The beating heart of southeastern Wisconsin, Downtown Milwaukee has reclaimed its place as the entertainment and dining hub of Milwaukee. More than just a place to work and play, Downtown has again become a place to live, too, with more than 15,000 residents.
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Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St.
MPM’s new immersive digital show -- created right here at ou...
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St. Third Floor
Hue Knew? An Exploration of Color is the culmination of the ...
Betty Brinn Children's Museum - 929 E. Wisconsin Ave.
The bugs return to the Betty Brinn Children's Museum’s south...
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.
We know that your kids are smart, talented, creative, curiou...
Jewish Museum Milwaukee - 1360 N. Prospect Ave.
The history of America’s favorite pastime is filled with leg...
Articles about Downtown
July 30, 2015 4:26 p.m.
There's no need to massage the statistics: men are hitting spas across the country - and right here in Milwaukee - in bigger numbers than ever before.
July 30, 2015 9:04 a.m.
Now that the state's biggest nest of vipers has put all the noise aside and passed the measure to provide $250 million of public funding for a new Downtown arena, attention turns to the next steps.
July 30, 2015 6:01 a.m.
This morning, the summer cinematic lakefront tradition announced a change to their four-film lineup. Instead of ending the season with a screening of the new insane action blockbuster "Mad Max: Fury Road," Fish Fry & A Flick will now end its 2015 go-around with the beloved dino classic "Jurassic Park."
July 29, 2015 5:06 p.m.
The Milwaukee Art Museum today announced the opening of a special presentation, "Art and the Global AIDS Crisis: Eggs Benedict."
July 29, 2015 11:25 a.m.
Sven's Cafe on Water Street is under new ownership and changes are coming in August.
July 29, 2015 10:56 a.m.
Today, my alma mater - Marquette - helped fuel my fan fire by releasing a new app that is available for free download, thanks to a partnership with Bluechip Athletic Solutions, Inc.
July 28, 2015 4:56 p.m.
After several previous failed attempts Downtown and in Walker's Point, Silk Exotic applied once more yesterday for a Downtown location, this time at 804 N. Milwaukee St.
July 28, 2015 12:50 p.m.
Some details of the plan for the new development in the trio of National Ace Hardware buildings on 4th and McKinley have emerged, right as plans for a new arena and entertainment district across the street have taken steps forward.
July 27, 2015 10:07 a.m.
Today I'm writing to ask the members of the state legislature to please vote yes tomorrow for the new Wisconsin arena and entertainment district in Downtown Milwaukee. It's important and vital to our state's long term viability. You should call or email your state representative, too.
July 25, 2015 7:05 p.m.
Here's a review - and a video - of today's giant waterslide that stretched across four blocks in Downtown Milwaukee.