Colectivo Coffee

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Mar 10, 2015 10:05 PM Around MKE 1 Comments

Now in its 20th year of operation, Milwaukee’s Colectivo (formerly Alterra) is still a favorite for its hot and cold beverages and delicious bakery, sandwiches and goodies. Colectivo prepares all its own bakery items from scratch. Early thi... more

Sep 24, 2014 2:02 AM Dining Preview 1 Comments

Downtown is hardly starved for coffee shops, but it’s hard to argue with the convenience of a café that serves both Colectivo and Anodyne roasts. Convenience is a mantra at the new 600 East Café (600 E. Wisconsin Ave.) Catering to the area’... more

Aug 27, 2014 1:37 AM Dining Preview

If Bradley Thurman’s objective in naming his eatery Coffee Makes You Black was to elicit a chuckle from patrons, mission accomplished. It’s a hoot of a name. But jokes, however amusing they may be (how would coffee make anyone black?), don’... more

Nov 20, 2013 1:31 AM Dining Preview

Milwaukee Empty Bowls may have changed its location, but the annual fundraiser’s message and mission remain the same: to heighten awareness for hunger-related issues and raise funds for worthy community organizations committed to fighting t... more

Oct 3, 2013 12:29 AM Dining Preview

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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

Not to be confused with the British Pink Floyd tribute band of the same name, America’s nine-piece Think Floyd USA aims to recreate the experience of a classic Pink Floyd concert, so they make ample use of lasers and light shows. Their show... more

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