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Bublr Bikes at the Wisconsin Center
  • Address:
    400 W. Wisconsin Ave.
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    Tax-Exempt
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Milwaukee’s largest convention center. Managed by the Wisconsin Center District.

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Content referencing Wisconsin Center

Edens: Bucks will develop master plan for arena development
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Edens: Bucks will develop master plan for arena development

Arena district board hires team to negotiate Milwaukee Bucks lease, bond issue
Friday Photos: SpringHill Suites Marriott Hotel
Friday Photos

SpringHill Suites Marriott Hotel

New 150-room downtown hotel will be connected to convention center.

Wisconsin Center District Board Approves Milwaukee Arena Team
Press Release

Wisconsin Center District Board Approves Milwaukee Arena Team

The WCD Board unanimously approved the Chairman’s selections.

Bucks will break ground on arena in November, owners say, but when will real work begin?
Eyes on Milwaukee: New Bucks Arena Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Bucks Arena Approved

City completes final step of financing puzzle for new Bucks arena.

Plenty of Horne: Street Closing on Arena Agenda
Plenty of Horne

Street Closing on Arena Agenda

Murphy makes appointments to WCD board; City to retain naming rights for garage

Milwaukee Bucks arena funding likely to win Common Council support
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Milwaukee Bucks arena funding likely to win Common Council support

Jobs Lacking After State Subsidy of Kohl’s

Jobs Lacking After State Subsidy of Kohl’s

After qualifying for up to $62.5 million in state taxpayer subsidies, the retail giant is falling short of creating jobs and making capital investments

Disagreement on closing street could affect Bucks arena plan
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Disagreement on closing street could affect Bucks arena plan

Ald. Murphy seeks stronger non-relocation clause in Bucks arena lease
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Ald. Murphy seeks stronger non-relocation clause in Bucks arena lease

Bucks, Ald. Bauman at loggerheads on street-closing near arena
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Bucks, Ald. Bauman at loggerheads on street-closing near arena

City panel OKs $47 million for Bucks arena; opening may be delayed to 2018
Governor Scott Walker Announces Three Appointments to Wisconsin Center District Board
Press Release

Governor Scott Walker Announces Three Appointments to Wisconsin Center District Board

Today, Governor Scott Walker announced three appointments to the Wisconsin Center District Board.

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Many Killed by Teens Illegally Carrying Guns

Many Killed by Teens Illegally Carrying Guns

Laws make possession illegal, but 6% of MPS teens reported having guns.

Cruel and Unusual: Going Crazy in Solitary
Cruel and Unusual

Going Crazy in Solitary

Psychologist studied effects of isolation on many prisoners; the findings are grim.

Downtown Milwaukee SpringHill Suites set for spring 2016 opening
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Downtown Milwaukee SpringHill Suites set for spring 2016 opening

Should City Approve Subsidy for Bucks Arena?

Should City Approve Subsidy for Bucks Arena?

The costs keep rising. And the benefits seem iffy.

Cruel and Unusual: Making Friends With a Fly
Cruel and Unusual

Making Friends With a Fly

Prisoner's 360 days in "the hole" shows impact of solitary confinement.

Brewery Collectibles Club “CANvention” makes history  in Milwaukee Sept 2-5
Press Release

Brewery Collectibles Club “CANvention” makes history in Milwaukee Sept 2-5

Show open to public on Saturday, Sept 5

City comptroller recommends approval of Milwaukee Bucks arena plan
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City comptroller recommends approval of Milwaukee Bucks arena plan

Cruel and Unusual: Wisconsin Curbs Solitary Confinement
Cruel and Unusual

Wisconsin Curbs Solitary Confinement

State joins national reform movement, but prisoner advocates say more could be done.

Historic Brewery Bike Tour on Tap this Weekend
Press Release

Historic Brewery Bike Tour on Tap this Weekend

Hop Head Beer Tours build interest in Milwaukee

Why Wisconsin’s a Magnet for Wild Animals

Why Wisconsin’s a Magnet for Wild Animals

It's one of five states with no laws against keeping dangerous animals as pets.

