Jeramey Jannene

Jeramey Jannene

President, and co-founder, Urban Milwaukee, Inc.

Jeramey covers real estate, politics, transportation and urban quality-of-life issues for Urban Milwaukee. In addition, Jannene leads the firm’s website development efforts and manages the firm’s internship program.

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Recent Articles

Eyes on Milwaukee: RACM Approves Deal for Schuster’s
Eyes on Milwaukee

RACM Approves Deal for Schuster’s

City TIF payment, up to $15 million, to help finance project to redevelop old department store.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Huron Building Design Tweaked Yet Again
Eyes on Milwaukee

Huron Building Design Tweaked Yet Again

Change done to harmonize building with adjacent Mackie Building. HPC members approve.

Milwaukee Film Festival: The Milwaukee Show Times Two
Milwaukee Film Festival

The Milwaukee Show Times Two

The best of Milwaukee's filmmakers: one night for all and one of "filth" not suitable for kids.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Hydration Clinic Coming to Third Ward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Hydration Clinic Coming to Third Ward

Brookfield's H2O Health Hydration Oasis opening a second location on Jefferson St.

City Hall: City Voters Will Get Gerrymandering Referendum
City Hall

City Voters Will Get Gerrymandering Referendum

Common Council adds question on nonpartisan legislative districts to the April ballot.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown BID Touts Successes, Awards
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown BID Touts Successes, Awards

Downtown growing, group adds homeless outreach coordinator, charts plan for 2020.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Selling Properties in Harambee
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Selling Properties in Harambee

On Thursday, city will show off three commercial buildings for sale for redevelopment.

City Hall: Anonymous Crime Reporting Service Launches
City Hall

Anonymous Crime Reporting Service Launches

"Crime doesn't pay, but Crime Stoppers does," says Alderwoman Chantia Lewis.

City Hall: Council Debates Indigenous Peoples’ Day
City Hall

Council Debates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

"Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be forced to defend the Catholic Church," Donovan thundered.

Dining: New “White House” Could Open Soon
Dining

New “White House” Could Open Soon

Couple planning European inspired restaurant in long-time Bay View tavern.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Strauss Plant Sent Back to Committee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Strauss Plant Sent Back to Committee

Opponents of meat processing plant will have chance to object at second public hearing.

DNC Team Pitches Civic Leaders

DNC Team Pitches Civic Leaders

Host committee needs volunteers and venues, wants double the volunteers of 2016 convention.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Group Opposes Meatpacking “Slaughterhouse”
Eyes on Milwaukee

Group Opposes Meatpacking “Slaughterhouse”

Strauss Brands deal still expected to be approved. Could bring 500 jobs to Century City.

Transportation: Which Sign Do You Prefer?
Transportation

Which Sign Do You Prefer?

City, county want public input on signs for bicycle trails and city bicycle network.

Dining: Puerto Rican Cafe Opens in Walker Square
Dining

Puerto Rican Cafe Opens in Walker Square

Johanna's Cakes & Desserts Cafe offers sweet treats, custom cakes and sandwiches.

Plats and Parcels: NBA Player Plans Downtown Apartments
Plats and Parcels

NBA Player Plans Downtown Apartments

Big week in real estate with Couture taxes, Strauss, Marchese, Airbnb, Scott Lurie and more making headlines.

Transportation: Streetcar Ridership Drops with Temperature
Transportation

Streetcar Ridership Drops with Temperature

Doors Open Milwaukee boosted ridership, but overall Sunday traffic continues to sag.

Friday Photos: The Huron Rises
Friday Photos

The Huron Rises

New office building will be home to Husch Blackwell law firm.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Airbnb Says Milwaukee is Fastest Growing Destination
Eyes on Milwaukee

Airbnb Says Milwaukee is Fastest Growing Destination

You can stay in the Boat House, an East Side mansion or a Riverwest living room via the popular service.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 59 Winning Businesses in Brew City Match
Eyes on Milwaukee

59 Winning Businesses in Brew City Match

92 percent are run by entrepreneurs of color, 80 percent owned by women.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Lurie Buys Milwaukee Street Blackhole
Eyes on Milwaukee

Lurie Buys Milwaukee Street Blackhole

Long-vacant, one-story building was originally three stories. Now will find new life.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Pattee Considering Options for Mitchell Street Property
Eyes on Milwaukee

Pattee Considering Options for Mitchell Street Property

Developer acquired two buildings near 8th and Historic Mitchell streets

Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Preservation Created 128,500 Jobs in 2018
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Preservation Created 128,500 Jobs in 2018

Study of federal tax incentive program finds $7.4 billion added to economy.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Healthy Meat Market Coming to N. 22nd St.
Eyes on Milwaukee

Healthy Meat Market Coming to N. 22nd St.

Carl Wesley will transform vacant building with Fresh 2 Fork concept.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The State of TIF in Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

The State of TIF in Milwaukee

City has $1.8 billion in incremental value in TIF districts, but do they raise taxes?

Milwaukee Film Festival: Red, White and Wasted
Milwaukee Film Festival

Red, White and Wasted

The first in our annual series of previews. Have you ever been "mudding"?

Eyes on Milwaukee: V. Marchese Acquiring More Land for Expansion
Eyes on Milwaukee

V. Marchese Acquiring More Land for Expansion

Company buying former railroad spur for 50,000-square-foot expansion.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Deconstruction Program Expected to Restart Next Week
Eyes on Milwaukee

Deconstruction Program Expected to Restart Next Week

Contractor will start after months of delays.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Approves $60 Million Century City Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Approves $60 Million Century City Deal

City would give the Strauss Brands up to $4.5 million if it creates 500 jobs.

City Hall: State Republican Lawmakers Oppose Barrett’s Budget
City Hall

State Republican Lawmakers Oppose Barrett’s Budget

Seven Republicans take aim at proposal to reduce police staffing, but don't mention sales tax request.

City Hall: Zielinski for Mayor Bus Ads Debut
City Hall

Zielinski for Mayor Bus Ads Debut

21 MCTS buses now highlight Tony Zielinski's campaign for mayor.

Transportation: Hawley Road’s Diet
Transportation

Hawley Road’s Diet

New protected bike lane, traffic calming accomplished with paint and plastic.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Civic Accelerator Returning
Eyes on Milwaukee

Civic Accelerator Returning

Co:Lab pairs young professionals with business improvement districts to address problems.

Plats and Parcels: Tent City Being Evicted
Plats and Parcels

Tent City Being Evicted

Plus: A packed week of real estate news, including the Schuster's project moving forward.

Friday Photos: Saint John’s New Bookend
Friday Photos

Saint John’s New Bookend

Senior housing tower now visible from much of Lower East Side.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Contributing Up To $15 Million to Schuster’s Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Contributing Up To $15 Million to Schuster’s Project

Financing will support $84 million project for Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Medical College of Wisconsin.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Most Expensive Milwaukee Zip Codes for Renters
Eyes on Milwaukee

Most Expensive Milwaukee Zip Codes for Renters

National report shows where your dollar goes the furthest.

City Hall: Bucks, Fire Department Have Cost Sharing Agreement
City Hall

Bucks, Fire Department Have Cost Sharing Agreement

Deputy Chief praises Bucks' commitment to safety.

City Hall: Should Smoking Be Banned in Front of Public Buildings?
City Hall

Should Smoking Be Banned in Front of Public Buildings?

Murphy and Donovan square off over smoking in front of City Hall.

City Hall: Your Boat Is Too Loud
City Hall

Your Boat Is Too Loud

Bauman moves to close loophole in city's noise ordinance.

City Hall: Is The City Ready to Plow Snow?
City Hall

Is The City Ready to Plow Snow?

City has 28,405 tons of salt and 414 pieces of equipment ready to clear 1,472 miles of city streets.

Eyes on Milwaukee: $75,000 Donated to Maintain City Hall Sculpture
Eyes on Milwaukee

$75,000 Donated to Maintain City Hall Sculpture

Anonymous donor chips in $75,000 to support "Mixed Feelings."

Transportation: Couture Streetcar Extension Decision Pushed to June 2020
Transportation

Couture Streetcar Extension Decision Pushed to June 2020

"We look like complete fools," says Bauman as Marcoux expresses confidence in project.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Douglas Dynamics Expanding, Buying Car Dealership
Eyes on Milwaukee

Douglas Dynamics Expanding, Buying Car Dealership

Company will add up to 50 jobs to manufacturing facility on N. 76th St.

City Hall: Feds Award $5.6 Million for Lead Abatement
City Hall

Feds Award $5.6 Million for Lead Abatement

42-month grant can be used for paint and soil abatement in affected homes.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Developer Assembling Land for Ikon Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Developer Assembling Land for Ikon Hotel

Kalan Haywood confirms hotel won't be open by DNC.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 48 Tiny Homes for Veterans
Eyes on Milwaukee

48 Tiny Homes for Veterans

Zoning package for northwest side development gets first approval.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Holds Carleton School Redevelopment
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Holds Carleton School Redevelopment

Former MPS school proposed to become 62 units of housing.

Doors Open: Milwaukee’s Secret Model Railroad Club
Doors Open

Milwaukee’s Secret Model Railroad Club

Historic club has been hidden in a former train station under an active rail line for 83 years.

Plats and Parcels: A 50-Story Lakefront Tower?
Plats and Parcels

A 50-Story Lakefront Tower?

Colliers dreams up 50-story tower to show what's possible for Clybourn St. site.

Friday Photos: The East Sider Awaits
Friday Photos

The East Sider Awaits

New apartment building near UWM is nearly finished.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Airbnb Startup Leasing Units in Buckler Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Airbnb Startup Leasing Units in Buckler Apartments

Four-room "hotel" to be carved out of 207-unit apartment building, part of a growing trend.

Members Only: 20 Percent Off Milwaukee Gifts During Doors Open
Members Only

20 Percent Off Milwaukee Gifts During Doors Open

Milwaukee gift shop open all day Saturday with big discount for Urban Milwaukee members.

City Beat: Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic
City Beat

Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic

Supervisor Dimitrijevic discusses her bid for Common Council seat, vision for the city.

Transportation: Bauman Wants 1.5 Percent Sales Tax
Transportation

Bauman Wants 1.5 Percent Sales Tax

Additional funding would be dedicated to transit service, end what the alderman calls a "death spiral"

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bader Redeveloping Second Harambee Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bader Redeveloping Second Harambee Building

Cafe and wellness center will join Bader at north end of King Drive.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Koeffler Mansion Sold, Hotel Coming
Eyes on Milwaukee

Koeffler Mansion Sold, Hotel Coming

Development group buys downtown double mansion, plans 18-room hotel by DNC.

Transportation: Do You Love or Hate the Scooters?
Transportation

Do You Love or Hate the Scooters?

City launches survey in advance of pilot study ending in December.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 11 Must-See Doors Open Sites
Eyes on Milwaukee

11 Must-See Doors Open Sites

Don't miss these must see sites for Doors Open veterans.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves Ikon Hotel Deal Despite Objections
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves Ikon Hotel Deal Despite Objections

Plus: Council unanimously endorses host of other development projects.

City Hall: Mayor’s Budget Cuts Cops and Property Tax Rate
City Hall

Mayor’s Budget Cuts Cops and Property Tax Rate

City squeezed by rising pension costs, declining state aid. Police cuts through retirements proposed.

Eyes on Milwaukee: African American Affairs Office Planned for W. Fond du Lac Ave.
Eyes on Milwaukee

African American Affairs Office Planned for W. Fond du Lac Ave.

City will set up clearinghouse for city, community resources at 48th and Fond du Lac.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Preparing Interior Demo of Northridge Boston Store
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Preparing Interior Demo of Northridge Boston Store

City hopes to redevelop site, still pursuing demolition of China-owned mall.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Brady Street Building Being Rehabbed, Expanded
Eyes on Milwaukee

Brady Street Building Being Rehabbed, Expanded

Former home of Waterford Wine could become retail store, cafe or restaurant.

Plats and Parcels: Michels Has Hotel Partner for $100 Million Development
Plats and Parcels

Michels Has Hotel Partner for $100 Million Development

Plus: Work underway on effort to save Soldiers' Home.

Friday Photos: Historic Apartments at 5th and National
Friday Photos

Historic Apartments at 5th and National

Condemned building being reborn as 12-unit apartment building in Walker's Point.

Photo Gallery: PARK(ing) Day 2019
Photo Gallery

PARK(ing) Day 2019

Downtown businesses show how parking spaces can be used for more than just cars.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Goldmann’s Campaign Canceled, Sign Headed to Cincinnati
Eyes on Milwaukee

Goldmann’s Campaign Canceled, Sign Headed to Cincinnati

Historic neon sign won't return to Mitchell Street, instead slated to go to sign museum.

Eyes on Milwaukee: $44 Million Soldiers Home Project Launched
Eyes on Milwaukee

$44 Million Soldiers Home Project Launched

Huge group of politicians, dignitaries, salute project to redevelop Civil War-era VA complex.

Eyes on Milwaukee: UniteMKE Plans Restaurant, HQ on North Ave.
Eyes on Milwaukee

UniteMKE Plans Restaurant, HQ on North Ave.

Wood Fire Pizza and Wine would have job training and social mission.

MKE Film: Announcing the Milwaukee-Made Films
MKE Film

Announcing the Milwaukee-Made Films

'Give Me Liberty' headlines strong list of films slated for Milwaukee Film Festival.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Strauss Would Bring 250 Jobs to City
Eyes on Milwaukee

Strauss Would Bring 250 Jobs to City

Deal with meat supplier to relocate in Century City gets thumbs up from RACM board.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New East Side Homes Stalled Again
Eyes on Milwaukee

New East Side Homes Stalled Again

Developer might redo designs from scratch due to historic commission's long list of objections.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan Would Redevelop Johnson’s Park Site
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan Would Redevelop Johnson’s Park Site

Developer Brandon Rule plans affordable housing and some "entertainment" at former mini-golf park.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Cristo Rey Breaks Ground on New School
Eyes on Milwaukee

Cristo Rey Breaks Ground on New School

Voucher high school will move from suburban West Milwaukee to Clarke Square.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Tiny Homes Land Sale Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Tiny Homes Land Sale Approved

City committee okays sale of 7 acres for veterans' housing; zoning change still needed.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Zoning for Master Lock Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Zoning for Master Lock Approved

Will expand security perimeter; Bauman charges company "scared of the neighborhood."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Zillman Park Deal Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Zillman Park Deal Approved

Committee approves $500,000 for Bay View park after debating its TIF financing.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Okays $5 Million More for Ikon Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Okays $5 Million More for Ikon Hotel

But only after a debate as to whether a project in the city's black community is "risky."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Approves Taller Timber Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Approves Taller Timber Tower

Council committee approves more apartments, parking for Ascent apartment tower.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 12 New Pop-Up MKE Shops Coming
Eyes on Milwaukee

12 New Pop-Up MKE Shops Coming

Eager entrepreneurs will bring new business activity to three of city's commercial corridors.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Campaign Aims to Save Goldmann’s Sign
Eyes on Milwaukee

Campaign Aims to Save Goldmann’s Sign

Group's crowdfunding campaign seeks $20,000 to restore and display the sign.

Plats and Parcels: Wangard Plans “Eagleknit” in Walker’s Point
Plats and Parcels

Wangard Plans “Eagleknit” in Walker’s Point

Plus: Action-packed week of real estate includes new apartments, downtown HQ and more pizza.

Friday Photos: Rexnord Will Occupy Downtown Buildings
Friday Photos

Rexnord Will Occupy Downtown Buildings

Buildings on W. Michigan St. being renovated for company's new headquarters.

Transportation: Car Free, South Side Streets on Saturday
Transportation

Car Free, South Side Streets on Saturday

Ciclovia MKE returns. Mix and mingle, walk or go for a bike ride on September 14th.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MSOE Opens Diercks Hall, Boots Up “Rosie”
Eyes on Milwaukee

MSOE Opens Diercks Hall, Boots Up “Rosie”

New computer science hall will keep MSOE at cutting edge of education and tech.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Master Lock Plan Closes City Streets
Eyes on Milwaukee

Master Lock Plan Closes City Streets

Company seeks city approval to close portions of two streets on its Center St. campus.

City Hall: Ashanti Hamilton Ends Mayoral Bid
City Hall

Ashanti Hamilton Ends Mayoral Bid

Common Council president will run for reelection to his council seat.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Why Talgo Stays in Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Why Talgo Stays in Milwaukee

Company's customers are on the West Coast, so why expand its Milwaukee facility?

Transportation: The Hop Records 80,113 Rides in August
Transportation

The Hop Records 80,113 Rides in August

Third best month on record, but down from July high.

Transportation: City Struggles on Couture Streetcar Extension
Transportation

City Struggles on Couture Streetcar Extension

As project drags, officials to meet with Federal Transit Administration to discuss options.

City Hall: Should City Pay a Tire Bounty?
City Hall

Should City Pay a Tire Bounty?

Aldermen advocate for city to pay "scrappers" to collect discarded tires. DPW staff resist.

City Hall: Should Milwaukee Ban Plastic Straws?
City Hall

Should Milwaukee Ban Plastic Straws?

Some alderman seem in favor. It's one of the few single-use plastics the city could ban.

City Hall: City Recycled More in 2018
City Hall

City Recycled More in 2018

Residents recycled 25,451 tons in 2018, but don't throw plastic bags in the bins.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 5 Ways to Make to City Magic Happen
Eyes on Milwaukee

5 Ways to Make to City Magic Happen

Congress for New Urbansim head Lynn Richards touts urban strategies in Rotary speech.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Brady Street Restaurant On Hold
Eyes on Milwaukee

Brady Street Restaurant On Hold

Historic Preservation Commission pushes developer to return to original design plan.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Okays Taller Timber Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Okays Taller Timber Tower

Tallest timber tower in Western Hemisphere would now be almost 247 feet high.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Joseph Plans 6-Story Walker’s Point Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Joseph Plans 6-Story Walker’s Point Building

City vacating turn lane to expand development site at 1st and Pittsburgh.

City Hall: Tax Hike Would Give City $50 Million Per Year
City Hall

Tax Hike Would Give City $50 Million Per Year

Barrett says proposed 1% sales tax hike would fund police, fire, streets, property tax relief.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Celebrates BID-NID Week
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Celebrates BID-NID Week

America's first such event. Spotlight on city's many neighborhood and business districts.

Plats and Parcels: Ballet Opens New Dance Center
Plats and Parcels

Ballet Opens New Dance Center

Plus: Mandel Group announces $150 million development, Strauss Brands coming to Century City

Transportation: Lime Unveils ‘Group Ride’ Scooters
Transportation

Lime Unveils ‘Group Ride’ Scooters

To provide "more joy," Lime now allows a single user to unlock multiple scooters.

Friday Photos: Maxwell Lofts ‘Reborn’ in Walker’s Point
Friday Photos

Maxwell Lofts ‘Reborn’ in Walker’s Point

High-end living, 116 apartments, in former Pittsburgh Plate Glass warehouse.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mandel Plans Huge Project in Harbor District
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mandel Plans Huge Project in Harbor District

$150 million Harbor Yards would have hotel, office building, apartments and market square.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Townhomes for East Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Townhomes for East Side

First-time developer building on vacant lot on N. Newhall St. near North Ave.

Eyes on Milwaukee: “Mystery Company” Is Strauss Brands
Eyes on Milwaukee

“Mystery Company” Is Strauss Brands

Franklin meat supplier bringing 250 jobs to Century City. Big win for neighborhood.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Newspaper Row Buildings Getting Fixup
Eyes on Milwaukee

Newspaper Row Buildings Getting Fixup

Cream City brick buildings from 1879 and 1884 get new paint job, other repairs.

City Hall: Hamilton Could Still Run for Mayor
City Hall

Hamilton Could Still Run for Mayor

Common Council president once again promises an announcement "pretty soon."

City Hall: Council Okays Settlement to Sterling Brown
City Hall

Council Okays Settlement to Sterling Brown

City would pay $400,000. But the Bucks guard isn't expected to accept the offer.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mystery Company Bringing 250 Jobs
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mystery Company Bringing 250 Jobs

And even better, in Century City, as part of city's effort to redevelop Tower Automotive site.

City Hall: Lena Taylor Announces Run for Mayor
City Hall

Lena Taylor Announces Run for Mayor

"We need leadership and an office that is not corrupt," she declares.

Plats and Parcels: New Plans for Walker’s Point Site
Plats and Parcels

New Plans for Walker’s Point Site

Plus: Former Central Steel & Wire building being expanded, senior housing for South Side.

Friday Photos: KinetiK Climbs on KK
Friday Photos

KinetiK Climbs on KK

New apartment building will anchor north end of Bay View.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sushi Demolition Underway in Bay View
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sushi Demolition Underway in Bay View

Sushi Yuki restaurant will open in new building on Kinnickinnic Ave.

City Beat: MilWALKee Walks
City Beat

MilWALKee Walks

How can we create a pedestrian-friendly culture in Milwaukee?

City Hall: Rep. Jason Fields Will Run for Comptroller
City Hall

Rep. Jason Fields Will Run for Comptroller

Fields joins Aycha Sawa and Alex Brower in race to replace retiring Martin Matson.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Campaign Will Fund South Side Futsal Courts
Eyes on Milwaukee

Campaign Will Fund South Side Futsal Courts

No neighborhood has more kids. LBWN raising final $25,000 to complete soccer project.

Transportation: Lime Debuts New Scooter
Transportation

Lime Debuts New Scooter

New scooter designed to provide safer, smoother rides, says company.

City Hall: Group Wants Lena Taylor for Mayor
City Hall

Group Wants Lena Taylor for Mayor

Mysterious group holding mayoral fundraiser for her. But Taylor wants nothing to do with it.

City Hall: Did City Gift $128,000 To Slumlord?
City Hall

Did City Gift $128,000 To Slumlord?

"This is borderline theft," says Alderman Robert Bauman.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Northridge Mall Lawsuit Filed
Eyes on Milwaukee

Northridge Mall Lawsuit Filed

Battle over future of vacant mall headed to Milwaukee County Circuit Court.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Key Walker’s Point Parcel For Sale
Eyes on Milwaukee

Key Walker’s Point Parcel For Sale

Site at 1st and National, longtime home of Select Sound, in booming area of development.

Plats and Parcels: The Couture Getting New Signage
Plats and Parcels

The Couture Getting New Signage

Plus: Walker's Point brewery may become climbing gym, funding for Soldiers Home project.

Urban Ideas: Will Factory-Made Affordable Housing Succeed?
Urban Ideas

Will Factory-Made Affordable Housing Succeed?

A Chicago company could lead the way in constructing affordable apartments.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Is State’s 4th Easiest Place to Sell a Home
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Is State’s 4th Easiest Place to Sell a Home

But challenges with neighborhood stability cause city's ranking to drop.

Friday Photos: Drury Hotel Opens Next Month
Friday Photos

Drury Hotel Opens Next Month

Nearly vacant office building will re-open as hotel on busy downtown intersection.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Neighbors Mull Bay View Park Redesign
Eyes on Milwaukee

Neighbors Mull Bay View Park Redesign

City solicits input on $500,000 proposal to overhaul Zillman Park.

City Beat: Greater Milwaukee Foundation
City Beat

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

What exactly does the Greater Milwaukee Foundation do? And what's On The Table?

Transportation: The Man Who Biked to Every Bublr Station
Transportation

The Man Who Biked to Every Bublr Station

87 local stations in four different cities, one dauntless rider biked to every one of them.

