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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Recapping the Big Gig: The best and worst of Summerfest 2019

July 8, 2019 8:59 p.m.

The Big Gig may be over, but the memories of the music we heard and saw on its many stages - whether lavish and elaborate or modest yet mesmerizing - will live on for much longer. Here's a recap of the shows we saw at this year's Summerfest.


Paul Cebar: A Milwaukee treasure at Summerfest

July 6, 2019 10:17 p.m.

Milwaukee treasure Paul Cebar and his skillful outfit - distilled down to the elemental core of drummer Reggie Bordeaux, multi-instrumentalist Bob Jennings and bassist Mike Fredrickson - performed under the big top on the Johnson Controls World Stage.


Our worst Summerfest shows of all time

July 6, 2019 5:56 p.m.

We reminisced about the finest concerts Summerfest had to offer us. But because there must be the bad with the good, the excrement to go with the exemplary, here are our worst shows.


Right here, right now: Jesus Jones marks 30 years with first show here since '02

July 5, 2019 10:01 p.m.

Thanks to a forward-looking approach to this one-off mini tour, Jesus Jones not only played Summerfest for the first time this year, they also marked their 30th anniversary with their first show in Milwaukee in 17 years. I don't know where I was in 2002 when they apparently played here last - I knew, however, I wouldn't miss this one. And the several hundred Gen Xers at Summerfest were right there with me.