Police Fleet Expo 2015 Draws 1,500 to Milwaukee Aug 18-21
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Police Fleet Expo 2015 Draws 1,500 to Milwaukee Aug 18-21

Expo at Wisconsin Center / Ride & Drive event in Oak Creek

Governor Scott Walker Signs Senate Bill 209, Relating to Milwaukee Bucks Arena
Press Release

Governor Scott Walker Signs Senate Bill 209, Relating to Milwaukee Bucks Arena

Senate Bill 209 – relates to the appropriation of funds to construct a sports and entertainment arena and related facilities in Milwaukee.

Will Bucks Break Their Lease?

Will Bucks Break Their Lease?

Why the new arena deal will not lock down the franchise in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Irish Fest to Turn Milwaukee Green
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Milwaukee Irish Fest to Turn Milwaukee Green

Area Landmarks to Help Celebrate 35 Years of World’s Largest Irish Festival

Murphy’s Law: Is Abele Dumping the Marcus Center?
Murphy’s Law

Is Abele Dumping the Marcus Center?

Its takeover by new “Super District” running Bucks arena looks fishy.

More Problems at Gov. Walker’s Jobs Agency

More Problems at Gov. Walker’s Jobs Agency

Two companies fail after getting $1.4 million from WEDC.

Murphy’s Law: Cost for Taxpayers In Latest Bucks Deal?
Murphy’s Law

Cost for Taxpayers In Latest Bucks Deal?

Bucks gave ground. But it’s still a huge bite for taxpayers.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Locations of Next 35 Bike Stations Announced
Eyes on Milwaukee

Locations of Next 35 Bike Stations Announced

New Bublr stations will blanket East Side with other locations in 12 neighborhoods. Here is complete list.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Arena Winners and Losers
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Arena Winners and Losers

We count 33 winners, from strip clubs to Scott Walker to the streetcar, and 12 losers, including Frank Gimbel, the Brewers and Seattle.

Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues
Press Release

Northwestern Mutual Annual Meeting Draws 10,000 to Milwaukee Venues

Annual event for Milwaukee-based financial security company to pump about $12.9 million into local economy

Sen. Taylor statement on Senate passage of Bucks arena deal
Press Release

Sen. Taylor statement on Senate passage of Bucks arena deal

"This is about more than basketball"

Wind Turbines Threaten Bats Here

Wind Turbines Threaten Bats Here

Study shows they kill about 1 million per year and Wisconsin has some of region's largest bat hibernation sites.

Back in the News: Walker Admits Role in Curbing Open Records
Back in the News

Walker Admits Role in Curbing Open Records

Fitzgerald says governor involved and Walker’s office admits his role. Legislative drafting notes hid the authors.

Wisconsin Center District excluded from arena hearing
Press Release

Wisconsin Center District excluded from arena hearing

The district was the only financial partner of the deal excluded from speaking at today’s hearing.

Walker Still Mum On Role Curbing Public Records

Walker Still Mum On Role Curbing Public Records

Legislature's proposal used language previously crafted by Walker administration, but governor and Vos won't discuss governor's involvement. Update of story published on July 3rd.

Republican Leadership Fumbles the Ball on Arena Funding; Time for Plan B.
Press Release

Republican Leadership Fumbles the Ball on Arena Funding; Time for Plan B.

Statement from Alderman Robert J. Bauman July 2, 2015

Supervisor Weishan Calls Out County Executive on Selling Out Taxpayers
Press Release

Supervisor Weishan Calls Out County Executive on Selling Out Taxpayers

Weishan Calls Giving Away County Assets Irresponsible

The City’s Real Costs for Bucks Arena

The City’s Real Costs for Bucks Arena

The exact total is unknown, but will be much higher than media has reported.

Communication Breakdown at Milwaukee County?

Communication Breakdown at Milwaukee County?

