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Op Ed: Doomsday Headlines on State Budget Are Silly
Op Ed

Doomsday Headlines on State Budget Are Silly

State revenues are increasing, but spending requests are unrealistic.

Photo Gallery: PARK(ing) Day 2018 Enlivens Downtown
Photo Gallery

PARK(ing) Day 2018 Enlivens Downtown

People rather than cars took over parking spots and activated them on Friday.

Photo Gallery: Urban Milwaukee Celebrates 10th Birthday
Photo Gallery

Urban Milwaukee Celebrates 10th Birthday

Crowd packs Pabst Brewery & Taproom for publication's 10th anniversary.

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.

Colorful Facelift for Cathedral Square
Press Release

Colorful Facelift for Cathedral Square

Cathedral Square Friends is raising funds to bring flowers to Cathedral Square in Downtown Milwaukee

Safety improvements throughout Milwaukee County
Press Release

Safety improvements throughout Milwaukee County

Some ramp closures to occur in overnight hours

Lane and ramp closures on I-43 northbound set for Wednesday
Press Release

Lane and ramp closures on I-43 northbound set for Wednesday

Crews will be out doing pavement repair work

UWM History Department Hosts Lecture on James Madison and U.S. Constitution
Press Release

UWM History Department Hosts Lecture on James Madison and U.S. Constitution

The lecture is free and open to the public.

Plenty of Horne: Urban Harvest Hosts Urban Milwaukee
Plenty of Horne

Urban Harvest Hosts Urban Milwaukee

Urban Milwaukee's first members-only event tapped into a lot of fun.

Campaign Cash: $1 Million In Donations to City Politicians
Campaign Cash

$1 Million In Donations to City Politicians

Our Political Contributions Tracker hits $1 million, reveals who’s giving and getting cash.

I-94 crack sealing in Milwaukee and Racine counties to begin
Press Release

I-94 crack sealing in Milwaukee and Racine counties to begin

No lane closures scheduled during commuter hours

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Trio Apartments in Walker’s Point
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Trio Apartments in Walker’s Point

The 120 unit, three-building complex boasts ingeniously efficient, space saving apartments.

Come Meet the Urban Milwaukee Gang

Come Meet the Urban Milwaukee Gang

Our annual party is Tuesday, 5 p.m. And oh, the stories we could tell.

Now Serving: More Breweries Coming
Now Serving

More Breweries Coming

East Side's first urban brewery, city's first hard cider bar and Pabst Brewery plans.

Urban Harvest Brewing Co. to hold 4-day grand opening  cele-brew-tion with “all things Milwaukee”
Press Release

Urban Harvest Brewing Co. to hold 4-day grand opening cele-brew-tion with “all things Milwaukee”

Now that the establishment is fully up and running, Urban Harvest Brewing Company is ready to host a grand opening celebration.

Friday Photos: Gokhman’s Transit-Oriented Apartments
Friday Photos

Gokhman’s Transit-Oriented Apartments

Walker's Point project is another example of new, transit-friendly apartments.

YP Week: Converting Spaces to Places
YP Week

Converting Spaces to Places

Learn about Milwaukee's next great public spaces.

Urban Milwaukee Shines Light on Political Donors

Urban Milwaukee Shines Light on Political Donors

Releases city’s first Political Contributions Tracker, with data on 2,000 donors to politicians.

Friday Photos: River House Apartments Rising Quickly
Friday Photos

River House Apartments Rising Quickly

Phase one of 450-unit, four-buiding complex that will revive Cream City brick exteriors.

10 Most Popular Stories of 2015

10 Most Popular Stories of 2015

The bus strike, Scott Walker’s meltdown, a sneaky Bucks arena plan -- readers flocked to these and other stories.

Friday Photos: Quick Pace for NM Tower and Commons
Friday Photos

Quick Pace for NM Tower and Commons

It will be the state's largest office building, and construction is progressing quickly.

Urban Milwaukee Ups Its Campaign Goal

Urban Milwaukee Ups Its Campaign Goal

Crowd funding campaign tops $20,000, new goal is $30,000.

Friday Photos: Aperture Apartments Nearing Completion
Friday Photos

Aperture Apartments Nearing Completion

Five floors, 168 apartments, a Fresh Thyme store and a cool, curving building.

Urban Milwaukee Announces Crowdfunding Drive

Urban Milwaukee Announces Crowdfunding Drive

Free online daily seeks support from readers to take publication to the next level.

Friday Photos: Taxi Parking to Urban Living
Friday Photos

Taxi Parking to Urban Living

Deregulating taxicabs will pour at least $172,000 into government coffers annually.

$1,000 Per Hour Lobbyists Roam Capitol

$1,000 Per Hour Lobbyists Roam Capitol

WDC analysis finds 47 groups spent at least that lobbying legislators in Madison.

Friday Photos: Walker’s Landing Takes Shape
Friday Photos

Walker’s Landing Takes Shape

It might be misnamed, but it's rising along the river, as our photos show.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Scott Walker Aids Milwaukee Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Scott Walker Aids Milwaukee Streetcar

In an unexpected move, Walker helps avoid messy situation between city and county.

Friday Photos: Milwaukee’s New Train Shed
Friday Photos

Milwaukee’s New Train Shed

It's 50 years old and serves nearly 600,000 people annually, and its long-awaited replacement is finally being built.

