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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Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.
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Grohmann Museum at MSOE - 1000 N. Broadway
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Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.
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InterContinental Hotel - 139 E. Kilbourn Ave.
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Cathedral Square Park - 520 E. Wells St.
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Articles about Downtown
June 29, 2016 2:40 p.m.
The city has agreed to cut a check for $968,331.75 after losing its lawsuit at trial and again in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals after the initial verdict. The amount covers both the damage award and attorney fees.
June 29, 2016 2:02 p.m.
Milwaukee adventurers rejoice! Milwaukee Kayak Company, 318 S. Water St., is excited to announce the opening of a "pop-up" rental site at Schlitz Park in July to continue to share the sport of paddling with Milwaukee-area residents and visitors alike.
June 28, 2016 9:01 p.m.
You owe it to yourself to spend a day enjoying Milwaukee's current Downtown transformation from the wonderful waterways that have always been here, seeing the city from the inside out at a leisurely pace that's also a good workout (and could involve beers).
June 27, 2016 2:32 p.m.
Redd's Apple Ale - an apple-flavored beer brewed by Miller-Coors - will be offering up complimentary Redd's Apple Ale and tacos (rumored to be the perfect pairing) this year near the Summerfest grounds and the Italian Community Center.
June 27, 2016 1:03 p.m.
"The Skin of Our Teeth" is about as unusual as it gets, and the production at Off The Wall has just about everything that I don't like in a theatrical production. The curious thing is that I loved all of it and found myself riveted at the end.
June 27, 2016 11:01 a.m.
It's going to be a delicious tour of Summerfest this year for food and dining writer Lori Fredrich, who plans on enjoying everything from rich and savory soul to slow-sipping hip-hop violin, feminist folk and candy sweet college-radio pop.
June 24, 2016 4:56 p.m.
Behold the Clifton Tap, one of the city's earliest-known "gay bars" and the resident tavern of the ancient Clifton House Hotel. The Clifton Tap, 336 W. Juneau Ave., shared a block with what would later become the Sydney Hih Building. Let's learn more about it.
June 24, 2016 10:02 a.m.
"Thank You, Next," with music by Tim Rebers and lyrics by Alicia Berneche, opens as Milwaukee Opera Theatre and artistic director Jill Anna Ponasik continue to redefine what opera means, staging provocative and very relatable productions.
June 23, 2016 6:01 p.m.
Check out the latest podcast from Bill Simmons featuring Jimmy Butler - and, germane to us here, including several Marquette and Milwaukee mentions. In fact, Butler says several times "I love Milwaukee," citing his days and degree at Marquette.
June 23, 2016 11:06 a.m.
Brunch, a restaurant specializing in everyone's favorite morning meal, is slated to open on Saturday, June 25 in the former home of Agave Southwestern Grill Downtown. And, in our opinion, there's really no reason why you shouldn't be excited. Here's the dish.