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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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Sweet Diner coming to Third Ward

March 24, 2017 4:03 p.m.

It looks as if there's a new breakfast and lunch spot on the way for the Third Ward. A new restaurant called Sweet Diner is slated to open sometime this summer at 239 E. Chicago St. in the vacant space next to Inspired, a gallery and home furnishings boutique.


This is opera? With MOT's zany "Mikado" on stage, of course it is

March 17, 2017 11:16 a.m.

Kind of like the Marx Brothers, the tandem of Gilbert and Sullivan were pretty funny all by themselves and their opera, "The Mikado," has been one of their funniest for more than a century. But nothing can match the riot created by Milwaukee Opera Theatre.


Cafe Benelux has reopened, complete with Milwaukee flag

March 16, 2017 1:15 p.m.

After a brief closure for renovations, the Lowlands Group announced today that its Café Benelux restaurant has reopened for business. The café, which has been operating in the Third Ward since 2011, closed for ten days to complete the renovation.


Noisemakers and voices create a unique "Mikado" at Milwaukee Opera Theatre

March 9, 2017 11:03 a.m.

Start with a ukelele, some slide whistles, drums, two toy pianos and a washboard. Add in a bunch of other noisemakers, including what might be a toy accordion. Toss in some terrific singers and a couple of great comedians. This show opens next week at Milwaukee Opera Theatre.


Do this: EsterEv dinner with James Beard semifinalist Jorge Guzman

March 8, 2017 5:19 p.m.

Among this year's James Beard semifinalists is Jorge Guzman, executive chef of the Brewer's Table at Surly Brewing Company, an in-demand chef-driven experience pairing exceptional food with beer. Get a taste of Guzman's skill on March 14.


Cafe Benelux next on Lowlands' list for redux

March 1, 2017 12:20 p.m.

The Lowlands Group announced today that it will begin renovations on Café Benelux in Milwaukee's Third Ward. The restaurant will be closed beginning the evening of March 5 and will reopen with regular breakfast, lunch and dinner hours on March 17.


Chamber Theatre gives "The Few" a solid, sensitive treatment

Feb. 27, 2017 1:36 p.m.

Stanley D. Hunter's brilliant "The Few" provides a resting - or restless - home for three hearts that have been dragged through the mud of life and hung out to dry in a constantly crackling wind. It's getting a great production at Chamber Theatre.