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 ...
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - 929 N. Water St.
The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this centur...
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.
When a baker and his wife learn they've been cursed with chi...
Wisconsin Center - 400 W. Wisconsin Ave.
May 27 - June 2, 2015: Camp, Prelude, Fundamentals in Techn...
Articles about Downtown
May 29, 2015 11:06 a.m.
With thousands of shows in his rear view mirror, an iconic song ("Bad to the Bone") to his credit and album sales topping 15 million worldwide, what does George Thorogood need to prove? "Absolutely nothing," Thorogood says. "I just try and keep my feet on the ground ... as opposed to going in the ground!" During our chat, Thorogood and I also talked about his musical influences, opening for the Rolling Stones and more.
May 28, 2015 3:03 p.m.
The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) and Kohl's Department Stores announced their partnership with Kohl's Thank You Thursday, offering free general admission to the museum on the first Thursday of every month, starting Thursday, June 4.
May 28, 2015 6:17 a.m.
Joe Franke, a senior at Shorewood High School, offers his thoughts on the future of the Milwaukee Bucks and the current discussions around a new arena complex.
May 27, 2015 3:11 p.m.
Agave Southwest Bar & Grill is open in the former España Tapas House. We've got details on the menu, happy hour and more.
May 27, 2015 11:04 a.m.
There are some places in town that most everyone has seen from the outside, but that few have actually entered. St. John de Nepomuc rectory, 325 W. Court St., in the Haymarket Square neighborhood is one of those places.
May 27, 2015 10:54 a.m.
For the reasons discussed here, I'm convinced that Milwaukee's simmering Haymarket Square area, just north of Downtown, is the city's next hot neighborhood. Here are some more reasons why...
May 26, 2015 1:51 p.m.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has resurrected the Green Sheet after an absence of 30 years. It's a desperate cry that the paper has given up trying to lure younger people to read it.
May 21, 2015 10:28 a.m.
"The Book of Mormon" won nine Tony Awards and the hilarious musical has landed in Milwaukee. It's like a punch in the gut that makes you laugh and laugh watching this show poke fun at just about everything that creeps into the script.
May 19, 2015 12:17 p.m.
One of the best slides from yesterday's Public Policy Forum luncheon showed a Flirk map of Downtown Milwaukee. It contrasted, by color, where locals took and shared photos vs. photos from visitors. And, the contrast was striking.
May 19, 2015 8:06 a.m.
A new report by Hunden Strategic Partners in Chicago was presented yesterday at a Public Policy Forum luncheon at the Intercontinental Milwaukee. It calls for more connectivity and density, and makes some obvious but not apparent to all observations.