The beating heart of southeastern Wisconsin, Downtown Milwaukee has reclaimed its place as the entertainment and dining hub of Milwaukee. More than just a place to work and play, Downtown has again become a place to live, too, with more than 15,000 residents.

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Murder for Two

Nov. 10, 2017 7:00 p.m. - Jan. 14, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stackner Cabaret

Co-written by Milwaukee High School of the Arts graduate Joe...


Holmes and Watson

Nov. 14, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Dec. 17, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Quadracci Powerhouse

Dr. Watson is called upon to disprove the many frauds, fakes...


Wisconsin Herd NBA G-League

Nov. 17, 2017 7:00 p.m.
BMO Harris Bradley Center - 1001 N. Fourth St.

The Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwau...



Nov. 17, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway

This heartwarming, family-favorite Broadway musical has won ...


BBQ & Blues

Nov. 18, 2017 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Motor Bar & Restaurant - 401 W. Canal St.

On Saturdays, MOTOR brings together two true American classi...

Articles about Downtown


Going to a Bucks game? Stay at Downtown's fresh and fun SpringHill Suites

Nov. 16, 2017 6:02 p.m.

Given its Downtown location and upscale amenities, SpringHill Suites is a perfectly good option for business and convention guests. But, whether for local Milwaukeeans stopping in to get some beer and barbecue or out-of-town visitors staying the night, it's particularly great for Bucks fans.


Water & Wells today: Mayor lights tree and BMO breaks ground

Nov. 16, 2017 10:01 a.m.

Mayor Tom Barrett will be on hand Thursday afternoon as the City of Milwaukee celebrates its 104th annual Christmas tree lighting at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St. Earlier today, BMO Harris Bank broke ground on its new tower just across the street.