Milwaukee Riverwalk

The fate of the Milwaukee River, now a scenic Downtown attraction resplendent with Riverwalk, was not always so certain. Read more

What Made Milwaukee Famous

City leaders celebrated a recent award the Milwaukee RiverWalk received for its innovative approach to urban development in the downtown Milwaukee area at an event at Schlitz Park Thursday night. Read more

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The RiverWalk is one of 13 development projects in North America, Europe and Asia to receive the recognition, which is considered among the world’s highest honors from land use experts. Read more


Plans were recently announced for a new park in the ThirdWard that will incorporate the neighborhood’s old Chicago-Northwestern railroadtrestle. The park will use a city-owned lot on E. Erie Street, linking andstreet and an extended port.. Read more

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An appreciation of Larry Witzling’s contributions to urban design in Milwaukee. Read more

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Looking to getbetter acquainted with your city, Milwaukeeans? Here are some tours of general civicinterest and middling admission cost to help you fill your summer hours.If you too wantto marry a lighthouse keeper, you’ll have to look .. Read more

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The Milwaukee Brewers continue their three-game series against the Houston Astros tonight with a home game at Miller Park tonight at 6:10 p.m. Read more

Today in Milwaukee

On June 4 at the Mason Street Bump Out on Milwaukee's Riverwalk, the sculpture "The Round Ring" waited to be dedicated.  Gallery Director at UW- LaCrosse and sculptor John Ready created this enormous ring retrofitted with bowling balls, .. Read more

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