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Articles tagged with 'downtown'

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BB's offers build-your-own burgers, breakfasts

Published Oct. 24, 2014

In May, Omar Amin - along with cousin and business partner Alaa Musa - opened BB's, 633 W. Wisconsin Ave. "BB's" stands for "build a breakfast" and "build a burger." Build-your-own smoothies and milkshakes are also available.

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Northwestern Mutual tower construction hiring is on schedule

Published Oct. 21, 2014

Northwestern Mutual is on track to meet commitments for construction of the Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons, according to the first quarterly report submitted by Prism Technical to the city of Milwaukee. The company has promised to tap small business enterprises (SBEs) for 25 percent of the project costs and utilize city residents through the Resident Preference Program (RPP) for 40 percent of the hours worked on the project.

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New role for the Germania Building

Published Oct. 6, 2014

Schnetzy and Liebert's four-domed classic revival masterpiece at 135 E. Wells St., is getting a new lease on life.

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5 ideas for O'Donnell Park

Published Sept. 24, 2014

Now that NEWaukee is partnering with Northwestern Mutual to help gather community ideas for sparking life in O'Donnell Park, Milwaukeeans will get a chance to sound off on what they'd like to see happen on this prime Downtown and lakefront real estate. Here are a few ideas to get you talking.

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Wells Street bridge parts due this week

Published Sept. 15, 2014

The Wells Street bridge in Downtown Milwaukee will remain closed at least through tomorrow, Sept. 16, and most likely several days after.

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Wells Street Bridge closed for repairs

Published Aug. 26, 2014

Another bridge in Downtown Milwaukee is now closed. This time it's the Wells Street Bridge near Rock Bottom Brewery and The Rep.

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Where does the Downtown alderman think a new arena should go?

Published July 31, 2014

Many civic leaders, via the various media in town, have offered opinions. There are several good choices, and I'm certain due diligence will be done before a final selection is made. First, though, I want to know where Ald. Bob Bauman thinks a new entertainment arena should go.

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A Downtown quiz

Published July 28, 2014

In honor of Downtown Employee Appreciation Week -- and the start of State Fair -- I offer up this little quiz. Be the first to post a talkback with correct answers to the questions accompanying all five images and you'll win a pair of State Fair tickets.

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Milwaukee is at its tipping point

Published July 18, 2014

The Cultural and Entertainment Capital Needs Task Force hosted a panel Friday morning featuring guests from Denver, Oklahoma City and Cleveland - and while topics such as new arena, transit and taxation were covered - the main takeaway was that these visitors feel Milwaukee is at its tipping point culturally, and we need to decide soon which way we're going to go.

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Another Pita Pit for Milwaukee

Published July 17, 2014

A Pita Pit will move into the space that was formerly a Quizno's, 229 E. Wisconsin Ave. This is the second Pita Pit to open in Milwaukee. The other is located at 2224 N. Farwell Ave. on Milwaukee's East Side.