Business Closings Archives

After 66 years local Milwaukee business closes its doors

April 14, 2022

After more than 62 years under ownership by the same family, another locally owned Milwaukee business closed its doors for the last time on April 1, 2022. The north side of Milwaukee used to be full of ‘neighborhood’ businesses like Schmidt/Kil-Bac Restaurant and Janitorial Supply which for the past 55 years has been located near… [Read More]

Milwaukee responds to COVID-19: Closures and cancellations

March 19, 2020

Coronavirus is causing organizers to cancel or postpone some community events. The following events have been canceled or postponed: • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino: Closing at 5 p.m., March 17. No word on when it will reopen. • Milwaukee Municipal Court: Closed until May 1. • Skylight Theatre’s Evita and Candide: Rescheduled for later dates…. [Read More]

St. Ann Center will be closed Wednesday, March 18, through at least April 5

March 17, 2020

For your safety and the safety of our clients and children, St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care’s Stein and Bucyrus Campuses will be closed Wednesday, March 18, through at least April 6 due to concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). For updates, please check our website at: and Facebook: We greatly apologize for… [Read More]

IndependenceFirst announces Mobility Store closure

December 6, 2018

IndependenceFirst, a Milwaukee- based nonprofit with a vision for full inclusion of people with disabilities, announced on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, that it will close its Mobility Store. The Mobility Store’s two locations will remain open through the end of January 2019. The Mobility Store is a statewide program offering low-cost, refurbished and sanitized mobility… [Read More]

Boston Store sold to liquidators; all stores to close

April 19, 2018

A group of liquidators bought the assets of Bon-Ton Stores Inc., the parent company of Boston Store, in a bankruptcy auction, according to a company statement. Bon-Ton has headquarters in Milwaukee and York, Pennsylvania. Earlier this month, the company filed a notice with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development indicating that 2,255 employees in the… [Read More]