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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ICC cancels 2020 Festa Italiana

March 31, 2020 12:03 p.m.

The 2020 Festa Italiana, which had already been shortened due to the Democratic National Convention, has now been completely canceled.


Ballet's costume shop pivots its needles to making masks

March 22, 2020 1:05 p.m.

As performances come to a halt at the Milwaukee Ballet, the staff is now preparing for a different kind of activity. With "Peter Pan" postponed, the Ballet will turn its attention to making masks.


Milwaukee's best hotel bar, 2020

March 16, 2020 12:16 p.m.

The Outsider is certainly in style when it comes to Milwaukee's bustling hotel bar scene - at least according to OnMilwaukee Best of Bars poll voters, who voted the scenic Third Ward hotspot the best of the bunch for the third straight year.


Milwaukee's best bar for a first date, 2020

March 14, 2020 12:01 p.m.

When you're with the right person, anywhere can be perfect for date night - but according to the OnMilwaukee voters, few places set the mood better than The Outsider at the Kimpton Journeyman hotel.


One Direction's Niall Horan adds Milwaukee date this summer

March 12, 2020 10:04 a.m.

Former One Direction member Niall Horan announced another leg of his upcoming tour during his week-long residency as guest host on "The Late Late Show with James Corden," and it includes an August stop at the BMO Harris Pavilion at the Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee.


Irish Fest announces 2020 music lineup

March 10, 2020 1:45 p.m.

Irish Fest is gearing up for its 40th annual festival at the Milwaukee lakefront and it has announced the lineup of entertainers on tap for that event, which takes place Aug. 13-16 at the Henry Maier Festival Park.


Summerfest adds Charlie Wilson, KC and The Sunshine Band to lineup

March 9, 2020 3:01 p.m.

Throwback acts at the BMO Harris Pavilion? That's the way (uh-huh, uh-huh) Summerfest clearly likes it as the grounds stage's retro-leaning lineup today added disco legends KC and The Sunshine Band and vintage R&B crooner Charlie Wilson.


On the Burger Trail: The Big Ebs at Club Charlies

March 9, 2020 11:01 a.m.

As bars go, Club Charlies errs on the classy side with its vibrant red-hued walls, playful brightly colored art and bits of wisdom (in the form of quotes) strategically painted here and yon. But how are there burgers?


Milwaukee's best Bloody Mary, 2020

March 7, 2020 12:01 p.m.

This year's winner for best Bloody Mary edged out the long-time winner by just two votes. So, who's been crowned the best of the best? Find out.