Category: News

Business Spotlight – The Flag Center

We recently spoke with Kristin Boyle, Vice President and co-owner of The Flag Center Originally founded as The Flag Center in 1973, Kristin’s father, Tom Pluster, acquired the business 20 years later in 1993.  Through his work as a real estate agent in the region, Tom had discovered that The...

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St. Francis Brewery

We sat down with Gateway to Milwaukee business association member, Tom Dillon, at St. Francis Brewery, for a conversation about the business of beer.  Tom works “behind the scenes” for St. Francis Brewery and often handles many of the restaurant’s off-site food and beverage events. When was St. Francis Brewery...

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Omanhene Cocoa Bean Company

This month we feature The Omanhene Cocoa Bean Company.   We visited with Steven Wallace to find out about his business, which is located right here in the Gateway Region. Steve Wallace founded Omanhene in February of 1991 at the age of 29. The name of the company –  Omanhene (pronounced...

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The Farmhouse Paint & Sip Welcomes You

Have you seen the farmhouse on South 6th Street? If you’ve happened to find yourself driving on South 6th Street  near W. Layton Avenue over the course of the past year, you’re bound to have noticed what looks like an old farm property – complete with white wooden fence, a...

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Aerotropolis Milwaukee Reaches Milestone – Development Plan Completed

Earlier this year, the Aerotropolis Milwaukee and its partners reached an important milestone with the completion of the Aerotropolis Development Plan – a large scale planning report outlining opportunities related to industry, transportation, and connectivity to the economic driver that is MItchell International Airport. The group partnered with the Southeastern...

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Resources for Local Business Owners

There are a wide variety of tools and resources available to business owners in the City of Milwaukee; from workshops to grants to online applications, the opportunities for assistance are endless. Here is a snapshot of a few successful and some newly released programs in the Milwaukee area, that many of our BID...

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Event Recap: Inaugural Taste of the Gateway

The Gateway to Milwaukee hosted it’s Inaugural Taste of the Gateway event at the Garden District Farmers’ Market on Wednesday, July 20. More than 1,000 residents, public officials, and business owners came from all over the South Side to experience the Taste of the Gateway, which featured savory samples and...

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Taste of the Gateway: Wednesday July 20

The airport area is home to some of the city’s most unique and storied restaurants, each bringing their own culture and traditions to the melting pot that is: The Gateway to Milwaukee. On Wednesday, July 20, The Gateway to Milwaukee’s Airport Gateway Business Association, is bringing together some of the...

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