Friday, December 21, 2012
Suspect is accused of trying to make off with $500 in merchandise in a shopping bag.
A 26-year-old Milwaukee woman is accused of stealing $500 in merchandise from Boston Store. Melissa S. Fredrichs was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Friday with one count of retail theft. If convicted, she faces up to nine months in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: At 3:17 p.m. Dec. 3, a security officer at Boston Store saw Fredrichs enter the store, take several items then walk into a fitting room with one shopping bag, then emerge later with two bags. Fredrichs then left the store without paying. Fredrichs tried to flee the security officer, but was apprehended. She had $498 in stolen merchandise with her, which is just $2 shy of being charged with felony retail theft. She’s currently in …
Monday, December 3, 2012
American Idol winner Jordin Sparks visited Greendale over the weekend to promote her new fragrance at Southridge Boston Store.
Everyone, be jealous. I got to meet Jordin Sparks. That’s right, I got to sit next to the winner of the sixth season of American Idol. All humor aside, Jordin was one of the sweetest, most energetic people I have ever met. The 22-year-old recording artist, songwriter, and actress was a ball of energy as she sat down with me Friday in Southridge Boston Store, where she was promoting her new fragrance Ambition. I was starstruck. Who wouldn’t be with a beautiful and talented person like JORDIN SPARKS? I managed to keep my composure and act professional. Here's how it went: Me: Tell me about your fragrance. Jordin: This is my third one. Now that I have done the first two — I love the other two — for me it's just being involved in the process. …
Monday, November 19, 2012
American Idol winner and Platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks makes personal appearance at Southridge Mall Boston Store to launch new fragrance.
Hold your breath. Jordin Sparks is coming to Greendale! Okay, you can breath now. Jordin, a Grammy™ nominated platinum recording artist, will be visiting Boston Store Southridge on November 30 to promote her new fragrance, Ambition. Ambition was created in a joint effort between Sparks and top fragrance designers. This special blendopens with notes of white tea, bitter orange and sparkling lemon zest. It has a heart of mint leaf, seamoss, fresh cassis, wild raspberry and precious woods. The base notes are composed of Tahitian vanilla,resinous benzoin, white musk and sandalwood. Jordin said, "I'm thrilled to launch my latest fragrance exclusively with The Bon-Ton family of stores. Ambition is my best fragrance yet, and I'm so excited to …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Suspect goes to Boston Store and Macy's and opens the accounts, police say.
A 49-year-old Chicago man is accused of using another man’s identity to open up two credit card accounts at stores within Southridge Mall. Courtney Jenkins was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Monday with two counts of unauthorized use of personal identification. If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison and $20,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Oct. 24, Jenkins went into Macy’s and opened up a credit card account using the identity of a 48-year-old Mississippi man named John Coleman. He then obtained the card and used it to purchase items from the store. Jenkins then went to Boston Store and again opened up a credit card using Coleman’s identity. He then tried to use the card to buy more items at the …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Suspects try to take the items from Boston Store, police say.
Two Milwaukee women are accused of trying to steal more than $500 in high-end merchandise from Boston Store. Lakisha Marceils Stinson, 24, and Sheika Shontae Stinson, 25, were charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Monday with one count of felony retail theft. If convicted, they each face up to 1 ½ years in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Oct. 15, a Boston Store security officer saw the women enter the store, then begin to shove pieces of Waterford crystal into a shopping bag and leave the store. The two were stopped outside the store shortly after the theft. Inside the bag were four Waterford pieces valued at $75 each and a cream and sugar dispenser valued at $210. Greendale police officers were …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Suspect has $641 in stolen merchandise in a baby stroller when she's caught.
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A 30-year-old Mukwonago woman is facing felony charges after she was caught allegedly stealing clothes from Boston Store with her sister. Sandra L Kettner was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Tuesday with one count of felony retail theft. If convicted, she faces up to 3 ½ years in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On Oct. 3, a security officer at Boston Store saw Kettner and her sister enter the store with a baby stroller, then go into the men’s department and fill up the stroller with clothing items. The two then walked through the store with the items and tried to leave, but were stopped by security officers. Greendale police officers were called to the store and searched Kettner’s purse where …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Jenna Ushkowitz, who plays Tina Cohen-Chang on the FOX Network show, dished on the upcoming "Glee" season Saturday during her first stop in Wisconsin to debut her Wallflower Vintage fashion collection.
I have a confession — I'm a "Gleek!" It's hard to believe that someone as serious as I am can be a closeted Glee fan. I just spent the entire summer catching up on the show on Netflix. Now you can understand how excited I was when I heard Glee star Jenna Ushkowitz, who plays Tina Cohen-Chang on the show, was going to be at the newly renovated Southridge Boston Store unveiling her new fashion collection by Wallflower Vintage. Before Saturday's debut, I sat down with Jenna for a one-on-one interview. Though I was a little starstruck, I managed to keep my composure and act professional. Here's how it went: Me: Tell us about the line. Jenna: Wallflower is really great with a junior feel of the denim line. We collaborated in this line inspired …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Shoppers lined up Wednesday to look at the $8.5 million renovation at Boston Store, including wider aisles, new decorating, more open space, and a completely redesigned women's shoe department.
A long line of customers waited outside of Southridge Boston Store Wednesday to kick off the grand reopening celebrating completion of an $8.5 million renovation. The new store includes wider aisles, brighter decorating, fewer dividing walls, spacious fitting rooms, cushioned chairs for shoppers and new product brands. The woman’s shoe section is one of the biggest transformations in the store. The department went from 7,800 square feet to over 17,000 square feet and showcases many new styles and brands, including Vince Camuto, Coach, Michael Kors, Steve Madden, and Fergalicious. The festivities included live music and the first 1,000 customers received a complimentary gift. Guests were entered to win prizes including a pair of Packers …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The celebration will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, live music, giveaways and a fashion show.
Boston Store will celebrate completion of its renovated store at Southridge Mall with a grand re-opening. The celebration will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:45 a.m. Aug. 22. Guest speakers will include Greendale Village President John Hermes and The Bon-Ton Stores Executive Vice President of Stores Steve Byers, who will kick off the festivities. The celebration will continue through Aug. 28. The store renovation began in October 2011 and has been remodeled and redesigned. The Village of Greendale approved a $3 million TIF district to help Boston Store’s $8.5 million renovation. Boston Store’s exterior will also be renovated to match the mall's newly renovated entrances. Southrige Mall is undergoing a $52 million renovation. “We…
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Jenna Ushkowitz, who plays Tina Cohen-Chang on the show, will be at Southridge Boston Store to unveil her new collection.
Glee star Jenna Ushkowitz, who plays Tina Cohen-Chang on the show, will be at Southridge Boston Store to unveil her new collection by Wallflower Vintage in a runway fashion show. Ushkowitz will host the back‐to‐school fashion show on Aug. 25 starting at noon, which will feature her new Vintage Denim collection. Twelve local teens will be selected to appear in the fashion show. Young ladies between ages 12 and 19 are invited to submit a casting application for the chance to win a spot in the show’s lineup. Casting application are available at bostonstore.com, search Wallflower. Download the application, attach a current photo, and show up at the live casting, hosted by KISS-FM’s Alley Faith on Wednesday, Aug. 22. A portion of the proceeds …