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
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Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Quadracci Powerhosue
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Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stiemke Studio
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Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway
An imaginative and kinetic new version of Offenbach's gorgeo...
Articles about Downtown
March 17, 2018 6:00 p.m.
We introduced this category in 2016, and Milwaukee bar-goers clearly feel strongly about their choice: The wings at Points East Pub claimed the title of Bar Month's best signature bar food for the third straight year.
March 16, 2018 9:02 a.m.
William Shatner - actor, author, singer, philanthropist, horseman, Twitter bon vivant and James T. Freakin' Kirk - isn't slowing down at age 86. He is coming back to Milwaukee on March 24, when he will take the stage at the Riverside Theater after "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan."
March 14, 2018 6:00 p.m.
Last year, Blu at The Pfister ousted County Clare for the first time in years in this category in the OnMilwaukee Best of Bars readers' poll. But this year, there's a new view at the top.
March 14, 2018 2:06 p.m.
Did we find any truly combustible chilis on the WMSE Rockabilly Chili floor this past weekend at MSOE's Kern Center? Or would it all just be cool beans? Let's dig in and see what our ballots rank best!
March 14, 2018 10:43 a.m.
The Admirals announced today they will hold their annual Charity Game on April 8 when they host the Iowa Wild at 3 p.m. at UWM Panther Arena. The team will donate proceeds from tickets to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
March 14, 2018 9:03 a.m.
Most Milwaukeeans know about The Harp Irish Pub at 113 E. Juneau Ave., but, sadly, few now remember its founder, Josephine Dolan, who was a beloved Brew City publican. Luckily, her granddaugher Patricia Doherty wrote in to remind us all.
March 12, 2018 6:56 p.m.
Introducing Burning Through Brew City Bonus episodes, sampling spicy oddballs off like the world's hottest peppers, outrageously fiery snack stunts and, in this case, a diabolical drink to quench one's thirst while searing one's throat.
March 12, 2018 12:02 p.m.
The Bucks and Sports & The Arts have selected 32 artists to create art for the Milwaukee Bucks Art Collection in the new Bucks arena, which will open this fall. More than 1,200 submissions were received by the Bucks and Sports & the Arts, many by artists who are either from Wisconsin or live in the state.
March 12, 2018 9:16 a.m.
This morning, the Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center (WESC) announced its latest big-name concert headed to the new Downtown venue: operatic singing extraordinaire Josh Groban, who will take the stage - along with very special guest Idina Menzel - on Nov. 3.
March 8, 2018 1:06 p.m.
Local performance artists Kima and Dasha Kelly Hamilton will explore the small yet mighty word "Home" in their upcoming piece at the Marcus Center, bringing forward ideas about sovereignty, history, community, identity and more.