Hoan bridge


The Hoan is gonna be lit Thursday and Friday nights

Published Oct. 31, 2018

The Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge - aka "The Hoan" - will soon be permanently a-glow with seasonal lighting, and this week Milwaukee will get a glimpse of what it will look like in all of its illuminated glory.


Boone & Crockett hosts a "mural party"

Published Sept. 7, 2018

Local artists Chacho Lopez and Benjamin Stark will paint a mural at Boone & Crockett on Saturday, Sept. 8 - and everyone is invited to watch the process.


Why we Light the Hoan: Judge Derek Mosley

Published June 19, 2018

Help shine lights on one of our city's best features, the Hoan Bridge. You can #LighttheHoan for someone you love, someone you think moves Milwaukee forward or someone that you know needs a brighter look at the world. This is Judge Derek Mosley's story.


Light the Hoan Bridge, move Milwaukee forward

Published May 16, 2018

#LightTheHoan Bridge, move Milwaukee forward! We believe Milwaukee has never had a brighter future. And we want to prove it, but need your help to light up the Hoan Bridge and tell more positive Milwaukee stories.


Dobkin captures the "Soul of a Port"

Published Sept. 20, 2017

As the saying goes, there are eight million stories in the naked city. Milwaukee author Leah Dobkin tells some of them in her book, "Soul of a Port," which aims to do more than simply offer a chronological history of this vital piece of Milwaukee.


The Milwaukee video everyone is talking about

Published July 11, 2017

It debuted on Friday, July 7 only on Instagram, but now this buzzed about Milwaukee video is being rolled out on multiple platforms including right here on OnMilwaukee. Designed and produced by Social Candy, it's meant to be shared and as a showcase for our fine city.


Introducing the new OnMilwaukee logo

Published Sept. 3, 2015

As OnMilwaukee enters its 18th year, we are once again looking at how we do things, what we stand for, and how we can improve. And so we have unveiled a new logo to help steer us on a productive path.


Photographer Jacobson offers a different perspective in "Vantage Point"

Published Jan. 20, 2015

For Brian Jacobson, an art photographer and journalist who works in Milwaukee, photography has been constant. Last year, during the late summer months through early fall, he decided to take a series of photographs from different, and often unseen, perspectives from high places within the metropolitan area.


Construction done right

Published July 22, 2014

It's easy to complain about highway construction in Milwaukee. After all, it's pretty much a constant. When one project finishes, another begins ... if we're lucky. More often, it seems like every interchange or stretch of freeway is being worked on all at once.


Closures, ahem, ramp up on I-794 project

Published Dec. 19, 2013

Perhaps you've noticed that sometimes the Lincoln Memorial Drive ramp to head west on I-794 is open and sometimes it's closed, leading you to enter just to the west at Jackson Street. Well, that Jackson Street entrance is closing now and there are other changes kicking in as part of the work on the Hoan and 794.