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Restaurant troubles continue despite consumer demand

WAUKESHA — Restaurants may be open, but the climb to their pre-pandemic state remains steep and long, with the major remaining struggle being staffing. “What’s been happening in the outlook, honestly, is it’s cloudy,” said Wisconsin Restaurant Association President and CEO Kristine Hillmer. Hillmer said while indoor dining has returned...
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Flight for Life to add two helicopters to fleet

WAUKESHA — Flight for Life is planning to add two helicopters to its fleet in December that will also have a new paint scheme. The organization’s existing aircraft will be kept as back-ups, according to Friday’s announcement. “Introducing new aircraft is a critical step in expanding service to our communities,”...
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Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin: Top 16 revealed, voting underway

MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group announced this week the top 16 products moving on in the Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin contest. The 16 Wisconsin-made products will move on to Manufacturing Madness – a head-to-head tournament-style bracket. The Top 16 products were announced via...
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Greater Milwaukee Today

Local shops see seasonal supply chain challenges

DELAFIELD — As the public begins to purchase fall decorations and early Christmas gift shoppers start searching the market, local business owners are facing seasonal supply chain challenges this year. According to the Associated Press (AP), while supply chain problems remain severe, they have eased somewhat over the past few...
Urban Milwaukee

CVS Health Announces Availability of Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Shot to Eligible Populations

WOONSOCKET, R.I., September 24, 2021 — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that, following approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) based on guidance from the organization’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), select CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations are now offering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot to eligible populations beginning today, Friday, September 24.
Biz Times

Packaging solutions giant to acquire Mequon-based Gateway Plastics in nearly half-billion-dollar deal

Connecticut-based metal food packaging provider Silgan Containers will acquire Mequon-based Gateway Plastics Inc. in a $485 million deal. Gateway manufactures and sells dispensing closures and integrated dispensing packaging products to consumer goods companies operating in the food and beverage markets. In addition to food and beverage, the injection molder’s products serve a variety of markets including pet care, chemical and nutraceuticals.

17 Small Businesses Receive Greater Milwaukee Foundation Loans

Investment helping build back jobs, economy in Black and Brown neighborhoods. For the 17 recipients of ThriveOn Small Business Loans from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, access to new capital is offering the opportunity to reopen, hire or sustain or improve business operations in a variety of ways. Approximately 40 jobs are expected to be created or re-established.
MATC Times

2233 N Summit Ave

Professionally Managed by Wellston Apartments - Lake Summit is located on Milwaukee’s trendy Eastside! This two bedroom, bath and a half apartment home includes heat and features king and queen sized bedrooms with great views!. Apartment interiors include a galley kitchen with a range, refrigerator and dishwasher, several windows to...
Urban Milwaukee

Prospect Ave. Building Built By Lumber Baron

Mueller Communications, a longtime public relations and communications firm, announced Monday that it would be moving from this venerable Lower East Side building at 1749 N. Prospect Ave. to new offices in Brewers Hill, as my colleague Jeramey Jannene reported. The firm, established by H. Carl Mueller in 1985, is...

Harsimran Kalsi: Inno Under 25

Harsimran Kalsi describes his startup, Otto Sciences, as "the Amazon and Airbnb of science." Alongside his brother, Otto Sciences co-founder and academic lead Satvir Kalsi, Harsimran is building a marketplace designed to connect researchers with lab services, space and equipment. The brothers came up with the idea in summer 2019, after experiencing firsthand the inefficiencies of medical research and development.
Urban Milwaukee

Schlitz Park Owners Show Off Revamped Office Complex

There’s plenty of activity brewing at Schlitz Park. A partnership of Crestlight Capital and TPG Real Estate purchased the 32-acre campus in 2019 for $110 million and announced a rehabilitation plan in 2020. The partners are now nearly finished with what they consider a “first phase” redevelopment. “One of our...

Local business Compost Crusader wants to take your food waste — and help the planet

FRANKLIN, Wis. — “This is the real business end of things,” said Matt Scannella, pointing to a jumble of discarded items next to a big “Dump Here” arrow. The pile — and its distinct smell — comes from a collection of organic waste picked up from businesses and homes earlier that day: Discarded branches, coffee grounds, “someone’s corn on the cob that they didn’t want anymore,” Scannella said.
Daily Reporter

Aviation firm Jet In to break ground on $11M facility at Mitchell airport

Aviation firm Jet In plans to break ground on an $11 million facility in the Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, the company announced this week. The project would develop the last greenfield site of the airport, at 504 E Citation Way, turning into a project for general aviation complete with heated hangars and a terminal for passengers and flight crew.