Thursday, April 11, 2013
A 30-year-old Franklin woman was caught trying to shoplift at Kohl's Department Store at Southridge, and now faces felony drug charges.
An attempted shoplifting excursion at Southridge Mall has turned into bigger trouble for a 30-year-old Franklin woman. Jennifer Copsey was charged with felony possession heroin in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on April 5. According to court documents, on July 17, Copsey was being held at Kohl’s Department Store in the mal after being suspected of shoplifting. A Greendale police officer arrested Copsey for retail theft and a search of Copsey revealed a bag of heroin inside a pouch in her purse, which also contained drug paraphernalia. Copsey told police the pouch was not hers and that she was only holding it for her friend. It is not stated in the complaint why there was a delay of nearly nine months between the arrest and charges being …
Friday, March 22, 2013
With $200 in his pocket, a man who went to Southridge Mall to buy a limited-edition shoe says two people met in line attacked him in the parking lot and tried to get his money.
A man and his 14-year-old nephew attacked a man outside Southridge Mall to get the $200 in cash they knew he had, police say. Marqul L. Brisco-Lloyd, 22, of Milwaukee, is charged with attempted robbery with use of force and misdemeanor battery. He faces more than seven years imprisonment, which could include time in prison and on community supervision. A man told police he was at Southridge Mall March 16 to purchase a limited edition athletic shoe that had just been released and was on sale. He told officers he arrived early, and with $200 cash. He waited in line, but the store ran out before he could buy the shoes. He left, the complaint states, and went out of the mall. When he was outside, talking on his phone, the man told police he …
The House of Harley-Davidson will likely be allowed to offer motorcycle safety lessons in the Southridge Mall parking lot starting next month.
The Southridge Mall parking lot will likely once again be home to motorcycle training starting this April through October. On Tuesday, Village Board trustees agreed to send a proposal by House of Harley-Davidson, 6221 W. Layton Ave., Greenfield, to hold motorcycle safety training classes in northeast corner of the mall parking lot to the Village planning commission. House of Harley has used the lot the last two years. “I went to it last year and watched and they do a nice job of keeping it under controlled,” Village trustee Ronald Barbian said. The classes, if approved, will be Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will feature no more than 12 students and two instructors. Students will use Buell Blast, single-cylinder …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Police say Cory Jason, 21, walked into Southridge Mall concealing the gun used in an accidental shooting in the mall parking lot Feb. 21. He's been charged with carrying a concealed weapon.
A 21-year-old Milwaukee man has been charged in connection with a Feb. 21 incident in which a man accidentally shot himself in the leg in the Southridge Mall parking lot. Police say that after Cory Jason's uncle shot himself in his truck, he gave Jason the gun. Jason concealed the gun and walked into the men's bathroom near the food court, where he unjammed the weapon and put it into a waistband in the small of his back. Before he could back to his uncle's vehicle, however, he was stopped by a Greendale police officer. He was arrested and charged last week with carrying a concealed weapon. If convicted, he could be fined as much as $10,000 and imprisoned up to nine months. According to the complaint, Jason's uncle said he met his nephew to…
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The special event will reduce sensory triggers and create a more comforting environment for children.
Southridge Mall will hold a Caring Bunny™ special event dedicated to families that have children with special needs. Caring Bunny is for families that have children with special needs. It provides a subdued environment for those who wish to visit this year’s Bunny Photo Experience. The event will take place on Sun., March 24, from 9-10:30 a.m.. Caring Bunny has been developed by Simon Property Group, Inc., owners of the mall, and is guided by AbilityPath.org, a national online resource hub and special needs community. Southridge is one of 70 Simon malls hosting this event. Many steps are taken to reduce sensory triggers, creating a more comforting environment for the children’s magical visit with the Bunny. This environment is likely to…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Officials mall tell a local business that it needs to move to let a chain store move in temporarily.
Board Game Barrister, located in the Southridge Mall, has been asked to move so that a temporary Victoria's Secret store can take its place, according to a story by FOX6 News. An official with the game store say it is doing well in its location and he doesn't want to relocate. “Compared to the first February at Southridge to the first February here, we’re doing better at Southridge,” Executive Manager Gordon Lugauer told the station. Officials with the mall said they offered the owner another location and they are trying to enhance the mall's shopping appeal, but Lugauer told FOX6 reporter that the other locations wouldn't be as good for the business. The mall recently announced that it would add an additional Victoria Secret PINK …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The mall also announced that New York & CO. and the existing Victoria Secret will renovate their stores.
Shoe lovers in will be happy to hear that Aldo Shoes and Shoe Dept. Encore, as well as Victoria Secret's PINK are all opening in Southrige Mall. Following the completion of the mall’s $52 million remodel, momentum continues to build as Southridge welcomes these new tenants and continues to renovate existing stores. Specializing in the creation of high-quality fashion men’s and ladies footwear, leather goods and accessories, Aldo Shoes, will open its doors in spring on the upper level near Macy’s. Milwaukee’s first Shoe Dept. Encore will carry shoes for the whole family featuring popular brands such as Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, Keds and more. The store will be located on the lower level near Macy’s and will open in summer 2013. PINK…
Monday, February 11, 2013
The women's retailer will be giving away a free tote with a purchase of $75 or more.
LOFT fans will be happy to hear that the women's clothing store will be opening in the upper level of Southridge Mall this Friday, Feb. 15. The fashionable women’s retailer is bringing women in the Greendale area a collection of clothing and accessories. Opening weekend guests will receive a special tote as a gift with a purchase (while supplies last) of $75 or more. Other new stores to expect this year in Southridge include Buca Di Beppo, Journey Kidz and Old Navy. This store opening comes at the completion of a $52 million mall renovation that has already brought stores like Macy's, H&M, Justice, Crazy 8 and many others.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
How did the tiny village of Greendale keep economically viable amidst the back drop of a horrible economy? Village president John Hermes talks about how they repositioned the Village in a story by the Business Journal.
When the economy tanked, Greendale grew their retail area along 76th Street and Southridge Mall. But how did this happen? Village president John Hermes talked about Greendale's redevelopment effort in a story published in the Business Journal on Tuesday. When Southridge Mall's owner, Mills Corp, declared bankruptcy they decided to take a pro-active approach to working with the new owners from the Simon Property Group. They wrote letters, came up with financial incentives and reinvisioned what the property could become, Hermes told the Business Journal. According to the story: Our challenge is always that we’re a built-out community with the exception of the availability of some limited parcels around the Southridge Mall and South 76th …
Friday, January 11, 2013
A Cudahy man is accused of taking blender off the shelf at Kohl's then walking to a cash register and returning it.
A 28-year-old Cudahy man is accused of going into a store at Southridge Mall, taking an item off the shelf and taking it to a cash register to get a refund. Brandon Michael Holtz was charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Friday with one count of theft. If convicted, he faces up to nine months in prison and $10,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: Greendale Police officers were called to Kohl’s Department Store Wednesday after a security guard saw Holtz enter the store, take a Ninja blender off a shelf and then take it to a register in another department to get a refund. Holtz got $144 for the item and then left the store. Holtz is currently being held in Milwaukee County Jail while awaiting trial.