Will Wisconsin Center District take over the Marcus Center? Frustrated supervisors grill Abele administration and get nowhere.

Murphy’s Law: How Abele Bailed Out Walker
Murphy’s Law

How Abele Bailed Out Walker

Governor made fatal error on Bucks arena, but Abele volunteered county taxpayers to solve the problem.

After Bartolotta anecdote, Northwestern Mutual denies moving agents convention from Milwaukee
Plats and Parcels: 342 More Apartments Approved
Plats and Parcels

342 More Apartments Approved

New projects approved for Water Street and East Side. Plus, a 120-unit complex coming to Walker's Point would increase total to 462 apartments.

Arena funding plan would kill convention center expansion, officials say
President Murphy schedules committee briefing on arena funding plan
Press Release

President Murphy schedules committee briefing on arena funding plan

Statement of Common Council President Michael J. Murphy

Cheaper to Keep Them: State and Local Arena Plan
Press Release

Cheaper to Keep Them: State and Local Arena Plan

For every dollar the state invests, state taxpayers will get a $3 return through income tax revenue

Data Calls into Question Fairness of WEDC’s Jobs Impact
Press Release

Data Calls into Question Fairness of WEDC’s Jobs Impact

Partisan imbalance found in WEDC’s own data

VISIT Milwaukee Launches MKE Toolkit
Press Release

VISIT Milwaukee Launches MKE Toolkit

“Selling Milwaukee” Made Easy for Local Businesses

Arena Funding Plan on Life Support; Time for Plan B
Press Release

Arena Funding Plan on Life Support; Time for Plan B

Statement of Alderman Robert J. Bauman June 2, 2015

Back in the News: Bucks Bailout Gets Even Bigger
Back in the News

Bucks Bailout Gets Even Bigger

And the proportion paid by local taxpayers keeps rising, which the Journal Sentinel still doesn't report.

State Jobs Agency Not Serving Northern Wisconsin?

State Jobs Agency Not Serving Northern Wisconsin?

High unemployment counties get little help and the main project has generated just 40 of 665 promised jobs.

Murphy’s Law: Arena Plan is Massive Tax Shift to Milwaukee
Murphy’s Law

Arena Plan is Massive Tax Shift to Milwaukee

County taxpayers will pay far more than predicted, as state legislators back away from the deal.

Cuts In DNR Scientists Could Hurt Walleye Fishing

Cuts In DNR Scientists Could Hurt Walleye Fishing

Longterm DNR efforts to reverse Walleye decline in state lakes could be hurt by Walker's proposed cuts.

SpringHill Suites entering downtown hotel market
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SpringHill Suites entering downtown hotel market

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

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

Dee J. Hall named first managing editor of Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
Murphy’s Law: We Must Imitate Other Cities
Murphy’s Law

We Must Imitate Other Cities

New study says we must build a Bucks arena and bigger convention center. But its data actually tells a much different story.

How to Fix Wisconsin Avenue’s Black Hole

How to Fix Wisconsin Avenue’s Black Hole

Creative Alliance Milwaukee has plans to activate 4th and Wisconsin. Will they work?

Plenty of Horne: We Want a New Arena!
Plenty of Horne

We Want a New Arena!

Bradley Center rally organized by MMAC featured five speakers touting the benefits of building a taxpayer-subsidized NBA arena.

Developers buy downtown Milwaukee office for $17M hotel conversion
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Developers buy downtown Milwaukee office for $17M hotel conversion

Weishan Pushes Ahead With Arena Resolutions
Press Release

Weishan Pushes Ahead With Arena Resolutions

"Now is the Time to Speak Up" on Funding for New Arena, He Says

Bradley Center, Wisconsin Center efforts should go hand-in-hand
Press Release

Bradley Center, Wisconsin Center efforts should go hand-in-hand

Alderman Witkowski news conference will call for changes in board structures

Office building near convention center to be converted to hotel
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Office building near convention center to be converted to hotel