Eyes on Milwaukee: What’s the Future of Zillman Park?
Eyes on Milwaukee

What’s the Future of Zillman Park?

Bay View park's future could be shaped by public at August 21st community meeting.

Plats and Parcels: Timber Tower Grows Taller
Plats and Parcels

Timber Tower Grows Taller

Plus: Convention center expansion advances, MSO moves 631-ton wall, Brewers invest in The Avenue

Friday Photos: Behold the InterLace Lofts
Friday Photos

Behold the InterLace Lofts

Third Ward's newest renovated apartment building is actually 94 years old, once housed Paintball Dave's.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Library Still Plans Two New Branches
Eyes on Milwaukee

Library Still Plans Two New Branches

Two more projects, to replace Capitol and MLK libraries, have hit delays, but still coming.

City Hall: Barrett Kicks Off 2020 Budget Process
City Hall

Barrett Kicks Off 2020 Budget Process

Numbers are daunting. City between a rock and a hard place when it comes to finances.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the Good Hope Library
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the Good Hope Library

New library will open in November. See the progress in construction.

Transportation: Who Has the Cheapest Scooter?
Transportation

Who Has the Cheapest Scooter?

Bird, Lime and Spin versus MCTS and Bublr Bikes. Which is the best deal?

City Hall: Spiker Wins Seat on Common Council
City Hall

Spiker Wins Seat on Common Council

Legislative aide Scott Spiker will replace his former boss Terry Witkowski.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Symphony Moves a 625-Ton Wall
Eyes on Milwaukee

Symphony Moves a 625-Ton Wall

MSO, contractors move huge wall as part of $89 million transformation of historic theater.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Potawatomi’s Expanded Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Potawatomi’s Expanded Hotel

New 19-story tower includes the 1,600-square-foot Chairman's Suite for a real high roller.

Vote Tuesday: 13th District Common Council Race
Vote Tuesday

13th District Common Council Race

It's Spiker vs Doherty for a seat on the Milwaukee Common Council.

Plats and Parcels: Will WTMJ Move to The Avenue?
Plats and Parcels

Will WTMJ Move to The Avenue?

Good Karma Brands might consolidate its radio stations in the former Grand Avenue Mall.

Transportation: City Will Double Number of Permitted Scooters, Ends “Pause”
Transportation

City Will Double Number of Permitted Scooters, Ends “Pause”

Bird, Spin will be allowed to enter Milwaukee market.

Transportation: July Was The Hop’s Best Month Yet
Transportation

July Was The Hop’s Best Month Yet

Events along the route, led by Bastille Days, boost ridership numbers to over 3,300 daily rides.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Symphony Prepares for Tuesday’s Wall Move
Eyes on Milwaukee

Symphony Prepares for Tuesday’s Wall Move

625-ton wall will be moved 35 feet to facilitate $89 million music hall project.

Friday Photos: Urban Stables Take Shape
Friday Photos

Urban Stables Take Shape

Project combines police horses with equine therapy for veterans and children.

Transportation: James Davies Will Lead Bublr Bikes
Transportation

James Davies Will Lead Bublr Bikes

Cycling attorney James Davies succeeds fundraising veteran Sally Sheperdson.

Transportation: Over 1,000 Cruise Ship Passengers Have Visited Milwaukee in 2019
Transportation

Over 1,000 Cruise Ship Passengers Have Visited Milwaukee in 2019

Milwaukee is no Miami, but cruise ship strategy drawing increased hotel stays, flights.

City Hall: Milwaukee Losing As Summerfest Safety Costs Grow Quickly
City Hall

Milwaukee Losing As Summerfest Safety Costs Grow Quickly

Long-term lease agreement means the city has eaten $4 million in costs since 2011.

Moon to Rise Over Third Ward

Moon to Rise Over Third Ward

Large public art installation will transform Catalano Square this weekend.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Turner Hall Gets New Signs
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Turner Hall Gets New Signs

Milwaukee landmark now sporting three new signs with historic appeal.

Transportation: America’s Best Internship
Transportation

America’s Best Internship

Rail Passengers Association offers a dream summer of train riding and dining.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Vandal Places White Supremacy Stickers in Downtown Pedestrian Tunnel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Vandal Places White Supremacy Stickers in Downtown Pedestrian Tunnel

High-rise construction site unwittingly becomes advertisement for white power.

Photo Gallery: Sampling The New Foods at the State Fair
Photo Gallery

Sampling The New Foods at the State Fair

You have until August 11th to chow down on these items, some of which, of course, come on a stick.

Transportation: City Blocking New Scooters, 100+ Complaints About Bad Riders
Transportation

City Blocking New Scooters, 100+ Complaints About Bad Riders

City pushing pause on scooter pilot program to push for less sidewalk riding.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Soil Testing for 32-Story Tower Underway
Eyes on Milwaukee

Soil Testing for 32-Story Tower Underway

Soil conditions will help determine cost of foundation for Convent Hill tower.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Project Creates Tiny Homes for Veterans
Eyes on Milwaukee

Project Creates Tiny Homes for Veterans

$2 million project would build 48 tiny homes on a seven-acre site on Northwest Side.

Transportation: Bridge Bike Lanes Get Concrete Barriers
Transportation

Bridge Bike Lanes Get Concrete Barriers

Barriers that will damage cars added for bike lanes on North Ave. and Locust St. bridges.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Blue Skies Expanding on North Avenue
Eyes on Milwaukee

Blue Skies Expanding on North Avenue

Landscaping company started by Walnut Way buying three properties at 19th and North.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Okays $2.45 Million for Western Building’s Move
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Okays $2.45 Million for Western Building’s Move

Millwork distributor will relocate from suburb, bring 200 jobs to city's far northwest side.

City Hall: Aldrete Will Lead Police-Fire Commission
City Hall

Aldrete Will Lead Police-Fire Commission

Attorney, third FPC leader in three years, brings diverse background to challenging job.

City Hall: Will He or Won’t He Run for Mayor?
City Hall

Will He or Won’t He Run for Mayor?

Council president Ashanti Hamilton promises his decision by next week.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Okays Symphony, Broadway Projects
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Okays Symphony, Broadway Projects

City to spend $6.9 million more on rebuilding streets and helping move theater wall.

City Hall: Council Pushes Plan for $15/Hour Downtown Jobs
City Hall

Council Pushes Plan for $15/Hour Downtown Jobs

Would urge downtown businesses, developers to increase wages, worker protections.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Marquette Destroying Its Beer Can Dorm
Eyes on Milwaukee

Marquette Destroying Its Beer Can Dorm

University demolishing 52-year-old McCormick Hall on 16th and Wisconsin.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Park, Harbor View Plaza Opens
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Park, Harbor View Plaza Opens

Meet the kid-friendly, $1.5 million park overlooking harbor at east end of Greenfield Avenue.

City Hall: Outside Firm Auditing City’s Lead Program
City Hall

Outside Firm Auditing City’s Lead Program

Expert hired by Comptroller doing audit council originally wanted done by May 2018.

Plats and Parcels: The Couture Changes Financing Plan
Plats and Parcels

The Couture Changes Financing Plan

Developer misses funding deadline, plans to apply again. Baird & Co. now working on the deal.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Construction Underway on Louis Bass Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Construction Underway on Louis Bass Apartments

Apartment complex will merge old with new in Walker's Point.

Friday Photos: The Yards Building Takes Shape
Friday Photos

The Yards Building Takes Shape

Second Walker's Point project from Linden Street Partners.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Journal Sentinel Making Historic Move
Eyes on Milwaukee

Journal Sentinel Making Historic Move

Newspaper selling its home of 95 years, moving to leased space in 330 Kilbourn complex.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Athletic Club’s General Contractor Fired
Eyes on Milwaukee

Athletic Club’s General Contractor Fired

Developers dump Chicago firm leading Milwaukee Athletic Club redevelopment.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Komatsu Has New Renderings of Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Komatsu Has New Renderings of Project

The latest look at what's billed as America's largest urban manufacturing project.

Transportation: About Those Missing Streetcar Bike Lanes
Transportation

About Those Missing Streetcar Bike Lanes

Promised lanes not there: north-south lanes removed and east-west route often blocked.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Cleanup Of Solvay Coke Site
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Cleanup Of Solvay Coke Site

We Energies is leading $15.9 million cleanup. No tour of site allowed.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Okays 200-Job Western Building Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Okays 200-Job Western Building Deal

Alderwoman accuses neighbors of lying and attempting to manipulate process.

Transportation: No Streetcar Expansion in Time for DNC
Transportation

No Streetcar Expansion in Time for DNC

Proposal held again. Marcoux, Hamilton fight over future of streetcar.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Sherman Park Success Story
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Sherman Park Success Story

Developers rehab 104 city-owned homes in three years in the area.

Transportation: The Scooters Are Here!
Transportation

The Scooters Are Here!

Lime begins deploying 500 scooters on Milwaukee streets.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Okays $3 Million for Symphony
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Okays $3 Million for Symphony

City will help MSO move old theater's wall and rebuild street for new music hall.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Acquiring Last Tower Automotive Site
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Acquiring Last Tower Automotive Site

Will pay $250,000 for 13.72-acre vacant lot at N. 35th St. and W. Capitol Dr.

Photo Gallery: Garfield Days Shine Despite Rain
Photo Gallery

Garfield Days Shine Despite Rain

Annual Garfield festival features music, a laid-back atmosphere and lots of barbecue.

Transportation: Lime Demos Scooters In Advance of Launch
Transportation

Lime Demos Scooters In Advance of Launch

Milwaukee rollout "could be today" or "next couple of days... It's imminent," says Lime rep.

City Hall: Take It EZ, Donovan Urges
City Hall

Take It EZ, Donovan Urges

New public-private initiative targets reckless driving in the city.

Plats and Parcels: Bucks Vetting Bids For New Hotels
Plats and Parcels

Bucks Vetting Bids For New Hotels

Plus: Foxconn plans another building and Northridge battle cleared for court challenge

Eyes on Milwaukee: Four-Story Mural Unveiled in Westown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Four-Story Mural Unveiled in Westown

Emma Daisy Gertel unveils Westown in Bloom mural

Transportation: Three Scooter Companies Apply to Operate in Milwaukee
Transportation

Three Scooter Companies Apply to Operate in Milwaukee

Lime, Bird and Spin could all have scooters on city streets in the coming weeks.

Friday Photos: Clarke Square Rises
Friday Photos

Clarke Square Rises

Two new apartment buildings will bookend park.

City Beat: Milwaukee Jazz with Joey Grihalva
City Beat

Milwaukee Jazz with Joey Grihalva

New book is a visual history of Milwaukee's jazz scene.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ribbon Cutting Celebrates SEVEN04 Place, Developer Brandon Rule
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ribbon Cutting Celebrates SEVEN04 Place, Developer Brandon Rule

First development from young, African-American developer brings new, affordable housing to Walker's Point.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan Revitalizes Pompeii Square
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan Revitalizes Pompeii Square

City allocating $100,000 to revamp memorial to historic Italian church.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan Connects Third Ward, Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan Connects Third Ward, Downtown

RACM board approves $3.8 million to connect two neighborhoods via Broadway.

City Hall: Aldermen Blast City’s Call Center
City Hall

Aldermen Blast City’s Call Center

Should you call 286-City to report a pothole? Don't bother, some aldermen say.

Transportation: No Two-Way State Street Until 2020
Transportation

No Two-Way State Street Until 2020

City will repave and transform street in time for the DNC.

Transportation: Committee Okays City Pedestrian Plan
Transportation

Committee Okays City Pedestrian Plan

98 pages with 100 actions suggested. But will any of it be funded?

City Hall: 1,893 Lead Service Lines Replaced
City Hall

1,893 Lead Service Lines Replaced

But 75,403 remain. City still on 70-year pace to solve century-old problem.

City Hall: Five Takeaways from Yesterday’s Election
City Hall

Five Takeaways from Yesterday’s Election

The race for Terry Witkowski's seat had surprises -- and key lessons.

Eyes on Milwaukee: South Wing of Humboldt Gardens Razed
Eyes on Milwaukee

South Wing of Humboldt Gardens Razed

City destroys wing of old Riverwest tavern on Humboldt where redevelopment planned.

Transportation: Streetcar Records Best Ridership Day
Transportation

Streetcar Records Best Ridership Day

Bastille Days and Summerfest boost ridership to new high.

Urban Ideas: Should Bus Riders Skip Airport Security Line?
Urban Ideas

Should Bus Riders Skip Airport Security Line?

They do at Boston's airport. Why not at Milwaukee's?

Vote Tuesday: 13th District Common Council Race
Vote Tuesday

13th District Common Council Race

Seven candidates vying for seat long held by recently retired Terry Witkowski.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Approves Komatsu Design
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Approves Komatsu Design

60-acre, $285 million campus gets approved after City Plan commissioners push for better pedestrian design.

Plats and Parcels: A Grand Update on The Avenue
Plats and Parcels

A Grand Update on The Avenue

Plus: downtown streetscaping improvements and lots of historic preservation news.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Kinn Hotel Proposal Downsized Again
Eyes on Milwaukee

Kinn Hotel Proposal Downsized Again

Addition now isn't visible from the street, addressing key concern of Historic Preservation Commission.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A $1 Million Fund To Support Northwest Side Startups
Eyes on Milwaukee

A $1 Million Fund To Support Northwest Side Startups

State contributes $500,000 match to Northwest Side CDC loan fund targeted at early stage companies.

Friday Photos: Zocalo Food Park Opens Saturday
Friday Photos

Zocalo Food Park Opens Saturday

New food truck park will bring six vendors to Walker's Point.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Genke Plans Another Bay View Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Genke Plans Another Bay View Project

Developer plans to modernize building with former video store on sleepy stretch of KK.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Couple Plans Center Street Rehab Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Couple Plans Center Street Rehab Project

Will buy building from city near N. 51st St. and restore it to "enhance" the community.

City Hall: Council Protects Tenants Seeking Lead Hazard Remedies
City Hall

Council Protects Tenants Seeking Lead Hazard Remedies

Ordinance prohibits evictions of tenants seeking advice or service for lead hazards.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Komatsu Unveils Harbor District Designs
Eyes on Milwaukee

Komatsu Unveils Harbor District Designs

See what the "largest urban manufacturing proposal in the United States" will look like.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Goldmann’s Sign Returns
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Goldmann’s Sign Returns

Defunct department store's old sign may return to Mitchell Street. But where?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Schlitz Tavern Condo Plan Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Schlitz Tavern Condo Plan Approved

Developers plan to rehab building on Humboldt and North, but still have a financing gap.

Eyes on Milwaukee: HPC Board Puts Modern Homes on Hold
Eyes on Milwaukee

HPC Board Puts Modern Homes on Hold

New homes proposed for East Side historic district don't meet "any of the guidelines."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mansion Hotel Proposal Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mansion Hotel Proposal Approved

Historic Preservation Commission okays conversion of Marshall St. mansion to small hotel.

City Hall: Council Passes New Tow Truck Rules
City Hall

Council Passes New Tow Truck Rules

Private operators must must file forms regarding any "drops". Next could be report cards.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Clear Channel Agrees to Move Billboard
Eyes on Milwaukee

Clear Channel Agrees to Move Billboard

Site overlooking I-43 in Bronzeville with development potential now split by billboard.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves 32-Story Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves 32-Story Tower

Housing Authority sees it as model for how luxury housing can support affordable housing.

Transportation: Scooters Legalized But Not on Sidewalks
Transportation

Scooters Legalized But Not on Sidewalks

City's action means scooters could be back on streets soon, but fined for using sidewalks.

Transportation: Evers Signs Bill Legalizing Scooters
Transportation

Evers Signs Bill Legalizing Scooters

Mayor says scooters could be back on Milwaukee streets in a few weeks.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MATC Program Would Redevelop Homes
Eyes on Milwaukee

MATC Program Would Redevelop Homes

Would partner with city, JCP Construction and non-profit on job training, blight elimination.

Plats and Parcels: New Life for Old Century City Factory?
Plats and Parcels

New Life for Old Century City Factory?

Plus: Fiserv Forum's design firm wins award and what's next for Watts Tea Shop sign?

Friday Photos: North Shore Bank Building Downtown Branch
Friday Photos

North Shore Bank Building Downtown Branch

Bank will blend new building with historic home.

City Beat: Jonathan Brostoff Finally Cuts His Hair
City Beat

Jonathan Brostoff Finally Cuts His Hair

Legislator discusses his sign language interpreter bill and why he grew his hair for this.

Photo Gallery: Suburbs’ Day in Milwaukee
Photo Gallery

Suburbs’ Day in Milwaukee

Who are all those suburbanites that camp out in the city for the July 3rd fireworks?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Company’s Move to Northwest Side On Hold
Eyes on Milwaukee

Company’s Move to Northwest Side On Hold

Council members want more information from manufacturer, city officials on proposal.

Eyes on Milwaukee: ZND Panel Okays “Condo Canyon” Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

ZND Panel Okays “Condo Canyon” Project

Apartment complex with "fingers" design approved for site near Water Street canyon.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Approves 32-Story Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Approves 32-Story Tower

But first, council members give tower its most thorough public vetting to date.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Incubator Kitchen Planned for Sherman Park
Eyes on Milwaukee

Incubator Kitchen Planned for Sherman Park

UpStart Kitchen will help food entrepreneurs start or scale their business.

Transportation: City Advancing Riverwest Bike Boulevards
Transportation

City Advancing Riverwest Bike Boulevards

Open house in Riverwest to discuss proposal planned for July 11th.

Plats and Parcels: State Aids Convention Center Expansion
Plats and Parcels

State Aids Convention Center Expansion

Plus: Affordable housing developer buys south side site, Irgens plan to redevelop M&I building

Friday Photos: Saint John’s North Tower Rises
Friday Photos

Saint John’s North Tower Rises

Senior housing community's 22-story tower is now visible from much of the Lower East Side.

City Beat: 13th District Candidate Jacob Krieg
City Beat

13th District Candidate Jacob Krieg

Former Marine discusses his campaign for south side council seat.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Buy an Oriental Theatre Seat!
Eyes on Milwaukee

Buy an Oriental Theatre Seat!

Just $25. History for your home while Milwaukee Film upgrades Oriental Theatre.

City Hall: Tow Trucks Fight City Hall
City Hall

Tow Trucks Fight City Hall

Proposal requires companies to file forms proving car owner wouldn't pay fee to avoid tow away.

City Hall: Board of Health Appointments Sail Through
City Hall

Board of Health Appointments Sail Through

Public Safety & Health Committee approves Barrett's appointments, chastises Barrett for not creating board earlier

Eyes on Milwaukee: Washington Nominated To City Plan Board
Eyes on Milwaukee

Washington Nominated To City Plan Board

Town Bank VP Ranell Washington would replace his former coworker on commission.

Transportation: Free Streetcar Rides Planned for 2020
Transportation

Free Streetcar Rides Planned for 2020

City hopes to maintain free rides to keep up ridership but this could leave funding gap.

Transportation: Is the City Ready for Scooters?
Transportation

Is the City Ready for Scooters?

Council debates pilot program allowing scooters. "We're all scared to death," Borkowski says.

House Confidential: Crew Destroying Abele’s Mansion
House Confidential

Crew Destroying Abele’s Mansion

Historic $2.6 million Eschweiler mansion built by one of city's most esteemed architects.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Visions of a Redeveloped M&I Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Visions of a Redeveloped M&I Tower

Irgens unveils renderings of redeveloped 20-story building, long a bank headquarters.

Eyes on Milwaukee: BMO Celebrates Topping Off Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

BMO Celebrates Topping Off Tower

Workers lift signed steel beam to top of 25-story tower. What comes next?

Transportation: Lawmakers Legalize Scooters
Transportation

Lawmakers Legalize Scooters

City poised to update its regulations in response, clearing way for Bird to return.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sas-Pérez Appointed to City Plan Commission
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sas-Pérez Appointed to City Plan Commission

Mayor appoints south side leader to design and zoning oversight board.

City Hall: Barrett Appoints First Board of Health
City Hall

Barrett Appoints First Board of Health

City's first health oversight board is proposed to be filled almost entirely with women.

Transportation: Marcoux Warns Not Acting Could Jeopardize Streetcar Extension
Transportation

Marcoux Warns Not Acting Could Jeopardize Streetcar Extension

DCD officials tell council delaying project approval would cost $8.1 million annually.

Plats and Parcels: BMO Tower Tops Out
Plats and Parcels

BMO Tower Tops Out

Plus: Northridge in property tax foreclosure, Ambassador Hotel expansion stuck, second hostel faces opposition

Friday Photos: The Downtown Wreck Room
Friday Photos

The Downtown Wreck Room

Three hotels will replace vacant buildings.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Selling Walker’s Point Development Site
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Selling Walker’s Point Development Site

Vacant lot on 1st and Lapham available for $59,000.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Want Entertainment? Try North Avenue
Eyes on Milwaukee

Want Entertainment? Try North Avenue

Ax throwing, painting or mini golf, Bars & Recreation has it all with a full bar to boot.

City Hall: City to Study More Recycling Pickups
City Hall

City to Study More Recycling Pickups

Pickups could increase from every three to every two weeks; other changes discussed.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Grabs More Design Oversight
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Grabs More Design Oversight

Bauman reaches compromise with Marcoux. Council gets some say on new overlay zones.

Transportation: Will Streetcar be Extended by the DNC?
Transportation

Will Streetcar be Extended by the DNC?

Mayor, aldermen differ on whether rail extension can be completed for national convention.

City Hall: Council Approves Water Rate Increase
City Hall

Council Approves Water Rate Increase

Three council members object to plan that raises annual cost by $7.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Cream City Hostel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Cream City Hostel

A tour of the 52-bed Riverwest hostel that will open just in time for Summerfest.

City Beat: 100 Things To Do in Milwaukee Before You Die
City Beat

100 Things To Do in Milwaukee Before You Die

Author Jenna Kashou discusses her new book.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Food Hall for Bay View
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Food Hall for Bay View

New Land will open "Flour and Feed", a food hall bigger than Crossroads Collective.

Plats and Parcels: Boutique Hotel Proposal Revived
Plats and Parcels

Boutique Hotel Proposal Revived

Plus: Walker's Point building changes hand, Riverwest warehouse gets new life

Friday Photos: Meet The East Sider
Friday Photos

Meet The East Sider

Distinctive shape of new apartment building near UWM emerges.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City’s First Hostel Opens June 23rd
Eyes on Milwaukee

City’s First Hostel Opens June 23rd

Cream City Hostel in Riverwest will open its doors to community before guests arrive.

Transportation: Trains Will Roll Faster Through Downtown
Transportation

Trains Will Roll Faster Through Downtown

Signal upgrades are part of effort to expand Amtrak Hiawatha Service

Eyes on Milwaukee: Construction Starts on Quartet Complex
Eyes on Milwaukee

Construction Starts on Quartet Complex

New Land's 48-unit apartment complex yet another Walker's Point development.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Saving a Schlitz Tavern
Eyes on Milwaukee

Saving a Schlitz Tavern

Building on Humboldt and North would become condo development, "The Kirchhoff"

Eyes on Milwaukee: Modern Homes for Historic East Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

Modern Homes for Historic East Side

Gokhman introduces first of three homes planned for N. Terrace Ave.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Vliet Street Hotel Approved Again
Eyes on Milwaukee

Vliet Street Hotel Approved Again

Trademark Collection hotel has a small window to open before DNC 2020.

