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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Photographing Nature's Cathedrals

May 23, 2018 10:00 a.m. - Aug. 26, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

May 18–August 26, 2018 Herzfeld Center for Photography and M...


Welcome Back Denis Sullivan!

May 26, 2018 10:00 a.m. - May 26, 2018, 4:00 p.m.
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.

Join us to celebrate Discovery World’s tall ship, the S/V (S...


Wilde Subaru Family Kite Festival

May 26, 2018 10:00 a.m. - May 27, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Veterans Park - 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive

The Wilde Subaru Family Kite Festival..A WHALE OF A TIME…..F...

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Family Kite Festival: May 26-27

May 25, 2018 1:56 p.m.

Kick off spring with the 31st annual Wilde Subaru Family Kite Festival, featuring two days at Veteran Park dedicated to creative kites and jaw-dropping high-flying performances.


Score a sip at the Bucks arena's new Jack Daniel's Bar

May 23, 2018 2:36 p.m.

The new Bucks arena is slowly yet surely coming alive, with recent first looks at the new atrium and the new Miller-sponsored bars. And today, the WESC unveiled another new aspect of the arena: the Jack Daniel's Bar.