Shorewood will join the frozen yogurt craze in the Milwaukee area when the final retail piece of the new Ravenna development opens.
The final retail piece of the Ravenna development, Yo Mama frozen yogurt, is slated to open Feb. 28 on North Oakland Avenue. Co-owner Becky Berger told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel the Shorewood frozen yogurt shop at 4525 N. Oakland Ave. will offer six self-serve frozen yogurts. With Alterra across the street, Yo Mama won't serve bakery but will stock packaged treats for sale. Additionally, the shop will have an outdoor drinking fountain for dogs, which will fill when a button is pushed and drain shortly after to ensure a fresh drink for the next dog. It will join Indulgence Chocolatiers, Elements East and Performance Running Outfitters in the Ravenna and mark the chain's third shop in the Milwaukee area.
Four new businesses will join Shorewood's Kensington Square as part of a new four-story development sprouting up across from Alterra.
Shorewood’s thriving Kensington Square district will soon welcome four more businesses with the Ravenna development nearing completion. Milwaukee developer WiRED Properties President Blair Williams said he expects the new four-story, apartment and retail development to open in early November. The businesses, which include Yo Mama, a frozen yogurt shop; Indulgence Chocolatiers, a Waukesha-based artisan chocolate wholesaler opening its first store; Elements East, which specializes in art, furniture and other accessories from Asia; and Performance Running, which will move from its temporary space in Shorewood at 4401 N. Oakland Ave. could start moving in as early as mid-October. Elements East will make the move from its Whitefish Bay location…