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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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Saturday night's WWE-themed game is a must-win for playoff-racing Wave

Feb. 17, 2017 6:05 p.m.

With the regular season nearly over and the playoff race still undecided, the Wave are preparing for perhaps their biggest game of the year, a divisional showdown against the first-place Kansas City Comets, at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday night at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.

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Before Stonewall, the Black Nite brawl stunned Milwaukee

Feb. 17, 2017 5:16 p.m.

Eight years before Stonewall and six years before the Black Cat, Milwaukee was the scene of an uprising unlike anything local police had ever seen before as four troublemakers got more trouble than they bargained for at the Black Nite, one of the most popular gay bars of the time.

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"Robin Hood" stage fighter cuts to the point of art form

Feb. 17, 2017 4:03 p.m.

While on the job, Joe Foust has been stabbed, cut and had his teeth knocked out. Who knew being an actor, playwright and fight choreographer was such dicey work? See his work in First Stage's upcoming performance of "Robin Hood."

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Partnering with Admirals, Saz's opens concession stand at UWM Panther Arena

Feb. 17, 2017 3:02 p.m.

The Admirals and Saz's announced the addition of a Saz's concession stand at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, opening Friday. The move means a lot of great things, but what it means most of all is this: There's now another place to get the incredible Sampler Combination Platter.

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Dancers, choreographers create magic for the Genesis 2017 competition

Feb. 17, 2017 12:16 p.m.

It is altogether fitting and proper that Genesis 2017 was unveiled in the breathtaking beauty of the venerable Pabst Theater, as the 120-year-old structure hosted three brilliant young choreographers heralding a healthy future for the ballet world.

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On the Burger Trail: The Sconnie Cheese Burger at Cafe Calatrava

Feb. 17, 2017 11:01 a.m.

Cafe Calatrava's "Sconnie Cheese Burger," features a Miller Bakery Pretzilla roll, short rib, a brisket and sirloin burger, American cheese, dijonaise, Maple Creek Farms smoked bacon, melted onions, house pickles and a side of malt vinegar chips.

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The Forum: What to expect at the 2017 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show

Feb. 16, 2017 3:56 p.m.

Whether you're attending the Auto Show for the family friendly activities or if you're looking to upgrade your current ride, make sure you check out a few of these all-new for 2017 offerings from American, European and Japanese automakers.

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Taste & Toast to take place Downtown March 6-10

Feb. 16, 2017 12:02 p.m.

Get out and enjoy Downtown during Taste & Toast, an annual event featuring specially priced small plates, appetizers and beverages at a variety of downtown bars, restaurants and lounges. This year's event takes place March 6-10 from 4 to 7 p.m.