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. Stackner Cabaret
Co-written by Milwaukee High School of the Arts graduate Joe...
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Quadracci Powerhouse
Dr. Watson is called upon to disprove the many frauds, fakes...
Monarch Lounge - 550 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Show off your holiday humor by donning your best ugly Christ...
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.
by Tom Dudzick Nov. 22 â€“ Dec. 17, 2017 Studio Theatre Direct...
The Pabst Theater - 144 E. Wells St.
The Repâ€™s hit new adaptation, which broke box office records...
Articles about Downtown
Dec. 15, 2017 3:45 p.m.
Recently, Jim's Time Out in Downtown Milwaukee changed its decor and name to Stella's: A Cocktail Dive to recognize Stella Ivory who has worked at the bar for 21years.
Dec. 15, 2017 1:21 p.m.
Valhalla, the Scandinavian bar and restaurant located at 1111 N. Old World 3rd St. has closed. But a new venue is on its way to the space sometime in 2018.
Dec. 15, 2017 1:05 p.m.
Student athletes from seven Milwaukee Public Schools boys and girls high school basketball teams will compete on the same court used by professional and collegiate players as MPS presents The City Review at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Jan. 11, 2018.
Dec. 14, 2017 8:01 p.m.
The Bucks are launching a unique food initiative for select games, in which they will feature quintessential dishes famous in the city of the team Milwaukee is playing against that night. The first of seven games is Friday's contest against the Chicago Bulls.
Dec. 13, 2017 4:03 p.m.
The Tony-nominated musical "Waitress" will enjoy a brief Milwaukee engagement at the Marcus Center, Jan. 2-7. In celebration of the musical's Cream City debut, the Marcus Center teamed up with B93.3 to host a pie-making contest. Here are the delicious results.
Dec. 12, 2017 3:56 p.m.
Site prep work is complete for the three power substations that will help run The Hop Milwaukee streetcar, slated to go online next year. Here is some information on them.
Dec. 12, 2017 3:03 p.m.
Want to pull out all the stops this holiday? Throughout the month of December we'll share some of Milwaukee's most talented chefs' takes on holiday-worthy fare.
Dec. 12, 2017 2:00 p.m.
Alderman JosĂ© G. PĂ©rez encourages residents to attend the Parranda on Thursday, Dec. 14 at noon at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St.
Dec. 12, 2017 11:01 a.m.
In January, we took you inside the conversion of the historic Button Block building on Clybourn and Water Streets into a new Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel. Now, as the hotel - which opened in November - celebrates its official launch, we went back to see the finished product.
Dec. 10, 2017 3:01 p.m.
Presented by Black Arts MKE in collaboration with the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, the gospel play by Langston Hughes is a joyful and fresh take on the biblical story of Christ's birth. But it's also so much more.