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Articles tagged with 'Downtown'


What's your vision for 4th and Wisconsin?

Published Sept. 30, 2016

Today, the city began accepting requests for proposals for developments on the Wisconsin Avenue site between 4th and 5th Streets that has long been a surface parking lot. I want to know what you'd like to see in this long-underutilized, high-profile Downtown space.


Hibachi Boy closing Sept. 14

Published Sept. 12, 2016

Hibachi Boy, the Japanese fast casual restaurant located at 530 E. Mason St., has announced that it will close this week. The restaurant, which opened in April, specialized in Japanese style grilled items, rice and noodle dishes and sushi.


Pastiche prepares for Downtown location opening on Sept. 1

Published Aug. 26, 2016

The window signs are up, and Chefs Michael Engel and Rachael Karr are preparing for a Sept. 1 opening of the new Downtown location of Pastiche in the Hotel Metro, featuring a dinner menu modeled after its former Bay View location's offerings.


5 views from Lakeshore State Park

Published Aug. 9, 2016

With 22 acres of trails, picnic spots and gorgeous rocky beaches, Lakeshore State Park is certainly a winner. And that's not even including the incredible scenic views it offers of the city surrounding it. Here are just a few of its beautiful panoramas.


Tales of the road: Convention fun and games

Published July 26, 2016

Being an Uber driver in Milwaukee is a one-of-a-kind experience that lets Dave Begel meet some of the most interesting people, residents as well as visitors to the city. Find out where Begel took guests in the latest installment of Tales of the Road.


Downtown's trails of bagels bewilder

Published July 15, 2016

Curious minds want to know who is behind a regular bakery bonanza in Downtown Milwaukee. Several residents in the neighborhood tell me that streets and bridges are consistently laced with multiple bakery items several times per week.


Brunch brings more breakfast Downtown, beginning this weekend

Published June 23, 2016

Brunch, a restaurant specializing in everyone's favorite morning meal, is slated to open on Saturday, June 25 in the former home of Agave Southwestern Grill Downtown. And, in our opinion, there's really no reason why you shouldn't be excited. Here's the dish.


Four vacant spaces in Downtown that need to be filled now

Published June 7, 2016

There's growth everywhere in Downtown Milwaukee, but still opportunities and eyesores. For me, these four spaces have been vacant for too long. I see them all nearly everyday. Let's all chime in and help the owners or leasing agents find the right new tenant.


Westown Farmers' Market kicks off today

Published June 1, 2016

The Westown Farmers' Market kicks off on Wednesday, June 1 at Zeidler Union Square. The market offers a variety of lunch, prepared food and handcrafted art and jewelry, every Wednesday through Wednesday, Oct. 26.