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Articles tagged with 'Downtown'


A Downtown drive-through?

Published Feb. 26, 2014

I've heard some rumblings that a new drive-through restaurant proposal in Downtown Milwaukee could be announced soon. Yet, there's a bit of unwritten rule about drive-throughs n Downtown areas.


It's time for a supermarket in the heart of Downtown

Published Feb. 18, 2014

Don't get me wrong, I'm pleased to hear that a 28,000-square foot Fresh Thyme will open in the third phase of Mandel Group's The North End development on Pleasant and Water Streets, but it's yet another grocery store clustered together up there in the northeast edge of Downtown.


Boston Store / Bon-Ton inks conditional extension at Grand Avenue

Published Jan. 21, 2014

Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announced today that it reached an agreement with the City of Milwaukee to extend the lease for its Boston Store location in The Shops of Grand Avenue. However, the extension is contingent upon the city providing financial contributions from its Downtown Tax Increment Financing district.


Silk owners reach deal with Ladybug club

Published Dec. 17, 2013

Jon Ferraro, the operator of Silk Exotic, said Tuesday he had reached a deal with the Habib Manjee, the general manager and licensee of the troubled "Ladybug nightclub," 618 Live on Water, to take over the club and open a Downtown version of the Silk strip clubs there.


Downtown serves up free family fun for the holidays

Published Dec. 9, 2013

Downtown may not be the first place you think of to find family-friendly holiday fun, but it should be! Milwaukee's Downtown is looking festive with holiday decorations and bustling with free and inexpensive family-friendly events throughout the entire month of December.


B4N CU17?

Published Nov. 26, 2013

Have you seen B4N CU17 in the Downtown Milwaukee sky? Here's what it means.


Sports teams oppose strip club

Published Nov. 26, 2013

The Milwaukee Bucks and Admirals, along with Marquette University, wrote a letter to Mayor Tom Barrett opposing a strip club Downtown.


Marquee Downtown corner needs new tenant

Published Oct. 25, 2013

Radio Doctors was sold and closed in 1991. Today, the lower level space that once occupied Radio Doctors is available. Avis recently closed its location there so the vacant corner is calling out for a new tenant.


Milwaukee's vanished Downtown gas stations

Published Oct. 23, 2013

Don't get me wrong, I'm not eager for the center of the city to become a landing pad for sprawling, over-lit gas stations, but if we all drive - and most of us do - and the kinds of real estate pressures at work in pushing out Manhattan's gas stations don't apply here, why are there no Downtown gas stations?


Up to $50,000 for your great ideas for Wisconsin Avenue

Published Oct. 21, 2013

Design matters and a little bit more attention to details along the avenue will help. To this end, ART Milwaukee, Newaukee and other civic groups want to transform how people perceive Wisconsin Avenue. And there's a $50,000 fund to help bring your awesome ideas to life.


Dining blind spots: What Milwaukee neighborhoods still need

Published Oct. 17, 2013

As always, Milwaukee has a lot to offer but still has plenty of room for growth, too. With that in mind, the editors put their heads together and came up with a breakdown of some Milwaukee neighborhoods and what types of restaurants they still need.