Arts/Entertainment/Sports

Gov. Scott Walker, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, several key leaders of the state Legislature and representatives of the Milwaukee Bucks met for about 90 minutes Thursday at the Milwaukee Athletic Club in an effort to hammer out a financing deal for a new downtown Milwaukee area. Afterwards, the participants in the meeting said it was productive and that they are making progress, but no deal is done yet.
more »


The tennis courts at Lincoln Park in Milwaukee will be converted to futsal courts this spring.
more »


The plans for a new $500 million arena in downtown Milwaukee and another $500 million in ancillary development is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the community that leaders must find a way to deliver, a panel of civic and business leaders said Tuesday at a Fuel Milwaukee event.
more »


David Kohler will succeed his father, Herbert Kohler Jr., as the next chief executive officer of Kohler Co.
more »


Dr Pepper Snapple Group has been designated the official beverage partner of Milwaukee IndyFest, after a three-year track record of supporting the race series.
more »


The tennis courts at Lincoln Park in Milwaukee will be converted to futsal courts this spring.
more »


The plans for a new $500 million arena in downtown Milwaukee and another $500 million in ancillary development is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the community that leaders must find a way to deliver, a panel of civic and business leaders said Tuesday at a Fuel Milwaukee event.
more »


In a poll conducted by The Tarrance Group for the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce that surveyed 600 “likely” voters in Wisconsin, 64 percent of respondents said that it would be a good investment for the state if it borrowed money to help fund a new arena in downtown Milwaukee for the Milwaukee Bucks.
more »


A $1 million gift from the pocket of the Majerus Family Foundation will create the Rick Majerus Endowed Scholarship at Marquette University.
more »


PNC Bank N.A. has closed on a $10 million loan to the Milwaukee Art Museum Inc. for its major restoration and renovation project.
more »

Current Issue
advertisement