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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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5 reasons why you need to attend Brewfest 2016

July 27, 2016 3:06 p.m.

Brewfest is back in Milwaukee for its seventh year, taking place this Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m on Milwaukee's lakefront. But if you still need that extra push to get there, then check out a few reasons why you definitely need to be in attendance.


Electric love fills the air at BØRNS' Pabst Theater show

July 27, 2016 1:16 p.m.

One year ago, the name BØRNS might have slipped by unnoticed on Milwaukee's concert calendar. Not so much any more, as proven Tuesday night at Garrett Borns' musical brainchild's sold-out Pabst Theater concert - its first headlining gig in Milwaukee.


Tales of the road: Convention fun and games

July 26, 2016 1:03 p.m.

Being an Uber driver in Milwaukee is a one-of-a-kind experience that lets Dave Begel meet some of the most interesting people, residents as well as visitors to the city. Find out where Begel took guests in the latest installment of Tales of the Road.


Milwaukee Brewfest: July 30

July 25, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The seventh annual Milwaukee Brewfest will be held at the Old Coast Guard pavilion in McKinley Park from 3 to 7 p.m., Saturday, July 30. This event along the gorgeous Milwaukee lakefront boasts hundreds of varieties of craft beers and micro brews.


One chef's journey from Mexico to Milwaukee

July 25, 2016 11:01 a.m.

Chef Gil Amador's journey began in 2006. At 21, he made the tough decision to leave Mazatlan, Mexico, with the hope of making a better life for himself and his family. After an uphill battle he's a U.S. citizen and sous chef at the Hyatt Regency hotel.


Welcome, Northwestern Mutual

July 24, 2016 11:29 a.m.

Agents and their families flock to Milwaukee every year this week, and each year I love the buzz that's created by adding 11,000 visitors to Downtown Milwaukee. As a community, we need to champion the corporations that choose Milwaukee as their home, so thanks NM!


Tips, tricks and a beginner's guide to Pokémon Go

July 24, 2016 9:56 a.m.

Trying to catch 'em all in Pokémon Go, the new reality-based mobile game making the globe travel around to catch little critters? Here's a small overview of what Pokémon Go is - and some small tips and tricks to help you be the best like no one ever was.


Beat the heat at the Milwaukee Public Museum for just $10

July 22, 2016 10:16 a.m.

We already gave you 10 ideas to find relief from the heat wave that's overtaken the Milwaukee area. Now the Milwaukee Public Museum adds another way to keep cool and have fun during the scorching weekend ahead.


Bostyx fuses two classic rock bands into Festa Italiana

July 21, 2016 3:06 p.m.

Boston and Styx may not be the first things that come to mind when you think of Italian culture and heritage. But what Bostyx lacks in Italian cred, they hope to make up for in rocking classic tunes at their Festa Italiana set this weekend.