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Jan. 11, 2017 10:00 a.m. - March 4, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
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Bucks select local urban development group for arena district apartments

Feb. 24, 2017 11:01 a.m.

The Bucks today announced the selection of Milwaukee-based Royal Capital Group LLC to develop a 90-unit apartment complex within the new arena district. Construction of the residential units is expected to begin next fall upon majority completion of the parking structure.


MilwaukeeHome releases first video

Feb. 23, 2017 12:31 p.m.

MilwaukeeHome released its first video today, created by Cody LaPlant. The 1.5-minute video aims to showcase the diversity of both the city of Milwaukee and the MilwaukeeHome clientele.


Admirals' annual charity game will be April 2

Feb. 23, 2017 12:31 p.m.

Milwaukee Admirals President Jon Greenberg announced today that the team will hold its annual Charity Game on Sunday, April 2 when they host the Texas Stars at 3 p.m. at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.


"Price is Right Live" comes on down to the Riverside Theater

Feb. 23, 2017 10:06 a.m.

Walking up to the Riverside Theater, all you could see was a swarm of people lined up along the river, dressed in outrageous outfits, homemade shirts and eccentric accessories. It was clear: "The Price is Right" had taken over.


10th annual Usinger's Day means free sausage for you!

Feb. 23, 2017 9:25 a.m.

Once again, Usinger's neighbor, Old German Beer Hall, joins the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County in celebrating Feb. 23 - today! - as Fred Usinger Day. That means free brats, free beer, free live music and more.


Gizmodo: Park East freeway demolition changed Milwaukee forever

Feb. 21, 2017 3:03 p.m.

San Francisco, Madrid, Seattle, Portland, Seoul and Milwaukee. These are the six cities celebrated by Gizmodo for having the foresight to tear down the freeways that served as wounds across their landscapes, dividing neighborhoods and destroying development.


Bucks introduce NBA's largest center-hung scoreboard for new arena

Feb. 21, 2017 12:15 p.m.

The Bucks announced a partnership with Daktronics to outfit the new arena and surrounding entertainment district with a state-of-the-art digital display package highlighted by a massive LED video system, including the largest-of-its-kind center-hung scoreboard in the NBA.


NEWaukee Night Market announces 2017 dates

Feb. 20, 2017 1:56 p.m.

In case the refreshingly gorgeous weather this past weekend wasn't enough to get you eyeing the upcoming summer months, here's some more good news to put you in the mood: Today, NEWaukee announced the dates for its fourth annual Night Market.