City Hall: Proposal Would Help Food Trucks
City Hall

Proposal Would Help Food Trucks

Proposed zoning change on commercial kitchens makes business easier for food trucks.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Company’s Move to City Gets First Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Company’s Move to City Gets First Approval

Western Building Products plans to bring 200 jobs to city's far northwest side.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Okays Water St. Apartment Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Okays Water St. Apartment Project

Proposed 76-unit building, clad in terracotta, gets its first approval.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Convent Hill South Advances
Eyes on Milwaukee

Convent Hill South Advances

City Plan Commission okays 32-story, $150 million apartment tower.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Okays Hotel Rezoning
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Okays Hotel Rezoning

135-year-old building near Fiserv Forum could become 50-room Wyndham boutique hotel.

Transportation: 4,000 New Bike Racks For City
Transportation

4,000 New Bike Racks For City

With the help of a federal grant, city officials hope to install 500 new racks annually.

Photo Gallery: 15th Annual Pride Parade
Photo Gallery

15th Annual Pride Parade

Milwaukee's most colorful parade had tons of floats and a one-block-long rainbow flag.

Plats and Parcels: Plans Released for Foxconn’s LCD Factory
Plats and Parcels

Plans Released for Foxconn’s LCD Factory

Millwork company bringing 200 jobs to city, Bayside tower gets shorter, Sonag owner pleads guilty.

City Beat: The Wauwatosa Edition
City Beat

The Wauwatosa Edition

Two representatives of Milwaukee's western neighbor join the show to discuss the future of the suburb.

Friday Photos: St. Rita Rises
Friday Photos

St. Rita Rises

New senior living community and church are being built on Lower East Side.

Eyes on Milwaukee: See Downtown’s Big, New Sculptures
Eyes on Milwaukee

See Downtown’s Big, New Sculptures

Sculpture Milwaukee is open for the season.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Honors Historic Preservation Leaders
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Honors Historic Preservation Leaders

Cream of the Cream City awards 8 leaders in adaptive reuse, historic preservation.

Transportation: Forget Scooters, Bird Debuts Electric Mopeds
Transportation

Forget Scooters, Bird Debuts Electric Mopeds

Dockless, rentable "Bird Cruiser" will debut this summer. Will it come to Milwaukee?

Transportation: MCTS Unveils 28 New Buses
Transportation

MCTS Unveils 28 New Buses

Buses have improvements for riders, bus drivers and other road users. See our photos.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Nothing New in Northridge Mall Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Nothing New in Northridge Mall Plan

Is Northridge dispute simply an echo of the drawn-out Menomonee Valley fight?

City Hall: Complaint Against American Sewer Dropped
City Hall

Complaint Against American Sewer Dropped

City officials can't verify complaint, but may still consider debarring contractor.

City Hall: City Will Raise Its Water Rates
City Hall

City Will Raise Its Water Rates

Average customers in city and suburbs served directly will see their bills rise $7 per year.

City Hall: City Is Repaving More Streets
City Hall

City Is Repaving More Streets

But is focus on streets just creating a backlog of alleys and sidewalks needing work?

Transportation: City Confident Couture Won’t Block Streetcar
Transportation

City Confident Couture Won’t Block Streetcar

Federal grant at risk if lakefront extension to The Couture isn't running by end of 2020.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Say Hello to Postman’s Porch
Eyes on Milwaukee

Say Hello to Postman’s Porch

Milwaukee Downtown leads the reinvention of small triangular park near 2nd and Wells.

Eyes on Milwaukee: More Balconies, Windows for The Huron
Eyes on Milwaukee

More Balconies, Windows for The Huron

Husch Blackwell will have a balcony on each of its floors in the 11-story office building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: “The Blue” Gets $30 Million Upgrade
Eyes on Milwaukee

“The Blue” Gets $30 Million Upgrade

See the transformation of under-used office building on now booming W. Wisconsin Ave.

Transportation: Mayor, Aldermen Celebrate Wisconsin Bike Week
Transportation

Mayor, Aldermen Celebrate Wisconsin Bike Week

Elected officials lead rides to Downtown to tout city's improving cycling infrastructure.

Plats and Parcels: Three Downtown Hotels Will Miss DNC
Plats and Parcels

Three Downtown Hotels Will Miss DNC

Plus: Former Toys R Us becoming grocery store, and Pabst Mansion plans auction.

House Confidential: Inside Abele’s Eschweiler Mansion
House Confidential

Inside Abele’s Eschweiler Mansion

See the 1927 home's interior from when it was new, and just before Abele bought it.

Friday Photos: Farewell Bradley Center
Friday Photos

Farewell Bradley Center

Say goodbye, Bango. The last of the arena was demolished Friday morning.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Unveil Deer District Fountain
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Unveil Deer District Fountain

Don't fear the deer's fountain. Yet another Bucks effort to activate their downtown plaza.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Saint Kate The Arts Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Saint Kate The Arts Hotel

It's an astonishing transformation with so much art. It opens June 4th, but you can see inside now.

City Hall: Six Candidates Seek Aldermanic Job
City Hall

Six Candidates Seek Aldermanic Job

With Ald. Witkowski resigning, special election has been called, with primary on July 16th.

City Hall: Barrett Must Rebuild Fire & Police Board
City Hall

Barrett Must Rebuild Fire & Police Board

Powerful Fire & Police Commission needs new director and two new board members.

Transportation: No Agreement on Streetcar Extension
Transportation

No Agreement on Streetcar Extension

Mayor's press conference touts $160 million expansion plan. Delay could hurt city, he says.

Transportation: Streetcar Ridership Still On Track
Transportation

Streetcar Ridership Still On Track

As weather has improved, so has streetcar ridership, still higher than projected numbers.

City Hall: Council Rejects Barrett’s FPC Appointee
City Hall

Council Rejects Barrett’s FPC Appointee

Fire and Police Commission appointee gives "petulant" presentation, rejected by council.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Asian Market at Northridge By 2021?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Asian Market at Northridge By 2021?

After city condemns building, the mall's owners introduce development plan, timeline.

City Beat: Sally Sheperdson of Bublr Bikes
City Beat

Sally Sheperdson of Bublr Bikes

How will e-bikes impact bike-sharing? What's the deal with the expansion? Bublr exec discusses future of system.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Tussler Saving Merrill Park Home
Eyes on Milwaukee

Tussler Saving Merrill Park Home

Hunger Task Force leader has quietly saved three homes in the area already.

Eyes on Milwaukee: State Gets $105 Million For Low-Income Projects
Eyes on Milwaukee

State Gets $105 Million For Low-Income Projects

Federal New Markets Tax Credit awards spur economic development in low-income areas.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Artist Transforms Chase Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Artist Transforms Chase Tower

Carlos Rolón turns two-story lobby into biggest artwork in Sculpture Milwaukee's history.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Shrinking, Says Census Bureau
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Shrinking, Says Census Bureau

Milwaukee region drops from 30th to 31st largest, passed by Austin area.

Friday Photos: KinetiK on KK
Friday Photos

KinetiK on KK

A gateway building to Bay View begins to rise.

City Hall: Alderman Terry Witkowski Resigning
City Hall

Alderman Terry Witkowski Resigning

Barrett-ally stepping down. Witkowski's aide, Scott Spiker, has filed to run for his seat.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 2019 Mayor’s Design Awards Recipients
Eyes on Milwaukee

2019 Mayor’s Design Awards Recipients

Here are winners of annual awards for the best in Milwaukee design.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Maurer’s Urban Market Opens
Eyes on Milwaukee

Maurer’s Urban Market Opens

New downtown grocery store opens at street level of 7Seventy7 apartment tower.

City Hall: Council Proposes 3% Raise for Employees Living in City
City Hall

Council Proposes 3% Raise for Employees Living in City

Proposal in response to Republican law ending city residency requirement.

Transportation: Council Holds Streetcar Extension
Transportation

Council Holds Streetcar Extension

Streetcar proponents become opponents, push for longer extension to Walker's Point.

City Hall: Will Lena Taylor Run for Mayor?
City Hall

Will Lena Taylor Run for Mayor?

Group attempting to draft Democratic Senator to run in crowded field.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Who Will Lead VISIT Milwaukee?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Who Will Lead VISIT Milwaukee?

Longtime president leaving at end of 2019 as convention center expansion, DNC loom.

City Beat: Tim Pauly of Broken Bat Brewing
City Beat

Tim Pauly of Broken Bat Brewing

What's next for the baseball-themed brewery? Pauly talks expansion, overcoming adversity and how to name a baseball beer.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Robert Greenstreet Stepping Down as Dean of SARUP
Eyes on Milwaukee

Robert Greenstreet Stepping Down as Dean of SARUP

Long-time UWM leader will return to teaching after 29 years at helm of architecture school.

Friday Photos: InterLace Boutique Apartments in the Historic Third Ward
Friday Photos

InterLace Boutique Apartments in the Historic Third Ward

From Paintball Dave's to pets and dishwashers.

Urban Travel Guide: Underrated Indianapolis
Urban Travel Guide

Underrated Indianapolis

Milwaukeeans like to think their city is the Midwest's best-kept secret, but maybe it's Indy.

Transportation: Breaking Down the Streetcar Financing Plan
Transportation

Breaking Down the Streetcar Financing Plan

How would the city fund the $160 million, three-mile route?

Milwaukee Brewing Co. Hires David Hock as CEO

Milwaukee Brewing Co. Hires David Hock as CEO

Industry veteran most recently worked at distributor Beechwood Sales and Service.

City Hall: Contractor With Guns, White Supremacy Sticker Again At Issue
City Hall

Contractor With Guns, White Supremacy Sticker Again At Issue

American Sewer Services employee is reported to have directed racial slur and other "colorful" language at city employee

City Hall: Oh, Those Dreaded Plastic Bags
City Hall

Oh, Those Dreaded Plastic Bags

Council debates what to do with bags that clog up recycling process.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Joaquin Altoro To Lead WHEDA
Eyes on Milwaukee

Joaquin Altoro To Lead WHEDA

Evers picks Milwaukee resident to lead agency responsible for affordable housing.

City Hall: Recycling Costs Rise By $457,000 Per Year
City Hall

Recycling Costs Rise By $457,000 Per Year

Changes by China will mean higher cost for taxpayers for recycling.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Town Square for Downtown Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Town Square for Downtown Milwaukee

City proposes Vel R. Phillips Plaza along W. Wisconsin Ave. with cafe and streetcar stop.

Transportation: City, Bublr Plan Bike Share Expansion
Transportation

City, Bublr Plan Bike Share Expansion

Federal grant will add 26 stations, 250 bikes and service to more areas by end of 2020.

Transportation: Illinois Kills Hiawatha Expansion
Transportation

Illinois Kills Hiawatha Expansion

Illinois governor kills $195 million plan to expand service between Milwaukee and Chicago.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Talgo Lands $139 Million Contract
Eyes on Milwaukee

Talgo Lands $139 Million Contract

Will build the rail cars at its N. 27th St. facility in Milwaukee's Century City development.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Lurie Still Planning Bay View Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Lurie Still Planning Bay View Project

Buildings' size has shrunk. Architecture firm continues to meet with Ald. Tony Zielinski.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Painting Walker’s Point Mural
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Painting Walker’s Point Mural

Team collaborating with property owner and BigShot Robot to "Fear the Deer."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Cheeseheads Maker Adding Event Space
Eyes on Milwaukee

Cheeseheads Maker Adding Event Space

Hidden in Walker's Point, manufacturing facility does tours, now plans space for events

Friday Photos: Legacy Lofts Ribbon Cutting
Friday Photos

Legacy Lofts Ribbon Cutting

Historic structure and new building are already full.

City Beat: The Milwaukee Anthology
City Beat

The Milwaukee Anthology

Editor Justin Kern joins the show to discuss what went into making a book that attempts to cover the entire city

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Land Building Wins Federal Grant
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Land Building Wins Federal Grant

Grant will help finance engineering work on tallest proposed timber tower in North America.

Eyes on Milwaukee: First 6 Sculpture Milwaukee Pieces Installed
Eyes on Milwaukee

First 6 Sculpture Milwaukee Pieces Installed

Full exhibit opens June 7th. Take a sneak peek today.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ogden Files for Lower East Side Zoning Change
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ogden Files for Lower East Side Zoning Change

Company advancing with terracotta-clad, 76-unit apartment complex on N. Water St.

Transportation: City a Leader in Complete Streets Policy
Transportation

City a Leader in Complete Streets Policy

Milwaukee's Complete Streets policy ranks third nationally in report, but yet to be tested.

Transportation: Electric Scooters Could Return This Year
Transportation

Electric Scooters Could Return This Year

Bill working its way through state Legislature to legalize electric scooters.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee Has $5.7 Billion Tourism Impact
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee Has $5.7 Billion Tourism Impact

One in four state tourism dollars generated by metro Milwaukee.

City Hall: Former Alderman Charged With Accepting $30,000 Bribe Over Strip Club
City Hall

Former Alderman Charged With Accepting $30,000 Bribe Over Strip Club

Willie Wade allegedly accepted $30,000 bribe to support downtown strip club.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sculpture Milwaukee to Transform Chase Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sculpture Milwaukee to Transform Chase Tower

Two-story lobby will become a beacon at center of annual sculpture exhibit.

Transportation: Council Clears Path for Streetcar Lawsuit
Transportation

Council Clears Path for Streetcar Lawsuit

Lawsuit would be the first of 11 planned by Hupy & Abraham.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Says Marcus Center Not Historic
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Says Marcus Center Not Historic

Votes down designation and compromise to save Kiley grove with a friends group.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Okays Subsidy for One MKE Plaza
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Okays Subsidy for One MKE Plaza

Comptroller calls the deal a "significant risk" but council votes 12-3 in favor.

City Beat: Milwaukee Preservation Alliance
City Beat

Milwaukee Preservation Alliance

MPA board president Peter Zanghi joins the show to discuss the group's advocacy campaign, upcoming events

Eyes on Milwaukee: Visions of the Harbor District’s Future
Eyes on Milwaukee

Visions of the Harbor District’s Future

UWM students examine housing, parks, a hotel, school and more for S. Water St.

Friday Photos: Habitat Building 100 Homes in Midtown
Friday Photos

Habitat Building 100 Homes in Midtown

Brewers star Ryan Braun, Racing Sausages join volunteers to build house on N. 29th St.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Clarke Square Groundbreaking
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Clarke Square Groundbreaking

Unconventional partnership breaks ground on 40-unit apartment building.

City Hall: What’s Happening in the New 9th?
City Hall

What’s Happening in the New 9th?

Ald. Chantia Lewis plans a State-of-the-District speech focused on a new economic model.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Northridge Owners Appeal Raze Order
Eyes on Milwaukee

Northridge Owners Appeal Raze Order

City wants to redevelop vacant mall citing inaction, safety concerns, but ownership objects.

Transportation: 11 Key Facts About Streetcar Extensions
Transportation

11 Key Facts About Streetcar Extensions

Love the idea? Hate it? Either way we have all the details.

Transportation: Barrett Talks Up Streetcar Extension
Transportation

Barrett Talks Up Streetcar Extension

Mayor discusses three-part streetcar extension in interview with Urban Milwaukee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown Huron Building Breaks Ground
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown Huron Building Breaks Ground

Jeffers' track record wins praise, gains $14 million crowdfunding for 11-story office tower.

Transportation: Mayor Wants Three Streetcar Extensions
Transportation

Mayor Wants Three Streetcar Extensions

Will request engineering study of extensions to Bronzeville and Walker's Point

Dining: Pepper Pot Coming to Harambee
Dining

Pepper Pot Coming to Harambee

City panel okays sale of building. MLK Dr. location the second for restaurateur Dwight Jackson.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Says Marcus Center Isn’t Historic
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Says Marcus Center Isn’t Historic

City committee overrules Historic Preservation Commission. Full Common Council up next.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Harbor District Apartment Plan Advances
Eyes on Milwaukee

Harbor District Apartment Plan Advances

Proposed 200-unit apartment complex targets employees at new Harbor District firms.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Okays City Funds for Ikon Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Okays City Funds for Ikon Hotel

One MKE Plaza proposal for old Sears site on North Ave. gets first city approval.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MSOE To Redevelop Oldest Residence Hall
Eyes on Milwaukee

MSOE To Redevelop Oldest Residence Hall

Aging Johnson Hall will become Hermann Viets Tower, gain glassy, southern addition.

Friday Photos: Arbor Day Edition
Friday Photos

Arbor Day Edition

Mayor, MPS Superintendent, 4th graders plant 32 trees at Ohio Playfield.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mitchell St. Group Wins YP Week Contest
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mitchell St. Group Wins YP Week Contest

Civic/business group wins $5,000 for plan to turn Modjeska Theatre into community center.

Dining: Jamaican Place Planned for MLK Drive
Dining

Jamaican Place Planned for MLK Drive

Pepper Pot to buy building from city, invest $920,000 in restaurant, catering operation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Tour Milwaukee’s Eco Neighborhood
Eyes on Milwaukee

Tour Milwaukee’s Eco Neighborhood

Online map highlights points of interest in blossoming Lindsay Heights area.

City Hall: Will DNC Convention Help Small Businesses?
City Hall

Will DNC Convention Help Small Businesses?

Common Council seeks ways to spread economic impact beyond Downtown.

City Hall: Who Can Get a Free Lead Filter?
City Hall

Who Can Get a Free Lead Filter?

City departments offer maze of options to get a lead removal water filter. Who's eligible?

Transportation: Milwaukeeans Getting Worse at Driving
Transportation

Milwaukeeans Getting Worse at Driving

Crashes up 51% since 2009. Is cell phone use by drivers helping drive numbers?

City Hall: The Cold War With We Energies
City Hall

The Cold War With We Energies

Bauman, other aldermen believe city is charging too little for utility's use of city land.

City Hall: Meet the City’s Pothole Patrol
City Hall

Meet the City’s Pothole Patrol

Turns out those frequently maligned parking checkers do more than issue tickets.

Transportation: 11 Streetcar Lawsuits Coming
Transportation

11 Streetcar Lawsuits Coming

City poised to deny claim by motorcyclist, clearing way for first of 11 lawsuits.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Walk Bay View Through Jane Jacobs’ Eyes
Eyes on Milwaukee

Walk Bay View Through Jane Jacobs’ Eyes

We'll examine and discuss Kinnickinnic Ave., Bay View's main street, for Jane's Walk in May.

City Hall: Who Wants to Design A New City Flag?
City Hall

Who Wants to Design A New City Flag?

Common Council starting process intended to end flag debate.

City Hall: DA Asked To Consider Charging City Officials
City Hall

DA Asked To Consider Charging City Officials

Hamilton, Donovan ask Chisholm to review top officials' actions on lead program problems.

5 Can’t-Miss YPWeek Events

5 Can’t-Miss YPWeek Events

Top picks from a week of events for young professionals and those young at heart.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Wangard Advances Harbor District Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Wangard Advances Harbor District Plan

Plan Commission approves rezoning request for 200-unit apartment complex.

Urban Travel Guide: Weekend Getaway to Minneapolis
Urban Travel Guide

Weekend Getaway to Minneapolis

Regardless of the weather, our neighbor to the north has lots to offer.

Friday Photos: Ultra Lofts Rise in Deer District
Friday Photos

Ultra Lofts Rise in Deer District

In just a few months people will be living in Milwaukee's newest neighborhood.

City Beat: Jane’s Walk Milwaukee
City Beat

Jane’s Walk Milwaukee

Organizers of the month-long event preview the different walks, vision of writer Jane Jacobs.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s First Eco-Neighborhood
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s First Eco-Neighborhood

Community partners celebrate reinvigoration of Lindsay Heights neighborhood.

Who Wants to Run Milwaukee Brewing?

Who Wants to Run Milwaukee Brewing?

Ever growing Milwaukee Brewing Co. is hiring a new CEO as Jim McCabe steps down.

MKE County: John La Fave and “The Wire”
MKE County

John La Fave and “The Wire”

Embattled Register of Deeds may have borrowed a scheme from the HBO drama.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Construction Starting on Huron Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Construction Starting on Huron Building

11-story office tower went through complicated, four-year design process.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Luxury Tower with Affordable Housing
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Luxury Tower with Affordable Housing

Housing Authority to build 32-story, $150 million tower whose income would support affordable housing across city.

Transportation: Study Finds Danger in Painted Bike Lanes
Transportation

Study Finds Danger in Painted Bike Lanes

Striped bike lanes actually cause motorists to drive closer to bicyclists.

Eyes on Milwaukee: “Fear the Deer” Office Tower Cheers Team
Eyes on Milwaukee

“Fear the Deer” Office Tower Cheers Team

BMO Harris Bank lights up downtown skyline to celebrate the Milwaukee Bucks.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Kinn Hotel Plan Grows a Living Wall
Eyes on Milwaukee

Kinn Hotel Plan Grows a Living Wall

But area alderman Bob Bauman is likely to oppose project.

City Hall: Council Approves “John Shaming” for Prostitution
City Hall

Council Approves “John Shaming” for Prostitution

Unanimously supports higher fines, shaming customers. But sex workers group objects.

City Hall: Barrett Blasted on Infant Mortality Grant
City Hall

Barrett Blasted on Infant Mortality Grant

African-American led organizations say Mayor, Kowalik killed their effort to get grant.

City Beat: Common Council Candidate Justin Bielinski
City Beat

Common Council Candidate Justin Bielinski

Organizer Justin Bielinski discusses his campaign to replace Bob Donovan at City Hall.

20th MANDI Awards Get Big Turnout

20th MANDI Awards Get Big Turnout

Many politicians at celebration honoring those improving city's neighborhoods.

Friday Photos: The Good Hope Commons
Friday Photos

The Good Hope Commons

Library will anchor new apartment building on city's far northwest side.

Transportation: Bucks, City Unveil “Fear the Deer” Streetcar
Transportation

Bucks, City Unveil “Fear the Deer” Streetcar

Learn how to find the vehicle, and see what's inside.

Photo Gallery: Bucks Turn Milwaukee River Green
Photo Gallery

Bucks Turn Milwaukee River Green

Team painting the city green for the NBA playoffs.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Continuum Moves to Watts Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Continuum Moves to Watts Building

Architecture and planning firm buys classic downtown building, plans to renovate it.

City Hall: City Will Shame Prostitutes’ Customers
City Hall

City Will Shame Prostitutes’ Customers

Get caught paying for sex? That'll cost you $2,500 and maybe exposure on TV.

City Hall: Kowalik Reshaping Health Department
City Hall

Kowalik Reshaping Health Department

Commissioner reorganizing troubled, 254-person agency, first such effort in 10 years.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Moves to Demolish Northridge Mall
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Moves to Demolish Northridge Mall

Condemnation order starts process to razing building and perhaps seizing property.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Will Paint Cream City Green
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Will Paint Cream City Green

Team's big plans include dying the river, wrapping the streetcar and lighting up high rises.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Whatever Became of Boston Store Subsidy?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Whatever Became of Boston Store Subsidy?

City gave company $1.9 million for renovations before it went bankrupt. Where did it go?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Neighbors Okay Water St. Project Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Neighbors Okay Water St. Project Plan

Odgen's six-floor, 76 unit apartment complex along Jackson gets support.

Marcus Center Trees Removed Before Permit Issued

Marcus Center Trees Removed Before Permit Issued

Four of 36 trees were approved for this, but removal done before permit received.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Pattee, Urbal Tea Partner on New Cafe
Eyes on Milwaukee

Pattee, Urbal Tea Partner on New Cafe

Developer buying building on S.13th St. in Polonia neighborhood for cafe and tea factory.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Questions Grand Avenue Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Questions Grand Avenue Deal

Deal approved after hard questions on city subsidy for $92 million mall redevelopment.

