Third Ward

Renaissance Theaterworks, Milwaukee’s prestigious women’s theater, will leave the Broadway Theatre Center to the Next Act Theatre building. Read more



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Whether dim sum, dumplings, noodles or pancakes, DanDan has an extensive menu to choose from. Read more

Dining Out

After five years in business, Onesto Italian Restaurant made a name for itself and kept it. Read more

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From eyebrow waxing to organic makeup, Arch Apothecary is your go-to spot to treat yourself before a night on the town. Read more


Shake Shack is a well-loved NYC burger joint that finally made its way to Milwaukee, and the menu doesn’t disappoint. Read more

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Third Ward Italian restaurant Onesto (221 N. Broadway) will debut a new brunch menu on Saturday, Nov. 17. Read more


Its new location, 1815 E. Kenilworth Pl., was the former home of Cans Bar & Canteen and School Yard Bar & Grill. Read more


Dear Ruthie gives advice to a reader troubled by pressure to marry and shares her social calendar of fun events in and around Milwaukee. Read more

Dear Ruthie

Dear Ruthie gives helpful advice to a reader thinking about quitting drag and shares her social calendar of events of interest to members of Milwaukee’s LGBTQ community. Read more

Dear Ruthie

Chicago chain Aloha Pokē recently opened its first Milwaukee venue (220 E. Buffalo St.) in the Third Ward. Pokē, a Hawaiian-rooted dish, exemplifies bespoke, healthy fast food suitable for a quick lunch or a carryout. Read more

Short Order

This past month saw a flurry in openings around Milwaukee, including a vegan plant-based restaurant, Latin fusion eats, and more poke in the Third Ward. Plus, Elm Grove gains a breakfast and brunch spot. Read more

Dining Out

Nestled in a corner of Milwaukee Public Market, Margarita Paradise purveys imaginative Mexican fare prepared promptly within the indoor shopping and dining plaza. Read more

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These businesses have stepped up their game and created retail spaces that warrant photos. Read more


Except at peak times, Milwaukeeans hardly realize that they are sharing their city with millions of tourists who outnumber them 10 to one. Read more

News Features

Royal Enfield, a British-founded, India-based motorcycle company that specializes in smaller bikes, focuses on the urban rider instead of the suburban Harley-Davidson fan. Read more

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Ahead of its grand opening on Wednesday, Dec. 6, Shake Shack held a “Friends and Family” soft opening on Monday. Read more

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After being open for a little more than a year, Rivalry, a Third Ward bar that played on the Wisconsin-Illinois sports rivalry, has closed for good. Read more


Warby Parker, aneyeglass and sunglass company founded in 2010, will open their first Milwaukeelocation at 241 N. Broadway in the Third Ward on Friday, Sept. 29. Read more

Around MKE

Executive Director Jim Plaisted discusses the challenges of managing the neighborhood’s rapid growth. Read more

Off the Cuff

The Shepherd Express held their inaugural Margarita Festival this past Friday in the Historic ThirdWard’s Catalano Square. More than 750 people gathered to taste margaritas from15 of the Milwaukee area’s best bars and resta.. Read more

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