Results tagged with 'mecca'
Published Oct. 14, 2014
I support the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in its battle to keep the old Milwaukee Arena (now the UWM Panther Arena) from meeting the wrecking ball in order to build a new Downtown arena. One, I love the building's history. Two, there is a better spot for a new arena.
Published June 26, 2014
Today, board members and staff of the Wisconsin Center District (WCD) - which owns and operates the Milwaukee Arena (formerly the U.S. Cellular Arena), Wisconsin Center and Milwaukee Theatre - announced a new, official sponsor and partner for the Milwaukee Arena: UWM.
Published June 24, 2014
The way we see the world is all a matter of perspective, of point of view. Take, for example, the Milwaukee Theatre. Whenever I go inside, I rue the loss of the Auditorium's arcaded interior. On a recent tour of the both the Milwaukee Theatre and the adjacent Arena -- which I may always call the Auditorium and MECCA Arena (sorry, I can't stop myself) -- I was surprised to see how much of the auditorium remains in place.
Published Dec. 28, 2013
2013 was another one of those great years. It was filled with events, stand-out people, cool new spaces and much more. Jeff Sherman's blocked out the "bad," and remembers the good with this edition of his annual year in review.
Published Nov. 26, 2013
The Milwaukee Bucks' Robert Indiana-inspired court will make its regular season debut tomorrow night when the Bucks take on the Washington Wizards at 7 p.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
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