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 4, 2019 11:27 a.m.
Downtown's new Cambria Hotel, currently under construction at 503 N. Plankinton Ave., on the corner of Clybourn Avenue, has announced that it will open in August.
June 4, 2019 10:52 a.m.
On Tuesday morning, Mayor Tom Barrett, Ald. Bob Bauman and other dignitaries gathered to cut the ribbon on the newly dubbed Postman's Porch, a pocket park that since its inception in 2016 was called Postman's Plot.
June 3, 2019 5:45 p.m.
When we gave you a preview of Glass + Griddle last August we teased you with an initial look at the building's rooftop patio. Well, that patio is set to open ... and soon.
June 3, 2019 9:02 a.m.
It's difficult to imagine how Prospect Avenue on the lower East Side once looked, lined on both sides with stately 19th century mansions. But, thankfully, at least a few examples survive to give us an idea. One of the loveliest is 1875 Italianate home, at 1024 E. State St., that has been home to the David Barnett Gallery for nearly 35 years.
June 2, 2019 10:01 a.m.
Deer District was bustling with activity, and the large crowds were reflective of the diversity that can be found in our great city - which usually may be harder to spot.
May 31, 2019 11:26 a.m.
Fiserv Forum is officially ready for its first summer in Brew City as today Deer District unveiled the new arena's latest feature: The Fountain, located on the south end of the plaza.
May 30, 2019 2:02 p.m.
The Saint Kate Arts Hotel, which replaces the InterContinental Milwaukee at 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., has been edging closer to its June 4 opening day. This morning we returned for another look around and here's what we saw.
May 30, 2019 1:30 p.m.
The East Town Association announced its lineup for the 28th Jazz in the Park summer music festival, which returns to Cathedral Square Park every Thursday night from tonight through Aug. 29.
May 30, 2019 8:01 a.m.
The toughest part of participating in Downtown Dining Week is deciding where to go. So our Lori Fredrich scoured the menus of the 30-plus participating restaurants and laid out 10 diverse options (five lunches and five dinners) for your dining pleasure.
May 30, 2019 5:01 a.m.
After surviving a snow-filled winter and a rain-clogged spring that's still draining, you deserve a special concert. And Miller Brewing Company is going to give it to you, as this morning it announced its third annual "Cheers to Milwaukee" free concert.