Key Milwaukee

November 2013

An A-Z visitors guide to Milwaukee Wisconsin. Sponsored by Key Magazine Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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KEY SHOPPING CONTINUED FROM PAGE 43 Leap of Faith, Cedarburg Cedar Creek Winery, Cedarburg CEDARBURG Famous for its historic limestone buildings, Cedarburg provides a small town getaway, only 20 minutes north of Milwaukee. At the corner of Washington and Spring is the General Store Museum, which includes the CEDARBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITOR CENTER. For more information, call 262-377-5856 or (800-CDR-BURG) or visit We love the natural light and "art gallery vibe" of the BANGLES & BAGS location at W63 N6672 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. Like all B & B locations, the arrangement by colors makes matching an accessory to that special outfit a breeze. Find FRILL at W63 N680 Washington Ave., specializing in a collection of eclectic handmade personal accessories, home decor and gifts by U.S.- based artisans In the Washington Avenue Shoppes at W62 N590 Washington Ave., visit ELVIA'S ARTE GALLERY BOUTIQUE. Owner Elvia Pena-Savage displays artworks that will inspire and intrigue. The large abstract paintings are created in watercolors, acrylics an doils. For those who would like to tap their own creative spark, painting parties are offered. While the PINK LLAMA GALLERY has a Washington Avenue address at W62 N580, you actually enter the gallery through the building's back porch, located across the street from the pagoda jewelry store. Cedar Creek Settlement Be sure to visit this renovated 1864 woolen mill and adjacent buildings at the corner of Washington and Bridge Sts. in Cedarburg. CEDAR CREEK WINERY provides visitors with tours and tastings are available and gift boxes make a perfect "Made in 44 Wisconsin" gift. Take the short flight of stairs to go from the winery to the main part of the settlement to reach CEDAR CREEK POTTERY. The vast array of handmade pottery and fine craft will amaze you. "An elegant blend of art and function" rules here. On the second floor, LEAP OF FAITH has been inspiring visitors for years. As the owner retires and the shop closes at the end of the year, "gentle discounts" will be offered on some items beginning in November. At LA DIVA, find casual yet trendy t-shirts to hand-beaded blouses for party wear. Accessories include designer handbags, silk scarves, hair ornaments and hand-crafted jewelry, and more. Directly across Washington Avenue from the Cedar Creek Settlement is OLIVE 'N VINNIE'S MARKET. Discover 60 gleaming stainless steel tanks filled with the freshest and finest extra virgin olive oils along with an array of flavored Balsamic vinegars from around the world and much more. PORT WASHINGTON About 30 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Port Washington enjoys a setting on Lake Michigan, with a marina that is the departure point for many charter fishing boats. Stop in at the Port Washington Tourism Council office,126 E. Grand Ave. for info and suggestions. Look for the orange tile roof of Port's 1929 fire station to find BLUE HERON ARTISAN'S GALLERY. Located at 102 E. Pier St., the gallery features more than 25 artists. For information on exhibits, see KEY Galleries. THE CHOCOLATE CHISEL, located at 125 W. Grand Ave., is a perfect spot to visit for ice cream, handmade chocolates or a concoction from the espresso bar. GRAFTON North of Cedarburg, Grafton boasts a revitalized downtown that highlights its Paramount Records blues legacy. There's a one-of-a-kind Walk of Fame tribute to blues artists who recorded at the Grafton studio in the late 1920s, unique fountain and stage area, distinctive restaurants and shops.

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