Downtown

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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New Saint Kate arts hotel begins installation of art

May 17, 2019 8:02 a.m.

As the former InterContinental Hotel completes its transition into the Saint Kate, which calls itself Milwaukee's first arts hotel - joining a worldwide trend of infusing galleries and installations into high-end hospitality properties - artist Caroline Lathan-Stiefel began installing work this week.

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A season of perspectives is waiting for you at Milwaukee Art Museum

May 16, 2019 1:16 p.m.

Now that Milwaukee Art Museum's Bouguereau exhibition has closed, you can now turn your attention to two other shows on view now at the museum. Sara Cwynar's multimedia "Image Model Muse," up until Aug. 4, and "Charles Radtke: Contained," on view until Aug. 25.

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In spite of it all, here are 9 reasons the Bucks won Game 1

May 16, 2019 8:06 a.m.

Refusing to relive the same Game 1 outcome against Boston, the Bucks overcame their rust from a week off and managed to pull off an impressive win against the Raptors to open their series. Here are nine notes from Game 1 of the Conference Finals.

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My Bucks story

May 15, 2019 7:02 a.m.

No matter what your connection to the team is, we're all in this together. At all levels, sports bring people together. And when a team like the Bucks win, a community builds and takes note since we all become a part of the story.

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Mayor unveils new renderings of Vel R. Phillips streetcar plaza

May 14, 2019 3:21 p.m.

As part of a plan to extend The Hop streetcar up to the Wisconsin Center convention facility on Wisconsin Avenue (and then further north), Mayor Tom Barrett today officially announced a plan to build a streetcar plaza on the corner of North Vel R. Phillips and West Wisconsin Avenues.