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Night Market: July 12

Published July 11, 2017

One Wednesday a month during the summer, the NEWaukee Night Market brings the best of the city together for a free, fun, open-air event that offers a variety of experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy. This year's dates are July 12, Aug. 16 and Sept. 13.

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Summerfest 50 is done, but the three Ds ruled

Published July 10, 2017

Complain as you will about the crowds, construction and whatnot, but those things add to what our Downtown area has worked so hard to get: density, discovery and diversity. Let's explore these important traits as they related to the Big Gig.

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Basketball pilgrimage: Bucks will play a game at the MECCA this season

Published June 10, 2017

In celebration of the franchise's 50th anniversary, the Bucks announced Saturday at their third annual Summer Block Party that they will play a game at the MECCA - now called the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena - during the 2017-18 regular season. It will be a very special night.

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LISTEN: Have reports of the East Side's death been greatly exaggerated?

Published June 1, 2017

In Episode 30 of The Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller are joined by OnMilwaukee senior writer Molly Snyder to discuss the much-discussed death and consternate over the much-consternated-over change of the East Side neighborhood. That, and a lot more!

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Update: More MSO news, more Warner Grand photos

Published May 30, 2017

As soon as news emerged that the MSO wants to make the gorgeous Art Deco former Warner/Grand movie palace its new home, we took you inside. Now, we're going back in for more! Here's an update on the project and another peek inside.

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Hidden Gem: My Office

Published May 5, 2017

Over the last 15 years, as the city around it has changed, My Office has mostly stayed the same, hiding in plain sight in the heart of Downtown, a gem to its loyal regulars and a pleasant surprise to those who step in to the dive bar and restaurant for the first time.

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Another Calatrava artwork is coming to Milwaukee this summer

Published May 2, 2017

For years now, Milwaukee and its visitors have marveled at the Santiago Calatrava-designed Milwaukee Art Museum. And this summer, Brew City will be getting another Calatrava piece - and almost two dozen other public pieces to go alongside of it.

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Cognizant collisions create community in growing Downtown

Published April 27, 2017

Development is everywhere in 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.