Beth Weirick


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A crowd gathered on Friday, July 19, for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Westown Gateway Mural titled "Westown in Bloom," by local artist Emma Daisy Gertel. Read more

Visual Arts

The annual weeklong foodie feast presented by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 is back. Read more

Dining Out

More than $25,000 has been raised thus far to fund a position that would work directly with homeless individuals and families living on the streets of Milwaukee. Read more

Happening Now

Public art initiatives are becoming marquee projects for BIDs across Milwaukee. Do they actually improve business in these districts? Read more

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Photo Credit: Cole Vandermause

Hundreds of people gathered at Cathedral Square Park on Friday afternoon for the grand opening celebration of “The Hop,” Milwaukee’s new streetcar system. Read more

Happening Now

The grand opening of the Fiserv Forum poses big questions for the nearly 30-acres of land surrounding the new arena. Arguably none of which is more crucial than what to do with the land that the BMO Harris Bradley Center currently sits on top of. Read more

Happening Now

The 13th annual Downtown Dining Week includes a great list of restaurants offering specials for lunch and dinner May 31-June 7. Read more



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The city has embraced BIDs in the past, but new legislation that limits their funding could have a negative impact on Milwaukee. Read more

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Key to Change, an initiative from Downtown Milwaukee, BID #21, aims to address chronic homelessness in the area. Read more

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