PNC presents Tunes@Noon, which takes place in the 411 E. Wisconsin Ave. courtyard on Thursdays is back for 2020, but, of course, it's gone virtual, with a series of concerts from July 2 through Sept. 10 that can be enjoyed online.
Just when it seems the pandemic is taking aim at nearly every bit of summer fun, the organizers of Sculpture Milwaukee have announced that the annual Downtown outdoor art exhibition IS ON for the fourth straight year.
Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 and the Downtown Placemaking Task Force have announced artists for two more Downtown murals, including one on the south face of the 2nd Street skywalk that was made public in January.
Although I'd better not catch you going out to look at them, a number of Downtown buildings will be lit red, white and blue, beginning tonight, as a tribute to American resiliency.
Without powerhouses like Beth Weirick, Kim Morris, Emily McElwee, Kate Borders, Nancy O'Keefe, Stacie Callies and Stephanie Sherman - among others - Downtown simply wouldn't be what it is today.
Local artist Emma Daisy Gertel has been tapped to create the so-called gateway mural announced for the west wall of 622 W. Wisconsin Ave., near the northeast corner of James Lovell Street and Wisconsin Avenue in Westown.
A new mural is in the works at 7th and Wisconsin in Westown and the organizers - Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, in partnership with the Downtown Placemaking Task Force - are seeking submissions.
Since it launched last spring the Milwaukee County Transit System's Bus Shelter Art Project has proved popular and there are now nine artworks installed on bus shelters in Bay View, Riverwest, Walker's Point and South Milwaukee. The program has just expanded to include two works on Downtown shelters, too.
Local DJ, fashion designer, former Badgers basketball player and now author Shawna Nicols has partnered with Graydient Creative on a new book in honor of Nicols' late stepfather Joe Weirick who passed away last year at the age of 58.
Milwaukee will be spruced up Downtown this holiday season by putting window displays in storefronts in a campaign effort called Wish List MKE.
Milwaukee Downtown will host its annual Downtown Employee Appreciation Week, July 31-Aug. 4. Check out all that the week has to offer to Downtown employees here.
Back in 2013, Bon Appetit Magazine declared that "Food halls are the new food trucks." It seems they were correct. As Americans have grown increasingly more obsessed with all things culinary, food hall fever has swept the country like wildfire. And soon, Milwaukee will have one, too.
Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21's board of directors has voted to support Mayor Barrett's current $123.9 million streetcar plan. The motion to endorse the initiative was approved at the Dec. 4 board of directors meeting.
To celebrate Debra Usinger's life and her dedication to civic life in Milwaukee, the Milwaukee RiverWalk District initiated and yesterday dedicated a memorial to honor her. The memorial is, appropriately, part of the RIverWalk that is directly across the river from Usinger's Famous Sausage.
For Canadian artist Peaches, Downtown is the "thing" to do. Peaches' fourth album, "Impeach My Bush," features the hit "Downtown," a song that she recently and exclusively remixed for a Milwaukee Downtown marketing campaign.