Sup. Weishan “Disappointed” That Committee Does Not Take Up Arena Referendum Resolution
Press Release

Sup. Weishan “Disappointed” That Committee Does Not Take Up Arena Referendum Resolution

Says Public Deserves Right to Express Itself on New Arena, Wisconsin Center Expansion

Supervisor John Weishan, Jr., Praises Judiciary Committee for Approval of Referendum on Sales Tax for New Downtown Arena
County Executive Abele Celebrates the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Press Release

County Executive Abele Celebrates the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will attend a number of events Sunday and Monday to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Pheasants Forever Taking “National Pheasant Fest” Event to Milwaukee in 2014
Press Release

Pheasants Forever Taking “National Pheasant Fest” Event to Milwaukee in 2014

Wisconsin Center to host nation’s largest upland event

Murphy’s Law: Did Sue Black Pay Nothing to “Buy” Wave Team?
Murphy’s Law

Did Sue Black Pay Nothing to “Buy” Wave Team?

The Milwaukee Wave has been a money loser, which might explain why she paid little, and why she's under pressure to turn the team around.

County Executive Abele Celebrates the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Press Release

County Executive Abele Celebrates the Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will attend a number of events Sunday and Monday to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Important Hoan Bridge and Milwaukee Streetcar Meetings this Week

Important Hoan Bridge and Milwaukee Streetcar Meetings this Week

This week there are two important public meetings regarding the future of Milwaukee's built environment.

Rethinking and Expanding Milwaukee’s Frontier Airlines Center (Delta Center)

Rethinking and Expanding Milwaukee’s Frontier Airlines Center (Delta Center)

The Frontier Airlines Center performs an important function for the Milwaukee region as a whole, bringing thousands of people to Milwaukee for conventions both big and small. It helps inject life into downtown by filling hotel rooms, restaurants, and bars. The convention center building itself though lacks that vitality.

What’s Milwaukee?

What’s Milwaukee?

Thou art thyself, though not Milwaukee. What’s Milwaukee? It is not block nor building, not park or plaza or any other part belonging to a city. Would a city by any other name have so much potential? So Milwaukee would, if not Milwaukee called, retain that dear structure which it owns without that title. What is in the name Milwaukee anyway? Fortuitously, the name is derived from the Algonquian word Millioke, which literally means “good/beautiful/pleasant land”.

The Roundup: Buffett Tour on Hold
The Roundup

Buffett Tour on Hold

“Spirit – The Seventh Fire” has been put on hiatus.

The Roundup: My Campaign Blog
The Roundup

My Campaign Blog

Two hundred fifty bucks or a free press pass?

Murphy’s Law: The Truth About the Di Suvero Sculpture
Murphy’s Law

The Truth About the Di Suvero Sculpture

It's been amusing to see all the hand wringing by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as to whether we dare move the Di Suvero sculpture.

Murphy’s Law: Rally ‘Round the Convention Center, Boys
Murphy’s Law

Rally ‘Round the Convention Center, Boys

It was a mere three years ago that the Midwest Express Center opened, as a state-of-the-art solution to the city's convention needs.

Murphy’s Law: Will A New Soccer Stadium Help or Hurt the Bucks?
Murphy’s Law

Will A New Soccer Stadium Help or Hurt the Bucks?

The proposal to build a soccer stadium downtown adds another complication to what has become a political minefield around the proposed Bradley Center renovation.

Murphy’s Law: Is David Skiles Stalling Efforts to Save the Bucks?
Murphy’s Law

Is David Skiles Stalling Efforts to Save the Bucks?

Community leaders seem to agree the Bradley Center and Wisconsin Center should combine forces to save the Milwaukee Bucks.

Murphy’s Law: Personal Foul – Norquist Loses Points With the Business Community
Murphy’s Law

Personal Foul – Norquist Loses Points With the Business Community

The Greater Milwaukee Committee thinks it's found a way to get more revenue for the Milwaukee Bucks.