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
Aug. 2, 2015 5:18 a.m.
Dustin Zick is the social media manager for Marcus Hotel and Resorts in Milwaukee. "I basically post to Facebook and tweet all day," jokes Zick. He's also a dedicated dog owner and a strong supporter of the Wisconsin Humane Society.
July 31, 2015 11:02 a.m.
There's a story to be told among the bricks and tiles of the building on Wisconsin Avenue which has become home to Milwaukee's favorite pop-up restaurant, Amilinda.
July 31, 2015 9:05 a.m.
Last year, Jeremy Eineichner started a theater group called Boozy Bard, an ever-changing collection of actors who get together monthly to perform a Shakespeare play at Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery, 901 W. Juneau Ave. "We're doing Shakespeare the way it was meant to be done: Drunken and vastly unprepared," says Eineichner.
July 30, 2015 4:26 p.m.
There's no need to massage the statistics: men are hitting spas across the country - and right here in Milwaukee - in bigger numbers than ever before.
July 30, 2015 9:04 a.m.
Now that the state's biggest nest of vipers has put all the noise aside and passed the measure to provide $250 million of public funding for a new Downtown arena, attention turns to the next steps.
July 30, 2015 6:01 a.m.
This morning, the summer cinematic lakefront tradition announced a change to their four-film lineup. Instead of ending the season with a screening of the new insane action blockbuster "Mad Max: Fury Road," Fish Fry & A Flick will now end its 2015 go-around with the beloved dino classic "Jurassic Park."
July 29, 2015 5:06 p.m.
The Milwaukee Art Museum today announced the opening of a special presentation, "Art and the Global AIDS Crisis: Eggs Benedict."
July 29, 2015 11:25 a.m.
Sven's Cafe on Water Street is under new ownership and changes are coming in August.
July 29, 2015 10:56 a.m.
Today, my alma mater - Marquette - helped fuel my fan fire by releasing a new app that is available for free download, thanks to a partnership with Bluechip Athletic Solutions, Inc.
July 28, 2015 4:56 p.m.
After several previous failed attempts Downtown and in Walker's Point, Silk Exotic applied once more yesterday for a Downtown location, this time at 804 N. Milwaukee St.