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Third Ward

The Historic Third Ward, an Italian and produce district in years past, now has become the city’s fashion district. It also boasts the highest concentration of art galleries in the City, numerous restaurants, unique specialty stores, architects, advertising agencies, graphic designers, artists, the Milwaukee Public Market, the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as well as condominiums, office buildings, and industrial space.

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Jazz In The Park

July 21, 2016 5:00 p.m. - Sept. 1, 2016, 9:00 p.m.
Cathedral Square Park - 520 E. Wells St.

Celebrating 25 years in 2016, Milwaukee's favorite free, out...

Articles about Third Ward


Mexican Fiesta: Aug. 26-28

Aug. 22, 2016 6:06 a.m.

What began in 1975 as a small Walker's Point street festival celebrating Mexican Independence Day has developed into what is now the Midwest's largest paid-entrance Mexican Festival.


Broken Bat begins basement brewery build-out

Aug. 19, 2016 11:01 a.m.

The Historic Third Ward will get a new brewery next spring, thanks to the efforts of business partners Tim Pauly and Dan McElwee. Broken Bat Brewing Company is moving in on Buffalo Street. And yes folks, it's going to have a baseball theme.


Eat, drink and learn with Milwaukee Food & City Tours

Aug. 19, 2016 9:07 a.m.

Recently, as part our Urban Exploring series that's underway this summer, OnMilwaukee went on a Milwaukee Food & City Tours in the Third Ward with host Karen Featherstone. The experience was filling for both the mind and stomach.


You can now grab lunch at Tre Rivali and a seat on the patio

Aug. 16, 2016 5:17 p.m.

You've had dinner in the dining room and a cocktail on the rooftop patio. And now you can enjoy lunch (inside or on the patio) at Tre Rivali, the new restaurant inside the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel at 200 N. Broadway St.


10 tickets released for Plate Collective Dinner at dandan

Aug. 14, 2016 1:01 p.m.

Plate Collective dinners feature unique dishes made by talented chefs which are served up in beautiful handmade pottery created by local artist, Kate Riley. The next dinner will take place on Sept. 18 at dandan in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.


Misery with laughs on the menu as Chamber Theatre opens season

Aug. 13, 2016 9:03 a.m.

Under the feathery touch of director Marcella Kearns, Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" takes isolation, desolation and disappointment and stands them on their ear, filling the Cabot Theatre with chuckles, laughters and outright roars of fun


SITE 1A coming to Third Ward

Aug. 9, 2016 7:23 p.m.

A night club called SITE 1A will take over the former Oak Lounge, 231 E. Buffalo St. The opening is set for September.