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Life in the United States


About the Milwaukee Community

Milwaukee is a thriving and growing city with plenty of things to do and places to see. Visit Milwaukee and Milwaukee.com are excellent resources for staying on top of the happenings in this beautiful city.  Looking for a place to eat while you are out? OnMilwaukee.com's dining section allows you to pick the type of cuisine and the area you are located - enjoy!

An easy way to get to the great places in Milwaukee is to use the Milwaukee Country Transit System, which has bus stops in convenient locations around the city.  The website includes information about routes and fees.

Outdoor Activities

The snow and cold weather shouldn't stop you from enjoying the magnificent outdoor activities that Milwaukee has to offer.  Be mindful of the weather, as summers can get very hot and winters famously cold.  However, if you are prepared, you'll have a great time at any of the places listed!

Professional Sports

Wisconsin is known for their world champion football team, the Green Bay Packers, and talented Milwaukee Brewers.  Listed below are these and other great teams you can enjoy.

Museums

Great for couples, families, and groups of friends, Milwaukee has an enriching variety of museums.

Other Places to See

The places listed below give you just a taste of what Milwaukee has to offer in the area of the arts, entertainment, and sports.

Farmers' Markets

A farmer's market is an outdoor market place where local producers sell their homemade or home-grown goods to the public.  Wisconsin has a great selection - just take your pick from the list below!  For a complete list of Farmers’ Markets located in the counties of Dodge, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha visit Farm Fresh Atlas.

Fondy Farmers’ Market

2200 West Fond du Lac Avenue
(1 block north of North Ave)
(414) 562-2282

2012 Schedule

  • May 5-June 23: Sat 7am-3pm
  • June 23-Nov 3: Sat 7am-3pm, Sun 8am-2pm, Tues 8am-2pm, Thurs 8am-2pm
  • Nov 3-17: Sat 7am-3pm


West Allis Farmers’ Market

1559 South 65th Street
(Corner of 65th & National Ave)
(414) 302-8000

2012 Schedule

  • May – November: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12pm – 6pm and Saturdays 1pm – 6pm


     

Tosa Farmers’ Market

7720 Harwood Ave, Wauwatosa
(Located in the Hart’s Mill parking spot across from the Little Red Store)
(414) 875-0883

2012 Schedule

  • June 2-Oct 13: Saturdays 8am – 12pm

East Town Market

Cathedral Square Park
(Corner of Kilbourn Avenue & Jefferson Street)
(414) 271-1416

2012 Schedule

  • June 2 – Oct 6: Saturdays 9am – 1pm

Hales Corners Harvest on the Homestead

9724 West Forest Home Avenue
(414) 708-0584

2012 Schedule

  • June 16, 30: 8am – 12pm
  • July 14, 28: 8am – 12pm
  • August 11: 8am – 12pm
  • September 1, 15, 29: 8am – 12pm
  • October 13, 27: 8am – 12pm
     

Greendale Open Market

Municipal Parking lot, just west of Broad Street
(414) 423-2790

2012 Schedule

  • June 23: 8am – 12pm
  • July 7, 21: 8am – 12pm
  • August 4, 18, 25: 8am – 12pm
  • September 8, 22: 8am – 12pm
  • October 6, 20: 8am – 12pm

Westown Farmers’ Market

Zeidler Union Square
(Michigan Street between 3rd and 4th Streets)

414-276-6696

2012 Schedule

  • June 6 – October 31: Wednesdays 10am – 3pm

Westown Indoor/Winter Market

Shops of Grand Avenue
275 W. Wisconsin Ave
(414) 276-6696

2012 Schedule

  • November 7-December 19: Wednesdays 10am-3pm

Grocery Stores

Because of Milwaukee's diverse culture and enjoyment of food from around the world, there are plenty of grocery stores in the area to give you a taste of Wisconsin and back home.

