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a.MKE: Northridge Mall update, Disney buys Lucasfilm, Shaker's Ghost tour and Red Kettle Benefit 10.31.12

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As reported by the Milwaukee Business Journal, Penzy's Spices hopes to buy the former Northridge Mall site. Penzy's would like to use the building for distribution, warehouse and retail space. Penzy's has opened several retail locations across the U.S. in the last few years and continues to grow.

This Friday, the Salvation Army of Milwaukee County presents the Annual Red Kettle Benefit Concert featuring Frank Sinatra, Jr and Honorary Chair, Leroy Butler, Green Bay Packer Hall of Famerer. Information can be found here.

It was announced yesterday, Disney purchased Lucasfilm Ltd for $4.05 billion and they plan on releasing a new "Star Wars" trilogy. The seventh movie is set for release in 2015, and will follow the story of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Princess Leia beyond "Return of the Jedi". The other two movies will be released every 2-3 years. 

Shakers Historic Ghost tours touch on both the history of Walker's point and the city, while giving a glimpse into the odd ghost activity that takes place in the building. Tour starts at 7pm at Shaker's Cigar Bar.