Courthouse: Register of Deeds John La Fave Retires
Courthouse

Register of Deeds John La Fave Retires

Announcement comes two months after FBI raid of his office.

City’s Spring Turnout Up 50% Since 2017!

City’s Spring Turnout Up 50% Since 2017!

Contrary to early report, Milwaukee actually had strong turnout for Supreme Court race.

Friday Photos: Saint John’s New Lakefront Tower
Friday Photos

Saint John’s New Lakefront Tower

22-story tower is rising on N. Prospect Ave.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Lurie’s Bay View Proposal Not Dead
Eyes on Milwaukee

Lurie’s Bay View Proposal Not Dead

Withdrawing zoning application doesn't mean project is canceled.

City Beat: Milwaukee’s Less Than Glamorous History
City Beat

Milwaukee’s Less Than Glamorous History

Matthew Prigge discusses his new book on Newhall House fire and other dark incidents in Milwaukee's past.

City Hall: Dimitrijevic Will Run For Common Council
City Hall

Dimitrijevic Will Run For Common Council

County Supervisor wants to represent Bay View at City Hall.

City Hall: MPD Complying With ACLU Settlement
City Hall

MPD Complying With ACLU Settlement

Changes due to suit alleging Milwaukee Police stop-and-frisk policy used racial profiling.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Giannis Mural Planned for Walker’s Point
Eyes on Milwaukee

Giannis Mural Planned for Walker’s Point

Mural of potential MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo will join Brewers' MVP Christian Yelich.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Tourism Boost from Cruise Ships?
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Tourism Boost from Cruise Ships?

Port Milwaukee angling to make city an anchor in growing Great Lakes cruise industry.

City Hall: What’s the Infrastructure Plan for DNC?
City Hall

What’s the Infrastructure Plan for DNC?

Council, led by Bauman, pushes for city to have citywide, coordinated plan for convention.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 520 New Affordable Apartments Planned
Eyes on Milwaukee

520 New Affordable Apartments Planned

Seven affordable housing projects in city win 22.5% of state's latest WHEDA tax credits.

City Hall: Council Wants Better Pothole Response
City Hall

Council Wants Better Pothole Response

Public Works officials say Milwaukee bests other cities. Not good enough, aldermen say.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Proposed Downtown Hotel Loses Two Floors
Eyes on Milwaukee

Proposed Downtown Hotel Loses Two Floors

Change made to please historic commission, which still holds the project until next month.

7 Numbers That Explain The Election

7 Numbers That Explain The Election

Neubauer did better yet worse than expected in Milwaukee, which decided statewide race.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 76-Unit Apartment Complex for Jackson at Water
Eyes on Milwaukee

76-Unit Apartment Complex for Jackson at Water

Ogden Multifamily Partners hopes to build five-story building at north end of Water Street.

Eyes on Milwaukee: More Parking, Traffic Flow for East Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

More Parking, Traffic Flow for East Side

Arlington Place will become two-way street between Brady and Warren.

Vote For Best Group, People Helping City

Vote For Best Group, People Helping City

You can vote for MANDI's "People's Choice Award," help a favorite non-profit win $1,000.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Marcus Center, Kiley Grove Deemed Historic
Eyes on Milwaukee

Marcus Center, Kiley Grove Deemed Historic

Commission decision stalls redevelopment, but allows four ailing trees to be cut down.

Vote Tuesday: Candidates for Supreme Court, School Board
Vote Tuesday

Candidates for Supreme Court, School Board

Milwaukeeans will find at least three contested races on the ballot.

City Hall: Making America’s Cleanest City?
City Hall

Making America’s Cleanest City?

City initiating campaign and steep fines for littering to help clean up Milwaukee.

Friday Photos: BMO Tower Gets Glassy
Friday Photos

BMO Tower Gets Glassy

Glass facade installation begins on 25-story building's lower floors while steel beams rise above.

City Beat: Sarah Greenberg of Forward Community Investments
City Beat

Sarah Greenberg of Forward Community Investments

Learn how a non-profit goes where the banks don't to address social, economic and racial disparities.

Should You Flush Dog Poop?

Should You Flush Dog Poop?

We know you've been wondering: What's the safest way to dispose of pet feces?

Eyes on Milwaukee: 7 Takeaways From Ikon Hotel Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

7 Takeaways From Ikon Hotel Deal

Will city build a pedestrian bridge? A beer bet on what? How many stoplights from Downtown?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Old Sears Building to Become New Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Old Sears Building to Become New Hotel

80-room Ikon Hotel and 24,600-square-foot conference center planned for 21st and North.

Transportation: Building a Better Protected Bike Lane
Transportation

Building a Better Protected Bike Lane

The city's plastic bollards were a bust. Officials considering new design options.

City Hall: Retired Drivers Shall Help Plow Our Snow
City Hall

Retired Drivers Shall Help Plow Our Snow

So says the Common Council. Unanimously. Program will begin next winter.

Eyes on Milwaukee: $100 Million Will Transform Old Schuster’s
Eyes on Milwaukee

$100 Million Will Transform Old Schuster’s

Medical College and Greater Milwaukee Foundation will anchor redone Bronzeville building.

City Hall: Food Truck Truce Reached
City Hall

Food Truck Truce Reached

But not before Donovan takes shots at the streetcar, potholes, Barrett and Tony Zielinski.

City Beat: Milwaukee’s Irish History with Carl Baehr
City Beat

Milwaukee’s Irish History with Carl Baehr

Milwaukee historian Carl Baehr joins the show to discuss the Cream City's Emerald Isle connections.

Friday Photos: Cambridge North Apartments Rise
Friday Photos

Cambridge North Apartments Rise

New building being built on city's Lower East Side.

City Hall: FLAC, Get the Lead Out Fight City Over Lead Posioning
City Hall

FLAC, Get the Lead Out Fight City Over Lead Posioning

Groups have a showdown with city officials over claims surrounding city's failure on lead poisoning, infant mortality.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Who Should Win A Mayor’s Design Award?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Who Should Win A Mayor’s Design Award?

Nominations open until March 31st for 22nd annual Mayor's Design Awards contest.

Eyes on Milwaukee: $9 Million for Grand Avenue Replacement
Eyes on Milwaukee

$9 Million for Grand Avenue Replacement

Redevelopment Authority approves TIF district to support The Avenue's public areas.

Eyes on Milwaukee: KinetiK Rises on Kinnickinnic
Eyes on Milwaukee

KinetiK Rises on Kinnickinnic

Bay View's new gateway, a 6-story, 144 unit complex, is quickly taking shape.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Villard Commons Makes Design Changes
Eyes on Milwaukee

Villard Commons Makes Design Changes

Modifications will reduce cost of 43-unit affordable housing project on 37th and Villard.

City Hall: Who Gets Design Oversight?
City Hall

Who Gets Design Oversight?

Bauman wants council control over overlay zones, while DCD, local developers object.

Eyes on Milwaukee:  Panel Okays MPS School’s Sale to Charter
Eyes on Milwaukee

Panel Okays MPS School’s Sale to Charter

City committee allows Hayes school to be the first sold under controversial 2015 state law.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Deems Journal Sentinel Complex Historic
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Deems Journal Sentinel Complex Historic

Two council members push for designation in advance of paper's possible relocation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn Pledges To Build Manufacturing Plant This Year
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn Pledges To Build Manufacturing Plant This Year

Company says it will break ground on one-million-square-foot plant this summer.

Friday Photos: Marquette’s Hub for Athletic Performance Opens
Friday Photos

Marquette’s Hub for Athletic Performance Opens

See inside Marquette's newest building

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Unveil Master Plan for Park East
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Unveil Master Plan for Park East

Team has concept for land near Fiserv Forum, now needs to find development partners.

4 Ways To Get Involved In DNC

4 Ways To Get Involved In DNC

12,000 volunteers needed for 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Installing Rooftop Logo
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Installing Rooftop Logo

Yes, "fiserv.forum" will shine brightly in aerial views of city.

Transportation: Streetcar Extension Planned To Start in September
Transportation

Streetcar Extension Planned To Start in September

Extension to convention center would open in time for 2020 Democratic Convention.

City Beat: Ashley Booth of HNTB
City Beat

Ashley Booth of HNTB

Milwaukee-based transit consultant joins the podcast to talk about HNTB's move Downtown and working on The Hop.

City Hall: To Host DNC, Barrett Must Be Reelected
City Hall

To Host DNC, Barrett Must Be Reelected

He's clearly running, but still hasn't officially announced a race he badly wants to win.

Taverns: Silk Group Buys Art’s Performing Center
Taverns

Silk Group Buys Art’s Performing Center

No more punning for strip club, now to be known as Silk on Water.

City Hall: Barrett Vetoes Food Truck Ban
City Hall

Barrett Vetoes Food Truck Ban

"We should support the opportunities and great flavors they bring to Milwaukee."

Eyes on Milwaukee: 7 New Downtown Hotels for DNC
Eyes on Milwaukee

7 New Downtown Hotels for DNC

Downtown room count will grow by over 10 percent in time for 2020 convention.

Why Did Democrats Choose Milwaukee?

Why Did Democrats Choose Milwaukee?

Choosing this city for 2020 convention is about winning and signaling Democratic values.

City Hall: City Approves DNC Contract
City Hall

City Approves DNC Contract

City expects $50 million from federal government to pay for security.

City Hall: 12 Rules For City in DNC Convention Contract
City Hall

12 Rules For City in DNC Convention Contract

Democrats want lots of insurance, safes, security, live streaming and more.

City Wins 2020 Democratic Convention

City Wins 2020 Democratic Convention

Barrett and other leaders help city beat out Miami and Houston for national convention.

City Hall: Barrett Offers Upbeat State of City Speech
City Hall

Barrett Offers Upbeat State of City Speech

Mayor touts employers coming to city, The Hop's launch and a friendly governor.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Any City Progress on Affordable Housing?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Any City Progress on Affordable Housing?

Has Barrett's 10,000 homes initiative had an impact? Council members give mixed grades

City Hall: Donovan Won’t Run for Re-Election
City Hall

Donovan Won’t Run for Re-Election

Fightin' Bob is walking away. Zamarripa and Bielinski likely to run for council seat.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Downtown Boutique Hotel Planned
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Downtown Boutique Hotel Planned

Developer would add five floors to historic building, creating nine-story hotel.

Fridays Photos: Erecting a National Leader?
Fridays Photos

Erecting a National Leader?

New home for Physician Assistant Studies as Marquette continues to transform campus.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Construction To Start on Three Downtown Hotels
Eyes on Milwaukee

Construction To Start on Three Downtown Hotels

Hotels are planned to open just in time for the Democratic National Convention.

City Hall: Who Will (Finally) Clear The Snow?
City Hall

Who Will (Finally) Clear The Snow?

"Why did you stop sending out front-end loaders to finish the job?" irate alderman asks.

City Hall: Retired Drivers to Join Plowing Crew
City Hall

Retired Drivers to Join Plowing Crew

Bauman's proposal gets endorsed by Department of Public Works, but may take a year.

Gov. Evers Announces $30 Million Investment in Alliant Energy Center Expansion
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces $30 Million Investment in Alliant Energy Center Expansion

The funding will come through a non-state grant program that provides state bonding support for non-profit or local government projects that have a statewide public purpose.

City Hall: Aldermen Blast City’s Snowplowing
City Hall

Aldermen Blast City’s Snowplowing

Just how bad is city's operation? Aldermen allege lies and mismanagement.

Art and Flowers Combine at Milwaukee Art Museum’s Art in Bloom
Press Release

Art and Flowers Combine at Milwaukee Art Museum’s Art in Bloom

The Museum’s popular annual event returns April 11–14 with art-inspired floral arrangements, workshops, lectures, a fashion show and family-friendly activities.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Marcus Center Decision Delayed A Month
Eyes on Milwaukee

Marcus Center Decision Delayed A Month

Proposal to remove four trees from Kiley grove creates more questions than answers.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Journal Complex Historic for Now
Eyes on Milwaukee

Journal Complex Historic for Now

Historic Preservation Commission grants temporary designation for complex.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Marcus Center at a Crossroads
Eyes on Milwaukee

Marcus Center at a Crossroads

Are upgrades to the Marcus Center and changes to the Kiley grove necessary?

Friday Photos: The Building That Artificial Intelligence Built
Friday Photos

The Building That Artificial Intelligence Built

MSOE's new computer science hall is taking shape.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MPS Selling Building to Charter Operator Carmen
Eyes on Milwaukee

MPS Selling Building to Charter Operator Carmen

Deal for Hayes School would be first under state's 2015 surplus schools law.

City Beat: Milwaukee’s Pedestrian Plan
City Beat

Milwaukee’s Pedestrian Plan

James Hannig and Michael Amsden join the podcast to talk about laying the groundwork for a more walkable city.

Transportation: Streetcar Manager Leaving
Transportation

Streetcar Manager Leaving

Darryll Simpson will lead New Orleans transit agency.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves North America’s Tallest Timber Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves North America’s Tallest Timber Tower

Milwaukee could be home to tallest wood building in Western Hemisphere by 2021.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Washington Heights’ Creative Hub
Eyes on Milwaukee

Washington Heights’ Creative Hub

Private studio space for creatives on city's west side proves immediately popular.

City Hall: An Extra Four Days to Pay Parking Tickets
City Hall

An Extra Four Days to Pay Parking Tickets

City extending grace period on parking ticket payments.

City Hall: Food Trucks Banned on W. National Ave.
City Hall

Food Trucks Banned on W. National Ave.

Council approves resolution to ban food trucks from S. Layton Blvd. west to city limits.

City Hall: Littering Will Now Cost $500
City Hall

Littering Will Now Cost $500

Council raises minimum fine from $25 to $500. "Our streets are dirty," says Ald. Stamper.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the Bobblehead Museum
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the Bobblehead Museum

World's largest collection of bobbleheads, a must-see for sports fans, opens in Walker's Point.

Friday Photos: Milwaukee Ballet’s New Home
Friday Photos

Milwaukee Ballet’s New Home

Baumgartner Center for Dance intended to elevate ballet's presence around the world.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Engineering Firm HNTB Moving Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Engineering Firm HNTB Moving Downtown

Firm that helped design streetcar ends up on streetcar route, moving 90 employees with it.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Could Become Hemp Grower
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Could Become Hemp Grower

Common Council commissions study of feasibility of hemp farm for Century City.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Genke Buys Alchemist Theatre Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Genke Buys Alchemist Theatre Building

SG Property Development will preserve, restore 1927 building on Bay View's main street.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Western Hemisphere’s Tallest Timber Tower Okayed
Eyes on Milwaukee

Western Hemisphere’s Tallest Timber Tower Okayed

New Land's 21-story apartment tower, Ascent, gets approved by council committee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rexnord’s New Buildings Sell for $14.4 Million
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rexnord’s New Buildings Sell for $14.4 Million

Industrial company expected to move hundreds of office jobs Downtown.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rexnord Moving Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rexnord Moving Downtown

Milwaukee-based industrial conglomerate will lease office buildings on Michigan St.

Vote Tuesday for Milwaukee School Board

Vote Tuesday for Milwaukee School Board

February 19th primary has one race: MPS board seat for south side & downtown district.

Friday Photos: The Vanishing Bradley Center
Friday Photos

The Vanishing Bradley Center

The Fortress on Fourth looks much less imposing these days.

City Hall: Council Will Now Make Flag Decision
City Hall

Council Will Now Make Flag Decision

Will city ever have new flag? Council punted issue to arts board and board punted it back.

City Hall: City Struggles to Keep Up Snow Plowing
City Hall

City Struggles to Keep Up Snow Plowing

Problems include aging equipment, staff shortages and inexperienced operators.

City Hall: Three City Libraries Will Get Solar
City Hall

Three City Libraries Will Get Solar

But city wants to install five times more solar power and faces We Energies opposition.

Transportation: Track The Hop in Real Time
Transportation

Track The Hop in Real Time

Yes, real time data is now available, so you know exactly when to catch the streetcar.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Plan Massive Arena Signs
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Plan Massive Arena Signs

Will you take a selfie with a monumental, 50-foot-wide fiserv.forum sign?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Summit Credit Union Coming to Walker’s Point
Eyes on Milwaukee

Summit Credit Union Coming to Walker’s Point

New branch of growing credit union will be located along S. 1st St. at Freshwater Plaza.

Friday Photos: Michels Corp. Begins Work on River One
Friday Photos

Michels Corp. Begins Work on River One

Piles being driven for $49 million first phase of Harbor District project on KK River.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks’ New Bar Is “The MECCA”
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks’ New Bar Is “The MECCA”

"The MECCA Sports Bar and Grill" is a tribute to team's original home.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 13 Developers Plan 753 Affordable Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

13 Developers Plan 753 Affordable Apartments

Developers request $10.6 million in tax credits to support 13 different projects.

Eyes on Milwaukee: So is the Journal Building Historic?
Eyes on Milwaukee

So is the Journal Building Historic?

Historic Preservation Commission goes from one preservation battle to another.

City Hall: Council Approves Civilian Health Oversight Board
City Hall

Council Approves Civilian Health Oversight Board

In the wake of health department's critical failures, mayor and council want more oversight.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Marcus Center is Historic. For Now
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Marcus Center is Historic. For Now

Commission grants temporary historic designation, though Marcus Center opposed it.

Dining: New Pizza Place for Midtown
Dining

New Pizza Place for Midtown

NYPD founder plans new restaurant, Lucci's, on W. Capitol Dr.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Riverwalk for Menomonee Valley
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Riverwalk for Menomonee Valley

City unveils final design standards for unique trail emphasizing natural feel, connectivity.

City Hall: New Leader for Zoning Appeals Board
City Hall

New Leader for Zoning Appeals Board

Mayor picks attorney Brett Blomme to succeed controversial BOZA board chair.

Friday Photos: Milwaukee’s New Granary
Friday Photos

Milwaukee’s New Granary

Apartments being created from the shell of century-old industrial building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Who Wants The Modjeska Theatre?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Who Wants The Modjeska Theatre?

Historic Mitchell St. theater for sale or lease as an entertainment venue, but needs repairs.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Lurie’s Bay View Project Advancing
Eyes on Milwaukee

Lurie’s Bay View Project Advancing

Developer submits rezoning request for 200-unit apartment complex alderman opposes.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Heartland Advisors Moving to BMO Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Heartland Advisors Moving to BMO Tower

Milwaukee-based investment firm will move across the street into Irgens' new tower.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Is the Marcus Center a Historic Building?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Is the Marcus Center a Historic Building?

Two architects have nominated 1969 building for historic designation, which would slow redesign.

Friday Photos: UWM’s New Home for Entrepreneurs
Friday Photos

UWM’s New Home for Entrepreneurs

New facility, funded by Lubar family, is nearly complete.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Planning Sports Bar for Live Block
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Planning Sports Bar for Live Block

Located next to Good City Brewing, but the name is unknown. We have some suggestions.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Tallest Timber Tower Gets First Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Tallest Timber Tower Gets First Approval

City Plan Commission endorses plan for North America's tallest mass timber building.

City Hall: Karen Dettmer Will Lead Water Works
City Hall

Karen Dettmer Will Lead Water Works

Committee puts veteran engineer through the ringer before endorsing her appointment.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Good City Brewing’s New Taproom
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Good City Brewing’s New Taproom

New downtown brewery, taproom and restaurant hosts a soft opening this Friday.

Eyes on Milwaukee: American Family Plans Downtown Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

American Family Plans Downtown Building

"Fairly large building" planned for Madison insurance company's Milwaukee office.

Friday Photos: 2900 Apartments Starts to Rise
Friday Photos

2900 Apartments Starts to Rise

New 55-unit apartment building at Oakland and Locust will be five floors high.

Transportation: Should the Streetcar Be Free?
Transportation

Should the Streetcar Be Free?

How much would it cost to make The Hop free after 2019? And is it worth it?

Eyes on Milwaukee: 7 Modern Townhomes Off Brady Planned
Eyes on Milwaukee

7 Modern Townhomes Off Brady Planned

Developer Jason Pietsch plans pretty pricey condos along Pulaski Park.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Watch the Bradley Center Demolition From the Inside
Eyes on Milwaukee

Watch the Bradley Center Demolition From the Inside

Slow motion video of the detonation and the roof crashing to the ground

Eyes on Milwaukee: Broadway Connection Gets Thumbs Up
Eyes on Milwaukee

Broadway Connection Gets Thumbs Up

Historic Preservation Commission approves Joshua Jeffers' 11-story office building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Evers Sells Vision to Local Leaders
Eyes on Milwaukee

Evers Sells Vision to Local Leaders

Governor urges business leaders to help two parties find common ground on tough issues.

Check Out Milwaukee Museum Week

Check Out Milwaukee Museum Week

Unique new partnership of 17 groups showcases city's wide range of cultural offerings.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Jeffers Enlarges Broadway Connection Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Jeffers Enlarges Broadway Connection Building

New East Town office building planned to be two stories taller.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Watch the Bradley Center Roof Drop
Eyes on Milwaukee

Watch the Bradley Center Roof Drop

"Shaped charges" cause massive roof to implode, drop into stadium.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Construction Underway on The Yards
Eyes on Milwaukee

Construction Underway on The Yards

Pile driver getting plenty of use to construct foundation for Walker's Point apartment building.

Friday Photos: See Inside The Quin
Friday Photos

See Inside The Quin

Walker's Point newest apartment building welcoming residents.

Transportation: City Extending Streetcar to Convention Center
Transportation

City Extending Streetcar to Convention Center

Short extension can be built without federal funds, adding more ridership.

Transportation: Streetcar Real Time App Coming “As Quickly As Possible”
Transportation

Streetcar Real Time App Coming “As Quickly As Possible”

City promises real time data for The Hop which was supposed to launch in December.

Friday Photos: Bay View’s New Gateway
Friday Photos

Bay View’s New Gateway

The foundation is being laid for New Land's $25 million apartment complex.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Who Wants to Redevelop the Capitol Library?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Who Wants to Redevelop the Capitol Library?

City aims to redevelop sixth library to add to tax base, create new library.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bradley Center To Go Boom
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bradley Center To Go Boom

A series of "shaped charges" will detonate and lower the roof on January 13th.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Construction Moving Along at St. Rita Square
Eyes on Milwaukee

Construction Moving Along at St. Rita Square

Did DCD and alderman save the project from being value engineered?

Urban Guide: 48 Hours in Wintry Chicago
Urban Guide

48 Hours in Wintry Chicago

A winter getaway to a cold city? Yes, and here's how to maximize your fun.

Friday Photos: From Paintball Dave’s to Pets and Dishwashers
Friday Photos

From Paintball Dave’s to Pets and Dishwashers

Former warehouse becoming apartments in Third Ward.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Top 10 Stories of 2018
Eyes on Milwaukee

Top 10 Stories of 2018

Fiserv Forum, Komatsu, Michels, The Hop, but what surprise story took number one?

Eyes on Milwaukee: See the Cambria Climb
Eyes on Milwaukee

See the Cambria Climb

Shape of Downtown's newest hotel clearly visible.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Brady and Water Condo Project Moving Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Brady and Water Condo Project Moving Forward

First major downtown condominium project in a decade hopes to break ground in 2019.

Photo Gallery: The Best of Downtown’s Christmas Trees
Photo Gallery

The Best of Downtown’s Christmas Trees

Downtown buildings get dressed up for the holidays, who does it best?

