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Milwaukee Public Market
  • Address:
    400 N Water St.
  • Architect:
    The Kubala Washatko Architects, Inc.

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Guide to Milwaukee Farmers’ Markets

Guide to Milwaukee Farmers’ Markets

24 farmers' markets, all conveniently located within Milwaukee County.

Now Serving: New Downtown Steakhouse
Now Serving

New Downtown Steakhouse

And new vegetarian place at Public Market.

Milwaukee Public Market getting On the Bus
Press Release

Milwaukee Public Market getting On the Bus

With an anticipated opening of early June, On the Bus plans to meet an increasing demand for vegetarian and vegan options.

Now Serving: The Return of Osteria Del Mondo
Now Serving

The Return of Osteria Del Mondo

Downtown sees classic Italian place reopen and new Scandinavian restaurant.

Historic Third Ward Needs New Leader

Historic Third Ward Needs New Leader

Search for successor of longtime executive director Nancy O’Keefe is underway.

Café Benelux Latest Lowlands Group Location to Undergo Renovations
Press Release

Café Benelux Latest Lowlands Group Location to Undergo Renovations

Reopening features updated brunch menu including authentic Belgian Liège waffles

Plenty of Horne: Ice Bar Opens at Public Market
Plenty of Horne

Ice Bar Opens at Public Market

St. Paul Fish Company's outdoor bar has solid ice walls, hot drinks, warm service.

St Paul Fish Gives New Meaning to “Ice Fishing”
Press Release

St Paul Fish Gives New Meaning to “Ice Fishing”

The Ice Bar will consist of a block-ice structure that will surround St Paul Fish’s outdoor bar area along Broadway.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Clarke Square Gets Wantable, Sendiks?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Clarke Square Gets Wantable, Sendiks?

Fast-growing Wantable will move there, Nehring's Sendik's grocery may join it.

Public Market Sets Record for Sales & Visits in 2016
Press Release

Public Market Sets Record for Sales & Visits in 2016

Total vendor sales increased 10%.

Plenty of Horne: The Return of Condos
Plenty of Horne

The Return of Condos

First condos since 2008 announced for Third Ward by developer Peter Renner.

UWM Dean elected a Royal Institute of British Architects fellow
Press Release

UWM Dean elected a Royal Institute of British Architects fellow

Bob Greenstreet joins 29 other newly named fellows of RIBA.

House Confidential: Bader Rutter CEO’s Riverside Life
House Confidential

Bader Rutter CEO’s Riverside Life

Greg Nickerson will move Bader Rutter downtown, just upriver from his urban penthouse.

Plenty of Horne: Third Ward Board Okays “Atelier” Project
Plenty of Horne

Third Ward Board Okays “Atelier” Project

Five-floor warehouse near Public Market will become 31 luxury apartments.

VISIT Milwaukee Launches Winter Shopping & A Show Campaign to Promote Holiday Tourism
Press Release

VISIT Milwaukee Launches Winter Shopping & A Show Campaign to Promote Holiday Tourism

The winter campaign is designed to promote leisure and overnight travel to the greater Milwaukee area

Bar Exam: Fish Market’s Outdoor Bar
Bar Exam

Fish Market’s Outdoor Bar

It's a bar... on the street... with barstools!

Plenty of Horne: Black Swan Floats Downstream
Plenty of Horne

Black Swan Floats Downstream

The banquet hall on the Milwaukee River will move from Grafton to the Third Ward.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 5 Things Milwaukee Should Steal from Detroit
Eyes on Milwaukee

5 Things Milwaukee Should Steal from Detroit

Yes, Detroit has huge problems, but also some creative innovations worth considering.

What’s Next for the Grand Avenue Mall?

What’s Next for the Grand Avenue Mall?

"We're going to have to stop calling it a mall," Jeramey Jannene tells WTMJ.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Meet the New Grand Avenue
Eyes on Milwaukee

Meet the New Grand Avenue

From dead mall to vibrant city center, see the plan for Grand Avenue Mall

Eyes on Milwaukee: Designing a New Grand Avenue
Eyes on Milwaukee

Designing a New Grand Avenue

Downtown mall's new owners select design & management team that hints at its future.

Eyes on Milwaukee: BID Sells Streetcar-Related Development
Eyes on Milwaukee

BID Sells Streetcar-Related Development

Downtown BID guide shows business support, sells vacant land along streetcar route.

13 Ways to Revive Grand Avenue

13 Ways to Revive Grand Avenue

Experts offer ideas to transform downtown’s long-struggling mall

Plenty of Horne: Aladdin Brings Cafe to City Hall
Plenty of Horne

Aladdin Brings Cafe to City Hall

The Middle Eastern-restaurant is also located at Public Market and Amtrak station.

