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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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Warped Tour

July 24, 2017
American Family Insurance Amphitheater - 200 N. Harbor Dr.

Warped Tour
American Family Insurance Amphitheater
July 24

Articles about Third Ward


6 bands to see at the this year's Vans Warped Tour

July 21, 2017 3:05 p.m.

On Monday, July 24, Vans Warped Tour will be taking over Milwaukee, as 64 of the rock genre's most popular bands will be performing to their loyal fans. Here are six that we recommend seeing for a guaranteed rockin' good time.


Milwaukee Talks: Festa Italiana co-chair Dean Cannestra

July 20, 2017 11:02 a.m.

We talked to Dean Cannestra, president of the Italian Community Center - for which Festa is an annual fundraiser - and chair of Festa Italiana, about this year's event, running July 21-23, and about the traditions of Festa Italiana in Milwaukee.


Festa Italiana: July 21-23

July 17, 2017 3:10 p.m.

This annual three-day event will feature delicious Italian foods along with a wide variety of entertainment acts, including Festa headliners the BoDeans, Gin Blossoms and Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti.


Freshfin Poke to open second location in Third Ward

July 17, 2017 11:04 a.m.

There will be another healthy lunch option in the Third Ward beginning this fall. Freshfin Poke, the East Side restaurant specializing in made-to-order poke bowls, will open a second location in the Landmark Building beginning this fall.


Diana Ross delivers a performance worthy of a diva supreme

July 15, 2017 2:56 a.m.

Diana Ross, 73, is simply a diva's diva. Eyes closed or open, Ross was practically the same Friday night at the BMO Harris Pavilion as she was physically and vocally almost 60 years ago when she was the lead singer of the Supremes.


Katie Gingrass Gallery closes after 37 years

July 12, 2017 9:03 a.m.

Katie Gingrass, who owned the Katie Gingrass Gallery in Milwaukee's Third Ward since 1980, quietly closed shop this weekend with the help of her family.


Recapping the Biggest Gig: The best of Summerfest 50

July 11, 2017 6:06 p.m.

In the name of taking one last look back before moving on with our Big Gig-less lives, here are all of our reviews and recaps from Summerfest 50 on stage - from country to EDM, from old nostalgia to new energy, from the great to the garbage.


Our worst Summerfest shows of all time

July 10, 2017 5:56 p.m.

Last week, we reminisced about the finest concerts Summerfest had to offer us. But because there must be the bad with the good, the excrement to go with the exemplary, the vegan options to go with the Saz's sampler platter, here are our worst shows.