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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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John Singleton Copley in Focus

Feb. 26, 2016 - May 31, 2016
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

For the inaugural exhibition in the Constance and Dudley God...


American Vision

Feb. 26, 2016 10:00 a.m. - May 8, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Imagine Niagara Falls, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Yose...

Articles about Downtown


Delightful "Die Fiedermaus" closes out Florentine's 82nd season

May 6, 2016 5:03 p.m.

For an incredible 82 years, the Florentine has been bringing world class opera to Milwaukee. The company will close its current season with the funny and delicious "Die Fledermaus," a treat for those who love humor, romance and, of course, great singing.


What does a $100 margarita taste like?

May 5, 2016 6:03 p.m.

I've certainly had my share of Cinco de Mayo margaritas, but today I had my very first $100 margarita at Plum Lounge, 780 N. Jefferson St.


Downtown Milwaukee needs which type of restaurant next?

May 4, 2016 7:43 p.m.

As we look at the growth in greater Downtown, I think a place like City Winery could do well. It's unique, large and creates an experience that's missing in our market. But, what do I know? What do you think?


Ultimate Bloody loads up the local goodies

May 4, 2016 9:15 a.m.

After seeing a glut of photos on Facebook of Bloody Marys piled high with everything from a half-dozen deviled eggs to an entire chicken, we finally experienced one of these decadent Bloodies at Downtown's The Loaded Slate.