Third Ward

The Historic Third Ward, an Italian and produce district in years past, now has become the city’s fashion district. It also boasts the highest concentration of art galleries in the City, numerous restaurants, unique specialty stores, architects, advertising agencies, graphic designers, artists, the Milwaukee Public Market, the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as well as condominiums, office buildings, and industrial space.

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Upcoming events near Third Ward


Murder for Two

Nov. 10, 2017 7:00 p.m. - Jan. 14, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stackner Cabaret

Co-written by Milwaukee High School of the Arts graduate Joe...


Holmes and Watson

Nov. 14, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Dec. 17, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Quadracci Powerhouse

Dr. Watson is called upon to disprove the many frauds, fakes...


Miracle on South Division Street

Nov. 24, 2017 8:00 p.m. - Dec. 17, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

by Tom Dudzick Nov. 22 – Dec. 17, 2017 Studio Theatre Direct...


A Christmas Carol

Nov. 28, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Dec. 24, 2017, 9:00 a.m.
The Pabst Theater - 144 E. Wells St.

The Rep’s hit new adaptation, which broke box office records...


88.9 Presents Locals Only

Dec. 6, 2017 8:30 p.m. - Jan. 31, 2018
Nomad World Pub - 1401 E. Brady St.

Get to Nomad World Pub on Wednesdays for local musicians and...

Articles about Third Ward


Batches bakery and cafe to bring sweet comfort to the Third Ward

Dec. 13, 2017 12:26 p.m.

There's a new bakery and cafe on the docket for Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. And it promises a barrage of sweet treats and comfort food indulgences. Batches is the name of the new venue, which is slated to open in late winter or early spring of 2018.


Hidden Gems: Bugsy's Back Alley Speakeasy

Dec. 8, 2017 8:26 p.m.

Can a bar truly qualify as a hidden gem when it sits right in the middle of the bustling Third Ward neighborhood, as part of one of the city's most popular restaurant groups? It can when it's quite literally hidden away down a Third Ward back alley.


Summerfest announces a new Uline Warehouse stage

Dec. 7, 2017 10:31 a.m.

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. and Uline announced today a new capital project that will build a new Uline Warehouse stage at the north end of Henry Maier Festival Park and continue Uline's sponsorship of Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance.


Put your burger-eating pants on; Shake Shack is almost here

Dec. 5, 2017 2:31 p.m.

It's burger time! And that's because Shake Shack - the New York hot dog stand turned global burger empire - opens tomorrow, Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. In the meantime, we've got a sneak peek at some of the things you can expect when you visit.


Freshfin Poke opens Thursday in Third Ward

Nov. 29, 2017 2:03 p.m.

Freshfin Poke's second location opens on Thursday, Nov. 29 in Milwaukee's Third Ward. The news comes on the heels of the announcement that the restaurant will be opening its third location at The Corners of Brookfield.