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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Caradaro Club: Milwaukee's first pizza

Jan. 15, 2019 1:16 p.m.

Milwaukee was slow to the pizza party. While Lombardi's became America's first pizzeria in New York City in 1905, pizza wouldn't arrive in Milwaukee until 1945 when John Caravella and Joe Todaro opened the Caradaro Club at 326 E. Erie St. in the Third Ward.


Summerfest shares new Uline stage renderings and details

Jan. 15, 2019 8:20 a.m.

As Summerfest continues its years-long makeover, which includes a new amphitheater, currently under construction, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. released details and renderings of a new Uline Warehouse Stage.