Third Ward

The Historic Third Ward, an Italian and produce district in years past, now has become the city’s fashion district. It also boasts the highest concentration of art galleries in the City, numerous restaurants, unique specialty stores, architects, advertising agencies, graphic designers, artists, the Milwaukee Public Market, the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as well as condominiums, office buildings, and industrial space.

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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...



Nov. 19, 2017 2:00 p.m.
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway

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


Elf The Musical

Nov. 22, 2017 - Nov. 27, 2017
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - 929 N. Water St.

ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orph...



Nov. 22, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway

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

Articles about Third Ward


Breakfast and lunch dishes abound at Sweet Diner in the Third Ward

Nov. 8, 2017 4:02 p.m.

Milwaukeeans are in for a treat with the opening of Sweet Diner, a welcome new addition to the Historic Third Ward neighborhood. The new breakfast and lunch spot opened today and we paid it a visit to get a peek at both the space and offerings.


Caradaro Club: Milwaukee's first pizza

Oct. 31, 2017 9:25 a.m.

Milwaukee was slow to the pizza party. While Lombardi's became America's first pizzeria in New York City in 1905, pizza wouldn't arrive in Milwaukee until 1945 when John Caravella and Joe Todaro opened the Caradaro Club at 326 E. Erie St. in the Third Ward.


Milwaukee's best Chinese, 2017

Oct. 20, 2017 12:01 p.m.

It only took two years, but Dandan - the Third Ward Chinese food hotspot, located in the former Tulip space - has already taken over the best Chinese category in our best of dining poll.


Tips for taking kids out for sushi

Oct. 19, 2017 9:01 a.m.

Taking kids out for sushi could very easily be a waste of money - especially with picky, noodle-focused eaters like the author's were for years.


First to Wisconsin: West Elm

Oct. 13, 2017 1:16 p.m.

There is only one West Elm location in Wisconsin, and it really couldn't be in a more appealing and complementary location.


Burning Through Brew City: Margarita Paradise's Diablo burrito

Oct. 11, 2017 7:01 p.m.

The Diablo burrito at Margarita Paradise certainly has the name of a taste bud burner, but can the dish live up to its devilish reputation? Burning Through Brew City faces this demon and sees which circle of purgatory it lands on.