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historic in the best way

10 square blocks

The Historic Third Ward is downtown Milwaukee’s top neighborhood destination for the arts, dining, shopping, recreation & more. Steps from Lake Michigan — and home to the city's top festivals — we are where historic meets modern, grit meets glam & renaissance happens on the daily.

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When it comes to dining, there’s something for everyone in the Third Ward — from dynamite burgers to grab-and-go sandwiches to fancy-night-out eateries. Though you’ll find dozens of fab food and drink options all over the Third Ward, here are a few to start with. 

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Host a Posh soiree

The Starling

Host your party or event at The Starling! With turnkey amenities to plan your event such as on-site bar, catering and audio/visual services, The Starling makes pulling together a grand event for your social or business gathering a breeze.

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Toast the season

Stop by for a brew or specialty cocktail at The Copper Turtle Brewery and Taverne, 330 E. Menomonee St., and marvel at the chic space with its signature copper serving tanks. 

The Copper Turtle

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Grab & Go

Go Grocer

Go Grocer, 415 E. Menomonee St., is a family-run store that offers fresh grab-and-go meals — and emphasizes local products and an extensive selection of beer and wine.

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say "I do" in style

The Starling

Host your wedding at the Third Ward’s newest venue. Boasting beautiful botanics throughout, a boardwalk overlooking the river and large bar to serve your guests, The Starling is an idyllic spot for your wedding. 

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