Layton Fruit Market

1838 E. Layton Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53235
(414) 481-3008

Gerry O' Brien's European Meat Market and Fran's Italian Deli

6732 W. Fairview Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 258-7310

Dentice Bros. Italian Sausage

1600 N. Jackson
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 276-1314

Mercado El Rey (Mexican)

1023 S. Ceaser E. Chavez Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 643-1640

El Rey Food Market (Mexican)

1320 W. Burnham
Milwaukee, WI 53204
(414) 383-7786

Groppi's Food Market (Italian and Polish Sausages)

1441 E. Russell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 747-9012

Glorioso Bros. Co. (Italian)

1018 E. Brady Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 272-1311

Hong Fat Co. (East Asian, emphasis on Chinese)

2455 W. State Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 344-5556

Venturi's Market and Catering

7212 W. North Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 479-9840

Bunzel's Meat Market

8415 W. Burleigh Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53222
(414) 873-7960

Indian Groceries and Spices

10633 W. North Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 771-3535

Parthenon Foods (Greek)

9131 W. Cleveland Avenue
West Allis, WI 53227
(414) 321-5522

House of Home Made Sausage

N112 W14934 Mequon Road
Germantown, WI 53022
(262) 251-99554

Namaste Plaza

17800 W. Bluemound Rd.
Brookfield, WI 53045
(262) 797-6551
 

Pumuckel's Wurst House (German)

1439 S. 70th Street
West Allis, WI 53214
(414) 774-2411

Cam Ranh Bay Oriental Supermarket

7312 W. Appleton Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53216
(414) 353-2400
 

Chu Hai Oriental Market

7510 W. Appelton Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53216
(414) 536-7626

Taj Grocery

5597 N. Lovers Lane Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53225
(414) 462-3946

 
Day Care Centers and Schools 

While you are busy working, you'll want to be sure that your family, especially your children, are properly taken care of.  Be sure that any of the places listed below are good fit for your child by calling and asking questions.  Please note that the public schools are within the Wauwatosa school district; if you leave in a different, such as West Allis, the public schools will be different.

Day Care Centers

Children's World Learning Center

1109 N. Mayfair Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 258-2829

Wauwatosa Day Care & Learning Centers, Inc.

Various locations throughout Wauwatosa, call:
(414) 479-3050
 

Curiosity Corner Nursery School

2366 N. 80th Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 774-5005
 

Ebenezer Child Care Center

10701 W. Research Drive
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 443-4918

Grandma's House Day Care Center

6119 W. Vliet St.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 475-7605

Grandma's House Day Care Center

11401 Watertown Plank Rd.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 475-9381

High Schools (9-12 grade)

Public:

East High School

7500 Milwaukee Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 773-2000

West High School

11400 W. Center St.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 773-3000

Private:

Pius XI High School

135 N. 76th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 290-7000

 

 
Middle Schools (6-8 grade)

Public:

Longfellow Middle School

7600 W. North Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 773-2400

Whitman Middle School

11100 W. Center St.
Wauwatosa, WI 53222
(414) 773-2600

Grade Schools (K-8 grade)
 

Public (K-5):

Wilson Elementary School    

1060 Glenview Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 773-1900

Jefferson Elementary School

6927 Maple Terrace
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 773-1200

Roosevelt Elementary School

2535 N. 73rd St.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 773-1600

 
Washington Elementary

2166 N. 68th St.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 773-1800
 

Lincoln Elementary School

1741 Wauwatosa Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 773-1300

Madison Elementary School

9925 W. Glendale Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53225
(414) 773-1400

 
Underwood Elementary

11132 W. Glendale Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 773-1700
 

McKinley Elementary School

2435 N. 89th St.
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 773-1500

Eisenhower Elementary

11600 W. Center St.
Wauwatosa, WI 53222
(414) 773-1100
 

Private School (1-8)

Christ King

2646 N. Swan Boulevard
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 258-4160

St. Bernard

1500 N. Wauwatosa Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 258-9977

St. John the Evangelist

7809 Harwood Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 258-7831

 
St. Joseph

2750 N. 122nd St.
Wauwatosa, WI
(414) 771-5577

St. Jude the Apostle

8042 St. Jude Court
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 771-1520

St. Pius X

2520 Wauwatosa Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 778-0880

 
Mount Olive Lutheran School

5327 W. Washington Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 774-2200

St. Sebastian

1747 N 54th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 453-5830

 

St. Vincent Pallotti

7632 W Stevenson Street
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 258-4165

 

 

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