I’ve called it the best single-day event in Milwaukee.
And I’m proud that OnMilwaukee has been a NEWaukee Night Market partner since day one, more than five years ago.
Sure, the Night Market has grown and changed – even moved around a bit – but no other event activates, connects, invigorates and inspires Downtown like it does.
And last night – wow. The lines, the people, the weather. It was truly amazing.
We got this email from Angela Damiani at NEWaukee this morning:
The whole NEWaukee team is a-buzz with the success of last night's night market. Whatever we did to please the weather gods, clearly worked. Those were the largest crowds we have ever seen at the event. It was so beautiful to witness.
Thank you so, so, so much for everything you did to make last night possible. You are the best!
Indeed, it was "beautiful to witness." And it again proved that Milwaukee is the heart of our fine state. If you missed the NEWaukee Night Market, I found eight great tweets that captured it.
Whether you were there last night or not, the next one is July 11. See you then!
Had a blast at @NEWaukee #NightMarket last night. pic.twitter.com/rAlrcGcxZN — Roman Reynebeau (@RomanReynebeau) June 14, 2018
Thanks for a great time, @NEWaukee! pic.twitter.com/kNnyIQADvD — 2916 (@2916collective) June 14, 2018
Was feeling bold enough to do the #22PushupChallenge in such a public place tonight!@Newaukee Night Market
Love that this guy came out of no where to critique my form. Turns out he’s a US Navy guy; he has my permission! 😅
22 for the 22 vets dying by suicide daily. @Mission22 pic.twitter.com/vqFVAmJuOh — 🎙JMatt (@JMattMke) June 14, 2018
Don’t miss a special performance by @danceworksmke, happening now! #NightMarket pic.twitter.com/FwsxW123CJ — NEWaukee (@NEWaukee) June 14, 2018
Beautiful night 4 the first @NEWaukee #NightMarket of 2018. On behalf of the #NEWaukee #AdvisoryBoard, thank u to everyone who came out to help change the narrative of the community tonight. Another example of what is #MyMKE, #YourMKE, & #OurMKE filled w/diversity & inclusion. pic.twitter.com/XtenkF4pco — Erik Kennedy (@erikk292mke) June 14, 2018
Tacos AND chess at a street festival?! Twist my arm NEWaukee Night Market, why don't ya? pic.twitter.com/aEBGYf6oxF — Ximena Conde (@RadioXimena) June 13, 2018
How to kick off your Summer in proper @MilwDowntown style: @NEWaukee #NightMarket and @PetesPops. #DareToBe ❤️ pic.twitter.com/PqCluEiXrg — DJ Shawna (@DJShawna) June 14, 2018
The line is huge but full of fun. @onmilwaukee tattoos at the @NEWaukee Night Market. pic.twitter.com/1FAhjiKZgd — Jeff Sherman (@ShermanJeff) June 13, 2018
A life-long and passionate community leader and Milwaukeean, Jeff Sherman is a co-founder of OnMilwaukee.
He grew up in Wauwatosa and graduated from Marquette University, as a Warrior. He holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University, and is the founding president of Young Professionals of Milwaukee (YPM)/Fuel Milwaukee.
Early in his career, Sherman was one of youngest members of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and currently is involved in numerous civic and community groups - including board positions at The Wisconsin Center District, Wisconsin Club and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. He's honored to have been named to The Business Journal's "30 under 30" and Milwaukee Magazine's "35 under 35" lists.
He owns a condo in Downtown and lives in greater Milwaukee with his wife Stephanie, his son, Jake, and daughter Pierce. He's a political, music, sports and news junkie and thinks, for what it's worth, that all new movies should be released in theaters, on demand, online and on DVD simultaneously.
He also thinks you should read OnMilwaukee each and every day.