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Downtown

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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Ancient Skies

March 23, 2015 - Nov. 1, 2015
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St.

MPM’s new immersive digital show -- created right here at ou...

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UWM Museum Studies Student Exhibition

May 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. - March 31, 2016
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St. Third Floor

Hue Knew? An Exploration of Color is the culmination of the ...

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Bugs on the Balcony

May 29, 2015 - Oct. 31, 2015
Betty Brinn Children's Museum - 929 E. Wisconsin Ave.

The bugs return to the Betty Brinn Children's Museum’s south...

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Discovery World Summer Camp

June 15, 2015 9:30 a.m. - Aug. 28, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.

We know that your kids are smart, talented, creative, curiou...

Articles about Downtown


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Amilinda: A love story

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.

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Boozy Bard brings drunk dramas to Best Place

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.

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Point Fish Fry & A Flick flips in "Jurassic Park" to replace "Fury Road"

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."

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Marquette basketball launches new app

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.