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.
Articles about Downtown
June 2, 2020 3:45 p.m.
As bars and restaurants in the City of Milwaukee continue to strategize and make plans for an uncertain future, many are using their time to reimagine how they can better serve customers when they reopen their doors. In some cases, theyÃ¯Â¿Â½TMre pivoting entirely and taking the opportunity to rethink concepts to better serve the community they serve.
June 1, 2020 3:31 p.m.
The rainbow crosswalks, located at the intersection of Jefferson and Wells St., will soon be repainted, according to Urban Milwaukee. The repainting is scheduled for Saturday, June 6 if the weather cooperates.
May 28, 2020 1:55 p.m.
Just when it seems the pandemic is taking aim at nearly every bit of summer fun, the organizers of Sculpture Milwaukee have announced that the annual Downtown outdoor art exhibition IS ON for the fourth straight year.
May 28, 2020 7:05 a.m.
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) has reached an agreement to move its offices to The Avenue, and is set to begin occupancy of a space in the newly renovated Milwaukee landmark later this year.
May 26, 2020 6:01 p.m.
Even when Milwaukee restaurants are allowed to open their dining rooms (likely at a reduced capacity, there will be a need to look for additional revenue streams in order to assure long-term sustainability. As a result, some restaurants are already moving forward with innovative ideas that could help them weather the storm and (hopefully) come back stronger than ever.
May 25, 2020 12:01 p.m.
It's Memorial Day weekend, and in honor of this long summer weekend, we checked in with Fritz Usinger, president of Usinger's, and asked him for a little advice.
May 22, 2020 4:29 p.m.
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Brewers' star Ryan Braun - who is in the final year of his current contract in Milwaukee - has listed his Downtown condo for sale.
May 21, 2020 7:04 p.m.
After a full two-month closure, the newly rebranded Captain Pabst Pilot House (formerly the Pabst Milwaukee Brewery and Taproom) at 1037 W. Juneau Ave. has announced that it will be re-opening to offer beer for carry-out just in time for Memorial Day weekend.
May 20, 2020 9:59 a.m.
A part of the group's #ReviveLiveMKE initiative, the Pabst Theater Group's new merchandise collection includes venue-branded masks and bandanas, stickers, a hoodie and sweatpants - all helping keep these Milwaukee institutions afloat.
May 19, 2020 2:01 p.m.
For decades, the 4th and Wisconsin entrance to Boston Store, 331 W. Wisconsin Ave., was identified by brass plaques with the name of the store founded here in 1897. Now they're gone.