MainStay Suites Milwaukee Airport
1001 W. College Ave.
Oak Creek, WI 53154
Phone: (414) 571-8800
Fax: (414) 571-8820
1001 W. College Ave. , Oak Creek, WI, US, 53154
- Phone: (414) 571-8800
- Fax: (414) 571-8820
Hatmaking and millinery are somewhat lost art forms and you can only find a few shops scattered throughout the country worth their salt. The Brass Rooster is one such find. They create, design, size and fit their own hats as well as sell a wide range from other designers. Some of the other brands in store are Stetson, Biltmore, Bailey and Broner among many others. In addition to hats, they also offer toiletries, shaving supplies, ties, cufflinks and other items for men.
Tip Top Atomic Shop is the go-to place for all things from the 40's, 50's, 60's and beyond. The store has trinkets galore from yesteryear, household products from the 50's 'modern' kitchen, Hawaiian shirts and hula girls perfect for your dashboard. Some of the furniture and other rare items can be a little expensive, however this is craftsmanship and quality that is hard to find nowadays. It is definitely another one of Milwaukee's many great mom-and-pop shops.
Science buff or not, American Science & Surplus is a must visit. Among their bizarre inventory are robots, batteries, lasers, hardware, electronics, industrial fixtures, educational items and rare findings. Innovative minds have used their supplies to make homemade telescopes, do-it-yourself costumes, as well as science models and experiments. Browse through their aisles and make that quirky to addition to your collection.
The Lost World of Wonders seems to have cornered the comic market in Milwaukee with its hefty selection of items housed in 5000 square feet of space. From traditional series and Manga to and specialty comics, visitors are always delighted with the choices the shop has to offer. Besides comics, they also sell other items like T-shirts, rare toys, kitschy Milwaukee comic related products and the prices are especially reasonable for a specialty shop. The staff is also pretty relaxed despite the oft maligned comic book dealer stereotype; these guys are always willing to help.
Photo printing shop that creates personalized and unique wedding invitations, photo books, birthday invitations, and party invitations from your photos.
Clinton Street Antiques in the hip Walker's Point neighborhood has all kinds of kitschy items for your home or to give as a gift. The store sells items that range from turn-of-the-century nostalgia to 80's gadgets and everything in between, all at the right price. Items include posters, kitchen utensils, old fashioned lunch boxes and other assorted products for the home and garden. If you are there during the summer, they have an immaculate Koi pond and garden out through the back door that you shouldn't forget!
Furniture, fine bedding, lighting, and home decor'. The Home Market is located in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward neighborhood. Specializing in custom slipcovered furniture, unique home furnishings, apothecary, bedding and lighting, The Home Market mixes vintage and modern furnishings to create simple and elegant style. Owner and designer Kate Barrette is a ten year veteran of the home furnishings industry. She is the former Director of National Retail Sales for Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic.
Here at Vino 100, visitors can come in and find the perfect Zinfandel or that specific Montepulciano d'Abruzzo for dinner. This wine shop/bar is located in the Historic Third Ward and focuses on the business model of "100 wines for under 25 dollars". If you choose not to buy the entire bottle, you can sidle up to the bar and have one of the many varietals on the shelves. It is a perfect place to start the evening with a glass or two before exploring the Third Ward.
Hand dyed and printed textiles, fabulous linens, silks and cashmere. Open Thursday thru Saturday 12-4 and by appointment, since 1890. Check out the site for retail locations in your area where you can purchase Grotta products.
A retailer of streetwear including shoes, snowboard gear, and accessories from The Hundreds, Obey, Nike, Vans, Nixon, and many more.
Located inside the Milwaukee Public Market, Breadsmith is a popular bakery that prides itself in its use of old-fashioned baking techniques and class recipes. Breadsmith considers itself more than just a bakery, it is an experience. Savory favorites include the cheddar jalapeno sourdough, the beer bread and the Mediterranean herb. Sweet favorites include cinnamon swirl, chocolate cherry bread and honey raisin pecan.
Located in the Historic Third Ward, the Milwaukee Public Market is open seven days a week and features what seems like an innumerable amount of vendors. Visitors can find everything here, from cheese, baked goods, candies and produce to flowers, meats, wine, ethnic foods, organic products and specialty items. The Milwaukee Public Market should be a stop on everyone's list. It's the perfect place to take a coffee break or to pick up a few items for dinner. The market hosts various festivals focused on food, music and spirits, in addition to the cooking classes offered on-site.