Dining: Umami Moto Will Return
Dining

Umami Moto Will Return

Sushi restaurant is seventh tenant announced for Third Street Market Hall.

Friday Photos: The Easton Rises
Friday Photos

The Easton Rises

Apartment building being constructed on site between Ogden and Brady.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bay View Proposal Gets Smaller, Shorter
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bay View Proposal Gets Smaller, Shorter

After meeting with neighbors, developer reduces project's size by 10 percent, but Zielinski will vote against plan.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Huge Michels Deal Gets No Direct Subsidy
Eyes on Milwaukee

Huge Michels Deal Gets No Direct Subsidy

Company and 250 jobs moving to city, in new 8-floor complex. City helps finance riverwalk.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Okays Largest Urban Manufacturing Deal in U.S.
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Okays Largest Urban Manufacturing Deal in U.S.

West Milwaukee company will move to city, but will it create any new jobs?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the Historic Soldiers Home Theater
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the Historic Soldiers Home Theater

See three buildings, from 1860s and 1880s, VA hopes to have redeveloped.

Friday Photos: The Third Ward’s Electric Apartments
Friday Photos

The Third Ward’s Electric Apartments

Apartments being built above electrical substation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Broadway Connection Building Is a Go
Eyes on Milwaukee

Broadway Connection Building Is a Go

Law firm Husch Blackwell will anchor Jeffers' nine-story Class A office building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: See Concepts For Downtown Museum Campus
Eyes on Milwaukee

See Concepts For Downtown Museum Campus

UWM Studio envisions new future for Milwaukee Public Museum and Betty Brinn Children's Museum.

City Hall: Hamilton Ally May Run for His Seat
City Hall

Hamilton Ally May Run for His Seat

Marvin Pratt's daughter may run. Ald. Hamilton's bid for mayor now seems all but certain.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Michels Deal Gets Bigger, Subsidy Smaller
Eyes on Milwaukee

Michels Deal Gets Bigger, Subsidy Smaller

$100 million Harbor District project gets even bigger, but lower subsidy has a down side for workers.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Okays $40 Million For Komatsu
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Okays $40 Million For Komatsu

But financing for $285 million manufacturing campus gets blasted by Ald. Bauman.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Riverwalk Expanding to Harbor District
Eyes on Milwaukee

Riverwalk Expanding to Harbor District

City introduces design guidelines to extend riverwalk south from inner harbor to Bay View.

Eyes on Milwaukee: VA Redeveloping More of Soldiers Home
Eyes on Milwaukee

VA Redeveloping More of Soldiers Home

Issuing RFP to redevelop three more buildings at Civil War-era complex. Old Main redo starts in 2019.

Friday Photos: Artists, BID Enliven Downtown Streets
Friday Photos

Artists, BID Enliven Downtown Streets

Milwaukee Downtown unveils three new art installations in partnership with local artists.

City Beat: Episode 002
City Beat

Episode 002

What's the deal with Komatsu? And Senator Chris Larson joins the show to talk about the lame duck legislative session.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Meet Grand Avenue’s New Food Hall
Eyes on Milwaukee

Meet Grand Avenue’s New Food Hall

Local restaurants will replace fast food chains, goal is to be one of top food halls in U.S.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Grand Avenue Mall Lands Anchor Tenant
Eyes on Milwaukee

Grand Avenue Mall Lands Anchor Tenant

$90 million mall redevelopment attracts engineering firm GRAEF, to lease 35,000 square feet.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Komatsu Deal Includes Commuter Rail Station
Eyes on Milwaukee

Komatsu Deal Includes Commuter Rail Station

City would have option to buy site for Walker's Point station for a KRM line.

City Hall: Evers Meets with Mayor, Common Council
City Hall

Evers Meets with Mayor, Common Council

Speech at City Hall indicates governor and city might finally be on the same page.

Eyes on Milwaukee: America’s Largest Urban Manufacturing Proposal?
Eyes on Milwaukee

America’s Largest Urban Manufacturing Proposal?

City Plan Commission approves land sale for $285 million deal with Komatsu company.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Huge Crowd At Sherman Phoenix Opening
Eyes on Milwaukee

Huge Crowd At Sherman Phoenix Opening

Fire-ravaged bank now home to a market with 28 local businesses.

Friday Photos: BMO Tower Takes Shape
Friday Photos

BMO Tower Takes Shape

More than 20 floors from its peak, new building already has dramatic effect on downtown corner.

City Hall: Ashanti Hamilton Files for Mayoral Run
City Hall

Ashanti Hamilton Files for Mayoral Run

Is Chris Abele planning to back Hamilton?

Eyes on Milwaukee: McKinley School Plan Passed Despite Protests
Eyes on Milwaukee

McKinley School Plan Passed Despite Protests

Opponents of affordable housing plan show up at City Hall with signs, to no avail.

City Hall: Council Slaps Down Mayor’s Vetoes
City Hall

Council Slaps Down Mayor’s Vetoes

Legislative body rejects all five vetoes by Mayor Tom Barrett.

City Hall: Barrett Issues 5 Budget Vetoes
City Hall

Barrett Issues 5 Budget Vetoes

Mayor rejects funding for a broad range of council initiatives.

Photo Gallery: The Christkindlmarket Is A Place for Gemütlichkeit
Photo Gallery

The Christkindlmarket Is A Place for Gemütlichkeit

German-style market adds life to the plaza in front of the Fiserv Forum.

Friday Photos: Arena Apartments Rising
Friday Photos

Arena Apartments Rising

Royal Capital's 550 Ultra Lofts will bring 112 apartment units to the Deer District.

5 Citizens To Give Sincere Thanks

5 Citizens To Give Sincere Thanks

Our Thanksgiving class of 2018, five Milwaukeeans who've made this a better city.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Return of The State Theater
Eyes on Milwaukee

Return of The State Theater

City committee advances group's plan to buy theater building on State St. by end of 2018.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Advances McKinley School Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Advances McKinley School Project

Opponents demand half the building and half of the low-income housing tax credits.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Wildenberg Hotel Will Be Redeveloped
Eyes on Milwaukee

Wildenberg Hotel Will Be Redeveloped

Developer Que El-Amin giving 1856 building new life as anchor of housing development.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Transit System’s Bus App Is a Hit
Eyes on Milwaukee

Transit System’s Bus App Is a Hit

In just over one year, new app generated twice as much revenue as it cost to develop.

Urban Travel Guide: Resurgent Cincinnati is Lots of Fun
Urban Travel Guide

Resurgent Cincinnati is Lots of Fun

And feels a lot like Milwaukee. Here's a quick guide to all the city has to offer.

Friday Photos: The Serif
Friday Photos

The Serif

New apartment complex opening in former Pabst warehouse.

City Hall: City’s Lead Program is Working Again
City Hall

City’s Lead Program is Working Again

New health commissioner is resolving troubling issues, Mayor Barrett reports.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Disconnect Your Downspouts, Get $100
Eyes on Milwaukee

Disconnect Your Downspouts, Get $100

City program affecting 54,000 homes part of plan to prevent Deep Tunnel overflows.

City Hall: 10 Curious Details in City’s 2019 Budget
City Hall

10 Curious Details in City’s 2019 Budget

A city store? No more alley repairs? Cutting tree trimming? The $1.5 billion budget has it all.

City Hall: Arts Board Wants New City Flag Search
City Hall

Arts Board Wants New City Flag Search

Process to select popular People's Flag not inclusive enough, board decides, so start over.

City Hall: Council Adopts 2019 City Budget
City Hall

Council Adopts 2019 City Budget

Average homeowner will see $51.88 increase, no change in total fire and police officers.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Should McKinley School Be Redeveloped?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Should McKinley School Be Redeveloped?

Gorman & Co. pushes redevelopment plan, while a few neighbors vehemently object.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Advances State Theater Redevelopment
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Advances State Theater Redevelopment

Plan would create all-ages venue in old movie theater on 26th and State.

Friday Photos: MSOE Rising
Friday Photos

MSOE Rising

New center for artificial intelligence appears to be building itself.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Indeed Brewing Coming to Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Indeed Brewing Coming to Milwaukee

Minnesota brewery will open a taproom in Beer City.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Construction Starts on St. Rita Square
Eyes on Milwaukee

Construction Starts on St. Rita Square

Senior housing and new "Little Pink Church" will replace St. Rita's on Lower East Side.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Hop Has a Schedule
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Hop Has a Schedule

Streetcar begins operating with a public schedule. When will real-time data arrive?

7 Numbers That Explain Election

7 Numbers That Explain Election

The election results would have been completely different if not for this.

City Hall: Nikiya Dodd Handily Wins Council Seat
City Hall

Nikiya Dodd Handily Wins Council Seat

Political veteran could have a big impact on upcoming city budget debate.

Eyes on Milwaukee: First Look at New Downtown Hotels
Eyes on Milwaukee

First Look at New Downtown Hotels

Developer releases renderings of Holiday Inn and Hilton hotels, to be built on Michigan St.

City Hall: Pay Hike for City Politicians Is On Hold
City Hall

Pay Hike for City Politicians Is On Hold

Ald. Chantia Lewis delays vote on 13.6% raise she and some other colleagues want. Mayor threatens veto.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Cream City Hostel Buys Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Cream City Hostel Buys Building

Partners hope to open unique Riverwest hostel for travelers in May 2019.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee Pride, City Debut Rainbow Crosswalks
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee Pride, City Debut Rainbow Crosswalks

Crosswalks near Cathedral Square Park celebrate city's LGBTQ community.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Opens to Public
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Opens to Public

"This is your assignment: ride the streetcar," says Mayor Barrett.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Couture Cleared for Takeoff
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Couture Cleared for Takeoff

Long-anticipated project receives financing commitment from federal government.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 11 Things to Know Before You Ride The Hop
Eyes on Milwaukee

11 Things to Know Before You Ride The Hop

How many people will ride it? How is it free? Oh so many questions, all answered here.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Little Windmill That Could
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Little Windmill That Could

Mayor celebrates city's only wind turbine; 1 million kilowatt hours of power earned $53,000

Eyes on Milwaukee: Michels Groundbreaking Coming Soon
Eyes on Milwaukee

Michels Groundbreaking Coming Soon

Company lining up permits for $100 million project to break ground by year's end.

Milwaukee Film Festival: Back at the Staircase
Milwaukee Film Festival

Back at the Staircase

Trying to find that one last movie before the festival closes? Try this.

It’s Hop-ening: Free Pizza, Free Beer, Free Streetcar
It’s Hop-ening

Free Pizza, Free Beer, Free Streetcar

Good City and Transfer sponsoring November 2nd party featuring Mayor Tom Barrett.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bay View Stables Deal Finally Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bay View Stables Deal Finally Approved

After much debate, deal goes forward for equine therapy facility and stable for MPD horses.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Creates TIF for Villard Ave. Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Creates TIF for Villard Ave. Project

Deal on 43-unit apartment project is a shift in policy by Barrett administration.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Hoan Bridge Test Lights Coming Thursday
Eyes on Milwaukee

Hoan Bridge Test Lights Coming Thursday

Small section of bridge to be lit, synced to Milwaukee Bucks game.

City Hall: Barrett Taps Polenske For Public Works
City Hall

Barrett Taps Polenske For Public Works

Veteran City Engineer to become head of 2,300-employee Department of Public Works.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Take A Virtual Ride on The Hop
Eyes on Milwaukee

Take A Virtual Ride on The Hop

Mayor shows off The Hop in advance of Friday's public opening.

City Hall: Barrett Signs Complete Streets Policy
City Hall

Barrett Signs Complete Streets Policy

Mayor, city officials and activists gather to celebrate new legislation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown Tunnel Gets Colorful Mural
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown Tunnel Gets Colorful Mural

"Migration," a 50-foot-long mural, will delight 1,400 migrating weekday pedestrians.

Milwaukee Film Festival: Lake Michigan Monster
Milwaukee Film Festival

Lake Michigan Monster

New black-and-white film by up-and-coming Milwaukee filmmakers.

Milwaukee Film Festival: Invisible Lines
Milwaukee Film Festival

Invisible Lines

New documentary explores Milwaukee's racial dividing lines.

Friday Photos: Broadway Buildings Get New Life
Friday Photos

Broadway Buildings Get New Life

From eyesore to asset for three small buildings.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bittercube Opening in Uptown Neighborhood
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bittercube Opening in Uptown Neighborhood

Developer Ryan Pattee brings bitters manufacturer to west side neighborhood.

Sponsored: Chevy and the Packers Commit to Cancer Research
Sponsored

Chevy and the Packers Commit to Cancer Research

#IDriveFor social media campaign to provide $400,000 for cancer research.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Many Oppose Kinnickinnic Ave. Buildings
Eyes on Milwaukee

Many Oppose Kinnickinnic Ave. Buildings

Two-hour meeting allows Bay View neighbors to vent about proposed 220-unit complex.

Eyes on Milwaukee: When Will The Hop Have a Schedule?
Eyes on Milwaukee

When Will The Hop Have a Schedule?

Streetcar system could launch without one.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar On Time and On Budget
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar On Time and On Budget

The Hop was on time and "almost balanced to the dime," officials note.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Apartments for Bay View in 2019
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Apartments for Bay View in 2019

Developer Scott Genke plans to build 18-unit building on S. Kinnickinnic Ave.

City Hall: Health Department Faces Criminal Probe
City Hall

Health Department Faces Criminal Probe

Spat between Hamilton and Zielinski reveals DA investigating and Baker hiring lawyer.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bay View American Legion Going Down
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bay View American Legion Going Down

Genke razing building; developer plans 37-unit apartment complex on Kinnickinnic.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Development Plans for Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Development Plans for Streetcar

City details possible changes around a streetcar route to Walker's Point, Bronzeville, Harambee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Engaging Businesses Along The Hop Route
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Engaging Businesses Along The Hop Route

Mayor Tom Barrett personally delivers first of nearly 300 kits to businesses.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Soil Testing for The Yards Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Soil Testing for The Yards Apartments

Linden Street Partners getting ready for second Walker's Point apartment building.

Milwaukee Film Festival: The Milwaukee Youth Show
Milwaukee Film Festival

The Milwaukee Youth Show

Film making isn't just for grownups.

Friday Photos: Halyard Park’s new City Place
Friday Photos

Halyard Park’s new City Place

New apartment building is the first in a three-phase project for site just north of Downtown.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Cambria Hotel Starts to Rise
Eyes on Milwaukee

Cambria Hotel Starts to Rise

Downtown dead zone becoming hotel

Milwaukee Film Festival: The Milwaukee Music Video Show
Milwaukee Film Festival

The Milwaukee Music Video Show

Milwaukee musicians on the big screen.

City Hall: Council Passes Complete Streets Policy
City Hall

Council Passes Complete Streets Policy

Streets for all, not just cars, is now the law of the land.

Milwaukee Film Festival: Riverwest Film & Video
Milwaukee Film Festival

Riverwest Film & Video

New documentary explores how a quirky video store keeps Riverwest weird.

Milwaukee Film Festival: ‘Sijan’ Is Quite a Story
Milwaukee Film Festival

‘Sijan’ Is Quite a Story

New documentary highlights an oft-overlooked Milwaukee hero.

The Abstract Eye of Downtown Milwaukee

The Abstract Eye of Downtown Milwaukee

Gallery Night exhibit features work of city photographer Karl Herschede.

Milwaukee Film Festival: The Milwaukee Show (I & II)
Milwaukee Film Festival

The Milwaukee Show (I & II)

The best of Milwaukee's filmmakers, with so many the show runs two nights.

Eyes on Milwaukee: No Studios Creative Hub Opens
Eyes on Milwaukee

No Studios Creative Hub Opens

Milwaukee's new artist hub opens today with weekend-long celebration.

Friday Photos: Marquette’s New Research Center
Friday Photos

Marquette’s New Research Center

Facility to focus on the study of athletic and human performance.

City Hall: How Long Will Flag Debate Last?
City Hall

How Long Will Flag Debate Last?

Arts Board might not have decision on the city flag by the end of 2018.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Suffers First Collision
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Suffers First Collision

Driver opens car door right in front of approaching streetcar; no one hurt.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 37th Street School Project Extended
Eyes on Milwaukee

37th Street School Project Extended

Redeveloping school into 49 senior apartments. Developers still applying for tax credits.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Revival of Newspaper Row
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Revival of Newspaper Row

Old Journal and Sentinel buildings on E. Mason St. see new life.

City Hall: Barrett Vetoes Inspector General
City Hall

Barrett Vetoes Inspector General

Council, Mayor at odds over how independent new position should be.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Tallest Wood Building in Western Hemisphere
Eyes on Milwaukee

Tallest Wood Building in Western Hemisphere

New Land unveils ambitious plan to build 21-story wood apartment building.

Friday Photos: A New Home for Physician Assistants
Friday Photos

A New Home for Physician Assistants

Marquette's newest building is rising quickly.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bulls Put Fiserv Forum To The Test
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bulls Put Fiserv Forum To The Test

The other PBR -- Professional Bull Riding -- will have arena staff scrambling all weekend.

City Hall: Committee Okays Complete Streets Policy
City Hall

Committee Okays Complete Streets Policy

Proposal on street design places pedestrians and cyclists on same level as motorists

City Hall: Gonda Resigns from Water Works
City Hall

Gonda Resigns from Water Works

Longtime city employee resigns as Milwaukee Water Works director for job at UWM.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Broadway Office Building Plan Advances
Eyes on Milwaukee

Broadway Office Building Plan Advances

Jeffers would add first modern building to historic block.

City Hall: Will City Adopt a New Flag?
City Hall

Will City Adopt a New Flag?

Arts Board doesn't seem crazy about "Peoples' Flag," has invited creators to next meeting.

Friday Photos: Hammes HQ Nears Completion
Friday Photos

Hammes HQ Nears Completion

Brookfield firm will move Downtown before the end of the year.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bike to a Bucks Game
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bike to a Bucks Game

Too Much Metal and Fuel Cafe will lead a ride on November 4th.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Service Starts November 2nd
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Service Starts November 2nd

The Hop to launch with "Grand Hop-ening" celebration November 2nd-4th.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MillerCoors Won’t Move Gettelman House
Eyes on Milwaukee

MillerCoors Won’t Move Gettelman House

Historic home will be restored, but plans to move it across the street are canceled.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Lands $285 Million Industrial Campus
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Lands $285 Million Industrial Campus

Komatsu Mining will move its West Milwaukee mining equipment campus to Harbor District.

City Hall: Council Okays Market-Based Parking Fees
City Hall

Council Okays Market-Based Parking Fees

But Tony Zielinski adamantly opposes it, joined by four other council members.

City Hall: The Inspector General Is Coming
City Hall

The Inspector General Is Coming

Common Council creates its own watchdog to monitor city departments.

City Hall: Barrett Unveils 2019 Budget Proposal
City Hall

Barrett Unveils 2019 Budget Proposal

Proposal would add 10 police officers, spend $20 million on lead abatement efforts.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Riverwest Hostel In Final Funding Push
Eyes on Milwaukee

Riverwest Hostel In Final Funding Push

Project must raise $100,000 more from investors to complete financing package.

Friday Photos: New Apartments for 5th and National
Friday Photos

New Apartments for 5th and National

Building many thought would be demolished finds new life.

Eyes on Milwaukee: How a Road Diet Made 5th St. Fat
Eyes on Milwaukee

How a Road Diet Made 5th St. Fat

City narrowed street, widened sidewalks and economic growth quickly followed.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Three New “Historic” Homes For East Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

Three New “Historic” Homes For East Side

City committee designates vacant land as historic, allows three new homes near Water Tower.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Craft Brewer’s Century City Plan Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Craft Brewer’s Century City Plan Approved

City takes a loss on sale to Good City Brewing, but feels project is a big long-term win.

Friday Photos: BMO Tower Starts to Climb
Friday Photos

BMO Tower Starts to Climb

Parking garage at base of new 25-story tower is now visible.

City Hall: Baker To Testify Before Common Council
City Hall

Baker To Testify Before Common Council

110 pages of text messages show ex-Health Department head knew about lead problems.

City Hall: Demand-Based Street Parking Coming
City Hall

Demand-Based Street Parking Coming

City will raise and lower fees based on demand, so more revenue and access to parking.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Illinois Blocking Amtrak Expansion
Eyes on Milwaukee

Illinois Blocking Amtrak Expansion

Glenview, IL residents oppose plan to expand Hiawatha line from 7 to 10 round trips daily.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Advances $8.1 Million TIF for Michels
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Advances $8.1 Million TIF for Michels

Stunning $100 million project along KK River could bring 800 jobs to Harbor District.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn Hiring Real Estate Specialists
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn Hiring Real Estate Specialists

Three specialists sought. But what's left to buy?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Developer Planning Apartments for Bay View American Legion
Eyes on Milwaukee

Developer Planning Apartments for Bay View American Legion

Small proposal gets large reaction from Bay View residents and Ald. Tony Zielinski.

Friday Photos: Full Speed Ahead on Symphony Project
Friday Photos

Full Speed Ahead on Symphony Project

Prep work for moving wall 35 feet into street is underway.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Fortress Nearly Ready for Residents
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Fortress Nearly Ready for Residents

126-year-old factory will be home to 132 modern apartments.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Why Another Downtown Grocery Store?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Why Another Downtown Grocery Store?

Location, density and growth are key drivers of new store.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Fiserv Forum Kills With The Killers
Eyes on Milwaukee

Fiserv Forum Kills With The Killers

Fireworks, confetti, a splashy new arena with cool bathrooms plus the Violent Femmes.

City Hall: Council Okays New Health Commissioner
City Hall

Council Okays New Health Commissioner

Unanimous vote hands Jeanette Kowalik one of the most difficult jobs in city government.

City Hall: Health Commissioner Pick Gets First Approval
City Hall

Health Commissioner Pick Gets First Approval

Kowalik wins unanimous vote from committee, interim commissioner reveals ongoing issues.

Friday Photos: Terra Cotta on the East Side
Friday Photos

Terra Cotta on the East Side

New building brings back a material not used for decades in Milwaukee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Work Starts on 2900 Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Work Starts on 2900 Apartments

Building with Cousins on Oakland and Locust goes down; five story complex going up.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside The 42
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside The 42

Glass + Griddle restaurant, beer garden opening in time for motorcyclists to roll into town.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Honor Herb Kohl at Arena Opening
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Honor Herb Kohl at Arena Opening

Senator Kohl owned team from 1985-2014, made sure NBA franchise stayed in Milwaukee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Fiserv Forum by the Numbers
Eyes on Milwaukee

Fiserv Forum by the Numbers

79 pieces of art, 8,000 tons of steel and 17,500 seats.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Open Fiserv Forum
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Open Fiserv Forum

"The most forward-thinking, 21st-century building," says Bucks president Peter Feigin.

Friday Photos: MSOE’s New AI Hall
Friday Photos

MSOE’s New AI Hall

Construction has begun on Diercks Computational Science Hall.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Marquette’s New Residence Hall
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Marquette’s New Residence Hall

New $108-million, 865-bed residence hall, Wild Commons, opens to students this week.

Friday Photos: SEVEN04 Place Takes Shape
Friday Photos

SEVEN04 Place Takes Shape

Young developer Brandon Rule's first project rising at 7th and National.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MillerCoors Razes Historic Gettelman Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

MillerCoors Razes Historic Gettelman Building

Brewery's demolition part of compromise to add parking, preserve Gettleman house.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Potawatomi Tops Off New Hotel Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Potawatomi Tops Off New Hotel Tower

Construction has reached its peak on second tower of casino hotel.

