Friday, May 3, 2013
The special ribbon-cutting event happened a little more than two weeks after Dr. Dawg welcomed its first customer to its new Greenfield restaurant.
A little more than two weeks after serving its first customer at its new Greenfield restaurant, Dr. Dawg celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 3. City of Greenfield Mayor Michael Neitzke, Village of Greendale President John Hermes, the restaurant's ownership team, members of the Greenfield Chamber of Commerce and others participated in the opening and were treated to a free lunch. Dr. Dawg replaced Hooters near the corner of 76th Street and Layton Avenue in mid April. Get great local stories like this on Facebook. Click to join us!
Sunday, April 21, 2013
If you love food and exploring new places to eat, Patch has the latest restaurant news from throughout the Milwaukee suburbs.
Get caught up on the food scene in the Milwaukee suburbs with Patch's new feature. Here's the latest foodie news. LongHorn Steakhouse is expected to open its third Wisconsin location this month at the old Leath Furniture location near Southridge Mall in Greendale. The restaurant will be next to the future Panda Express and will seat more than 200 people. LongHorn Steakhouse is a 30-year-old chain of restaurants that serve steaks, chicken and fish in an "atmosphere reminiscent of a Western rancher's home." More from Greendale Patch. Whitefish Bay's business district will get a little sweeter come Aug. 1, when Florida-based Grace & Shelly's Cupcakes will open in the former Think Toys storefront at 308 E. Silver Spring Drive. In addition to …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The restaurant has been under construction for nearly six months but is finally open in the former Hooters building.
Updated: noon, April 17 Mayor Michael Neitzke and Paul and Mary Moll were the first customers at Dr. Dawg, 7700 W. Layton Ave., which opened at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, in the former Hooters building. "I couldn't wait for a foot-long chili dog," Neitzke said. Added Paul Moll, "Fabulous food, we drove all the way from Milwaukee. They have great dogs and burgers. We had to be here!" Original story posted April 16: On April 8, just after midnight, a witness called police to report a vehicle had sat through an entire cycle of lights without moving at 76th Street and West Layton Avenue. When confronted, the driver told a Greenfield police officer he was deep in thought wondering if Dr. Dawg was open, and missed the green light for traffic …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Signage was erected Thursday morning, and the interior has been completely gutted and remodeled.
After completely gutting and remodeling the former Hooters restaurant, Dr. Dawg owner David Ross says the doors to his Chicago-style hot dog joint will open soon. Ross said there is not a firm date for the opening but anticipates it being in early April. On Thursday, workers erected "Dr. Dawg" signage on the front and side of the building. The restaurant is located at 7700 W. Layton Avenue, near the busy intersection of Layton and 76th Street.
Monday, March 11, 2013
The restaurant that will replace Hooters on Layton Avenue is expected to open this spring.
The much-anticipated Dr. Dawg, a Chicago-style hot dog and Italian beef restaurant that will replace Hooters on Layton Avenue, is expected to open within weeks. Last week, the doctor posted some photos of the construction progress made inside the new restaurant on its Facebook page. Browse the gallery on Facebook and let us know what you think of the renovations. And what food item are you looking forward to the most once Dr. Dawg opens?
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Owner David Ross hoped to be open by Feb. 1; now he's aiming for the beginning of March.
The wait will be a little bit longer than hoped for those anxious to sink their teeth into a tasty Italian beef sandwich or Chicago-style hot dog while not having to leave the 76th Street shopping corridor. Dr. Dawg owner David Ross told Greenfield Patch he’s aiming to open his specialty restaurant at the beginning of March. Ross initially hoped his second Dr. Dawg location would open in the building formerly occupied by Hooters, 7700 W. Layton Ave., by Feb. 1. “It’s typical, behind schedule and over budget,” Ross said Wednesday. “But we’re very pleased that we’re in full swing. All the inspections have been done. All the drywall has been hung. We’ve got on a good roll, but it’s going to take the entire month of February to get everything …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Several openings, and one specific closing, caught the attention of Greenfield Patch readers in 2012.
From the prospect of new development to grand openings to the closing of a city landmark, Greenfield had plenty of business news in 2012. Here are some of the top stories from the last 12 months that impacted the community in more ways than one: Fans of racing, hot wings and the Hooter girls were saddened to learn their beloved sports bar and restaurant would be a thing of the past. In early summer, rumors began circulating that Hooters was closing, and on July 22, after 15 years of occupying space on the busiest shopping corridor in the city, the restaurant closed its doors for good. Not long after, the owner of Dr. Dawg swooped in and the Chicago-style hot dog restaurant is slated to open around Feb. 1, 2013. Perhaps no grand opening was…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The new hot dog restaurant will open in the former Hooters restaurant in early 2013, owner David Ross said.
Most dogs like being outside. Even Dr. Dawg. Davis Ross, owner of the Chicago-style hot dog and Italian beef restaurant set to open soon in the former Hooters building, 7700 W. Layton Ave., received approval to build a fenced-in, uncovered patio on the south side of the building. Ross, who told Greenfield Patch he hopes to open the new restaurant by Feb. 1, got the OK from the City of Greenfield’s Common Council on Tuesday to build the patio between the sidewalk on 76th Street and the front of the building. He did, however, have to scale back the original scope of the patio, which was initially 1,440-square-feet and could have held nine four-person tables as well as a few benches. The new patio is expected to accommodate as many as six …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
David Ross, owner of Dr. Dawg, changed the color scheme on the exterior of the former Hooters restaurant.
The owner of Dr. Dawg wasted no time removing the last remaining distinguishable marker from the former Hooters restaurant site. Just days after receiving Common Council approval to make some changes to the Hooters, 7700 W. Layton Ave., David Ross paved the restaurant's parking lot and painted over the recognizable "Hooters orange" exterior with red this week. The Chicago-style hot dog and Italian beef restaurant could open around the end of the year, five months after Hooters closed.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Dr. Dawg, a Chicago-style hot dog restaurant, will replace Hooters, which was a Greenfield mainstay for 15 years at one of the busiest shopping corridors in the Milwaukee area.
Not a fan of chicken wings? Maybe Chicago-style hot dogs are more your style. With the scantily clad waitresses of Hooters, 7700 W. Layton Ave., now a thing of the past, Dr. Dawg has pounced on the vacant restaurant like a puppy on a new toy. David Ross, owner of Dr. Dawg, is making plans to open his second restaurant, likely around Jan. 1, 2013, in the vacant Hooters restaurant. Dr. Dawg is a family-style, fast-casual restaurant concept with a theme based on the Chicago-style hot dog and Italian ‘beef-stand’ genre. The menu, however, isn’t limited to just dogs, dogs and more dogs. Standard comfort food is joined by healthier items that can appeal to health-conscious consumers, such as gluten-free, trans fat-free and many all-natural items…