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Area schools continue decorating Cathedral Square Park for Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival
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Area schools continue decorating Cathedral Square Park for Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival

“Community Spirit Park” at Cathedral Square Park is one of three downtown parks decorated for the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival.

Milwaukee Downtown names its 2017 Downtown Achievement Award winners
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Milwaukee Downtown names its 2017 Downtown Achievement Award winners

Catalytic projects and downtown leaders were honored for their contributions to the central business district.

Downtown Activates 11 Metered Parking Spaces for One-Day Event Tomorrow
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Downtown Activates 11 Metered Parking Spaces for One-Day Event Tomorrow

Parking spaces transformed for global PARK(ing) Day on Sept. 15

Downtown debuts Key to Change meters on Sept. 13 to aid in ending chronic homelessness
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Downtown debuts Key to Change meters on Sept. 13 to aid in ending chronic homelessness

Seven parking meters retrofitted to collect coin donations for quality-of-life programs

Downtown employees to bask in week of summertime freebies and perks
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Downtown employees to bask in week of summertime freebies and perks

Milwaukee Downtown to host Downtown Employee Appreciation Week, July 31 – Aug. 4

Wisconsin Avenue utility box mural project concludes with ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 11
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Wisconsin Avenue utility box mural project concludes with ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 11

All 10 utility box murals were composed and created by Mauricio Ramirez

Milwaukee Downtown launches West Wisconsin Avenue audio walking tour
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Milwaukee Downtown launches West Wisconsin Avenue audio walking tour

12-block tour highlights public art and historical buildings along the Avenue

Sculpture Milwaukee kicks off May 31 with mayoral proclamation, live entertainment and free lunch
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Sculpture Milwaukee kicks off May 31 with mayoral proclamation, live entertainment and free lunch

Chase Tower at Water and Wisconsin to host ribbon-cutting ceremony from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Statement Regarding Downtown Gentlemen’s Club
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Statement Regarding Downtown Gentlemen’s Club

We have discussed this request with our property owners and tenants and cannot in good conscience recommend a Downtown location that would not be subject to adverse secondary effects.

Sample downtown Milwaukee’s flavor during Taste & Toast March 6 – 10
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Sample downtown Milwaukee’s flavor during Taste & Toast March 6 – 10

Five nights of discounted bottles and bites at 24 downtown Milwaukee restaurants

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 announces design competition for Wisconsin Avenue utility boxes
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Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 announces design competition for Wisconsin Avenue utility boxes

The utility box mural installations will serve as the pilot initiative for Arts on Wisconsin Avenue.

Downtown Milwaukee’s holiday lights go bright November 17
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Downtown Milwaukee’s holiday lights go bright November 17

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off to feature switch-flipping ceremony, music and fireworks

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival to brighten downtown visits
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Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival to brighten downtown visits

Six-week festival to bundle lighting displays and holiday happenings, Nov. 17 – Jan. 1

Downtown Employee Appreciation Week Begins Monday July 25
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Downtown Employee Appreciation Week Begins Monday July 25

The opening ceremony well be held at Red Arrow Park from 11:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 among 15 new communities accepted into WEDC Downtown Revitalization Program
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Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 among 15 new communities accepted into WEDC Downtown Revitalization Program

Program to help communities revitalize downtown and urban commercial districts

Milwaukee Downtown names its 2016 Downtown Achievement Award winners
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Milwaukee Downtown names its 2016 Downtown Achievement Award winners

At the conclusion of the annual meeting, catalytic projects and leaders were honored for their contributions to the central business district.

The Table is Set for Milwaukee’s 2016 Downtown Dining Week
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The Table is Set for Milwaukee’s 2016 Downtown Dining Week

Three-course meal deals at 44 downtown eateries June 2-9

Raise a glass to the return of Milwaukee Downtown’s Taste & Toast Feb. 29 – March 4
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Raise a glass to the return of Milwaukee Downtown’s Taste & Toast Feb. 29 – March 4

Five nights of bottles and bites at downtown Milwaukee restaurants

Downtown Milwaukee ignites its holiday cheer on November 19
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Downtown Milwaukee ignites its holiday cheer on November 19

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off to feature switch-flipping ceremony, music and fireworks

Downtown Milwaukee ignites its holiday cheer on November 19
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Downtown Milwaukee ignites its holiday cheer on November 19

