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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

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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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Milwaukee Photo Walk

May 1, 2014 10:00 a.m. - Nov. 1, 2014, 12:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Public Market - 400 N. Water St.

Walk through downtown Milwaukee while hearing historic comme...


Kandinsky: A Retrospective

June 5, 2014 10:00 a.m. - Sept. 1, 2014, 12:00 a.m.
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Explore the artistic evolution of Wassily Kandinsky, a maste...


Postcards from America: Milwaukee

Aug. 20, 2014 - Oct. 19, 2014
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Postcards from America: Milwaukee presents the work of eleve...

Articles about Third Ward


Mexican Fiesta: Aug. 22-24

Aug. 18, 2014 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.


The Home Market to move

Aug. 13, 2014 6:13 p.m.

The Home Market, 222 E. Erie St., will move on Monday, Aug. 25 to a new space, 309 N. Water St. Both the old and the new location are in the Third Ward.


Milwaukee goes green for Irish Fest

Aug. 12, 2014 6:10 p.m.

In preparation for the world's largest Irish music and cultural festival, several Milwaukee landmarks will turn their lights green this week.


Cranston to close

Aug. 12, 2014 2:03 p.m.

After almost exactly 10 years in business, Mark Van Ess and Lamonte Cranston Cook will close Cranston, 250 N. Water St. The shop is currently having a going-out-of-business sale with art and items for homes and offices.


Chamber's "Master Class" is a triumph for two women

Aug. 9, 2014 12:16 p.m.

"Master Class" is truly a one woman play, even though there are other characters scattered about. They are all mere foils for a part that demands towering strength and passion, which Angela Iannone delivers in spades. But it is also a very special job by director Jill Anna Ponasik.


Too Much Metal celebrates "Wisconsin's number" with Favre news

Aug. 4, 2014 6:06 p.m.

It's been a long time coming -- six years -- but the Green Bay Packers and Brett Favre have made up and now the Super Bowl-winning quarterback will finally get his number retired. But did you know that means all three "4's" in Wisconsin's major sports will be hung from the rafters? Too Much Metal commemorates the symmetry with a shirt.


New York fashion meets Milwaukee's Broadway

Aug. 1, 2014 6:16 p.m.

World-class fashion designer Cesar Galindo lights up the biggest runways in New York. These days, he's center stage on Broadway in Milwaukee's Third Ward.


Fromme is uber-committed to German Fest

July 20, 2014 1:16 p.m.

Festa Italiana ends today, and German Fest is up next. In preparation for next weekend's festival of all things German, chats with Klaus Fromme, who has been the executive director and president of German Fest since 1981.