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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How one internship program launches tech careers

Sept. 13, 2019 5:01 p.m.

Created in 1998, i.c.stars is a four-month internship program focused on improving the community by providing those who come from a low-income background with training to prepare them for a job in technology, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.


First look: Milwaukee Ballet's Baumgartner Center for Dance

Sept. 4, 2019 9:02 a.m.

After years of jockeying for space at its long-time former home in Walker's Point everyone at the Milwaukee Ballet - including the six new company dancers - has moved into the sparkling new Baumgartner Center for Dance at 128 N. Jackson St. in the Third Ward.


It's time to sashay to the Press au Marche; here's what to expect

Sept. 3, 2019 11:31 a.m.

If you've been waiting for the opening of Press au Marche, the new European style market cafe from the owners of Press. Waffles, your wait is almost over. The cafe is set to officially open to the public on Monday, Sept. 9. In the meantime, we've got a first look at the space and menu.


Billy Gibbons talks 50 years of ZZ Top

Aug. 27, 2019 3:01 p.m.

ZZ Top returns to town on Wednesday, Sept. 4 to perform in celebration of a half-century of making music together. Before then, singer-guitarist Billy Gibbons talked with OnMilwaukee about some of his favorite ZZ Top moments from the last 50 years.