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La Crosse is slated to get its first meals corridor in June. In the meantime, new homeowners are reworking an eatery within the city of Medary into an occasion venue.

Mike Margulis and Zach Switzer plan to open LAX Meals Corridor on June 1 at 508 Jay St., within the Change Constructing in downtown La Crosse. The meals corridor, which may have areas for 10 small eating places and a communal eating space, can be on the primary ground and mezzanine degree.

Margulis and Switzer mentioned the meals corridor can be a culinary vacation spot as a group of distinctive, domestically owned and domestically developed eating places. Thus far, they’ve signed up two eateries — Fibonacci’s Pasta and Mama Sol’s Consolation Kitchen. (Mama Sol’s will serve soul meals.) Margulis and Switzer additionally plan to function their very own full-service bar on the primary ground as a part of the meals corridor.

Margulis and Switzer are negotiating with extra potential eating places whereas they rework the area for the meals corridor. “We would like every one to be distinctive,” Margulis mentioned.

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“At lunch, it’ll be a whole lot of workplace individuals,” Margulis mentioned of the meals corridor’s probably prospects. “And at time for dinner, it’ll be extra faculty college students and households.”

Many meals halls have opened throughout america, together with areas in close by cities corresponding to Rochester, Minn.; Madison; and Decorah, Iowa, Margulis famous.

“The constructing we’re in is artwork deco, which I like as an architect,” Margulis mentioned of the situation he and Switzer selected.

For extra data, name 608-790-7666 or go to or the meals corridor’s Fb web page.

Kim Nimtz and Melanie Tarnow bought the previous Creekside Grill and Pub at W5450 Keil Coulee Street within the city of Medary on Feb. 1, and are reworking it into an occasion venue for his or her Magnolia Sundown Occasion Venues enterprise. Its first occasion is booked for March 13.

Their new venue can host most any occasion, corresponding to Christmas events, birthday events, commencement events, bridal shores, child showers and funeral luncheons, they mentioned final week. That they had been searching for a house for his or her enterprise and mentioned they determined to purchase the previous Creekside location as a result of it’s lovely inside and outside and meets quite a lot of wants for the forms of occasions that they’ll be internet hosting.

“We’ve a mixed greater than 40 years of expertise within the hospitality business and can use that have to create unforgettable weddings and occasions,” Nimtz mentioned.

“Kim and I’ve recognized one another happening 15 years now, having labored collectively within the service business prior and at the moment are selecting up the place we left off,” Tarnow mentioned. “We’re trying ahead to an incredible journey certain to be set by a whole lot of success.”

For extra data, go to Magnolia’s Fb and Instagram pages, e mail [email protected] or name Nimtz at 608-518-1029 for all bookings and associated questions or Tarnow at 608-769-0304 for each day operations. Magnolia quickly may have a web site.

Hansen Public sale Group, whose important workplace is in Downing, Wis., says it has acquired Independence, Wis.-based Northern Funding Co. Firm President Bryce Hansen advised me final week that the acquisition occurred in late January.

With the merger, Northern Funding Co. will provide all the identical providers because it has previously. Hansen’s firm mentioned in a press launch that it’s going to carry a way more sturdy advertising group to offer a supreme service for advertising all forms of actual property in addition to private property.

It mentioned the traditional actual property will nonetheless be operated below the Northern Funding Co. title with the identical workers, with a a lot bigger market to promote properties. And it mentioned Northern Funding Co. will now provide online-only auctions, reside auctions, and reside and on-line auctions on the Hansen Public sale Group’s platform.

With the acquisition, Hansen Public sale Group has 5 workplaces in Wisconsin and Minnesota specializing in actual property and public sale wants. For extra data, go to or the corporate’s Fb web page.