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.
Travel back to Yesteryear. Again. New Sights! Fresh Sounds! ...
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.
For the inaugural exhibition in the Constance and Dudley God...
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - 929 N. Water St.
â€śI am Lilly! I am Queen! I like everything!â€ť That is, until ...
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway
At first glance, Pirates may seem out of place in this seaso...
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.
How do engineers and scientists create new materials and new...
Articles about Downtown
May 25, 2016 11:56 a.m.
The Milwaukee Public Museum's Streets of Old Milwaukee changes its theme twice a year, with the next change coming on July 1 as the Streets will offer a new, public health perspective in the beloved exhibit.
May 24, 2016 1:02 p.m.
Last year, we took you inside the Milwaukee Theater (formerly the Auditorium) and the Arena to get a look behind the scenes at these local landmarks. This time, we dig into the archives to find treasures from events held in those venues.
May 24, 2016 11:29 a.m.
On Tuesday, the Milwaukee Common Council gave final approval to the designs for the new Bucks arena, as well as its parking structure and the team's training facility - the last remaining municipal step before real construction could begin on the project.
May 24, 2016 10:29 a.m.
The 2016 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions has announced five athletes headlining the Tour that stops at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Friday, Oct.14, including Gabby Douglas and Nastia Liukin.
May 23, 2016 1:35 p.m.
Pabst's return to the former brewery site - via a micro-brewery and tasting room in the former First German Methodist Church/Forst Keller restaurant - was projected to open by summer. But a fall 2016 opening is now more likely.
May 23, 2016 12:26 p.m.
On Monday, the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) announced that award-winning Broadway, television and film star Taye Diggs would chair the 27th AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K Run on Oct. 1 in Milwaukee.
May 23, 2016 11:41 a.m.
Downtown Milwaukee will soon have a new brunch and breakfast spot. "brunch" will open later this month in the former Agave Southwest Bar & Grill space.
May 23, 2016 7:01 a.m.
Kick off spring with the 29th annual Maggiano's Family Kite Festival, featuring a day dedicated to creative kites and jaw-dropping kite-flying performances.
May 21, 2016 7:04 a.m.
This week, the annual conference for Main Street America brings to Milwaukee a coast-to-coast network of city planners, community revitalization professionals, volunteers and elected officials working to sustain the future of America's historic downtowns.
May 20, 2016 5:01 p.m.
Since we predicted Keon Broxton would be the Opening Day starting centerfielder (we were right) and projected big things for him (we were wrong) we felt compelled to compile a more reasonable set of expectations for him now that he's been called back up.