Downtown

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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Upcoming events near Downtown

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Saint Kate Art Tour

July 24, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Saint Kate's Arts Hotel - 139 E. Kilbourn Ave.

Join us for a 45 minute, docent-led tour of the Saint Kate A...

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Milwaukee Brewfest

July 27, 2019 3:00 p.m.
McKinley Park - 1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee will host its tenth annual 2019 Milwaukee Brewfest...
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Saint Kate Art Tour

July 31, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Saint Kate's Arts Hotel - 139 E. Kilbourn Ave.

Join us for a 45 minute, docent-led tour of the Saint Kate A...

Articles about Downtown


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Bucks announce 2019-20 preseason schedule

July 22, 2019 6:46 p.m.

The Bucks' season still feels like it just ended, but a new year of hopeful Eastern Conference domination (and then some) is already approaching. And it all starts with the preseason, which Milwaukee will tip-off in Chicago on Monday, Oct. 7.

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Bacchus will close temporarily for a makeover beginning July 22

July 22, 2019 12:08 p.m.

As it prepares to celebrate its 15th anniversary, Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant is going to make some changes to its menu and decor. The restaurant, on the main floor of Cudahy Tower, will close temporarily beginning July 22.

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Disturbed brings "Evolution" tour to Fiserv Forum

July 22, 2019 9:09 a.m.

Two-time Grammy-nominated rock band Disturbed will perform at Fiserv Forum on Sunday, Oct. 13, with supporting act In This Moment, as part of the second leg of their "Evolution" tour.

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Marcus Center CEO Paul Matthews retiring at end of 2019

July 17, 2019 2:25 p.m.

Today, the Marcus Performing Arts Center (Marcus Center) announced that its long-time President and CEO, Paul Mathews, will retire at the end of this year. The Board of Directors will be launching a search process for a new president and CEO.

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New Downtown piano bar in the works

July 16, 2019 9:55 a.m.

A piano bar may be coming to Downtown Milwaukee. Jonathan Sosnowski applied for a liquor license for the Ivory Room Piano Bar at 160 W. Wisconsin Ave.

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9 glorious images from a glorious Giannis Day

July 15, 2019 1:56 p.m.

Sunday's celebration officially marked the end of looking back at the past season - and looking ahead to a new year full of promise and high expectations. But let's cheer last season one more time with a final look back at Giannis Day.

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Fiserv Forum serves up brand new Chords & Curds Festival in August

July 15, 2019 8:01 a.m.

The World's Largest Music Festival may be well over, but Milwaukee summer festival season is nowhere near finished. In fact, we're not even done adding to it - as today Fiserv Forum announced the Chords & Curds Festival hosted on Saturday, Aug. 24.