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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7 great things from the Bucks' 124-86 win against the Miami Heat

Jan. 16, 2019 8:01 a.m.

With a strong home court advantage and fixing their flaws from past meetings, the Bucks snapped their losing streak against Miami with a huge blowout win. Here are our seven favorite things from the Bucks' home win on Tuesday night.


Is The Hop worth it for Milwaukee? Or is The Hop a flop?

Jan. 14, 2019 6:01 p.m.

The latest episode of the GoGedders podcast takes on The Hop. Is The Hop is solving a real problem? What alternative options could Milwaukee have explored? How has it exceeded expectations? Listen in!


Police officers work to help occupants of homeless encampments

Jan. 14, 2019 4:16 p.m.

The Homeless Outreach Team started in 2010 with six officers. It expanded citywide, working to connect people with resources and aiming to be perceived as "bridges" to assistance, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


First Stage's magical "Matilda" is just right

Jan. 14, 2019 3:06 p.m.

Although Roald Dahl wrote the book in 1988, "Matilda" feels uniquely suited for this moment. And if the tale of an unwanted girl believing in her own worth wasn't inspiring enough to get you to the theater, then consider the magnificent musical around her.