Grand Openings Archives

Jackie Robinson Museum opens its doors

July 28, 2022

A media-rich space in lower Manhattan celebrates Robinson’s life and promotes dialogue on race relations and other social issues More than 75 years after Jackie Robinson made his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) will open the doors to a museum in his honor Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Located at 75… [Read More]

Your Safe Haven celebrates grand opening

November 25, 2021

On Saturday, November 13, 2021, newly founded non-profit, Your Safe Haven celebrated its grand opening at 8500 W. Capitol Drive. After hosting a series of events for two months, there was a ribbon cutting ceremony, free food, on-site tours and presentations, information packets for youth and families and much more. For more information about Your… [Read More]

Taste of Lindsay Heights Café celebrates with grand opening and ribbon cutting

October 7, 2021

On Saturday, October 2, 2021, The Taste of Lindsay Heights, 1617 W. North Ave., a brand new and innovative carryout café featuring cuisine from local food entrepreneurs opened for business. The cafe is owned and operated by Walnut Way Conservation Corps, a resident-driven nonprofit organization which promotes work, wealth and wellness within the Lindsay Heights… [Read More]

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]