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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Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

Nov. 13, 2018 - Dec. 16, 2018
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

By Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, Directed by Kimberly ...

Articles about Downtown


First tenants slated to move in to St. Anthony Apartments for homeless

Nov. 11, 2018 6:01 p.m.

The attribute that struck Brother Rob Roemer when he returned to the city in 2011 was Milwaukee's sense of community. This element is evident in the St. Anthony Apartments, which will soon become housing for the homeless, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


When will Fiserv Forum see its first loss?

Nov. 8, 2018 4:56 p.m.

We're 10 games in, and the fans have been treated to 10 stress-free wins at Fiserv Forum. So when will the home court finally enter the losing column? Let's run through the upcoming schedules for both teams through the rest of the month.


10 reasons to get excited over the Christkindlmarket's Milwaukee debut

Nov. 8, 2018 12:01 p.m.

Whether you're looking to add some spice to your holiday shopping or your wine, or you just want to enjoy local performances and German holiday culture, there are plenty of reasons to bring the entire family to the Christkindlmarket's brand new location.


WATCH: Riding The Hop with Martin Moore

Nov. 7, 2018 2:06 p.m.

Join contributor Martin Moore in the above video as we ride the streetcar, talk with fellow riders, snap some photos, and then head out to do our duty as good practicing Americans and vote.