In mid-June, the City of Milwaukee opened the application process for businesses to expand seating to sidewalks and parklets to accommodate customers during the pandemic. Among the applicants have been a few local craft breweries aiming to boost their taproom sales during a challenging time.
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The City of Milwaukee mask mandate, in effect as of July 16, requires anyone over the age of 3 to carry and use a face covering in public spaces. Here is what you need to know.
On July 1, protesters painted "Defund the police" in huge letters in the southbound lanes of Water Street, facing City Hall, between Kilbourn Avenue and Wells Street.
Concern has risen among local bars and restaurants in the City of Milwaukee ï¿½" which have been allowed to reopen as part of the Move Milwaukee Forward plan ï¿½" that the risks of reopening outweigh the benefits.
After bars and restaurants reopened last Friday afternoon, packed patios were a common sight throughout the city. We definitely noticed, and maybe you did too. And maybe you found yourself wondering (as we did): Is that really OK? Turns out it's not.
On late Friday - after numerous other cities around the country limited traffic on some streets to make room for pedestrians and bikes - the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County announced the Active Streets initiative to, "provide additional temporary recreation spaces for people to safely engage in physical activities such as walking, biking, or running," during the pandemic.
VISIT Milwaukee, Milwaukee Downtown, Business Improvement District (BID) #21 and the City of Milwaukee have partnered to install new wayfinding signage around Downtown to help direct pedestrians to landmarks like The Pabst Theater, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and the new 3rd Street Market Hall.
On Tuesday morning, when a group of dignitaries pokes shovels into the earth to kick off construction of the new Milwaukee Urban Stables along the Kinnickinnic River on the South Side, it is breaking ground in more than just a literal sense.
The Milwaukee Bucks, City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) have officially launched a first-of-its-kind partnership - MENTOR Greater Milwaukee - to provide support to mentor organizations and programs across the city and to help meet the demand for quality mentors in Milwaukee.
Last month, the City Records Center was combined with a number of other city archival departments on the lower level of Zeidler Municipal Building, 841 N. Broadway, and given a massive makeover to make them more accessible and welcoming to the public.
Milwaukee Public Schools, in collaboration with the City of Milwaukee, in conjunction with the Milwaukee Promise Zones, announced a new early childhood education initiative Thursday morning at Gwen T. Jackson School, 2121 W. Hadley St.
One day after the City of Milwaukee and members of the Green Bay Packers cut the ribbon on the new Galena Park Playground at 31st and Galena, built in partnership with MKE Plays, Milwaukee Recreation has announced a groundbreaking event that will kick off renovations at a trio of Milwaukee playfields.
An old vacant lot and a former railroad trestle jutting out over the Milwaukee River are being converted into a new park on the Historic Third Ward RiverWalk.
You may have seen dockless rental scooters parked on sidewalks Downtown or being operated on local streets, but don't plan on riding them to Summerfest - or anywhere else in the state, for that matter. Bird scooters are illegal in the City of Milwaukee.
On Friday, two-time NBA Champion Kevon Looney will return to Milwaukee for a homecoming celebration and citywide peace rally at the Northside YMCA. The event is presented by Running Rebels Pause 4 Peace Campaign and the City of Milwaukee Health Department's Office of Violence Prevention.