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Third Ward

The Historic Third Ward, an Italian and produce district in years past, now has become the city’s fashion district. It also boasts the highest concentration of art galleries in the City, numerous restaurants, unique specialty stores, architects, advertising agencies, graphic designers, artists, the Milwaukee Public Market, the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as well as condominiums, office buildings, and industrial space.

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Summerfest picks: Liz Lincoln Steiner

June 25, 2016 12:46 p.m.

This is Liz Lincoln Steiner's first Summerfest with OnMilwaukee, but it's far from her first time at the Big Gig. What acts are absolutely must-see? She has a few ideas, ranging from old classics to new hitmakers.


Summerfest picks: Matt Mueller

June 24, 2016 6:56 p.m.

As OnMilwaukee's resident insufferable millennial, it is my job to look at the Summerfest lineup every year, scoff at all the bands and then resume snarkily Snapchatting a GIF-storm. However, there's still a lot worthy of your earholes this year.


Summerfest picks: Molly Snyder

June 24, 2016 9:02 a.m.

It's senior writer Molly Snyder's umpteenth Summerfest, and here's what she hopes to check out during the 11-day music festival, including Willie Nelson, Black Violin, Garbage, Whiskeybelles, Common, Def Lepperd and more. See you there!


100 things to do at Summerfest

June 23, 2016 9:06 a.m.

The big list for the Big Gig is back and better than ever. In the spirit of our trademark articles, here's the exclusive OnMilwaukee 100 things to do at Summerfest list.


Rustico closes after nine years, making way for dual-themed sports bar

June 22, 2016 2:52 p.m.

If a highlight of your summer is enjoying pizza, pasta or weekend brunch on the Rustico patio in the Third Ward, now is the time to get your final fix. The restaurant will close, giving way to a new sports bar concept by the owner of Refuge Smoothie Cafe.


The Advocate chronicles Milwaukee PrideFest's strong 2016

June 20, 2016 1:36 p.m.

The horrific and hateful shooting in Orlando threatened to cast a dark, tragic cloud over Milwaukee's PrideFest weekend. Instead, the community and the city came together in a defiant celebration of pride, resilience and life. The Advocate noticed.


Complete 2016 Summerfest schedule and guide

June 17, 2016 9:02 a.m.

Summerfest celebrates its 49th anniversary this summer and 46th along the 75-acre lakefront grounds. The 11-day festival has once again assembled a diverse lineup across its 11 stages to celebrate the summer.


Summerfest adds new food and beverage offerings

June 16, 2016 4:06 p.m.

In less than two weeks, we'll all start bingeing on 10 days of live music madness at Summerfest - and, as a result, probably get most of our daily meals down there, too. Here are some of the new offerings the Big Gig will be serving up this year.


Moo & Brew pairs cheese and beer for a cause

June 9, 2016 12:17 p.m.

In celebration of National Dairy Month, the Milwaukee Public Market will be rolling out the beer barrels and the cheese wheels for a beer and tasting event that you won't want to miss.