Unless you were on a social media hiatus last week, it would have been nearly impossible to miss the news that Alterra Coffee has changed their name to Colectivo more

Aug 7, 2013 1:09 AM Dining Preview

Colectivo Coffee revealed the sign for its Prospect Cafe this morning, and like everything involving the company formerly known as Alterra, it was a high-profile media event. The photo above comes from Instagram user anders390; Colectivo's officia.. more

Aug 6, 2013 2:30 PM Around MKE

Like all tight-knit communities, it doesn't take much to whip Milwaukee into a frenzy, but lately the city has seemed even more frenzy-prone than usual, following news of Alterra's name change, Pizza Man's reopening and, most prominently, Ryan Bra.. more

Aug 1, 2013 5:00 PM On Music

The Milwaukee coffee scene was aflutter in 2010 when local AlterraCoffee Roasters struckup a deal with Mars Drinks, selling the brand for worldwide production intheir Flavia line. The arrangement, while publicized to an extent, stayedrelativel.. more

Jul 30, 2013 1:45 PM Around MKE

Alterra adds to its growing café empire with a new location in Bay View (2301 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.). The building, which is also the new home of Alterra's baking operations, sits at a prime location where Kinnickinnic, Howell and Lincoln a... more

Sep 5, 2012 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Nothing beats lounging in the sun, breathing in the fresh air and enjoying decadent table scraps provided by a loved one... more

Jul 25, 2012 12:00 AM A&E Feature 3 Comments

Milwaukee's masters of early music, Ensemble Musical Offering, have found a link between the Baroque era and our city's popular Alterra Coffee Roasters in the form of J.S. Bach's “Coffee Cantata.” The Prospect Alterra (2211 N. P more

Apr 10, 2012 12:00 AM Classical Music

The Milwaukee Common Council signed off on a plan to allow Alterra Coffee Roasters to pursue tax-free industrial revenue bonds for a smattering of new projects around the countytwo projects in the city, and two in the suburbs. The most con.. more

Apr 13, 2010 7:01 PM Daily Dose

Playwright Steven Dietz must have known that his 2007 comic drama about 9/11 conspiracies, Yankee Tavern, would stir controversy, but his main intention appears to have been to tell a good, solid thriller about real people caught up in an e... more

Jan 12, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Every Monday night at the Jazz Estate, singer-songwriter Marc Ballini, mandolinist Ryan Ogburn and guitarist Craig Baumann present an informal, free evening of music at the Jazz Estate. The residency has changed markedly since its inception... more

Jan 11, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Capitalizing on the success of the hit 2006 film adaptation, in November the 1981 Henry Krieger/Tom Eyen musical Dreamgirls, the story of a very Supremes-like 1960s girl group, launched its first national tour in almost 25 years. The film v... more

Jan 9, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Even by the lofty standards of heavy metal, the Greek band Rotting Christ stands out as particularly blasphemous. Their inflammatory moniker has sparked the ire of plenty of Catholic and Christian groups, a,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 15, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

In Washington, the Obamaadministration is going to have a license to kill eight years ofgovernment showering gifts upon the wealthy and create real change withtax breaks for ordinary, working American,Taking Liberties more

Jan 14, 2009 12:00 AM Taking Liberties

Jack Black got a little bit too into his Tenacious D act last night at the U.S. Cellular Arena, and while exposing his belly in service of comedy, the distracted actor took a nasty spill off the side of the stage. It wasn't one of those comical, C.. more

Nov 3, 2008 5:00 AM On Music

Theemployees at A Taste of Art are hired right from the neighborhood.Jones sees his busi A Taste of Art is located at 4701 W. Lisbon Ave. Free Wi-Fi is available. For more informa ,Eat/Drink more

Sep 10, 2008 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Here’s another sign that this summer is coming to a close faster than you think: Alterra Coffee Roasters and the Florentine Opera Company are wrapping up their popular “Florentine on the Lake&rd,Today in Milwaukee more

Aug 21, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Alterra atthe Lake 1701 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive 223-4551 Talley’s Folly ,Best Of The City - Dining more

Apr 24, 2008 12:00 AM Best of Milwaukee 2008 1 Comments

I just want to point out that both Alterra and Stone Creek are local companies with solid Abominations ,Letters more

Nov 22, 2007 12:00 AM News Features