Bar Exam: Benelux Stars Where Speakeasy Stood
Bar Exam

Benelux Stars Where Speakeasy Stood

Once a dive with bootleg liquor, now a spectacular setting for world class Belgian brews.

Weekly Happy Hour: Foundation Bar Becomes Cheap Tropical Isle
Weekly Happy Hour

Foundation Bar Becomes Cheap Tropical Isle

Tiki Bar has $3 draft beers and rail drinks but you might prefer splurging on tropical cocktails.

Now Serving: More Burgers for Brookfield
Now Serving

More Burgers for Brookfield

Mooyah's comes to the mall. And a new country western bar on Old World Third St.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Marcus Landry
NEWaukeean of the Week

Marcus Landry

"I see Milwaukee being one of the top destinations in the United States."

Former Mayor John Norquist: ‘Bucks should back off from closing Fourth Street
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Former Mayor John Norquist: ‘Bucks should back off from closing Fourth Street

Plenty of Horne: Restoration Hardware to Third Ward?
Plenty of Horne

Restoration Hardware to Third Ward?

Architectural Review Board creates confusion. Plus: New beats for Journal Sentinel reporters.

Briggs & Al’s Run Road Closure & Bus Detour Information

Briggs & Al’s Run Road Closure & Bus Detour Information

Watch where you park your car on Friday night, it might not be there Saturday.

Now Serving: End of Summer Birthday Bash
Now Serving

End of Summer Birthday Bash

The Iron Horse throws a party, Eitel is out at The Brewery and it's officially Cocktail Week

Now Serving: Buckley’s Getting Much Bigger
Now Serving

Buckley’s Getting Much Bigger

Cass Street restaurant tripling in size in response to new apartments, condos and Northwestern Mutual tower.

Plenty of Horne: New Apartment Complex for Brady Street
Plenty of Horne

New Apartment Complex for Brady Street

Proposed three-floor structure would offer apartments aimed at millennials plus 2,400 square feel of retail space.

Now Serving: City Goes Crazy for Wine
Now Serving

City Goes Crazy for Wine

Wine pairings with meals getting ever so popular in the city that made beer famous.

Chef Chat: Shanah Kaiser, the Accidental Chef
Chef Chat

Shanah Kaiser, the Accidental Chef

The executive chef at McBob’s never planned such a career, but loves food, the job, and the fast-paced action.

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

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

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

Supervisor Martin Weddle Says Parks Chess Program Set for Summer
Press Release

Supervisor Martin Weddle Says Parks Chess Program Set for Summer

Weddle, a Former State Chess Champion, Says Program Will Engage Inner City Youths

New Outdoor Cafe for Public Market?

New Outdoor Cafe for Public Market?

Plus, a new parking plan for the Pritzlaff Building and a huge increase in wedding bookings at the Pritzlaff. All were revealed at Third Ward ARB meeting.

Architecture Firm to Create UrbanLab in Support of Downtown Milwaukee Initiatives
Press Release

Architecture Firm to Create UrbanLab in Support of Downtown Milwaukee Initiatives

UrbanLab to be led by TKWA architect and prominent urban Milwaukee advocate, Chris Socha.

Plenty of Horne: Big Tobacco Discovers the Third Ward
Plenty of Horne

Big Tobacco Discovers the Third Ward

It will be a test market for the nation: new lounge with attractive "spokesmodels" would promote smokeless electronic cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds.

In Public: Ordinary Beauty
In Public

Ordinary Beauty

Dohmen building’s redesign is a model for how to add value and grace while updating a 1960s creation.

Plenty of Horne: Horrors, Look At Those Building Vents!
Plenty of Horne

Horrors, Look At Those Building Vents!

East Side Architectural Review Board shudders at unapproved venting on new building at Oakland and North. Is there a solution?

Plenty of Horne: Crowd Celebrates City Birthday Party
Plenty of Horne

Crowd Celebrates City Birthday Party

Politicians, PR people and other notables schmoozed away. The best rumor was that Chief Flynn might be retiring.

Friday Photos: Dohmen Moves to Historic Third Ward
Friday Photos

Dohmen Moves to Historic Third Ward

The consulting company relocates to neighborhood where it all began 156 years ago.

Vantage Point: Rooftop Dining
Vantage Point

Rooftop Dining

The dramatic yet oh-so-civilized views from Cafe Benelux, Wolf Peach and Hotel Metro's Zen on 7.

Vantage Point: Gimbel’s Building
Vantage Point

Gimbel’s Building

The classic retailer is long gone, but the “ASQ Center” lives on.

