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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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On The Job: Photography by Jim Seder

Sept. 9, 2016 9:00 a.m. - Dec. 11, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Grohmann Museum at MSOE - 1000 N. Broadway

Following decades of work in local industry, Jim Seder resol...

Articles about Downtown


A Downtown beacon will shine brighter starting Dec. 7

Dec. 6, 2016 3:27 p.m.

On Wednesday, Richard H. Driehaus and M & J Wilkow, Ltd., owners of the Milwaukee Gas Light Building, 626 E. Wisconsin Ave., will flip the switch on a newly completed lighting upgrade that will cause the building's iconic weather flame to burn more brightly.


Pabst Theater Group, Alverno resurrect Uncovered concert events

Dec. 5, 2016 5:00 a.m.

This morning, the Pabst Theater Group and Alverno College announced the return of Uncovered, the music series born as a part of the now-retired Alverno Presents program, with two shows coming next year, dedicated to A Tribe Called Quest and Stevie Wonder.


Betty Brinn Museum's popular "Big League Fun" exhibit extended

Dec. 2, 2016 7:01 p.m.

The new Big League Fun exhibit at the Betty Brinn Children's Museum debuted on Nov. 18 and has been so popular among families that it's already been extended to next March. Milwaukee is the exhibit's first stop on a traveling, four-year national tour.


"Black Nativity" creates a joyful holiday noise at the Marcus Center

Dec. 2, 2016 1:03 p.m.

The church doors are open and all are welcome, but be prepared to hold onto your hat, tap your foot, bob your head and even find yourself singing along with the choir. It's the second year of "Black Nativity," being mounted by Black Arts MKE and the Marcus Center.


Killer smile: Giannis Antetokounmpo has become a very bad man

Dec. 1, 2016 5:01 p.m.

To better comprehend the coldblooded, unflinching, King-slaying, alpha-dog version of Giannis Antetokounmpo that we watched in Tuesday night's Bucks win over the Cavaliers, we first need a history lesson. Or perhaps, rather, a reminder that this was always only a matter of time.