, but rental contracts are often misunderstood. Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin (BBB) advises...

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Appliance Gallery Offers Decorating Tips to Compliment Appliances

Summer is the perfect time to add a new flavor to your home décor. Appliance Gallery, Wisconsin’s premier appliance store, provides professional advice on how to decorate your kitchen to...

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Discipline with Natural Consequences

OAK CREEK, Wis. ––The sun is setting. You see that your 8-year-old son has left his new baseball cap out on the picnic table, and it’s supposed to rain. What...

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Callen’s Tips for Transforming Small Interior Spaces

Small rooms can be cute and cozy, but they can also feel cramped and restricted. Doreen Schofield, a designer with Callen Construction, Inc. in Muskego, a full service and award...

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BBB Offers Ten Giving Tips for Orlando Tragedy

In the wake of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, the BBB Serving Central Florida and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the national charity monitoring arm of the Better...

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BBB Offers Tips On Summer Solicitors

BBB urges consumers to stay alert for unreliable solicitors and to have a plan in place when it comes to door-to-door salespeople. Though many door-to-door salespeople operate honestly and represent reputable...

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Callen Now Offers UltraCraft Cabinets

Callen Construction, Inc. in Muskego, a full service and award winning remodeling company celebrating its 30th anniversary of serving southeastern Wisconsin homeowners, has become an authorized dealer for UltraCraft cabinets, which...

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Appliance Gallery Offers Appliance Tips for Kitchen Remodel

Buying new appliances for a kitchen remodel is a task that requires thought, planning, and budgeted finances before making the purchase. Stephen Erb, manager at Appliance Gallery, Wisconsin’s premier appliance...

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Ten Wisconsin High School Seniors Win BBB Foundation’s “Student of Integrity” Scholarship

The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 “Student of Integrity” scholarship. The winners are (in alphabetical order): Henry Biznek of Kohler High...

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Callen Calls for Eco-Friendly Materials

Remodeling your home to contain eco-friendly materials not only saves the Earth, but it also aids in more efficient heating and cooling, lowered utility bills, and increased resale values. Christopher...

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Becky’s Blissful Bakery Enters Partnerships to Create Cutting-Edge Caramel Pairings; First of its Kind in the Caramel Industry

Rebecca Scarberry, Founder and Owner of Becky’s Blissful Bakery, is excited to announce new partnerships with widely-known experts in the food and beverage industries to create the perfect pairings for...

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Callen Offers Tips to Recreate Your Lower Level

Lower levels, those below grade areas that house the washer and dryer, holiday decorations, old furniture, and more, are increasingly getting makeovers to add function and value to homes. Media...

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Milwaukee Bucks Proud To Say Yes In New Organ, Tissue & Eye Donation Public Education Campaign

Milwaukee Bucks Proud To Say Yes in New Organ, Tissue & Eye Donation Public Education Campaign New Donate Life Wisconsin and Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Campaign Aims to Foster a...

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Beware of "Storm Chasers" and Other Doorstep Contractors

While Wisconsin did not suffer like other parts of the country, Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin says that does not stop "Storm Chasers" and warns that transient businesses continue attempts...

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Ebenezer Parenting Tip - How to Make the World a Better Place for Our Children

OAK CREEK, Wis. –– In the day and age of politicians demoralizing each other, terrorist threats, and police brutality issues, how can we make the world we live in a...

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BBB WGA Urges Vigilance Following Government Settlement with Cancer Charities

Following a settlement today with the FTC, all 50 states, and the District of Columbia that dissolves two fraudulent cancer charities, the Cancer Fund of America and Cancer Support Services,...

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Community Watch

» Anodyne Coffee plans to open location in Wauwatosa Village Updated:  7/29

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» Wauwatosa West girls basketball coach Ashley Imperiale resigns 7/26

» Store owners, police weigh in on string of protests at Mayfair mall Updated:  7/26

» Tosa police will not release squad video of officer-involved shooting Updated:  7/25

» Wauwatosa school district files lawsuit against WIAA over conference realignment Updated:  7/25

» Protest over fatal shooting forces brief closure of Mayfair Mall 7/23

» Reports into fatal Wauwatosa police shooting delivered to DA 7/22

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Business Spotlight: Cranky Al's has grown from desperation to a Wauwatosa institution Updated:  7/20

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» Michaelis leads Wauwatosa East past rival West in regional 7/20

» Milwaukee County Chargers earn overtime win over Muskego 7/20

» Activists push DA for disclosure on police killing in Wauwatosa 7/19

» Video: How a Pokémon Go newbie experienced the craze playing in Wauwatosa Updated:  7/19

» Tosa police, firefighters celebrated during First Responders Fest 7/18

» Ray's Wine & Spirits in Tosa celebrates 55 years with public party 7/15

» Wauwatosa's Relay for Life event slated for July 22 7/14

» Wauwatosa Mayor Kathy Ehley receives award for business leadership 7/14

» Video: Mayfair Collection's Bartolotta restaurants billed as 'triple threat' Updated:  7/14

» Bus rapid transit route clears two hurdles 7/13

» A look at the French restaurant Cafe Grace, opening Tuesday in Wauwatosa 7/13

» Wauwatosa West baseball team drops four of last five games 7/12

» Wauwatosa East baseball team falls to Marquette in Greater Metro semifinals 7/12

» Coalition for Justice, Black Lives Matter protest in Milwaukee, Tosa Updated:  7/12

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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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