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Articles tagged with 'downtown'

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Meet the Gunnis sisters: Milwaukee indie record shop pioneers

Published June 10, 2015

When Helen and Stella Gunnis opened their own record store in Milwaukee during the Depression, people said they were nuts. But within a couple years, those critics changed their tune, and the business endured for 22 years.

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Bucks, Abele release statements on new arena financing proposal

Published June 4, 2015

This afternoon, Gov. Scott Walker announced a new financing proposal for the planned new Downtown arena and entertainment complex. Shortly after, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and the Milwaukee Bucks sent the following statements regarding the announcement.

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Milwaukee Trolley Loop returns June 4

Published May 21, 2015

The trolley - making a 30-stop loop running through East Town, Westown and the Historic Third Ward - will be in action every Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. throughout the summer until Saturday, Sept. 5.

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New report says Downtown needs more connectivity

Published May 19, 2015

A new report by Hunden Strategic Partners in Chicago was presented yesterday at a Public Policy Forum luncheon at the Intercontinental Milwaukee. It calls for more connectivity and density, and makes some obvious but not apparent to all observations.

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Celebrate 414 Milwaukee Day

Published April 13, 2015

Tuesday, April 14 is officially (or unofficially) 414 Milwaukee Day - which represents a movement dedicated to celebrating the city by way of our area code. Here are numerous ways to enjoy the day.

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Invest in Milwaukee's future

Published March 11, 2015

In his Feb. 23 column for the BizTimes, Steve Jagler observed that each time a project is proposed to propel the city forward, someone or something seems to pop up and attempts to stop it. Judging from the feedback Steve Jagler received in response to his piece, many readers feel the same way.

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14 reasons you used to come Downtown in the '80s

Published March 11, 2015

Downtown Milwaukee has changed over the years. Here are a few things that have departed the landscape in the city center. If you remember them, there's a pretty good chance you spent a lot of time Downtown in the 1980s...

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11 dead and buried Downtown rock clubs

Published March 5, 2015

Sadly, there is plenty of parking on the dancefloor in Downtown Milwaukee these days. Hard as it is to believe now, there have been a number of happening rock and roll joints in the heart of the city over the years. Here are a few of them...