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Articles tagged with 'downtown'

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The Vermont will soon disappear from the Downtown landscape

Published Jan. 26, 2016

Another remnant of old Milwaukee will soon disappear from the landscape as workers begin to deconstruct the four-story, 16-flat Vermont, 610 E. Mason St., to make way for Northwestern Mutual's 33-story, more than $100 million development that will occupy nearly the entire block.

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Is a giant egg about to hatch in Red Arrow Park?

Published Jan. 22, 2016

If you get Downtown regularly, you've likely already spotted the giant egg sitting atop a crate in Red Arrow Park, near the corner of Kilbourn and Water. Is it about to hatch? We asked the experts at Milwaukee Public Museum.

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9 photos of the progress at 833 East Michigan

Published Jan. 13, 2016

Recently, we got a tour of the progress of the construction of the new 18-story office tower at 833 E. Michigan St. in Downtown Milwaukee. We take you inside, too, with this series of photos that show you what it looks like.

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Marcus announces lead for SafeHouse rebrand

Published Jan. 4, 2016

According to news released by the Marcus Corporation this week, brand development for Milwaukee's iconic spy-themed restaurant, the SafeHouse, will fall under the leadership of Peggy Williams-Smith.

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Agave Southwest Bar & Grill rolls out new menu Friday

Published Dec. 16, 2015

Agave Southwest Bar & Grill, which opened on Plankinton Avenue in May, will debut a new menu starting Friday, featuring a combination of American style favorites along with Southwestern inspired fare.

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Jamba Juice opens Friday at East Pointe

Published Dec. 16, 2015

Jamba Juice opened its first area location at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa in 2013, with a second following at the Brookfield Fashion Center. On Friday, it opens near Downtown Milwaukee.

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New Riverside marquee is being installed now; unveiling is on Monday

Published Dec. 8, 2015

The new Riverside marquee and sign will be unveiled at an event on Monday, Dec. 14, but a crew is out there today working on the marquee, which Mayor Tom Barrett has said is designed to evoke West Wisconsin Avenue when it was lined with theaters.

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Remembering the Moon Fun Shop and Downtown '68

Published Nov. 20, 2015

When I was a kid growing up on the Northwest Side of Milwaukee, whenever I had a little extra spending money beyond my consistent forays to buy candy or baseball cards, I couldn't wait to get Downtown.

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Several new Downtown hotels are on the rise

Published Nov. 13, 2015

The hotel scene in Downtown Milwaukee, like nearly everything, is changing quickly. Here's a short list of what's up next in greater Downtown. Which ones are you most looking forward to? Chime in and check in.

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Uncanny Soup Company closes Water Street location

Published Nov. 12, 2015

No more soup for you! It's the end of the road for Uncanny Soup Company's Downtown location, according to a post on Facebook this morning. The soup company has been in its Water Street spot for just over a year.

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That time a Milwaukee man going Downtown made the front page

Published Nov. 6, 2015

I rise now to heap encomiums on Louis Mueller, though he is long gone, and I know him only from a front-page article in The Milwaukee Journal 100 years ago titled, "Milwaukee man Downtown for the first time in 31 years."

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Bucks ready for tipoff week

Published Oct. 26, 2015

The long Milwaukee summer is over and we're officially into the winter sports season! As the 2015-16 Bucks prepare for the new season, the team has been hosting a variety of "Bucks Tipoff Week" events