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Downtown

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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BBQ & Blues

July 29, 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...

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BBQ & Blues

Aug. 5, 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...

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BBQ & Blues

Aug. 12, 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


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MKE Brewing breaks ground on new brewery at Pabst

July 25, 2017 4:26 p.m.

Last summer we took you inside the former Pabst distribution facility right after it emerged that MKE Brewing Co. was purchasing the building as its new home. On Tuesday, Milwaukee Brewing hosted an official groundbreaking for the project.

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3 dishes: Kenneth Hardiman of Mason Street Grill

July 25, 2017 11:01 a.m.

In this series, we ask chefs to recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Mason Street Grill's new executive chef, Kenneth Hardiman, about his take on some classic dishes from the restaurant's menu.

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Old World Third Street bar guide

July 24, 2017 1:01 p.m.

It may be Old World Third Street, but the Downtown nightlife and drinking destination is more of a hybrid of Milwaukee's past and the present, old and young happily intertwined. Here's a quick rundown of all things old and new Old World Third Street has to offer.

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Guns N' Roses sets BMO Harris Bradley Center show for Nov. 7

July 21, 2017 11:46 a.m.

The forecast will call for some "November Rain" this fall, as Milwaukee welcomes iconic '80s/'90s hard rock band Guns N' Roses and its "Not In This Lifetime" tour to the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Tuesday, Nov. 7.