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
May 14, 2019 10:01 a.m.
We're literally weeks away from the opening of Saint Kate, Milwaukee's first-of-its-kind independent arts hotel. Here's an introduction to the deliciously creative Saint Kate culinary experience in five (delicious) courses.
May 14, 2019 9:01 a.m.
You really can't miss the place if you pass by. And if you've seen the 1888 Second Empire building with the mansard roof at 419 W. Vliet St. in the Haymarket -- it's painted blue -- you'd definitely remember. Built in 1888 by William P. Froehlich as a paper warehouse, a new plan would convert it quickly to a hotel.
May 13, 2019 5:24 p.m.
It's time to get in your last few old school arcade games at 1983 Arcade Bar, 1110 N. Old World 3rd St.
May 13, 2019 1:01 p.m.
If you appreciate the nuanced flavors offered up by hearth-fired cooking, you're sure to appreciate Birch + Butcher, where any number of ingredients and dishes -- from breads and vegetables to meats -- are treated to smoking or roasting over a hot wood fire. That includes the restaurant's burger.
May 13, 2019 12:01 p.m.
Time to pop open a bottle of rose and pass out roses, because "The Bachelorette" is back. And while Hannah B.'s upcoming season won't likely see the return of fence-jumping, it will see the return of the Bachelorette Fantasy League at SportClub.
May 13, 2019 11:26 a.m.
It was Mother's Day - and best believe mother Cher showed up letting the Fiserv Forum crowd know why she will always and forever be the queen of queens!
May 10, 2019 10:36 a.m.
ESPN's Paul Pierce had a chance to own up to his now-legendarily incorrect Bucks-Celtics pick during last night's NBA coverage. Instead, he may have just made things worse with Milwaukee.
May 10, 2019 10:16 a.m.
The exuberant, touching and beautifully executed show "Come From Away" continues through May 12, so audiences have only a few more chances to be personally "Welcomed to the Rock," at the intersection of American and Canadian spirit in the aftermath of 9/11.
May 9, 2019 11:31 a.m.
From the opening tip-off, the Bucks had Boston's number, and it was clear from the beginning that only one team was flying back to New England this week. Here's Milwaukee's big Game 5 victory by the numbers.
May 9, 2019 11:02 a.m.
If American Girl doesn't already feel real enough at your house, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts hosts "American Girl Live" May 14-19 in Vogel Hall as part of its Off Broadway Series. We talked to the show's writer, Sandy Rustin.