The beating heart of southeastern Wisconsin, Downtown Milwaukee has reclaimed its place as the entertainment and dining hub of Milwaukee. More than just a place to work and play, Downtown has again become a place to live, too, with more than 15,000 residents.
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stackner Cabaret
Souvenir is a charming and hilarious musical comedy that rem...
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Quadracci Powerhouse
After sold-out productions of Ragtime and Dreamgirls, Mark C...
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stiemke Studio
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Disgraced and ...
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.
Bring the whole family for a howling good time! Halloween Me...
BMO Harris Bradley Center - 1001 N. Fourth St.
Articles about Downtown
Oct. 16, 2017 5:03 p.m.
On Monday the Bucks unveiled the new food options available at the BMO Harris Bradley Center this season, and we got a behind-the-scenes first look (and taste) of concessions like Press waffles, street tacos, dessert nachos, Sprecher floats, Bavarian pretzels and more.
Oct. 16, 2017 11:03 a.m.
Whether you're visiting for a burger at lunch or a steak or pasta at dinner, the experience at Stella Van Buren is inevitably enhanced by the floor-to-ceiling picture windows which offer a bird's eye view of Milwaukee's urban landscape.
Oct. 12, 2017 5:17 p.m.
Looking for satisfying meals that leave you with a full belly and a full wallet? Welcome to Cheap Eats, a new food series that shines a spotlight on Milwaukee restaurants serving up tasty dishes for less than $10. Today: The Bobbie at Capriotti's Sandwich Shop.
Oct. 12, 2017 12:56 p.m.
Today, the new Downtown arena began filling out its inaugural schedule by announcing one of its first non-sports acts: comedian Jim Gaffigan, who will perform the building's first comedy show on Saturday, Sept. 22 next year.
Oct. 11, 2017 5:35 p.m.
Tacos are staying, but there's a new owner moving into the short-lived Matador Taco & Tequila Bar space at 1110 N. Old World Third Street space. And they will open to the public on October 20.
Oct. 11, 2017 1:03 p.m.
Earlier this week, Thrillist posted a listicle of "The Most Badass Buildings in America You've Probably Never Heard Of" and included Milwaukee Art Museum's Quadracci Pavilion.
Oct. 11, 2017 9:03 a.m.
Living musical legend Herbie Hancock - who plays at The Pabst Theater on Oct. 20 - credits his second professional gig, which took place in Brew City with really launching his career. We delve into the history of that December 1960 gig.
Oct. 10, 2017 5:03 p.m.
The Bucks are ensuring their fans don't suffer a case of the Mondays during the NBA season. With the return of Milwaukee Mondays, the popular Milwaukee Originals are back too, bringing fans exclusive, limited-edition apparel created by local T-shirt designers.
Oct. 10, 2017 1:02 p.m.
Brian Ward has opened his third Point Burger Bar location, but this one - at 322 W. State St. - is the first to use an "express" model, with a walk-up window, as well as indoor seating. We stopped in to have a look ... and a taste.
Oct. 9, 2017 5:16 p.m.
Just like Water Street's summer tune-up, Broadway in Downtown Milwaukee got a full refresh this past weekend, brightened with a new pavement job.