Grand Openings Archives

IPAMA celebrates grand opening

August 26, 2021

On Saturday, August 21, 2021, local leaders, religious leaders and members of the public gathered at the new location of the Institute for the Preservation of African American Music and Art (IPAMA); 3200 W. Hampton Ave. IPAMA provides an archival repository that displays the inventions, discoveries and accomplishment of African Americans from 1619 to the… [Read More]

Hip Hop One Stop convenience shop celebrates grand opening

October 1, 2020

On Saturday, September 19, 2020, Hip Hop One Stop celebrated its grand opening at 7516 W. Appleton Avenue. The store, which is the vision of owner Rodney Fisher (photo, center), boasts a wide variety of apparel, snacks, groceries, cleaning products, classic bulk candy and much more. The grand opening included food, fun and much more…. [Read More]

Hip Hop One Stop celebrates grand opening

September 24, 2020

On Saturday, September 19, 2020, Hip Hop One Stop celebrated its grand opening at 7516 W. Appleton Avenue. The store, which is the vision of owner Rodney Fisher (upper photo, center), boasts a wide variety of apparel, snacks, groceries, cleaning products, classic bulk candy and much more. The store is open Tuesdays thru Saturdays, 9… [Read More]

Big Daddys BBQ & Soulfood celebrate grand opening of new restaurant

September 10, 2020

On Saturday, September 5, 2020 local pit master Donald Lee (center) and his staff celebrated the grand opening of Big Daddys BBQ and Soulfood at 2730 N. Humboldt Blvd., which formerly housed Milwaukee Beer Bistro. Lee, who has been perfecting the art of barbecue since he was 18 years old, said he’s excited to open… [Read More]

Sherman Phoenix hosts grand opening celebration

December 6, 2018

On Friday, November 30, 2018, the Sherman Park neighborhood celebrated the grand opening of the Sherman Phoenix, 3536 W. Fond du Lac Ave., a unique marketplace built by the community after the riots of 2016. The project, developed by Juli Kaufmann and Jo Anne Johnson-Sabir, aims to foster change by transforming the eastern gateway to… [Read More]

Town Bank opens new convenient downtown location

October 18, 2018

On Friday, September 26, 2018, Town Bank celebrated the grand opening of a new branch downtown at 401 E. Kilbourn Ave., Ste. 100. This is the fifth branch that Town Bank has opened in the Milwaukee area. Pictured at the opening are (from left) Jamie Nikitas, personal banker; Lorna Miller, universal banking representative; Reinaldo Lopez,… [Read More]

Milwaukee Bucks celebrate grand opening of new arena, The Fiserv Forum

August 31, 2018

The Fiserv Forum, the new home to the Milwaukee Bucks, held their Grand opening on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the corner of Herb Kohl Way in front of the new arena. Taking part in the ribbon cutting ceremony was former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and many of the key people… [Read More]

Riverworks officially opens new City Center

July 12, 2018

On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, the Riverworks Development Corporation (RDC) celebrated the grand opening of their Riverworks City Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new center is situated at 3334 N. Holton St., and contains office space and retail space in one location. Among the businesses already open include a new expanded Family Dollar… [Read More]