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.
Articles about Downtown
July 31, 2014 8:12 p.m.
Former Milwaukee Bucks forward Greg Foster has joined the team's coaching staff under head coach Jason Kidd. Foster spent last season as an assistant with the Philadelphia 76ers.
July 31, 2014 7:57 p.m.
The 600 East Cafe and the 600 East Business Center will celebrate the grand opening of the two new Downtown businesses with a ribbon cutting followed by refreshments on Monday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m.
July 31, 2014 1:05 p.m.
From draft night through his first tour through Summerfest and NBA coaching change and trip to the summer league, Jabari Parker's first summer as a Milwaukee Buck has been a whirlwind.
July 31, 2014 11:18 a.m.
Many civic leaders, via the various media in town, have offered opinions. There are several good choices, and I'm certain due diligence will be done before a final selection is made. First, though, I want to know where Ald. Bob Bauman thinks a new entertainment arena should go.
July 30, 2014 11:47 p.m.
Journal Communications will become Journal Media Group and operate print operations for 14 markets with the headquarters in Milwaukee. WTMJ-TV Ch. 4, WTMJ-AM 620 and WLWK-FM 94.5 will merge into E.W. Scripps Company based in Cincinnati.
July 29, 2014 10:02 a.m.
The Milwaukee Art Museum's most famous "staffer" is back in Gallery 1, but only until October, when the museum sends him to his broom closet while the galleries are renovated.
July 28, 2014 1:29 p.m.
In honor of Downtown Employee Appreciation Week -- and the start of State Fair -- I offer up this little quiz. Be the first to post a talkback with correct answers to the questions accompanying all five images and you'll win a pair of State Fair tickets.
July 28, 2014 9:26 a.m.
The haunting music and beauty of "The Phantom of the Opera" - now playing at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - can still summon shivers, even right in the middle of the dog days of summer.
July 28, 2014 6:09 a.m.
Partcularly on a sunny afternoon, it's pretty incredible how many people stop for a selfie or to snap a shot of their pal with America's favorite shark jumper.
July 25, 2014 10:43 a.m.
The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., debuts its Peck Flicks series tonight at 7:30 p.m. with the original 1979 "The Muppet Movie."