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09.10.2014 | 7 days ago | Posted at 01:29 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
The city and county are proposing to totally revamp the east side of Downtown, changing everything from the Hoan Bridge ramps to land use along the shoreline. Tonight, the public will be able to weigh in on one portion of the plan: the proposed sale of O’Donnell Park to Northwestern Mutual. NML wants the site to accommodate parking for its employees downtown (including its workers at its huge ne...
07.07.2014 | 72 days ago | Posted at 02:40 PM

Let the activation commence

By Evan Rytlewski
As part of its ongoing campaign to put West Wisconsin Avenue to better use—to "activate" the area, in Millennial marketing parlance—NEWaukee will host a monthly night market in the empty Moiré Pavilion parking lot on Wisconsin Avenue between 4th and 5th streets. The market, NEWaukee promises, will feature "a mash up of art and craft vendors, technology installations, food trucks/carts, live ...
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012
It’s never easy to upset a decade’s old tradition, particularly one as deep-rooted as afternoon tea, but several years ago, after decades of hosting winter tea service in its grand Lobby Lounge, the Pfister Hotel moved the
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
Walter Schroeder had already opened many fine hotels around Wisconsin and the Midwest by 1927, but none were as prestigious as the Schroeder Hotel, a 25-story building at the corner of Fifth Street and Wisconsin Avenue that immediately... 
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012
 One of Milwaukee’s hidden-treasure lunch spots just became a lot less hidden. After 30 years of being tucked away on the sixth floor of a building at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), where it was known...
Friday, Sept. 21, 2012

Sports bar food served with class

 Old World Third Street offers several attractions for the food lover. In addition to Usinger’s, the Spice House and the Wisconsin Cheese Mart, there also are many restaurants, with Mader’s being the oldest...
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

New evening menu features tasty small plates

Ed Wahhab, a successful graduate of the Milwaukee School of Engineering, ultimately found the restaurant business preferable to nuclear engineering. In 2007, he opened Sababa, a casual café that mainly catered to...
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

Wild Space opens its season with ‘Milwaukee 360’

You are apt to be quite taken with the beauty of Downtown Milwaukee and its environs as they appear in a wraparound panorama from atop the eight-story parking structure of the former Pabst Brewery, set high on...
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Acacia presents 'Searching for David’s Heart'

  Acacia Theatre presents Cherie Bennett’s Searching for David’s Heart, winner of the Kennedy Center’s New Visions/New Voices award, in its Midwest premiere. The show features high production values, heartfelt performances and a deep yet unassuming exploration of grief after the

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