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UW Provision Retail Store is Expanding

UW Provision Retail Store is Expanding

University of Wisconsin Provision is expanding it's retail store and it's hours.  The small retail store that is located at 2315 Pleasant View Road is getting a new storefront that will soon face Pleasant View Road.

UW Provision currently sells a wide variety of restaurant quality fresh and frozen meats.  The new retail store which will have over three times the space will also be expanding is selection of products.  Management of UW Provision said that it will carry more "heat and eat" meal options, more side dishes and a more extensive selection of wine. 

Beginning on June 4, the store expanded it's hours.  The new store hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.  The store is closed on Sundays.

The store will remain open until the new store build out is complete.  The construction is expected to be completed in 4-6 weeks. 

Healthy Living Expo Set For Middleton

Healthy Living Expo Set For Middleton

The Marriott West in Middleton will be hosting the 2011 Healthy Living Expo on June 25.

This free family-friendly event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and its purpose is to raise money for Gilda's Club of Madison.

Gilda's Club serves the community through its support of families that have been touched by cancer.

The Healthy Living Expo will be comprised of some of Madison’s finest health and fitness businesses.

During this event, visitors may peruse informational booths, and enjoy presentations from health and fitness "experts" every half hour. There will be demonstrations of dancing, yoga, martial arts and much more. Children's activities will include balloon making and face painting.  There will also be a silent auction with many items from local businesses.

Free Donuts For Ugly Ties At Middleton Store

Free Donuts For Ugly Ties At Middleton Store

The Krispy Kreme Donut store in Middleton is offering a dozen free glazed donuts when you bring in an ugly tie. All you have to do is snag one of dad's ugly ties and bring it to Krispy Kreme before Father's Day.

The Krispy Kreme store is already adorned with dozens of ugly ties. Your dad's ugly tie could join the others that are haging from the ceiling at the Middleton Krispy Kreme.

The Middlton Krispy Kreme has been open since late March and features it's famous hot glazed donuts and a variety of specialty donuts.

Krispy Kreme is located at 2109 Deming Way in Middleton.

Downtown Middleton Businesses To Host Beach Party

Downtown Middleton Businesses To Host Beach Party

Downtown Middleton businesses are hosting the first annual Beach Party and Service Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The event includes an art fair, horse and wagon rides, a bounce house, live music and sidewalk sales.

The day is sponsored by the Downtown Middleton Business Association.

Middleton Farmer's Market Continues Tuesday Afternoon

Middleton Farmer's Market Continues Tuesday Afternoon

The Downtown Middleton Farmers Market started Tuesday, May 3 and will continue to be held every Tuesday through the month of October, rain or shine and will be open from 3 to 6:30 p.m.

The market is off of Terrace Avenue in the city’s parking lot, behind the Hubbard Avenue Diner.

The market will have many of the same vendors from last year along with several new ones The Downtown neighborhood felt that they had their own market last year, and  the DMFM is excited to build on that success.

DMFM features locally produced fruits, vegetables, baked goods, hanging baskets, popcorn, meat, cheese and several other items.

City Says Compost Bin/Rain Barrel Sale A Success

 

The city of Middleton said the compost bin/rain barrel sale held on Saturday at the Middleton Public Works Garage was a success.

The sale ran from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and organizers said that by 7 a.m., residents were already lined up to purchase items.

There were 200 compost bins, 60 rain barrels, 50 kitchen compost buckets and 50 compost turners available for sale, according to Abby Attoun, associate planner.

Attoun said people were allowed to line up at the cash table at 8:30 a.m. and soon after the sale began at 9 a.m., all of the rain barrels were sold.

The kitchen compost buckets and compost turners sold out by 9:45 a.m. At the end of the day, everything was sold with the exception of 70 compost bins, organizers said.

Attoun said if the event is held again next year, they will plan to have more rain barrels and accessories available.

Attoun also thanked the volunteers who helped with the event.

 

Farmers' Markets Open For The Spring, Summer Season

Farmers' Markets Open For The Spring, Summer Season

Local growers are set to share their seasonal produce in Middleton.

The farmers' market at Greenway Station opens Thursday and will be held each week through Oct. 13.

Residents can shop -- rain or shine -- from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The market is located at the corner of Greenway Blvd. and Deming Way, in the Greenway Station Shopping Center.

A Tuesday market is held in the city of Middleton's downtown parking lot on Terrace Ave.

Vendors will be on site from 3-6:30 p.m. through Oct. 25.