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
Aug. 16, 2019 11:01 a.m.
Since opening in April, The MECCA Sports Bar & Grill has made a name for itself as the city's prime game-watching sports bar. But -- even if sportsball isn't your thing -- you might still have good reason to pay this new Deer District venue a visit.
Aug. 15, 2019 12:01 p.m.
Before his Riverside stop on Sunday, we talked with Shakey Graves about the value of making changes with his sound, balancing new and old, "Mr. F*ck Robots" and having fun at Safe House.
Aug. 14, 2019 2:01 p.m.
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre kicked off its 2019-20 season this past weekend with a light and silly comedy designed to fit the mood of audiences in the last balmy weeks of summer: "Unnecessary Farce," the Wisconsin State Fair cream puff of drama.
Aug. 14, 2019 1:02 p.m.
During tonight's Newaukee Night Market, OnMilwaukee will administer free temporary tattoos by a newfangled device called The Prinker.
Aug. 14, 2019 9:01 a.m.
We already knew which local artists would perform at the first Chords & Curds Festival outside Fiserv Forum - but now we know when they'll take the stage as the new festival today announced its schedule of musical performances on Saturday, Aug. 24.
Aug. 13, 2019 6:01 p.m.
One Wednesday evening during each summer month, the NEWaukee Night Market brings the best of the city together for a free, fun, open-air event that offers a variety of experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy.
Aug. 13, 2019 4:01 p.m.
Newaukee Night Market is back this month with more than 60 vendors. Come enjoy the August Night Market with us!
Aug. 13, 2019 12:20 p.m.
Bird, the scooters that dotted the sidewalks of Downtown Milwaukee last summer, will rejoin the scooter scene on Wednesday, as part of the city-run pilot program. They will join the 500 Lime scooters already on the streets.
Aug. 12, 2019 8:16 p.m.
The Bucks and their fans certainly have their eyes on the postseason already, but the regular season still features some gems. Here are 10 must-see regular season home games for the Milwaukee Bucks in 2019-20.
Aug. 9, 2019 1:01 p.m.
The late Mark Goff captured Lou Reed's third Milwaukee performance - Halloween night 1974 - with his camera and those photos are pretty cool to see.