All the Election Data You Want

All the Election Data You Want

It was one for the history books, with many surprising results and newcomers.

Predict the Election, Win Free Prizes

Predict the Election, Win Free Prizes

Just how smart are Urban Milwaukee readers? We are about to find out.

Vote Tuesday: Guide to Republican Candidates
Vote Tuesday

Guide to Republican Candidates

Republican U.S. Senate duel leads the way on Tuesday's ballot.

Vote Tuesday: Candidates for Common Council
Vote Tuesday

Candidates for Common Council

Six candidates for 5th District in only primary contest.

Vote Tuesday: Democratic Candidate Guide
Vote Tuesday

Democratic Candidate Guide

Packed Democratic gubernatorial race and county sheriff contest are top items on Tuesday's ballot.

Friday Photos: Nine10 at Land Place Rises
Friday Photos

Nine10 at Land Place Rises

Apartment building rising just a few blocks from Brady Street.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Homes Popping Up Around Brady Street
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Homes Popping Up Around Brady Street

One of the city's oldest neighborhoods is a hotbed for new construction.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Port Supported 1,309 Jobs, $106 Million in Trade in 2017
Eyes on Milwaukee

Port Supported 1,309 Jobs, $106 Million in Trade in 2017

New port director introduces report trumpeting harbor's value to Milwaukee, but is there a salt shortage looming?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Up-Down Milwaukee Opening This Month
Eyes on Milwaukee

Up-Down Milwaukee Opening This Month

Arcade bar will become western anchor for Brady Street.

Members Only: Milwaukee Streetcar Insider Tour
Members Only

Milwaukee Streetcar Insider Tour

Get an up close look at The Hop and ask questions of the experts leading the project.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 4th Street Rededicated Vel R. Phillips Ave.
Eyes on Milwaukee

4th Street Rededicated Vel R. Phillips Ave.

A who's who ceremony of politicians and candidates turns out to honor legacy of Vel Phillips.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Why the Historic Pumping Station Was Demolished
Eyes on Milwaukee

Why the Historic Pumping Station Was Demolished

Could Michels have saved the building and incorporated it into its $100 million plan?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Commission Saves Clarke Square Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Commission Saves Clarke Square Building

Notre Dame School of Milwaukee wants to demolish building for open space.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Michels Announces $100 Million Harbor District Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Michels Announces $100 Million Harbor District Plan

Apartments, a hotel, multiple office buildings and new restaurants planned.

Friday Photos: New Lower East Side Apartments
Friday Photos

New Lower East Side Apartments

Klein Development developing 96-unit building south of E. Brady St.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Should City Buy Third Ward Swing Bridge?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Should City Buy Third Ward Swing Bridge?

Ald. Robert Bauman advances idea to turn swing bridge into pedestrian bridge.

Eyes on Milwaukee: State Selects City Sites for New Buildings
Eyes on Milwaukee

State Selects City Sites for New Buildings

Will it build on one or both sites? State now has tough choice to make.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Debuts New Parking Meters
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Debuts New Parking Meters

All 7,000 will ultimately be switched. Not sexy says Barrett, but he thinks public will approve.

City Hall: Police Can Soon Seize Scooters
City Hall

Police Can Soon Seize Scooters

Effective August 4. Now up to Legislature to change state law and make scooters legal.

City Hall: City Will Impound, Yet Legalize Scooters
City Hall

City Will Impound, Yet Legalize Scooters

New plan allows city to impound scooters until state law makes them legal.

The Milverine Gets a Music Video

The Milverine Gets a Music Video

Milwaukee's most famous pedestrian now has a tribute song.

Friday Photos: Legacy Lofts Rises in Lindsay Heights
Friday Photos

Legacy Lofts Rises in Lindsay Heights

Historic structure and new building will be joined to create 64 affordable apartments.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Will Play in Fiserv Forum
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Will Play in Fiserv Forum

After multiple denials, Brookfield-based financial services company buys naming rights.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Good City Expands to Century City
Eyes on Milwaukee

Good City Expands to Century City

Craft brewery will locate its office and warehouse on 31st and Capitol in redeveloping area.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Horse Stables for Bay View
Eyes on Milwaukee

Horse Stables for Bay View

New home for police department horses and therapy center. But does deal make sense for city?

City Hall: Police Issue First Ticket for Scooter Crash
City Hall

Police Issue First Ticket for Scooter Crash

Pedestrian on sidewalk struck by Bird scooter operator on N. Downer Ave.

City Hall: Council Delays Flag Decision
City Hall

Council Delays Flag Decision

Delegates Milwaukee Arts Board to decide if new flag needed and how to proceed.

City Hall: All Hail The “People’s Flag”
City Hall

All Hail The “People’s Flag”

Huge version of flag installed a block from City Hall just before vote on whether to adopt it.

City Hall: Zielinski Backs Scooter Operator Bird
City Hall

Zielinski Backs Scooter Operator Bird

Alderman wants city lobbyists to push for state legislation to legalize scooters.

City Hall: Committee Okays Dockless Bike Sharing
City Hall

Committee Okays Dockless Bike Sharing

LimeBike and others could operate by late August, if full council approves measure.

City Hall: City Moves to Impound Bird Scooters
City Hall

City Moves to Impound Bird Scooters

With no authority to legalize scooters, city officials move to get them off the streets.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Homes Planned for East Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Homes Planned for East Side

Sticky details delay developer's plan for three homes near Columbia St. Mary's.

Photo Gallery: The Guerrilla Grand Prix
Photo Gallery

The Guerrilla Grand Prix

New bike racing series uses an unusual track: parking garages

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Plan German-Style Holiday Market
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Plan German-Style Holiday Market

New plaza to feature Christkindlmarket from November 17th through December 31st.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Giannis Mural on South Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Giannis Mural on South Side

Milwaukee Bucks fan commissions mural of NBA super star Antetokounmpo.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City’s First Mass Timber Building Planned
Eyes on Milwaukee

City’s First Mass Timber Building Planned

New Land 's environmentally-friendly office building planned for Downtown.

Friday Photos: Vantage on the Park
Friday Photos

Vantage on the Park

Hotel-to-apartments conversion moving right along.

City Hall: City’s $3.4 Million Settlement Will Cost More?
City Hall

City’s $3.4 Million Settlement Will Cost More?

IT costs weren't factored into city settlement of ACLU suit, could increase price tag.

City Hall: Council Backs Less Mayoral Power Over FPC
City Hall

Council Backs Less Mayoral Power Over FPC

Votes 13-1 to ask state to reduce mayor's power to appoint Fire and Police leader.

City Hall: Zielinski Ramps Up Mayoral Campaign
City Hall

Zielinski Ramps Up Mayoral Campaign

"I want to run against Barrett," alderman says, laying out issues he will use against mayor.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Jeffers Saves Historic Parish House
Eyes on Milwaukee

Jeffers Saves Historic Parish House

Downtown church gets new lease on life from creative developer and state law change.

City Hall: City Sues Scooter Operator Bird
City Hall

City Sues Scooter Operator Bird

First courthouse showdown is scheduled for Friday the 13th.

Friday Photos: Meet Trestle Park
Friday Photos

Meet Trestle Park

Milwaukee's newest park, in the Third Ward, offers incredible river views.

City Hall: Should Milwaukee Elect Police Chief?
City Hall

Should Milwaukee Elect Police Chief?

Alderman Rainey's proposal gets discussion, but not much support.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Broadway Buildings Will Be Reclaimed
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Broadway Buildings Will Be Reclaimed

Another historic project for David Uihlein, redoing three buildings built in 1900.

Eyes on Milwaukee: See Inside the City’s Tallest Apartment Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

See Inside the City’s Tallest Apartment Tower

Inside the $100 million 7Seventy7 apartments, a "game changer" now opening.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Summer of Baseball Via Train
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Summer of Baseball Via Train

Is this America's best internship? Collegian tours nation's baseball stadiums by rail.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Show Off Nearly Finished Arena
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Show Off Nearly Finished Arena

See the court, scoreboard, and Panorama Club. But naming rights? Still a secret.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Dockless Scooters Are Illegal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Dockless Scooters Are Illegal

City Attorney's office warns owner to cease operations on city streets, riders could face $98 fine.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Dockless Scooters Debut Here
Eyes on Milwaukee

Dockless Scooters Debut Here

Company called Bird drops approximately 60 scooters on city streets; is it legal?

City Hall: Domino’s Will Pay to Pave Potholes
City Hall

Domino’s Will Pay to Pave Potholes

But pizza chain offering Milwaukee only $5,000 in what some see as a publicity stunt.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Chinese Recycling Change Will Hurt City
Eyes on Milwaukee

Chinese Recycling Change Will Hurt City

City's annual $870,000 loss due to change by world's largest buyer of recycled paper.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Wangard, City Again at Odds on Freshwater Plaza
Eyes on Milwaukee

Wangard, City Again at Odds on Freshwater Plaza

Size of sign at issue. Meanwhile developer planning two more developments at the plaza.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Unveil Custom Fire Hydrants
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Unveil Custom Fire Hydrants

City works with team to install 15 unique fire hydrants around new arena.

Friday Photos: Milwaukee’s First Protected Bike Lanes
Friday Photos

Milwaukee’s First Protected Bike Lanes

Two bridges receive special infrastructure for bicyclists.

10 Reasons to Watch Wisconsin’s Premiere Cycling Circuit

10 Reasons to Watch Wisconsin’s Premiere Cycling Circuit

The Tour of America's Dairyland bike racing series is back. You won't want to miss it.

City Hall: Zielinski Out as Licenses Committee Chair
City Hall

Zielinski Out as Licenses Committee Chair

Did he lose the powerful post because he's running for mayor?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Symphony Breaks Ground on New Hall
Eyes on Milwaukee

Symphony Breaks Ground on New Hall

$89 million music hall means "rebirth of a neighborhood" and "rebirth of the symphony."

City Hall: Adam Schlicht Confirmed as Port Director
City Hall

Adam Schlicht Confirmed as Port Director

New director envisions growing the port through international marketing, diversification.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Starts Widespread Testing
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Starts Widespread Testing

Watch out, vehicle is now cruising along city streets across Downtown.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rebuilding a Vibrant Bronzeville
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rebuilding a Vibrant Bronzeville

Actor Danny Glover and many local notables celebrate new development anchored by Black Holocaust Museum.

Friday Photos: Coakley’s $6 Million Makeover
Friday Photos

Coakley’s $6 Million Makeover

The new water tower is just the cherry on top.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Unveil Monumental Sign
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Unveil Monumental Sign

12-feet high, 33-feet wide, 10-ton sign will become selfie central outside arena.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MCTS Adding Art to Bus Shelters
Eyes on Milwaukee

MCTS Adding Art to Bus Shelters

County transit system's glass shelters receiving graphic art installations.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Building for Freshwater Plaza Moves Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Building for Freshwater Plaza Moves Forward

City seeks to update design standards for Walker's Point development.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 3600@Villard Project Gets City Help
Eyes on Milwaukee

3600@Villard Project Gets City Help

City cutting land sale price to facilitate affordable housing development.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Permits Filed for Cambria Hotel in Westown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Permits Filed for Cambria Hotel in Westown

Say goodbye to another surface parking lot.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Could Foxconn Build Plants Elsewhere in Wisconsin?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Could Foxconn Build Plants Elsewhere in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin Valley director hints at possibility of fulfilling 13,000 jobs pledge at sites outside of Racine and Milwaukee.

Friday Photos: Copper Dome Emerges Downtown
Friday Photos

Copper Dome Emerges Downtown

Hammes HQ sports Jeffersonian-style design.

City Hall: Meet the Candidates for 5th Aldermanic Seat
City Hall

Meet the Candidates for 5th Aldermanic Seat

Meet the six candidates vying for the northwest side seat held for 18 years by Jim Bohl.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bay View Property Owners At Odds
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bay View Property Owners At Odds

Commercial property owners fight over the future of business improvement district.

City Hall: Council Moves to Confirm New Port Director
City Hall

Council Moves to Confirm New Port Director

Adam Schlicht has dreams of growing the port through international marketing.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Arena Getting Custom-Painted Fire Hydrants
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Arena Getting Custom-Painted Fire Hydrants

The 15 hydrants around the arena will get a new paint job.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sanger House Gardens Expanding
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sanger House Gardens Expanding

New structure will improve quality of events, and what's a lath house?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Michels Confirms Bay View Development Plans
Eyes on Milwaukee

Michels Confirms Bay View Development Plans

"We have some interesting ideas" for former Horny Goat brewpub site says Michels rep.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Redevelopment Planned for Milwaukee News Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Redevelopment Planned for Milwaukee News Building

Historic building was once center of Milwaukee's Newspaper Row.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Celebrates Bike to Work Week
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Celebrates Bike to Work Week

Complete Streets policy set to be introduced.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 25-Hour, 670-Load Concrete Pour for BMO Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

25-Hour, 670-Load Concrete Pour for BMO Tower

New office tower will start to climb upwards after 13,980 tons of concrete are put down.

Friday Photos: The Contour on Prospect Ave.
Friday Photos

The Contour on Prospect Ave.

Lower East Side apartment project is changing Prospect Avenue.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sculpture Milwaukee Opens Second Season
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sculpture Milwaukee Opens Second Season

See photos of the 21 sculptures, ribbon cutting ceremony

City Hall: Will People’s Flag Become Official Milwaukee Flag?
City Hall

Will People’s Flag Become Official Milwaukee Flag?

Trio of council members introduce resolution to change city flag.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Still Won’t Play in Fiserv Arena
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Still Won’t Play in Fiserv Arena

Company denies that they're arena naming rights partner.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Good City Brewing Tapped for Bucks’ Live Block
Eyes on Milwaukee

Good City Brewing Tapped for Bucks’ Live Block

Local brewery will operate brewery and taproom just steps from new arena.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Author Chronicles Milwaukee’s Beautiful Terra Cotta
Eyes on Milwaukee

Author Chronicles Milwaukee’s Beautiful Terra Cotta

Distinctive building ornamentation exhaustively documented by Ben Tyjeski in new book.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 2018 Mayor’s Design Award Recipients
Eyes on Milwaukee

2018 Mayor’s Design Award Recipients

Twenty projects honored, ranging from new skyscraper to two new parks.

Friday Photos: The Quin Takes Shape
Friday Photos

The Quin Takes Shape

Walker's Point apartment building is scheduled to open in late 2018.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Big Development for Northwest Bay View
Eyes on Milwaukee

Big Development for Northwest Bay View

Office complex, maybe hotel at old Horny Goat site on 1st and Becher along KK River.

City Hall: Police Reform Needed, Say Council Members
City Hall

Police Reform Needed, Say Council Members

Brown incident proves problem, changes needed, Hamilton, Coggs say at press conference.

City Hall: Ald. Bohl Resigns, Takes Lobbying Job
City Hall

Ald. Bohl Resigns, Takes Lobbying Job

And full council approves La Keisha Butler as head of Fire and Police Commission.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Renderings for Streetcar Extensions
Eyes on Milwaukee

Renderings for Streetcar Extensions

See conceptual plans for how The Hop could integrate with Bronzeville, Walker's Point

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Beat Hiring Goals on Arena
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Beat Hiring Goals on Arena

Arena project has created at least 800 jobs for under-employed city residents.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Is Bucks Live Block Good Urbanism?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Is Bucks Live Block Good Urbanism?

Council committee debates merits of new building for Old World Third St., gateway to arena.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Advances Streetcar Extension Plans
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Advances Streetcar Extension Plans

What will streetcar extensions look like in Walker's Point and Bronzeville?

Eyes on Milwaukee: City, State Selling Site Near Train Station
Eyes on Milwaukee

City, State Selling Site Near Train Station

Alderman wants to see transit-oriented development.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Arena 95% Complete; See Inside
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Arena 95% Complete; See Inside

And oh, the atrium, the locker rooms, the media interview room!

Book Club: The Color of Law
Book Club

The Color of Law

Urban Milwaukee book club reads history of how government segregated America.

Eyes on Milwaukee: State Street Will Become Two Way
Eyes on Milwaukee

State Street Will Become Two Way

Remaining portion of one-way street to be converted to two-way traffic for safety, ease of access.

City Hall: Mayor, Council Play Musical Chairs
City Hall

Mayor, Council Play Musical Chairs

New appointments open door for Ald. Jim Bohl to leave his elected position for lobbyist job.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Breaking Ground for Five Fifty Ultra Lofts
Eyes on Milwaukee

Breaking Ground for Five Fifty Ultra Lofts

Project is a major milestone for the city, Bucks and local bucks.

Eyes on Milwaukee: A Washington Heights Ribbon Cutting
Eyes on Milwaukee

A Washington Heights Ribbon Cutting

Music school opens in formerly vacant building on 47th and Vliet.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Arts and Culture Building Boom
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Arts and Culture Building Boom

Symphony, Ballet, Discovery World and Art Museum expansions transforming the city.

Friday Photos: New Walker’s Point Middle School
Friday Photos

New Walker’s Point Middle School

United Community Center building new school near existing campus.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Meet the Finalists for Democratic National Convention
Eyes on Milwaukee

Meet the Finalists for Democratic National Convention

Milwaukee, the first to announce, is one of eight cities bidding.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sculpture Milwaukee Installation Begins
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sculpture Milwaukee Installation Begins

Sculptures for world-class art exhibition begin arriving on Wisconsin Ave.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Marquette Breaks Ground on New Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Marquette Breaks Ground on New Building

$18.5 million building for Physician Assistant program MU hopes will become tops in the nation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Symphony’s Grand Theatre Plan Moves Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Symphony’s Grand Theatre Plan Moves Forward

Council, Plan Commission okay separate parts of development transforming W. Wisconsin Ave.

City Hall: Stop-and-Frisk Suit Could Cost $6 Million
City Hall

Stop-and-Frisk Suit Could Cost $6 Million

Council members struggle with the rising price tag. Will they approve settlement?

City Hall: City Creates Vel Phillips Ave., Plans Statue
City Hall

City Creates Vel Phillips Ave., Plans Statue

N. 4th St. to become Vel R. Phillips Ave.; where will statue go?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Vacant Lowe’s To Be Distribution Center
Eyes on Milwaukee

Vacant Lowe’s To Be Distribution Center

Phoenix Investors will convert Midtown property vacant since 2009.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Unveil Old World Third St. Bar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Unveil Old World Third St. Bar

Live Block plans updated to include 2,045-square-foot building alongside beer garden.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Renderings, Restaurants for Urbanite
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Renderings, Restaurants for Urbanite

More details emerge about the 13-story, 153-unit East Side apartment tower.

The Crazy “Bay View Prius Lady”

The Crazy “Bay View Prius Lady”

72-year-old reckless driver now has song, music video by local band Two and a Half Stars.

Friday Photos: The Urbanite Rises
Friday Photos

The Urbanite Rises

Farwell Ave. high rise adds 153 residences to Lower East Side.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown Strip Club To Finally Open
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown Strip Club To Finally Open

Owners tout "the trendiest, sexiest, most exclusive, topless, full alcohol Gentlemen’s Club."

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Apartments Along Streetcar Route
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Apartments Along Streetcar Route

Developer buys mostly-vacant office building at 828 N. Broadway, plans redevelopment.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Okays Symphony Plan for Grand Theatre
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Okays Symphony Plan for Grand Theatre

Musical chairs-style land swap will clear way for movie theater's expansion for MSO.

Eyes on Milwaukee: V. Marchese Adding 50 to 100 Jobs
Eyes on Milwaukee

V. Marchese Adding 50 to 100 Jobs

City committee's land sale approval facilitates company's expansion in Walker's Point.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sculpture Installed Outside City Hall
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sculpture Installed Outside City Hall

18-foot-tall work by Tony Cragg, an anonymous gift, was in the 2017 Sculpture MKE exhibit.

Eyes On Milwaukee: Pabst Mansion Celebrates Its Survival
Eyes On Milwaukee

Pabst Mansion Celebrates Its Survival

Unique Gilded Age mansion built in 1892 almost became a parking lot 40 years ago.

Friday Photos: The Brewery is Nearly Complete
Friday Photos

The Brewery is Nearly Complete

Abandoned brewery now a vibrant, urban neighborhood.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Won’t Play in Fiserv Arena
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Won’t Play in Fiserv Arena

Naming rights don't interest financial tech company, but it may build new headquarters here.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MKE Film Starts Oriental Theatre Prep Work
Eyes on Milwaukee

MKE Film Starts Oriental Theatre Prep Work

First phase is all about the big necessity.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown Bridges Cause Mounting Traffic
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown Bridges Cause Mounting Traffic

Bridge openings stop traffic for nearly 4.5 hours on busy days. City mulls policy changes.

City Hall: 4th St. Will Become Vel. R. Phillips Ave.
City Hall

4th St. Will Become Vel. R. Phillips Ave.

Major downtown street to be renamed for Milwaukee leader and civil rights pioneer.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City to Host National Conference
Eyes on Milwaukee

City to Host National Conference

Officials want to show off solutions to urban blight at Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MSOE Breaks Ground on Educational Center
Eyes on Milwaukee

MSOE Breaks Ground on Educational Center

Science hall centering on artificial intelligence will be used by all students.

Eyes on Milwaukee: More Housing for Third Ward
Eyes on Milwaukee

More Housing for Third Ward

Developer Robert Joseph plans building on two surface parking lots.

Friday Photos: The North End is Nearly Finished
Friday Photos

The North End is Nearly Finished

Fifth phase is the final piece of the puzzle for the Mandel Group.

City Hall: The Remarkable Life of Vel Phillips
City Hall

The Remarkable Life of Vel Phillips

"A giant in our state" dies at 94; city to honor political pioneer with annual award.

Gallery Night: Old Milwaukee at Urban Milwaukee Store
Gallery Night

Old Milwaukee at Urban Milwaukee Store

Gallery exhibit to feature the grittier Milwaukee of years past.

Friday Photos: A Drury Hotel for Downtown
Friday Photos

A Drury Hotel for Downtown

National chain's Drury Plaza Hotel being created in historic 1928 building.

Book Club: Automating Inequality
Book Club

Automating Inequality

Learn -- and discuss -- how government automation is failing society's most vulnerable.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Will Foxconn Employ Any Milwaukeeans?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Will Foxconn Employ Any Milwaukeeans?

Despite nearly $4.1 billion subsidy, company only has goals, not mandates for hiring.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown Has Added 11,450 Housing Units
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown Has Added 11,450 Housing Units

All under Barrett, all since 2004. But what about the rest of the city?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Multiple Tower Groundbreakings in 2018
Eyes on Milwaukee

Multiple Tower Groundbreakings in 2018

Couture, 1550 are in the works, but what about another lakefront tower?

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Home for Artists on Mitchell St.
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Home for Artists on Mitchell St.

Ryan Pattee will redevelop and lease building on 11th and Mitchell to artists and entrepreneurs.

Friday Photos: Nine10 at Land Place
Friday Photos

Nine10 at Land Place

New apartment building rising on sleepy East Side street.

7 Election Takeaways

7 Election Takeaways

What did we learn as the blue wave washed over Wisconsin?

Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided

Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided

A breakdown of everything on Milwaukee ballots.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bay View’s White House Officially Historic
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bay View’s White House Officially Historic

City's Historic Preservation Commission gives tavern a temporary historic designation.

