Fifth Ward

The northern tip of Walker’s Point is gaining a reputation as the Fifth Ward: a collection of cafes, shops, restaurants and residences just a hop, skip and a jump from Downtown.

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Eat This Now: The Impossible burger

July 10, 2018 5:46 p.m.

The impossible is possible: a vegan patty that looks and tastes like a real burger. But does it match up well against its meaty competition? Let's taste and see.

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Paisley powers through fun Summerfest set

June 28, 2014 1:32 a.m.

Song by song, Brad Paisley stayed true to his current tour's set list and, despite some sound issues, powered through his Summerfest concert with personality, passion and punch.

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Aural meets oral: SoundBites 2014

March 17, 2014 9:05 a.m.

Food and music lovers won't want to miss the 2014 edition of Soundbites, a unique event during which 12 of Milwaukee's top chefs will collaborate with Radio Milwaukee DJs to celebrate the uniting of food and music.

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Zimmer's reunion with parents inspires gallery show

Jan. 15, 2014 5:12 a.m.

Ten years after meeting his biological mother, Mike Zimmer organized a showing of her - and her husband's - work. The event takes place at Translator Milwaukee, 415 E. Menomonee St., on Friday, Jan. 17 in conjunction with Gallery Night.

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It's official: RadioMilwaukee is moving

March 18, 2013 11:16 a.m.

In November, OnMilwaukee.com reported that 88Nine Radio Milwaukee (88.9 FM) would most likely move to a new location in the Fifth Ward and it was officially announced today that it will happen. A new Stone Creek Cafe will open on the ground floor.

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DJ Debo brings the noise, deadmau5 style

May 23, 2012 8:56 a.m.

On Saturday, June 9, a cadre of deadmau5 fans, a group of Milwaukee EDM (Electronic Dance Music) scene regulars and lots of other folks who love a big show are going to be at Moct for the "tehmau5" event.

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Refusing to die on Next Act's stage

Feb. 9, 2012 5:33 a.m.

Here's the good news about the Next Act Theatre production of "Vigil" that opened last weekend. The ageless Ruth Schudson follows up her crisply precise and on-the-mark work in the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's revival of "Driving Miss Daisy" with an equally impressive but very different performance. The sum total of the lines she speaks could be written on one side of a 4x6 index card, but she is continually expressing herself with unmistakable clarity.