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Tunes @ Noon concert series is back ... virtually

Published June 29, 2020

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.

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Brown begins work on long MacArthur Square mural

Published June 26, 2020

Artist Ken Brown has begun work on his 620-foot long mural, called "The Hero In You," on a 6-foot high wall that runs along MacArthur Square on North James Lovell Drive Downtown.

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Downtown gets new wayfinding signs ahead of big tourism events

Published May 6, 2020

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.

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Artists sought to paint mural on the 2nd Street skywalk Downtown

Published Jan. 8, 2020

As part of a vision for an enhanced pedestrian experience along North 2nd Street between Michigan Street and Postman's Porch at Wells Street, Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, has partnered with The Avenue on a new mural on the south face of the skywalk that spans the street between Wisconsin Avenue and Michigan Street.

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A look inside the conversion of the Grand Avenue into The Avenue

Published March 28, 2019

The plan to convert the former Shops of Grand Avenue into office space with some retail and a first-floor food hall, called 3rd Street Market Hall - and the Plankinton Arcade's upper shops to apartments - is well underway. Take a look inside.

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Artists sought for new Gateway Mural in Westown

Published March 19, 2019

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.

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Shawna Nicols' book pays tribute to the late Joe Weirick

Published March 27, 2018

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.