Friday Photos: City Place Apartments Rising
Friday Photos

City Place Apartments Rising

MANDI-winning developer Kalan Haywood's new venture is taking shape in Halyard Park.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Redeveloping The Fortress
Eyes on Milwaukee

Redeveloping The Fortress

Massive downtown factory becoming 132 apartments.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commuter Rail to Foxconn Proposed
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commuter Rail to Foxconn Proposed

Bauman proposes new train from 35th and Capitol to Highway 11 in Racine County.

City Hall: Milwaukee Bans Conversion Therapy
City Hall

Milwaukee Bans Conversion Therapy

Controversial therapy tries to transform LGBT teens into heterosexuals.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Couture Could Break Ground This Summer
Eyes on Milwaukee

Couture Could Break Ground This Summer

Barrett Lo company reaffirms Findorff as general contractor.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Presents First Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Presents First Streetcar

Streetcar arrives and runs on city streets for the first time in 60 years.

Friday Photos: The Grainery Apartments
Friday Photos

The Grainery Apartments

Winograd adding floors and apartments to long-vacant building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: First Streetcar Heading to Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

First Streetcar Heading to Milwaukee

Left Pennsylvania plant, will arrive by on March 26, mayor announces.

Friday Photos: BMO Tower is Ready to Rise
Friday Photos

BMO Tower is Ready to Rise

Take in the rare view of City Hall before 25-story tower rises.

Eyes on Milwaukee: First Streetcar Heading to Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

First Streetcar Heading to Milwaukee

Left Pennsylvania plant, will arrive by on March 26, mayor announces.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Dixon Blames Wolf Peach’s Operator for Closing
Eyes on Milwaukee

Dixon Blames Wolf Peach’s Operator for Closing

Wolf Peach investor says its operator is "almost delusional" and OMC story is "fictional."

Eyes on Milwaukee: “The Yards” Design Gets a Thumbs Up
Eyes on Milwaukee

“The Yards” Design Gets a Thumbs Up

A "gorgeous building" with "really nice design elements," one commissioner raves.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Wiegand Transforming Near West Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

Wiegand Transforming Near West Side

Developer turning former school into hotel, empty office complex into food and beverage hub.

Friday Photos: From Hotel to Home in East Town
Friday Photos

From Hotel to Home in East Town

Park East Hotel becoming Vantage on the Park apartments.

Urban Guide: 48 Hours in Wintry Chicago
Urban Guide

48 Hours in Wintry Chicago

A winter getaway to a cold city? Yes, and here's how to maximize your fun.

Eyes on Milwaukee: St. James Church Project Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

St. James Church Project Approved

New apartment building will rise behind historic church.

Friday Photos: Milwaukee Brewing Rises in Pabst Footprint
Friday Photos

Milwaukee Brewing Rises in Pabst Footprint

Beer shipping facility becoming beer brewing facility.

City Hall: City Will Contest Foxconn Power Deal
City Hall

City Will Contest Foxconn Power Deal

City Attorney will contest $117 million Foxconn subsidy charged to We Energies customers.

Eyes on Milwaukee: John Ridley Opening Movie Studio
Eyes on Milwaukee

John Ridley Opening Movie Studio

Oscar-winning, Milwaukee-born movie maker aims to transform city's film scene.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 5 City Projects Get WHEDA Tax Credits
Eyes on Milwaukee

5 City Projects Get WHEDA Tax Credits

Credits push forward projects with 311 units, more development across the city.

Eyes on Milwaukee: “The Yards” Proposed for Walker’s Point
Eyes on Milwaukee

“The Yards” Proposed for Walker’s Point

5-story mixed-use building with 87 apartment units on booming S. 2nd St.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Barrett Plan Builds 10,000 Affordable Homes
Eyes on Milwaukee

Barrett Plan Builds 10,000 Affordable Homes

Ambitious plan is centerpiece of mayor's State-of-the-City speech. Will council support it?

City Hall: McManus Lays Out Three Priorities for Health Department
City Hall

McManus Lays Out Three Priorities for Health Department

Baker issues a statement defending his actions. Are city hospitals going to close?

Friday Photos: The Quin Climbs
Friday Photos

The Quin Climbs

More apartments, commercial space for Walker's Point.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Legislature Partially Restores Historic Preservation Program
Eyes on Milwaukee

Legislature Partially Restores Historic Preservation Program

Has state finally decided on new rules for program or will they continue to make changes?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Construction Starts on SEVEN04 Place
Eyes on Milwaukee

Construction Starts on SEVEN04 Place

Complicated Walker's Point project is moving forward.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s First Hostel Coming
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s First Hostel Coming

Cream City Hostel will open on border of Riverwest and Harambee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Bidding for Democratic National Convention
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Bidding for Democratic National Convention

What will the city pitch to Democratic Party?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Art Gallery and Studio Space Coming to Harambee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Art Gallery and Studio Space Coming to Harambee

City-owned building will be redeveloped on N. Port Washington Ave.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Revitalizing Silver City
Eyes on Milwaukee

Revitalizing Silver City

New restaurant will anchor redeveloped building on W. National Ave.

Vote for Supreme Court, County Board Tuesday

Vote for Supreme Court, County Board Tuesday

One county board race and a hotly contested race for state's highest court.

Friday Photos: Bay View’s New Vue Takes Shape
Friday Photos

Bay View’s New Vue Takes Shape

Apartments now available at five-story, 69 unit complex.

City Hall: Mayor Allows Interim Health Leader
City Hall

Mayor Allows Interim Health Leader

Returns file to the council unsigned, opens door to approval of McManus.

City Hall: Will Mayor Confirm Health Commissioner?
City Hall

Will Mayor Confirm Health Commissioner?

Newly-appointed Patricia McManus still needs confirmation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Real Estate VP Buys Countertop Company
Eyes on Milwaukee

Real Estate VP Buys Countertop Company

Former Mandel exec will own and run Keystone Marble & Granite in Riverwest.

Eyes on Milwaukee: HUD Awards $240,000 to Local Group
Eyes on Milwaukee

HUD Awards $240,000 to Local Group

SET Ministry, the state's only grant winner, works with public housing residents.

City Hall: No Strip Club for Riverwest
City Hall

No Strip Club for Riverwest

Owners of Tha Circle cite miscommunication, withdraw application.

City Hall: HUD Halts City Lead Treatment Program
City Hall

HUD Halts City Lead Treatment Program

Barrett requested review; temporary stop work order cites possible lead hazards.

Eyes on Milwaukee: St. Rita Square Development Advances
Eyes on Milwaukee

St. Rita Square Development Advances

Lower East Side project boasts new church, two six-story buildings, 118 senior apartments.

Friday Photos: Tower Rises Through the Snow
Friday Photos

Tower Rises Through the Snow

Friday's snowstorm didn't stop work on new east-side high rise.

Eyes on Milwaukee: State Moving Downtown Offices
Eyes on Milwaukee

State Moving Downtown Offices

Will 27th and WI site be selected? State planning $50 million building.

City Hall: Taxis Will Be “At Your Own Risk”
City Hall

Taxis Will Be “At Your Own Risk”

State "deregulation" bill would also put hundreds of local cab drivers out of work.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan Provides Amtrak Service for Foxconn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan Provides Amtrak Service for Foxconn

DOT has plan and Ald. Bauman pushes it, demanding Walker address it.

Eyes on Milwaukee: More Apartments, Retail for Walker’s Point
Eyes on Milwaukee

More Apartments, Retail for Walker’s Point

Wangard development is compromise between city, developer and alderman.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn HQ In Downtown Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn HQ In Downtown Milwaukee

Company building Racine area plant coming here to attract talent, grow new business line.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Appoints McManus Interim Health Leader
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Appoints McManus Interim Health Leader

She'll be interim commissioner. Says city's failure to send letters about lead was "deliberate."

Eyes on Milwaukee: 27th and Wisconsin Project Moves Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

27th and Wisconsin Project Moves Forward

Common Council, DCD and Near West Side Partners agree on land sale

Eyes on Milwaukee: St. James Project Stuck in Committee
Eyes on Milwaukee

St. James Project Stuck in Committee

Developer would redevelop church, but can't get past Historic Preservation Commission.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Barrett Withdraws Nannis Nomination
Eyes on Milwaukee

Barrett Withdraws Nannis Nomination

Interim Health Dept leader at issue, as City Hall infighting hits new highs.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Releases Contractor Gun Photo
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Releases Contractor Gun Photo

Third high-profile incident for contractor, $1.4 million in lost contracts.

Friday Photos: Hammes HQ Takes Shape
Friday Photos

Hammes HQ Takes Shape

Building is a welcome change from a vacant lot.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Building for Bronzeville
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Building for Bronzeville

Apartments and medical clinic coming to N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Huge Project for 27th and Wisconsin?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Huge Project for 27th and Wisconsin?

Near West Side Partners buying entire block, hypes development, wants free city land.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Report Finds Health Dept. Problems
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Report Finds Health Dept. Problems

Records missing for 30 homes with lead problems. Funding, staff reductions an issue.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Could Reject Interim Health Leader
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Could Reject Interim Health Leader

Eight aldermen question legality of Nannis appointment to run Health Department.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Another Contractor Caught With Gun
Eyes on Milwaukee

Another Contractor Caught With Gun

Another American Sewer worker caught with a gun, company forfeits another contract.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Nominations Open for Mayor’s Design Awards
Eyes on Milwaukee

Nominations Open for Mayor’s Design Awards

21st annual program will honor everything from new towers to pocket parks.

Friday Photos: The Climbing Contour
Friday Photos

The Climbing Contour

Lower East Side apartment building is redefining N. Prospect Ave.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Join Me for Bublr Winter Bike Olympics
Eyes on Milwaukee

Join Me for Bublr Winter Bike Olympics

Bike sharing system issues February riding challenge. It's easier than you think.

Eyes on Milwaukee: $750 Million to Replace Lead Pipes
Eyes on Milwaukee

$750 Million to Replace Lead Pipes

Solutions to city's lead laterals expensive and not simple, council members find.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Wants Downtown Parking Security
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Wants Downtown Parking Security

40% of downtown crimes are vehicle break-ins. Council demands safety measures.

Photo Gallery: The Return of George Washington
Photo Gallery

The Return of George Washington

3,000-pound statue of first president restored, returned to median on Wisconsin Ave.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Responds to Lead Crisis
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Responds to Lead Crisis

Following Health Dept fallout, nine bills introduced to address lead poisoning issues.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Republican Bill Deregulates Taxis
Eyes on Milwaukee

Republican Bill Deregulates Taxis

All city regulations would be moot, including background checks on drivers by police.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Cristo Rey H.S. Gets First Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Cristo Rey H.S. Gets First Approval

Jesuit school would expand to 500 students, move to old grocery at 1818 W. National Ave.

Friday Photos: Jackson Rising
Friday Photos

Jackson Rising

Latest addition to N. Jackson St. getting facade installed.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Won’t Get Amazon Headquarters
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Won’t Get Amazon Headquarters

Amazon eliminates Milwaukee, 207 other applicants bidding for its second headquarters.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Grills Mayor, City Health Staff
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Grills Mayor, City Health Staff

Tense meeting with unprecedented scrutiny of mayor and few answers from staff.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Launches Health Dept. Probe
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Launches Health Dept. Probe

In wake of Bevan Baker's ouster, council investigating Barrett administration decisions.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Settles with American Sewer
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Settles with American Sewer

Embattled firm loses nearly $1 million in work.

Book Club: Urban Milwaukee’s Book Club Returns
Book Club

Urban Milwaukee’s Book Club Returns

Influential book for discussion, Human Transit, by man Elon Musk called "an idiot."

Eyes on Milwaukee: How The Library Can Save You $750
Eyes on Milwaukee

How The Library Can Save You $750

Or more. Per year. A guide to reclaiming your tax dollars.

Friday Photos: Chroma Heads to Completion
Friday Photos

Chroma Heads to Completion

Final phase of The North End moves towards completion.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Barrett Ousts Bevan Baker Over Lead Fiasco
Eyes on Milwaukee

Barrett Ousts Bevan Baker Over Lead Fiasco

Failure to notify families of lead-poisoned children at issue; aldermen outraged.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Vignette at The North End
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Vignette at The North End

Amenities galore: A pool, mini-bowling lanes and direct riverwalk access.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Washington Heights the Next Bay View?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Washington Heights the Next Bay View?

Developer Ryan Pattee has seen the future and it's on the West Side.

Eyes on Milwaukee: NM Tower Hired 800 City Residents
Eyes on Milwaukee

NM Tower Hired 800 City Residents

Tower project also gives $127 million in contracts to disadvantaged small businesses.

Friday Photos: A Downtown Teardown
Friday Photos

A Downtown Teardown

BMO parking garage going down so 25-story tower can go up.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City May Contest Foxconn Electricity Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

City May Contest Foxconn Electricity Deal

Bauman, Kovac call We Energies deal "hypocrisy"; City Attorney may challenge it.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Kills Contracts With American Sewer
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Kills Contracts With American Sewer

Council moves to subpoena owner, Donovan walks out of heated discussion about racism.

Photo Gallery: Plunging into Lake Michigan
Photo Gallery

Plunging into Lake Michigan

Br-r-r. Despite temperatures near zero, hundreds still took the plunge.

Friday Photos: Downtown Office Tower Becoming Apartments
Friday Photos

Downtown Office Tower Becoming Apartments

More residential development downtown. Wells Fargo will remain on first floor.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 10 Most Popular Stories of 2017
Eyes on Milwaukee

10 Most Popular Stories of 2017

A second lakefront tower, a mini-High Line and other favorite stories.

Now Serving: Top 10 Dining Stories of 2017
Now Serving

Top 10 Dining Stories of 2017

What did readers most care about? The results may surprise you.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Will Milwaukeeans Pay for Foxconn Power?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Will Milwaukeeans Pay for Foxconn Power?

Yes, according to ATC spokesperson. Ald. Robert Bauman wants city to investigate issue.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Stamper Introduces Bill to Fire American Sewer Services
Eyes on Milwaukee

Stamper Introduces Bill to Fire American Sewer Services

"Yes, I support a termination of his contract, and I wish I could do it immediately..." says Alderman.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Should City Buy 500 Acres in Racine County?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Should City Buy 500 Acres in Racine County?

Council resolution would order city to study buying land for Foxconn City.

Friday Photos: Milwaukee’s Tallest Apartment Building Tops Off
Friday Photos

Milwaukee’s Tallest Apartment Building Tops Off

NM's 34-floor tower has ceremonial tree lifted to roof to celebrate.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Preservation Tax Credits Survive
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Preservation Tax Credits Survive

Republican tax plan changes program, but doesn't eliminate it.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Jim Sullivan Will Head County Parks
Eyes on Milwaukee

Jim Sullivan Will Head County Parks

Former state senator is new parks director, will be assisted by Jim Tarantino.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ban On Contractors With Guns Passed
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ban On Contractors With Guns Passed

Common Council passes ban unanimously, and orders study of ending outside contracting.

Eyes on Milwaukee: WageWorks Moving Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

WageWorks Moving Downtown

California company will relocate 150 employees from Mequon to Downtown.

Eyes on Milwaukee: $65 Million Spent on Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

$65 Million Spent on Streetcar

Construction of track is 90 percent complete, project ahead of schedule.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Embattled Company Leader Absent at Hearing
Eyes on Milwaukee

Embattled Company Leader Absent at Hearing

Head of company with gun, KKK issues, a no-show. Angry council members promise action.

Friday Photos: The Quin Rises
Friday Photos

The Quin Rises

Laying the foundation for 70 new apartments in Walker's Point

Eyes on Milwaukee: Could Milwaukee Build A Foxconn City?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Could Milwaukee Build A Foxconn City?

Committee explores annexing portion of Racine County for a satellite city.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Affordable Housing Plan Inches Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Affordable Housing Plan Inches Forward

But proposal has been narrowed, will only affect city-financed projects.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Live Block Eliminates Performance Space
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Live Block Eliminates Performance Space

Revisions also aim to improve urban feel of area.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The “S Block” Conceptually Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

The “S Block” Conceptually Approved

Seven-story building proposed for the heart of downtown in historic district.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Labor Groups Rally Against KKK Supporter
Eyes on Milwaukee

Labor Groups Rally Against KKK Supporter

"We'll shout the fascists down, Milwaukee is a union town."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Approves Boutique Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Approves Boutique Hotel

New Art House Hotel could open by June in historic 1898 building on Marshall St.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Officials Delay St. James Church Proposal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Officials Delay St. James Church Proposal

City historic commission votes to hold plan for new apartments near 9th and Wisconsin.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Worker With KKK Cooler Fired
Eyes on Milwaukee

Worker With KKK Cooler Fired

City official says American Sewer Services fired worker, a member of Laborers Local 113.

Photo Gallery: 500 Black Tuxedos
Photo Gallery

500 Black Tuxedos

Upscale event connects teens with role models and a world they mightn't otherwise see.

Friday Photos: Marquette Building Up and Tearing Down
Friday Photos

Marquette Building Up and Tearing Down

University is building new residence hall, while demolishing other buildings.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Contractor’s Worker Displays KKK Sign
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Contractor’s Worker Displays KKK Sign

Contractor whose workers showed their guns now connected to cooler with white supremacist signs.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Donovan Runs Afoul of City Gun Policy
Eyes on Milwaukee

Donovan Runs Afoul of City Gun Policy

Alderman said he knew of city employees carrying firearms, but has failed to report them.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ban Contractors From Carrying Guns?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ban Contractors From Carrying Guns?

Proposal causes fierce Common Council debate. Plus: Bauman slams city attorneys.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Panel Okays Live Block Shrinkage
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Panel Okays Live Block Shrinkage

Bucks change plan: complex will have beer, but may not have a brewery.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Couture Seeks Commercial Tenants
Eyes on Milwaukee

Couture Seeks Commercial Tenants

44-story apartment tower will have 40,000 square left for a grocer, restaurants, medical office.

Friday Photos: The New Brewery
Friday Photos

The New Brewery

Historic brewery finds new life as urban neighborhood.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Zielinski Will Run for Mayor
Eyes on Milwaukee

Zielinski Will Run for Mayor

Alderman declares for mayor, two years before the election, and police union endorses him.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Delays Action On Shopping Carts
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Delays Action On Shopping Carts

Stores need more notice, they decide, on ordinance requiring locks on all carts.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves Waukesha Water Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves Waukesha Water Deal

Only one alderman objects to 40-year, $286 million deal.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Overrides Most of Mayor’s Vetoes
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Overrides Most of Mayor’s Vetoes

Bauman accuses Barrett of false promises, Stamper calls mayor "disingenuous."

Friday Photos: Chroma Rises
Friday Photos

Chroma Rises

The final piece of The North End is coming together.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 5 Milwaukeeans To Be Thankful For
Eyes on Milwaukee

5 Milwaukeeans To Be Thankful For

These five people are making Milwaukee a better place for all.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Okays Waukesha Water Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Okays Waukesha Water Deal

Key council committee approves largest collaborative deal in region's history.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Two Schools To Become Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Two Schools To Become Apartments

Empty MPS buildings will find new life as housing, including a 60-unit complex.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Barrett Issues Three Budget Vetoes
Eyes on Milwaukee

Barrett Issues Three Budget Vetoes

Will council override Barrett? They'll have to decide next Tuesday.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Gives Masonic Center Historic Status
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Gives Masonic Center Historic Status

Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center gets designation, despite masons' opposition.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks’ Live Block Connector Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks’ Live Block Connector Approved

City committee okays entertainment center connecting directly to nearby bar district.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Panel Okays Oak and Loc Complex
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Panel Okays Oak and Loc Complex

Unanimous vote allows controversial East Side apartment project to move forward.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Approves Brady St. Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Approves Brady St. Building

Zoning committee gives thumbs up to land sale and project with modern design.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Arena 68% Complete
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Arena 68% Complete

Our photos capture it. See inside one of 34 suites in the new arena.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Long Awaited Safety Plan Gets Attacked
Eyes on Milwaukee

Long Awaited Safety Plan Gets Attacked

A blueprint for change or too vague and hard to understand? Council members wrangle.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Who Wants To Market The Streetcar?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Who Wants To Market The Streetcar?

City hiring outside vendor to brand and promote "The Hop."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Good and Bad News for Historic Preservation
Eyes on Milwaukee

Good and Bad News for Historic Preservation

House tax plan kills it, but Senate amendment restores it.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Preservation Park Opens Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Preservation Park Opens Downtown

The new park, located in The Brewery, honors area's blue ribbon history.

Friday Photos: Milwaukee’s Tallest Apartment Building
Friday Photos

Milwaukee’s Tallest Apartment Building

Northwestern Mutual's 7Seventy7 building towers over nearby Cathedral Square Park.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Atty Says Affordable Housing Plan Illegal
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Atty Says Affordable Housing Plan Illegal

Will legal opinion kill the proposal? Or can Bauman and company rework the language?

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Will Fund Walker’s Point Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Will Fund Walker’s Point Project

$525,000 for affordable housing project at 7th and National.

Eyes on Milwaukee: BMO Harris Breaks Ground On 25-Story Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

BMO Harris Breaks Ground On 25-Story Tower

$132 million office tower across from City Hall will be Milwaukee's 12th tallest building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Preservation in Peril
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Preservation in Peril

Job-creating historic preservation tax credits face cuts again, this time from Congress.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Affordable Housing in Every Major Project?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Affordable Housing in Every Major Project?

Proposal would require it for any project with 20 or more units. Will developers oppose it?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Arena Apartment Complex Grows
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Arena Apartment Complex Grows

Park 7 Lofts plan tweaked to add more units, other changes.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Apartments Planned At St. James Church
Eyes on Milwaukee

Apartments Planned At St. James Church

Seven-floor apartment complex just off Wisconsin Ave. would also save church.

Friday Photos: Farwell Tower Rises
Friday Photos

Farwell Tower Rises

13-story tower will soon tower over nearby buildings.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves $1.5 Billion Budget
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves $1.5 Billion Budget

Despite changes by council, budget still eliminates 27 police officers, 75 firefighters.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Okays Disparity Study, More Cops
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Okays Disparity Study, More Cops

Compromise proposal funds study of gender, race disparities and five new police recruits.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Work Starts on BMO Harris Bank Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Work Starts on BMO Harris Bank Tower

Irgens is developing and Kahler Slater designing 25-story tower for bank near City Hall.

Eyes on Milwaukee: How Legacy Lofts Overcame the Odds
Eyes on Milwaukee

How Legacy Lofts Overcame the Odds

Conversion of old ice cream factory died many times before work could begin.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ascendant Buys Masonic Temple for Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ascendant Buys Masonic Temple for Hotel

Controversial hotel project on Van Buren St. takes big step.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Overrides Mayor on Firing Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Overrides Mayor on Firing Flynn

10-5 vote means city lobbyist must seek state law giving council power to fire chiefs.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Modern Brady Street Building Approved by Historic Commission
Eyes on Milwaukee

Modern Brady Street Building Approved by Historic Commission

Historic commission staff tried to hold modern building, but commissioners overruled.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Empty Storefronts Conference Scores Again
Eyes on Milwaukee

Empty Storefronts Conference Scores Again

Annual conference on how to revitalize main street back in Milwaukee for its third year.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Holding Streetcar Planning Meetings Saturday
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Holding Streetcar Planning Meetings Saturday

Meetings will focus on future plans for Walker's Point, Bronzeville

Friday Photos: Classical Dome Appears Downtown
Friday Photos

Classical Dome Appears Downtown

Hammes Co.'s new headquarters distinctive design clearly visible.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Construction Starts on The Legacy Lofts
Eyes on Milwaukee

Construction Starts on The Legacy Lofts

Project will redevelop former central city ice cream factory.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Hyatt Place Hotel Tops Off
Eyes on Milwaukee

Hyatt Place Hotel Tops Off

Hotel will open near arena in July 2018.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Say Goodbye to Cash on The Bus
Eyes on Milwaukee

Say Goodbye to Cash on The Bus

MCTS unveils mobile payment app. Bus riding may never be the same.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Unveil Arena Parking Garage
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Unveil Arena Parking Garage

New garage to include tailgating, fast exits, glassy stairways and direct arena access.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Theater Group Buying Former Town Hall
Eyes on Milwaukee

Theater Group Buying Former Town Hall

Quasimondo will buy "fabulous" building on N. 35th St. from the city.

