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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July 25, 2014 6:16 a.m.
This day-long music marathon has been called "punk rock summer camp" in some circles, co-mingling punk, alternative, emo, hardcore, ska and a touch of hip-hop at a bargain price - 75 bands for about $48 (after fees).
July 25, 2014 6:06 a.m.
The fourth annual Urban Island Beach Party returns to Lakeshore State Park on Friday, Aug. 1, running from 4 to 11 p.m. Its popular "Find a Flamingo" contest begins July 28 and that can get you a free beer at the party!
July 21, 2014 12:36 p.m.
This morning, the Milwaukee Public Market announced that Anodyne Coffee will move into a space on the southwest corner of the market, across from Margarita Paradise and The Spice House, replacing Cedarburg Coffee Roastery.
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, OnMilwaukee.com chats with Klaus Fromme, who has been the executive director and president of German Fest since 1981.
July 19, 2014 1:30 p.m.
The Milwaukee food, music and fireworks tradition where "everyone is Italian" kicked off yesterday. Lindsay Garric had the opportunity to dive deeper into what Festa means for Italian-American culture when she interviewed Joseph Emanuele, president of the local chapter of The Order Sons of Italy in America.
July 18, 2014 8:50 a.m.
Festa Italiana is putting a new spin on its wine offerings this year, with a trio of tents along the lakefront walk that salute the diversity and quality of Italy's regions, from the north down to the south.
July 17, 2014 9:16 a.m.
As a fan rooting for Argentina in the World Cup, last weekend was likely a little rough for Italian crooner Patrizio Buanne. This upcoming weekend, however, is shaping up much more nicely with two headlining performances set for Festa Italiana.
July 16, 2014 10:59 a.m.
Donut lovers have a reason to rejoice. Holey Moley Doughnuts will roll out its wares to the public next week. And here's a preview of how they taste.
July 14, 2014 9:23 a.m.
Not only is the Third Ward Colectivo full of great food, coffee and beer, it boasts something that really sets it apart and makes it even more of a destination - sparkling water on tap. I know, I know it's not that exciting. But it kind of is.
July 14, 2014 6:01 a.m.
With two performances - Vampire Weekend in June and Lorde coming up in September - already in the books, the BMO Harris Pavilion, in collaboration with The Pabst Theater, announced yet another big performance for 2014 this morning: Journey.