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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One House Over

Feb. 27, 2018 7:30 p.m. - March 25, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Quadracci Powerhosue

When Rafael and Camila Hernandez move in downstairs to help ...


Until The Flood

March 13, 2018 7:30 p.m. - April 22, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stiemke Studio

A New Play Ripped From The Headlines From Pulitzer Prize fin...


Mark Twain's River of Song

March 23, 2018 7:00 p.m. - May 20, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stackner Cabaret

From the creators of The Rep’s hit productions Low Down Dirt...


Spring Fling Egg Hunt

March 24, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.

9a-10a- Members Only early access 10a-5p- Members & General ...


The Tales of Hoffman

March 27, 2018 7:30 p.m.
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway

An imaginative and kinetic new version of Offenbach's gorgeo...

Articles about Third Ward


Bar manager David Kotke has had "colorful" journey to Hudson Business Lounge

March 20, 2018 8:52 p.m.

David Kotke has spent nearly 40 years in the service industry, developing a caring, affable and sassy style with customers. He's also lived a "colorful" life, competing in national male beauty pageants as Mr. Gay Wisconsin. Now he's the bar manager at Hudson Business Lounge, calling it a "fun journey."


Milwaukee Irish Fest announces its 2018 musical lineup

March 9, 2018 1:26 p.m.

The hopefully final snowfall has melted away (*knocks on wood*), which means we can finally start looking ahead to summer festival season - including Milwaukee Irish Fest, which today announced its lineup of musical entertainment.


Chicago firm buys Historic PH Dye House in the Third Ward

March 5, 2018 3:08 p.m.

An affiliate of Singerman Real Estate, LLC, based in Chicago, Illinois, purchased the Historic PH Dye House, a 125,560-square foot multi-tenant office building ar 320 E. Buffalo St., in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward with plans to renovate and re-lease the property.


Summerfest taps Arcade Fire as its closing night headliner

Feb. 27, 2018 5:01 a.m.

Summerfest kept the car running after yesterday's J. Cole announcement, revealing this morning that Arcade Fire (along with a special guest to be announced) will serve as the Big Gig's closing night headliner on Sunday, July 8.