A swarm of beekeeping supporters brought buzz to last week's Brookfield common council meeting.(4)
Looking for a bite to eat or a place to socialize? Get the lowdown on the local social and dining scene with our Taste of the Town food column, which covers Brookfield, Elm Grove, and Wauwatosa.
The memories came flooding back as my grandson, Caleb Stiles, graduated from Safety Town this week. While many proud parents and grandparents celebrated their 5-year-olds completing this excellent program, the week was especially meaningful to me because of the memories it brought back of bringing my own daughter (and Caleb's mom) to Safety Town nearly three decades ago. The City of Brookfield Safety Town Program, open to all incoming kindergarten students, has been a tremendous asset to our community for 31 years. Even more impressive, it continues to be a labor of love for Officer Denise Carroll, pictured both with my daughter, Pam Stiles, in 1987, and my grandson, Caleb Stiles, in 2016! As described on their website,
The 2016 Waukesha County Fair saw rain, scorching temps and tropical humidity throughout its five-day run. Check out our stories, photos and video from the fair, including coverage of the new pig, duck and goat races, the 50th annual Fairest of the Fair contest, as well as a ranking of the top food items.
We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.