For the past couple years, I've been walking Milwaukee-area neighborhoods with readers via a series of Facebook lives. Here is an ongoing collection of the walks, which you can watch any time via the embedded links below. Keep checking back because I'll add more as I do them.
Street photographers have long come in many stripes, from creators of desolate urban landscapes like Atget to the documenters of bloody crime scene aftermaths like Weegee. But there was also a more mundane, day-to-day street photography of the lensmen who plied the main drags of cities, snapping portraits - often of passersby in motion - and selling them to the subjects.
Folks love historical photos, and nothing seems more exciting than finding a new cache of vintage images that shine a different light on familiar, if altered, local landscapes. Just recently a trove emerged when Winter Haven, Florida-based professional photographer Tom Hagerty began sharing on Facebook photos he took in Milwaukee decades ago.
Beginning this summer, the historic Ambassador Hotel is kicking its guest experience up a notch. This time with a brand new patio for summertime enjoyment.
Between parades, Punch Bowl Social, plays and sports, how are you supposed to choose what to do Downtown on Saturday? And most important: Where the heck are you supposed to park and drive through all of it?
Here's everything you missed at last night's Newaukee Night Market ... and why you shouldn't miss the next one!
I've called it the best single-day event in Milwaukee. No other event activates, connects, invigorates and inspires Downtown like the Newaukee Night Market does. Last night, wow. The lines, the people, the weather. It was truly amazing. Here are eight tweets that really capture it.
Today marked the official opening day of Sculpture Milwaukee, and to help on your upcoming art hunt, here's where you'll be able to find each of the new pieces gracing the newly be-sculptured Downtown destination.
A little more love is coming to Wisconsin Avenue. Following in the footsteps of last year's success, Sculpture Milwaukee is back and bringing iconic artist Robert Indiana's LOVE series Downtown.
Have you noticed a number of low objects installed Downtown lately that are hidden beneath tarps? These mysterious things were unveiled today and are meant to help Milwaukee's homeless population.
Starbucks has job postings for a new location at Northwestern Mutual just off Wisconsin Avenue in Downtown Milwaukee. There's also a small sign with the company's logo at Cass and Wisconsin.
Mauricio Ramirez is the visual artist behind the Wisconsin Avenue utility box murals. Hear what he has to say about the inspiration to some of the murals.
As soon as news emerged that the MSO wants to make the gorgeous Art Deco former Warner/Grand movie palace its new home, we took you inside. Now, we're going back in for more! Here's an update on the project and another peek inside.
In the past, I'd noticed a German Renaissance Revival mansion peeking up over the low retail space on the northeast corner of 26th and Wisconsin. But until yesterday, I hadn't realized that they're actually connected.
At the foot of Wisconsin Avenue, some Milwaukeeans recall, there stood a gorgeous red brick Romanesque Revival train station that many can't believe is gone (or ever even really existed). Thanks to Karl Bandow, here are some great old color photos of it.