Now Serving: Times Square Pizzeria Will Move
Now Serving

Times Square Pizzeria Will Move

But will stay in Walker's Point, in new place accommodating 100 diners.

Downtown trolleys begin summer loop Thursday
Press Release

Downtown trolleys begin summer loop Thursday

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

Friday Photos: Rebuilding 794 in the Third Ward
Friday Photos

Rebuilding 794 in the Third Ward

It's a beautiful view, but soon enough it will be obstructed again.

VISIT Milwaukee Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week
Press Release

VISIT Milwaukee Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week

With “Tour Your Town” Campaign and Annual Meeting

Eyes on Milwaukee: Finally, Transit System Unveils Real-Time Bus Data
Eyes on Milwaukee

Finally, Transit System Unveils Real-Time Bus Data

Long-awaited service improvement is here, sort of. When finished, you'll be able to check exactly when the bus will arrive.

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

Downtown’s summer trolleys to ring again June 5

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

Plenty of Horne: Why the Bucks Arena is Downtown — And Will Stay There
Plenty of Horne

Why the Bucks Arena is Downtown — And Will Stay There

If not for an obnoxiously insistent mayor, the Bradley Center would have been built in the Menomonee Valley.

Plenty of Horne: Smith Bros Iconic Fisherman Returns
Plenty of Horne

Smith Bros Iconic Fisherman Returns

Landmark advertising sign that long dominated Port Washington harbor now installed at Third Ward's Public Market.

Greater Milwaukee community brings home another win for basic needs
Press Release

Greater Milwaukee community brings home another win for basic needs

Match Day 2014 raises more than $3 million for food and shelter agencies

Public Weighs In On Lakefront Project

Public Weighs In On Lakefront Project

Information meeting at Public Market had a full house. There's still time to add your views to the discussion.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Commission Row 1910
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Commission Row 1910

Our new column will capture scenes of the old city, like this bustling strip of wholesale grocers.

Lakefront Gateway Project Public Information Meeting
Press Release

Lakefront Gateway Project Public Information Meeting

You are invited to attend a public information meeting to review and provide feedback on the conceptual alternatives being considered.

Plenty of Horne: Rep. Petri’s Daughter is Washington Post Columnist
Plenty of Horne

Rep. Petri’s Daughter is Washington Post Columnist

Alexandra Petri's brilliant column ridicules the concept of "affluenza" but she may inherit the malady from her dad.

Downtown trolleys start engines tomorrow
Press Release

Downtown trolleys start engines tomorrow

Milwaukee Trolley Loop to operate Thursdays through Saturdays, May 23 – August 31, 2013

City Business: Nehring’s Family Market
City Business

Nehring’s Family Market

Their new place in the Public Market offers fresh produce, wood-fired pizzas and an intimate bar.

Photo Gallery: Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Photo Gallery

Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Third Ward's "Smallest and Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade" did its best to prove that small is beautiful.

Plenty of Horne: Every Politician in Town
Plenty of Horne

Every Politician in Town

Well, not quite, but the City's Birthday Party had a big turnout of politicians and insiders.

Historic Third Ward Broadway Streetscape Extension Nears Completion

Historic Third Ward Broadway Streetscape Extension Nears Completion

In 1992 the first portion of the Historic Third Ward's streetscaping plans were completed. That $3.5 million project included the mid-block parks on Broadway, Catalano Square, 285 pedestrian light poles, and two arches that designate the gateways to the Historic Third Ward.

Accents on the Interstate, Lipstick on a Pig

Accents on the Interstate, Lipstick on a Pig

If accent lighting on the interstate isn't the perfect definition of lipstick on a pig, I don't know what is. That said I'm not opposed to it. In fact, I think dressing the Marquette Interchange for the prom was a positive step forward. There is, however, only one thing I wish would have happened differently.

Milwaukee Public Market Manager Resigns

Milwaukee Public Market Manager Resigns

The general manager of the Milwaukee Public Market, Meg Rauschenberger, has resigned, ending the term of the third manager since the market opened in October of 2005.  Instead of giving the fourth a chance, the Third Ward Association has elected not to replace the general manager position.  Looking to trim overhead the market management team […]

Plenty of Horne: That’s the Spirit! Milwaukeean Buffett Donates $11 Million in 2004
Plenty of Horne

That’s the Spirit! Milwaukeean Buffett Donates $11 Million in 2004

Buffett Foundation Quietly Disperses Big Bucks -- and it's Just the Beginning

Plenty of Horne: Tech School to Hold Ceremonies in Churhc
Plenty of Horne

Tech School to Hold Ceremonies in Churhc

The public technical school will hold its events at Brookfield's Elmbrook Church.