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 5, 2015 7:30 p.m.
The Milwaukee Bucks are expected to name Head Coach Jason Kidd the head of basketball operations next week. Kidd tried to get both jobs when he was in Brooklyn and his failure to do so was cited as a factor in him agreeing to come to Milwaukee.John Hammond has been general manager of the Bucks since 2008.
July 5, 2015 9:01 a.m.
As the owner of a bicycle messenger business called Milwaukee Courier Company and because he doesn't own a car, Steve Feih rides a bicycle most days of the year.
July 2, 2015 5:28 p.m.
A major NBA free-agent chose Milwaukee over New York and Los Angeles. Let that sink in, Wisconsin sports fans.
June 30, 2015 4:06 p.m.
On a recent afternoon in May, Amy Grau and Keith Stachowiak were invited to have lunch with the firefighters at Engine Co. 2, on 7th and Wells. It was an opportunity that could not be turned down.
June 26, 2015 1:16 p.m.
The Milwaukee Bucks, who didn't have much shooting in their arsenal last season, went for exactly that in both the NBA draft and a draft-night trade. Rashad Vaughn, a shooter from UNLV, and Greivis Vasquez, a veteran shooter from the Toronto Raptors, will join the Milwaukee Bucks.
June 24, 2015 7:24 p.m.
The Milwaukee Community Sailing Center formed as a not-for-profit organization in 1977. Over the years, the MCSC has provided more than 100,000 people the opportunity to learn to sail.
June 23, 2015 10:57 a.m.
"Every act is different," Babisch said. "But no act gets booked in a vacuum. You always have to balance one act against what's going on the rest of the festival."
June 19, 2015 8:02 a.m.
Love the Big Bang fireworks display? Secure the best seats in the house, along with an entire tent of delicious food by buying your tickets to Big Taste.
June 18, 2015 3:25 p.m.
The long-awaited restaurant from Chef Gregory Leon and partner Orry Leon, will be coming soon!
June 18, 2015 11:09 a.m.
Even though Summerfest gets passed over by lots of national media - at some point, let's put the onus on getting the word out better, OK? - there's no doubt that this gigantic musical festival is Milwaukee's crowning annual achievement. Here are the annual picks from OnMilwaukee.com Publisher Andy Tarnoff.