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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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MAM Exhibit: How Posters Work

March 31, 2017 - June 25, 2017
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

As a medium of communication, the poster has a long hi...

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An Evening With Groucho

April 30, 2017 - May 28, 2017
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

ONE OF THE GREATEST COMEDIANS Deemed the “greatest living in...

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SIN-G Night Karaoke

May 30, 2017 9:00 p.m.
Nomad World Pub - 1401 E. Brady St.

Get to Nomad every Tuesday from 9pm–close for karaoke and se...

Articles about Third Ward


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Third Ward's first pop-up bra shop supports breast health, sexiness

May 26, 2017 1:04 p.m.

After launching The Vibrant Body Company and selling bras successfully online, Michael Drescher opened the city's first "temporary bra pop-up shop" last week in the Third Ward, 315 N. Broadway St. The pop-up shop will operate through June 20.

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Summerfest 50: The Birth of the Big Gig

May 25, 2017 9:02 a.m.

Though it might not look much like it today - especially when there's a dedicated German Fest every summer - the roots of the World's Largest Music Festival lie in Munich and its annual Oktoberfest tradition.

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Another cookie-lover PSA regarding Treat Bake Shop

May 21, 2017 1:01 p.m.

If one of your favorite things about Fridays is the fact that it's Cookie Day at Treat Bakeshop in the Third Ward, then you're going to want to read this news. After all, it relates to your love for delicious cookies. And it will make your life better.

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Food & music rules at The Little Gig on June 25

May 19, 2017 1:02 p.m.

It's festival season in Milwaukee, and the folks from Boone & Crockett and Dandan are getting in on the action. As a precursor to the city's annual Big Gig, they are gearing up to host The Little Gig, a summer celebration featuring live music and great food.

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"Sweeney Todd" star speaks about close shaves and staying sane

May 18, 2017 6:16 p.m.

The cut arteries may always steal the spotlight from the haircuts in "Sweeney Todd," but for Andrew Varela, the star of the Skylight's upcoming run of the beloved bloody Broadway hit, the hair on stage is as key as the hemoglobin hitting it.

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Cousins to release special Big Cheese subs for Summerfest

May 17, 2017 10:03 a.m.

It's Wisconsin. And Wisconsinites love their cheese. And Cousins' is giving all of those things a great big nod with its new "Big Cheese" subs, which aim to tap into the heritage of America's Dairyland.

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Summerfest announces 2017 admission promos and offers

May 17, 2017 5:01 a.m.

There's only one thing better than Summerfest tickets and that's free Summerfest tickets. This morning, Summerfest announced its admission promotions, gate giveaways and special offers for the 2017 Big Gig.

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Miller Lite Oasis gets new "Level Up" concert viewing deck

May 16, 2017 5:01 a.m.

Fans staking out Miller Lite Oasis headliners like Ludacris, Flume, DNCE and more will be able to take in the show from a whole new level this year, as Summerfest announced this morning a new "Level Up" elevated viewing deck overlooking the stage.