Friday Photos: North End Redefines Water Street
Friday Photos

North End Redefines Water Street

Third phase of transformational project fills the gap between Downtown and the Lower East Side.

Plats and Parcels: Bucks Create a Media Orgy!
Plats and Parcels

Bucks Create a Media Orgy!

Their press conference releasing the plan for new arena and development generated at least 20 stories. Mission accomplished.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee Streetcar Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee Streetcar Approved

After years of debate, streetcar will finally move forward. Final engineering will begin immediately, and construction by the end of the year.

Murphy’s Law: Who is “Lobbying” For the Streetcar?
Murphy’s Law

Who is “Lobbying” For the Streetcar?

Money is being spent and wild rumors are flying. So what’s the truth?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Approves Milwaukee Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Approves Milwaukee Streetcar

Mayor offers historic address to council committee on streetcar and it gains their approval. Only one person speaks in opposition.

Urban Milwaukee Announces Huge Growth

Urban Milwaukee Announces Huge Growth

Readership has grown by 1200% in less than three years, with most of that coming in the last year.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New East Library is a Jewel
Eyes on Milwaukee

New East Library is a Jewel

Wow, what an improvement. Our photos capture the technology-rich and architecturally impressive new library

Friday Photos: The Pizza Man Apartments
Friday Photos

The Pizza Man Apartments

New East Side apartment building is bringing good urban form back to prominent corner.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Riverwest 24 Preview
Eyes on Milwaukee

Riverwest 24 Preview

Milwaukee's best bicycle race, as our photos prove, kicks off at 7 p.m.

Back in the News: “Controversy” Over Swing Park?
Back in the News

“Controversy” Over Swing Park?

Architect blasts city for altering her design. Are her complaints valid?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Finally, a New Park East Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Finally, a New Park East Plan

Ten years later, the city and county are finally on the same page. Is development in the area ready to "explode"?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Parklet Coming to the Third Ward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Parklet Coming to the Third Ward

Club Charlie's will reclaim loading zone and use it for cafe seating.

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.

Friday Photos: Behold the Halls of Ivy
Friday Photos

Behold the Halls of Ivy

A new 6-floor building on Marquette campus boosts 80 apartments in five different sizes. Our photos capture its progress.

Friday Photos: Riverwest Apartments Going Up
Friday Photos

Riverwest Apartments Going Up

Three of the four buildings in the RowHouse 31 project on Humboldt Ave are nearly finished.

Urban Milwaukee Purchases Third Coast Daily

Urban Milwaukee Purchases Third Coast Daily

ThirdCoastDaily.com, the online arts and entertainment publication has agreed to a purchase by UrbanMilwaukee.com.

Eyes on Milwaukee: The Dead Zones
Eyes on Milwaukee

The Dead Zones

Two new apartment buildings for Downtown's fringes, and two new coffee houses. All spell progress.

Photo Gallery: Sydney HiH Retrospective
Photo Gallery

Sydney HiH Retrospective

Gallery Night provided one last opportunity to experience the Sydney HiH.

New Bike Transit System?

New Bike Transit System?

A city committee votes to support a system of bike-sharing kiosks. Other cities have cut auto traffic this way.

A New Era For Urban Milwaukee: Bruce Murphy signs on as Editor
A New Era For Urban Milwaukee

Bruce Murphy signs on as Editor

Urban Milwaukee is happy to announce that Bruce Murphy has come aboard as our new editor and columnist, where he will revive his well-known column Murphy’s Law. Among the state’s best-known journalists, Murphy is most celebrated for his stories exposing the Milwaukee County pension scandal, which led to the resignation of County Executive F. Thomas Ament and the recall of seven county supervisors. No scandal in Milwaukee history resulted in more politicians being thrown out of office.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Free Bus Rides, Moneyball and Renderings, Crime on Buses Way Down, and More
Eyes on Milwaukee

Free Bus Rides, Moneyball and Renderings, Crime on Buses Way Down, and More

Welcome to the fourth installment of Eyes on Milwaukee. This week we take a look at free bus rides for St. Patrick's Day, the idea of applying Moneyball principles to project renderings, how Police Chief Flynn has apparently managed to cut in half the service calls originated from MCTS buses, the notion of a new union for UWM, and more.

Open Letter to Mayor Barrett Concerning Transit

Open Letter to Mayor Barrett Concerning Transit

On Monday, November 10th, your representative to the Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Sharon Robinson, will cast an important vote for the future of transit in our city and region. We write to you to encourage her to vote "yes" to any sales tax funding proposals. While we have recently outlined why we think RTA's are an efficient way to deliver regional services, we have a few more things we think you should consider.

Photos From Top of US Bank Center

Photos From Top of US Bank Center

Yesterday, Dave Reid and myself were invited to the Brownfields Study Group 10th Anniversary Celebration. Now brownfield redevelopment is wonderful, and Milwaukee has some wonderful examples including the nationally-recognized Menomonee Valley, but we were a little distracted by the view from the event. The event was held on the 40th floor of the US Bank Center in the offices of Foley & Lardner.

The Residences on Water Are Rising Fast

The Residences on Water Are Rising Fast

The Residences on Water Originally uploaded by compujeramey The Residences on Water are rising fast, leading me to believe that the building actually will make its spring 2008 opening date. I walked by the building tonight on the way home from dollar burger night (every Tuesday) at Bar Louie. I was impressed at how quickly […]