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Articles tagged with 'downtown'

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Modern transit for Milwaukee's Downtown and Lakefront moves forward

Published Nov. 19, 2014

Downtown Milwaukee continues to grow -- and new streets, bikes lanes, the Bublr like, trolleys, taxis, Uber, Lyft and other components have made it easier to get around -- but is still without the sort of modern transportation system that connects neighborhoods in other vibrant cities. UPDATED: 8th District Ald. Robert Donovan opposes the plan in a letter to Rep. Dale Kooyenga.

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Coming soon to Downtown Milwaukee: Pizano's Pizza & Pasta

Published Nov. 6, 2014

This afternoon, Chicago deep dish pizza restaurant Pizano's Pizza & Pasta announced that it will open its first Wisconsin location on the first floor of the MSOE Tower Apartments, 1150 N. Water St., across the street from McGillicuddy's and BarNone.

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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.