Members Only Event: Join Us at Gathering Place Brewing
Members Only Event

Join Us at Gathering Place Brewing

Urban Milwaukee's latest Beer Bash features a private tour and a free beer at Riverwest's new brewery.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City To Sell Water to Waukesha
Eyes on Milwaukee

City To Sell Water to Waukesha

After years of debate, Waukesha and Milwaukee strike a historic, 40-year deal.

Friday Photos: Jackson Street’s New Rhythm
Friday Photos

Jackson Street’s New Rhythm

New Land developing building behind the new Rhythm apartments.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown Boston Store to be Cut in Half
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown Boston Store to be Cut in Half

Its corporate owner Bon-Ton will downsize store, but could be good news for city.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Building for Brady St.
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Building for Brady St.

New apartments and cafe for Brady Street's only vacant lot.

Eyes on Milwaukee: See Streetcar Floors Made Locally
Eyes on Milwaukee

See Streetcar Floors Made Locally

Mayor tours Cudahy factory that is making -- and donating -- the floors for Milwaukee's Streetcar.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sculpture Milwaukee A Big Success
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sculpture Milwaukee A Big Success

Wisconsin Ave. program brought people to the city, activated the street and sold art.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Zielinski Again Attacks Mayor, Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Zielinski Again Attacks Mayor, Streetcar

And again his math doesn't add up.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Panel Approves Oak and Loc Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Panel Approves Oak and Loc Project

5 story, 55-unit apartment building slated for busy corner, but some neighbors oppose it.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MSOE Unveils $34 Million Building
Eyes on Milwaukee

MSOE Unveils $34 Million Building

Four-story academic building to be funded by largest alumni gift in school history.

Friday Photos: The Griot
Friday Photos

The Griot

New apartment complex, new Black Holocaust Museum, revitalized Bronzeville.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Zielinski Bashes Barrett, Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Zielinski Bashes Barrett, Flynn

And Ald. Borkowski joins in, bashing the budget of "Rip Van Barrett."

Eyes on Milwaukee: How a Great Documentary Was Made
Eyes on Milwaukee

How a Great Documentary Was Made

Milwaukee Film Fest favorite explores the shooting of Dontre Hamilton. How was it made?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Start Construction on Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Start Construction on Apartments

Park 7 Lofts, with 107 units, will be built as part of new arena complex.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Votes for Authority to Fire Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Votes for Authority to Fire Flynn

Requests state law giving them power to fire police and fire chiefs. Mayor promises a veto.

Friday Photos: The Contour
Friday Photos

The Contour

Urban infill for former surface parking lot.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Fundraising Begins for Riverwest Bublr Station
Eyes on Milwaukee

Fundraising Begins for Riverwest Bublr Station

Crowdfunding campaign would bring extension of bike sharing system north into Riverwest.

Milwaukee Film Festival: Landline
Milwaukee Film Festival

Landline

Closing night film is certain to be a crowd pleaser.

Milwaukee Film Festival: ACORN and the Firestorm
Milwaukee Film Festival

ACORN and the Firestorm

What caused the downfall of a 500,000 member organization?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee Alderman Wants Madison Job
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee Alderman Wants Madison Job

Jim Bohl is a finalist for Madison government job, could get up to a $40,000 raise.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Suburban-Style Store for Walker’s Point
Eyes on Milwaukee

Suburban-Style Store for Walker’s Point

Sherwin Williams paint store with ho-hum design will be plunked next to Cermak Market.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 190 Apartments for Sherman Park
Eyes on Milwaukee

190 Apartments for Sherman Park

$60 million, multi-phase development planned for former factory near 33rd and Center.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Good Hope Library Deal Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Good Hope Library Deal Approved

Northwest side to get new library and 65 apartments.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Potawatomi Gives $10 Million To Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Potawatomi Gives $10 Million To Streetcar

Streetcar will be known as The Hop; Potawatomi gift means no operation costs for city.

Friday Photos: 7Seventy7 Hits the Heights
Friday Photos

7Seventy7 Hits the Heights

Northwestern Mutual's second new tower continues to climb higher.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Arena On Budget, On Schedule
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Arena On Budget, On Schedule

Plus, who are the two tenants slated to move to the Live Block?

Milwaukee Film Festival: Life of the Party
Milwaukee Film Festival

Life of the Party

Locally made comedy is centered around a wedding reception... in a West Allis bowling alley.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ald. Hamilton’s City Hall Power Play
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ald. Hamilton’s City Hall Power Play

Michael Murphy now finds himself on the outside looking in. Why?

Milwaukee Film Festival: Manlife
Milwaukee Film Festival

Manlife

What did that sign on Interstate 94 actually mean?

Friday Photos: Marquette’s New Residence Hall Towers Above
Friday Photos

Marquette’s New Residence Hall Towers Above

Nearly 1,000 Marquette students will call the complex home starting next year.

Milwaukee Film Festival: Chasing Bubbles
Milwaukee Film Festival

Chasing Bubbles

Would you sail around the world with only "Sailing for Dummies" as a guide?

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Approves Funds for Sherman Park Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Approves Funds for Sherman Park Project

New market will open in former bank.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Passes Gettelman Deal That Will Save One Building, Demolish Others
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Passes Gettelman Deal That Will Save One Building, Demolish Others

MillerCoors will demolish historic brewery structures featured prominently in their marketing.

Milwaukee Film Festival: Roller Life
Milwaukee Film Festival

Roller Life

Step into the fast-paced, bump-and-grind world of roller derby.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the Mackie Flats
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the Mackie Flats

See how Jeffers and Continuum gave new life to a Milwaukee icon.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves East Side High Rise
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves East Side High Rise

After over a year of debate, the 27-story building is moving forward.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Barrett Introduces Difficult 2018 Budget
Eyes on Milwaukee

Barrett Introduces Difficult 2018 Budget

Budget would raise taxes, cut public safety to grapple with state shared revenue reduction.

5 Films to See at Milwaukee Film Festival

5 Films to See at Milwaukee Film Festival

Don't miss these 5 films, including one that will hit particularly close to home.

Friday Photos: Live Block Work Starts in Deer District
Friday Photos

Live Block Work Starts in Deer District

Work begins on entertainment complex next to new arena.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Coakley Installs Artistic Water Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Coakley Installs Artistic Water Tower

Massive makeover of warehouse will include a shining beacon.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Walker Veto Decimates Historic Preservation
Eyes on Milwaukee

Walker Veto Decimates Historic Preservation

Veto will make real estate development harder in Milwaukee and other cities.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Approves East Side Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Approves East Side Tower

Real test will come at the Common Council next week.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Former MPS School to Become Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Former MPS School to Become Hotel

Ambassador Hotel will turn classrooms into suites.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sherman Phoenix Continues to Rise
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sherman Phoenix Continues to Rise

Committee approves financing support for Sherman Park market.

Photo Gallery: PARK(ing) Day Enlivens Downtown
Photo Gallery

PARK(ing) Day Enlivens Downtown

See the many different temporary parks built across downtown.

Friday Photos: New Downtown Brewery
Friday Photos

New Downtown Brewery

Milwaukee Brewing Co. is repurposing a former Pabst shipping facility.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Celebrate PARK(ing) Day Downtown
Eyes on Milwaukee

Celebrate PARK(ing) Day Downtown

International event will turn 11 parking strips into temporary parks.

Friday Photos: Vim and Vigor at The Brewery
Friday Photos

Vim and Vigor at The Brewery

Two new apartment buildings are rising up, while another one is cancelled.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Republicans Heap Hate On Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Republicans Heap Hate On Streetcar

Three different legislative changes to oppose the project; all will have no impact.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Chooses Streetcar Operator
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Chooses Streetcar Operator

French company Transdev will operate streetcar for $3.6 million a year.

Friday Photos: New Grand Avenue Apartments
Friday Photos

New Grand Avenue Apartments

Plankinton Arcade becoming apartments is significant step in mall's transformation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Locomotives for Amtrak
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Locomotives for Amtrak

Will provide big benefit to other Midwestern states, why not Wisconsin?

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Bublr Bus Pass Created
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Bublr Bus Pass Created

County transit system and Bublr create new pass for both a bus and bike ride.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 5 Ways to Improve the Riverwalk
Eyes on Milwaukee

5 Ways to Improve the Riverwalk

Riverwalk should be a marquee attraction, but won't be without these fixes.

Friday Photos: Chroma Climbing
Friday Photos

Chroma Climbing

Final phase of The North End is taking shape.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Top Off New Arena
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Top Off New Arena

4,400-pound steel beam symbolizes the peak of new arena's construction.

Crowdfunding: Help Project Rebuild Sherman Park
Crowdfunding

Help Project Rebuild Sherman Park

Sherman Phoenix would create vibrant public market with a dozen vendors.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Northwestern Mutual Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Northwestern Mutual Tower

The state's biggest office building is a stunner, as our story and photos reveal.

Friday Photo: Bay Vue Rising
Friday Photo

Bay Vue Rising

Newest apartment building in Bay View is nearing completion.

DanceMKE: Stage Set for Contest Finale
DanceMKE

Stage Set for Contest Finale

Last three groups punch their tickets to the finals.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sherman Park Project Moves Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sherman Park Project Moves Forward

Sherman Phoenix project will rise from ashes of old bank with small city grant.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Approves 27-Story Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Approves 27-Story Tower

Madison developer revives 27-story proposal on Prospect next to Goll House.

Friday Photos: Mercantile Building’s Glassy Addition
Friday Photos

Mercantile Building’s Glassy Addition

New addition to historic building is poised to open soon.

Friday Photos: Farwell Tower Emerges
Friday Photos

Farwell Tower Emerges

Core of 13-story apartment building emerges on Lower East Side.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves Millions of Dollars of Development
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves Millions of Dollars of Development

New construction for Downtown, East Side, Bay View, Menomonee Valley and more.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves BRT Route Restrictions
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves BRT Route Restrictions

Learn more about what alderman Bauman claims is a route worth studying

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bay View Gateway Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bay View Gateway Approved

But not before Zielinski introduced an amendment that some claim would have derailed project.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Still Upset with Chief Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Still Upset with Chief Flynn

"Damn right hold it again" proclaims alderman Bob Donovan. Council wants more control of chief.

Friday Photos: NM’s 777 Now Known As 7Seventy7
Friday Photos

NM’s 777 Now Known As 7Seventy7

Apartment tower continues to climb up the city's skyline.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn Loves Wisconsin, Walker
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn Loves Wisconsin, Walker

Gou says governor is top reason Foxconn coming. Abele has county site in play.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Approves Raft of Projects
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Approves Raft of Projects

New construction for Downtown, East Side, Bay View, Menomonee Valley and more.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MKE Brewing Co. Celebrates New Brewery
Eyes on Milwaukee

MKE Brewing Co. Celebrates New Brewery

Breaks ground on new brewery with twice the capacity and rooftop beer garden.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Apartments for Oak and Loc
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Apartments for Oak and Loc

Neighbors react to 5-story, 55-unit apartment complex for East Side corner.

Friday Photos: Marquette’s Wild Rise
Friday Photos

Marquette’s Wild Rise

New residence hall named after former chancellor is getting taller.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Trestle Park Will Cost $1.2 Million
Eyes on Milwaukee

Trestle Park Will Cost $1.2 Million

Highly-anticipated Third Ward park won't be cheap, but city says costs are reasonable.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Fighting County on Rapid Transit
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Fighting County on Rapid Transit

Council committee puts restrictions on BRT project, charges county acted in bad faith.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Panel Okays Second Casino Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Panel Okays Second Casino Tower

New 19-story hotel tower plus expanded convention space gets its first approval.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Row of Condos Planned for Bay View
Eyes on Milwaukee

Row of Condos Planned for Bay View

Ald. Zielinski wanted change from 45-unit complex to 5 single-family condos.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Judge’s Tavern Will Convert to Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Judge’s Tavern Will Convert to Apartments

E. North Ave. tavern and next door duplex replaced by 5-story, 44-unit complex.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Flying on Fat Albert
Eyes on Milwaukee

Flying on Fat Albert

Massive cargo plane supports the Blue Angels and puts on quite the show.

Friday Photos: The Hopping Brewery
Friday Photos

The Hopping Brewery

Four apartment buildings, two new breweries and a hotel coming to former Pabst brewery.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ice Cream Factory Will Become Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ice Cream Factory Will Become Apartments

Council okays 64 apartments in converted factory and new connected building on 15th and North.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Members Blast Chief Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Members Blast Chief Flynn

Demanding more input into Flynn's decision making, they refuse to allocate federal funds.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Stone Creek Approved for Downer Ave.
Eyes on Milwaukee

Stone Creek Approved for Downer Ave.

Historic Preservation Commission approves Stone Creek's new cafe.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn Lands in Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn Lands in Milwaukee

Foxconn plane at General Mitchell, closed-door meetings scheduled in Racine County.

Friday Photos: An 18th Century Building Made of Steel
Friday Photos

An 18th Century Building Made of Steel

Hammes' new downtown HQ is Jeffersonian-throwback with modern materials.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Forgotten River Will Get a Walkway
Eyes on Milwaukee

Forgotten River Will Get a Walkway

City committee approves two-mile long Menomonee Riverwalk linked to Third Ward.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside New Bucks Arena
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside New Bucks Arena

There's already a lot to see inside the biggest construction site in town.

Photo Gallery: Northwestern Mutual Raises The Flag
Photo Gallery

Northwestern Mutual Raises The Flag

New tower, new flagpoles and a ceremony honoring veterans.

Friday Photos: Streetcar Tracks Getting Road Tested
Friday Photos

Streetcar Tracks Getting Road Tested

Cars, trucks, buses, bikes and pedestrians are all crossing the tracks regularly now.

Eyes on Milwaukee: How To Spend All Day at Summerfest
Eyes on Milwaukee

How To Spend All Day at Summerfest

It ain't easy but we fested from gates open to gates closed.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Mini Version of the High Line?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Mini Version of the High Line?

New Third Ward park inspired by New York also honors early Milwaukee history.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ice Cream Factory Redevelopment Advances
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ice Cream Factory Redevelopment Advances

64 apartments coming to W. North Ave. in Lindsay Heights.

Friday Photos: NM’s Tower is “Substantially Complete”
Friday Photos

NM’s Tower is “Substantially Complete”

And the new downtown high-rise makes for some dramatic photos.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Okays 6 Projects, 346 Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Okays 6 Projects, 346 Apartments

Millions of dollars in new development in five neighborhoods.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 11 Best Things About Tour of America’s Dairyland
Eyes on Milwaukee

11 Best Things About Tour of America’s Dairyland

All about the unique bicycle races held in Milwaukee this week.

Friday Photos: Bronzeville Rising
Friday Photos

Bronzeville Rising

New apartment complex, new Black Holocaust Museum.

Photo Gallery: 2017 NEWaukee Night Market
Photo Gallery

2017 NEWaukee Night Market

A little rain couldn't shut down the first of four night markets.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foreclosed Homes to Become Artist Havens
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foreclosed Homes to Become Artist Havens

City aims to cultivate artistic community instead of demolishing homes.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Arena Apartments Receive Design Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Arena Apartments Receive Design Approval

Building with green bays gets approval to be built near Milwaukee Bucks arena.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Brewers Hill Apartments Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Brewers Hill Apartments Approved

Luxury Commons development moves forward after another public meeting.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Apartments Approved for Halyard Park
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Apartments Approved for Halyard Park

Kalan Haywood's City Place project north of arena moves forward.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the DoMUS Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the DoMUS Apartments

New Third Ward building takes high-end apartments to another level.

Photo Gallery: 2017 Milwaukee Pride Parade
Photo Gallery

2017 Milwaukee Pride Parade

See Milwaukee's most colorful, straightest parade.

Photo Gallery: 2017 Locust Street Festival
Photo Gallery

2017 Locust Street Festival

Beer running, food eating and people watching come together in Riverwest.

Friday Photos: The Lower East Side’s Rhythm
Friday Photos

The Lower East Side’s Rhythm

140-unit building recently opened, to be joined by a 33-unit sister building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Give Your Input on BRT Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Give Your Input on BRT Project

County will hold two open houses on Bus Rapid Transit line.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Brewers’ Hill Condos Move Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Brewers’ Hill Condos Move Forward

Plan Commission okays seven "beautifully proportioned" townhomes.

Friday Photos: Keystone on Brady Nears Completion
Friday Photos

Keystone on Brady Nears Completion

Developer of Brady Street apartment building is already planning another.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the Westin Hotel
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the Westin Hotel

New high-end lakefront hotel opens today. Take a tour with us.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Open House for Downtown Condos
Eyes on Milwaukee

Open House for Downtown Condos

Downtown Diggs gives you a chance to tour more than 25 condos on Saturday.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sculpture Milwaukee Opens to Public
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sculpture Milwaukee Opens to Public

City now has a world-class sculpture exhibition on its main street.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sparks Fly Over Hamilton Settlement
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sparks Fly Over Hamilton Settlement

Council approves $2.3 million settlement, but black aldermen debate Donovan.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Okays Couture Sewer Subsidy
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Okays Couture Sewer Subsidy

But this won't be a precedent for future deals, a city official says.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Moves Forward on Highway 175
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Moves Forward on Highway 175

70 trees planted at Lisbon Ave. terminus of old Highway 41.

Friday Photos: Vignette’s Final Touches
Friday Photos

Vignette’s Final Touches

New apartment building is days away from being "unboxed"

Eyes on Milwaukee: Marquette Updating Inflatable Dome
Eyes on Milwaukee

Marquette Updating Inflatable Dome

City panel approves design changes, despite snarking about Minnesota Vikings.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Charette to Plan Harambee’s Future
Eyes on Milwaukee

Charette to Plan Harambee’s Future

Five Points area is the focus of city's ninth visioning session.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Couture’s Surprise Sewer Being Moved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Couture’s Surprise Sewer Being Moved

Previously unknown sewer will cost city $2 million to move

Eyes on Milwaukee: MillerCoors Expands 10th Street Brewery
Eyes on Milwaukee

MillerCoors Expands 10th Street Brewery

Walker, Barrett hail expanded facility, which will grow ten-fold.

Friday Photos: Hyatt Place Hotel Coming
Friday Photos

Hyatt Place Hotel Coming

Construction starts on hotel on 8th St. west of Bucks' arena.

Eyes on Milwaukee: $30 Million Spent on Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

$30 Million Spent on Streetcar

Streetcar project on track, literally -- and financially.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Bank for Sherman Park
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Bank for Sherman Park

BMO Harris "smart branch" will replace bank damaged in August unrest.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the New Bader Rutter
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the New Bader Rutter

Company has moved its headquarters from suburbs to Downtown.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Gettelman Buildings Saved for Now
Eyes on Milwaukee

Gettelman Buildings Saved for Now

But demolition of old brewery buildings could get council approval.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown Sculpture Project Being Installed
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown Sculpture Project Being Installed

Massive sculptures being installed on Milwaukee's main street.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Arena Apartments Advance
Eyes on Milwaukee

Arena Apartments Advance

City Plan Commission has concerns, but advances Royal Capital's project design.

Friday Photos: The Deer District Rises
Friday Photos

The Deer District Rises

New arena, parking garage and training facility reshape Park East.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Track Getting Installed
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Track Getting Installed

Tracks getting installed on St. Paul Ave.; other streets soon to come.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Masonic Hotel Inches Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Masonic Hotel Inches Forward

Approval depends on 20 well-hidden stained glass windows.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown Strip Club Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown Strip Club Approved

Lawsuit settled. "Everyone and their brother" can now open a club.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bader Breaks Ground on New Central City HQ
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bader Breaks Ground on New Central City HQ

One of Milwaukee's largest foundations is moving to neighborhood it hopes to improve.

Friday Photos: Downtown’s New Apartment Tower Rises
Friday Photos

Downtown’s New Apartment Tower Rises

Northwestern Mutual's 34-floor apartment tower is quickly climbing.

Eyes on Milwaukee: How to Make a Pedestrian Friendly City
Eyes on Milwaukee

How to Make a Pedestrian Friendly City

New district-by-district reports on improving city for bicycling and walking.

Photo Gallery: Lake Express Launches 14th Season
Photo Gallery

Lake Express Launches 14th Season

See inside the high-speed ferry that connects Milwaukee to Michigan.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Apartment Building For East Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Apartment Building For East Side

City committee approves "adventuresome," five-story, 96-unit building.

Friday Photos: Booming Bay View
Friday Photos

Booming Bay View

Three projects will reshape the north end of the neighborhood.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Goodbye to MCTS Free Ride
Eyes on Milwaukee

Goodbye to MCTS Free Ride

County begins charging for controversial GO Pass program in June.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Gettelman Brewery Buildings Saved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Gettelman Brewery Buildings Saved

At least for now. City HPC grants temporary historic designation.

Friday Photos: Bader Rutter’s New Downtown Digs
Friday Photos

Bader Rutter’s New Downtown Digs

Will its new office building be joined by a 24-story tower?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Why Strip Club Deal Fell Apart
Eyes on Milwaukee

Why Strip Club Deal Fell Apart

Deal would have ended suits against city if council okayed new club.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Approves The Couture
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Approves The Couture

December groundbreaking likely; Barrett says second tower could be built.

Eyes on Milwaukee: County Gets Waiver on Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

County Gets Waiver on Streetcar

Still in running to operate city's streetcar, but a long shot to win.

Friday Photos: DoMUS Heads for Finish Line
Friday Photos

DoMUS Heads for Finish Line

132 new Third Ward apartments will open in July.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bublr Opens New Downtown Office
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bublr Opens New Downtown Office

Officials celebrate first office tenant to move into Grand Avenue Mall.

Photo Gallery: Good City Brewing Beer Bash
Photo Gallery

Good City Brewing Beer Bash

Urban Milwaukee members toured brewery, learned about expansion plans.

Friday Photos: New Units in Old Pabst Buildings
Friday Photos

New Units in Old Pabst Buildings

118 new apartments. Plus, see the church-turned-brewery before it opens.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Rails Being Welded
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Rails Being Welded

Mayor, MPS students on-hand to see the work

Eyes on Milwaukee: 7 Election Winners and Losers
Eyes on Milwaukee

7 Election Winners and Losers

Unions, Hmong community and county infighters were among the winners.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Vote Tuesday
Eyes on Milwaukee

Vote Tuesday

Learn more about the many races and candidates for this overlooked election

Friday Photos: Northwestern Mutual’s Second Tower Rises
Friday Photos

Northwestern Mutual’s Second Tower Rises

Massive apartment tower will be one of tallest buildings downtown.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Mitchell on Water Apartments
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Mitchell on Water Apartments

See the Third Ward's newest "large luxury units" in a historic building.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee County Fixes GO Pass
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee County Fixes GO Pass

Fees and new requirements for free ride program with huge cost overruns.

Photo Gallery: Retro Fashion Show A Winner