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off to feature switch-flipping ceremony, music and fireworks

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival to illuminate downtown Milwaukee
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Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival to illuminate downtown Milwaukee

Six-week festival to bundle lighting displays and holiday happenings, Nov. 19 – Dec. 27

Downtown employees to enjoy week of summertime perks
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Downtown employees to enjoy week of summertime perks

Milwaukee Downtown to host Downtown Employee Appreciation Week July 27 – July 31

Milwaukee Trolley Loop adds vehicle and extends hours for July 3rd service
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Milwaukee Trolley Loop adds vehicle and extends hours for July 3rd service

Downtown service to assist in alleviating congestion during Summerfest and U.S. Bank Fireworks

Downtown Dining Week kicks off June 4
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Downtown Dining Week kicks off June 4

Area foodies to dig into dining deals at over 45 restaurants

Downtown’s summer trolley bells will toll again beginning June 4
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Downtown’s summer trolley bells will toll again beginning June 4

The service will run Thursdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., June 4 through Sept. 5.

Get a flavor for downtown Milwaukee during Downtown Dining Week 2015
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Get a flavor for downtown Milwaukee during Downtown Dining Week 2015

Three-course meal deals at over 45 eateries to entice foodies June 4 – 11

Taste & Toast to lift spirits downtown beginning Monday
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Taste & Toast to lift spirits downtown beginning Monday

Five nights of specially priced bottles and bites at over 25 downtown Milwaukee restaurants

Milwaukee Downtown announces first Taste & Toast event March 2 – 6
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Milwaukee Downtown announces first Taste & Toast event March 2 – 6

Five nights of bottles and bites at downtown Milwaukee restaurants

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 endorses Mayor’s streetcar plan
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Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 endorses Mayor’s streetcar plan

“The Milwaukee Streetcar is a game changer for downtown.”

Downtown Milwaukee turns on holiday cheer Thursday
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Downtown Milwaukee turns on holiday cheer Thursday

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off to feature music, dancing and fireworks in Pere Marquette Park

Milwaukee Downtown Names Matt Dorner as Economic Development Director
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Milwaukee Downtown Names Matt Dorner as Economic Development Director

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 has hired Matt Dorner as its new Economic Development Director

Downtown launches Dining Week and Milwaukee Trolley Loop tomorrow
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Downtown launches Dining Week and Milwaukee Trolley Loop tomorrow

Signaling the start of summer, Milwaukee Downtown, Business Improvement District #21 will roll out two programs tomorrow – Downtown Dining Week and the Milwaukee Trolley Loop.

Downtown trolleys begin summer loop Thursday
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Downtown trolleys begin summer loop Thursday

Milwaukee Trolley Loop – Thursdays through Saturdays, June 5 – September 6, 2014

Downtown’s summer trolleys to ring again June 5
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Downtown’s summer trolleys to ring again June 5

Downtown Milwaukee’s trolley service, the Milwaukee Trolley Loop presented by VISIT Milwaukee, will roll out Thursday, June 5.

Downtown restaurants prep for Downtown Dining Week 2014
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Downtown restaurants prep for Downtown Dining Week 2014

Three-course meal deals to be served June 5 – 12 at 40 eateries

Downtown employees get a boost of appreciation
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Downtown employees get a boost of appreciation

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 to host Downtown Employee Appreciation Week July 29 – August 2

Downtown Dining Week kicks off next Thursday
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Downtown Dining Week kicks off next Thursday

40+ dining destinations to serve meal deals June 6 – 13

Downtown Milwaukee restaurants prep for Downtown Dining Week 2013
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Downtown Milwaukee restaurants prep for Downtown Dining Week 2013

40+ dining destinations to serve meal deals June 6 – 13

Downtown Employee Appreciation Week kicks off Monday
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Downtown Employee Appreciation Week kicks off Monday

Monday marks the start of the 7th Annual Downtown Employee Appreciation Week, July 30 – August 3.

Milwaukee Downtown names Steven Looft new Economic Development Director
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Milwaukee Downtown names Steven Looft new Economic Development Director

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 has hired Steven Looft as its first Economic Development Director.

Grand Theatre ticket booth transformed to meet needs of visitors and newcomers
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Grand Theatre ticket booth transformed to meet needs of visitors and newcomers

Downtown Milwaukee is finding creative ways to revitalize Wisconsin Ave.