Sunday, February 24, 2013
Muskego business owner's love of healthier alternatives turns into unique cafe, officially welcomed on Friday by business community
Amy Hoeppner said she's always been a little crazy about juicing, and her passion for the hobby turned into a business right next to Piggly Wiggly in Muskego as Juice Garden Cafe. Although the restaurant has been open several months already, the official ribbon cutting wasn't until Friday. Dozens of fellow business owners turned out to sample the various flavors of juice, many of them becoming fans of blends labeled "carrot cake," "appleberry" and others that taste good without your taste buds realizing they're enjoying spinach, kale or other greens. Hoeppner told the group the response so far to the juice bar and sandwich menu has been "overwhelming," and was grateful for the support. For more information, visit Juice Garden's website, …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Yes, you can eat and drink healthier without feeling like you are, and Muskego's new cafe would love to prove it to you.
Initially targeted to open in August, Juice Garden Cafe, which is located right next to Piggly Wiggly at the corner of Janesville Road and Racine Avenue, has only heightened customers' interest upon its 'quiet opening' on Oct. 31. Specializing in juices, smoothies, soups and salads, the focus of the menu is fresh ingredients. Made-to-order drinks and sandwiches are available, often using ingredients that are grown on site. Wheat grass, an ingredient in many of the juices and smoothies, is featured in part as a decoration as well as recipe item growing in flats near the entrance of the restaurant. Owner Amy Hoeppner said they had initially gotten the greens from Growing Power in Milwaukee, which is an urban gardening co-op, but will …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Juiced Cafe is hoped to open in August, and when it does, you can enjoy your beverages outside; expansions planned at Frey Auto, 4Front also given the OK from Plan Commission
Muskego businesses are apparently feeling optimistic and continue to grow if the requests coming to the Plan Commission are any indication. The following requests for improvements and expansions were approved Monday night:
Sunday, July 8, 2012
In an agenda that's longer than has been in some time, the Muskego Plan Commission will hear from several businesses looking to improve and expand on plans; is this a mini-recovery?
Generally, Muskego Plan Commission meetings have been short affairs of late, as little development has required their attention. However, Monday's meeting features a full slate of proposals, several of which point to optimistic business owners looking to improve and expand their businesses. Highlights from the meeting, which will take place at 6 p.m. at City Hall in the Muskego Room (lower level) are as follows: