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Articles tagged with 'Downtown'

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Cognizant collisions create community in growing Downtown

Published April 27, 2017

Development is everywhere in greater Downtown Milwaukee, and everywhere developers want to create gravity. Right? This means creating destinations that attract people and create new energetic places. If you create a new center of gravity, you get more business and attention.

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New Bucks arena will host NCAA Tournament games in 2022

Published April 18, 2017

The NCAA announced today that the Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Center, Milwaukee's new state-of-the-art Downtown arena slated to open in the fall of 2018, has been tabbed to host NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament games in 2022.

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You'll want to drink here: 20 photos of the new Pabst Milwaukee Brewery

Published April 13, 2017

With a small-batch craft brewery, gastropub-style restaurant and outdoor beer garden, which effectively blend its historic and contemporary elements, the new Pabst Milwaukee Brewery appeals to both the wistful reminiscents and move-Milwaukee-forward types. Here's a look inside.

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What's up with the jeans on Downtown light poles?

Published April 6, 2017

If you've been Downtown today, you might have noticed jeans hanging from light poles along West Wisconsin Avenue and perhaps wondered if they were a new trend, like tying a pair of sneakers together in the `70s and launching them up over the overhead utility wires. Nope.

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Gizmodo: Park East freeway demolition changed Milwaukee forever

Published Feb. 21, 2017

San Francisco, Madrid, Seattle, Portland, Seoul and Milwaukee. These are the six cities celebrated by Gizmodo for having the foresight to tear down the freeways that served as wounds across their landscapes, dividing neighborhoods and destroying development.

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Milwaukee Talks: DCD's Rocky Marcoux

Published Feb. 15, 2017

Spend a little time with Milwaukee Department of City Development Commissioner Rocky Marcoux, and it won't take long to realize he has an encyclopedic knowledge of this city. He shares some of it in this edition of Milwaukee Talks.

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Can Grand Avenue really pull off this food hall thing?

Published Feb. 2, 2017

Back in 2013, Bon Appetit Magazine declared that "Food halls are the new food trucks." It seems they were correct. As Americans have grown increasingly more obsessed with all things culinary, food hall fever has swept the country like wildfire. And soon, Milwaukee will have one, too.

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BMO announces new Downtown office tower

Published Dec. 8, 2016

BMO Harris Bank announced this morning that it will replace its seven-story parking garage on Water and Wells Streets with a 25-story office tower expected to be open by late 2019. The BMO Harris Financial Center will also include a new parking structure facing Broadway.

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Cozy County Clare Hotel as authentically, enjoyably Irish as it gets

Published Nov. 18, 2016

County Clare has been named by our readers as Milwaukee's best Irish pub annually for about the last decade and the best hotel bar every year since 2010. This week, OnMilwaukee stayed overnight to experience the famous Irish hospitality at the quaint and cozy County Clare Inn.