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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Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.
By Joanna Murray-Smith, Directed by Laura Braza, Stackner Ca...
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway
Book by Roger O. Hirson Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz...
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.
Reserve your seat on a trolley tour of Sculpture Milwaukee. ...
Italian Community Center - 631 E. Chicago St.
Join us for a summer music series presented by MKE Brewing C...
UW-Milwaukee Panthers - 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium
Celebrate spooky with tales of cosmic occurrences that may s...
Articles about Downtown
Sept. 25, 2018 4:26 p.m.
This weekend you can see the Bucks take the court for the first time ever in the new Fiserv Forum. The team hosts the Green & Cream Scrimmage on Saturday, Sept. 29. Admission to the inter-squad scrimmage, which runs from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., is free and open to all.
Sept. 25, 2018 9:02 a.m.
Restaurateurs Karl Ratzsch and Ella Helene Ratzsch created what they called a "new-old restaurant ... with an authentic atmosphere of old time hospitality." That was a recipe for success until 2017, when Ratzsch's closed. We recently went inside and thought you might like to see how it looks now.
Sept. 24, 2018 7:56 p.m.
The Brewers may be in St. Louis for this crucial three-game series against the pesky Cardinals, but there's no reason fans can't make it feel like a home game. That's why the Brewers are hosting a special watch party for Wednesday night's critical game.
Sept. 24, 2018 7:01 p.m.
"In the Heights" proves that not only had Lin-Manuel Miranda rightfully earned the reputation of musical genius before "Hamilton," but that, to no one's surprise, The Rep puts on a production as vibrant as what you'd find on The Great White Way.
Sept. 24, 2018 12:45 p.m.
After 36 years as an anchor bar on Water Street, Rosie's Water Works closed this summer and will reopen shortly under new ownership and with a new concept.
Sept. 22, 2018 3:56 a.m.
With a parade of hits and a whole lot of spectacle, even with the occasional speed bump, Justin Timberlake's long-awaited return to Milwaukee gave his fans a 21st night of September to remember.
Sept. 21, 2018 5:16 p.m.
Country fans were singing "Hallelujah" today as Fiserv Forum announced two days of church on its upcoming schedule - Eric Church, that is, as the country superstar will brings his "Double Down" tour to the new arena on March 29-30.
Sept. 21, 2018 1:46 p.m.
So you've got your tickets for an upcoming Milwaukee Bucks game or Marquette game or big concert at Fiserv Forum. Now ... how do you actually GET your tickets? Here's a step by step guide to accessing your admission.
Sept. 19, 2018 3:56 p.m.
This weekend, OnMilwaukee posted a story about the Captain's Steak Joynt chains that were around Milwaukee and the state in the 1970s and `80s. Numerous people commented via Facebook that they remembered and loved the cheese fondue that was a staple at the Captain's salad bar. Here's the recipe.
Sept. 19, 2018 12:01 p.m.
One of the best ways to build a business relationship is lunch. But if you're eating out a lot, it can be a struggle to choose foods that energize you and keep you on your game. So here are some nutritious strategies to take your lunch to the next level.