By Jeff Sherman Staff Writer Published Mar 14, 2011 at 3:11 PM

Last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that Subway now has more locations than McDonald's. Subway: 33,749; McDonald's: 32,737.

Well, make that 33,750 for Subway as the franchise will open in the former Buds by Brenda location at 1200 N. Van Buren St. in Downtown Milwaukee.

As I've noted in the past, I think it's interesting that McDonald's doesn't have a true Downtown location. In fact, other than Subway, Chipotle, Panera, Qdoba, Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks (not really fast food) and the food court at the Shops of Grand Avenue, Downtown isn't drenched in fast food. Probably a good thing, generally, though.

Subway has 10 locations within a 10-mile radius of the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Water Street.  This Van Buren location will push that figure to 11.

Jeff Sherman Staff Writer

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.