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Batter up! It's '414 Day' and the Brewers take to the field on their opening day

April 18, 2022

Every April 14, the city celebrates 414 Day. Reflecting Milwaukee’s area code, the day is highlighted by festivities, specials, and happening around town. This year was a unique iteration of Milwaukee Day as it also marked opening day for the Milwaukee Brewers along with a release of the new Grace Weber song, “414,” and so much more. VISIT Milwaukee commemorated the occasion with an event at the 3rd Street Market Hall featuring a new video by Imagine MKE and the poem “Fire Light,” by poet laureate Dasha Kelly Hamilton. Read about all the festivities here.

  • Wisconsin Public Radio
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  • Partner Business Mentions: 3rd Street Market Hall, American Family Field, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Milwaukee Bucks

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CBS 58 News at Noon: Bulls Series Could Be Lucrative

This year the I-94 series reignited itself in explosive fashion. After a hard-fought regular season series, the Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls lock horns again in the playoffs. The close proximity between the two has the potential to bring in major dollars of economic impact throughout the series.
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  • Partners Mentioned: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee Bucks

Viking’s new cruise ship to arrive in Milwaukee on May 6 to kick-off 2022 cruise season

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  • Partners Mentioned: Lake Express High Speed Ferry, Port Milwaukee

What you need to know about Milwaukee, Nashville and the race to host 2024 Republican National Convention

Milwaukee and Nashville are the final two cities in the running for the 2024 Republican National Convention. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel examined the differences between the two cities and what might position Milwaukee as the potential host of the convention.

  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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  • Partners Mentioned: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, Milwaukee RiverWalk District, Wisconsin Center, Wisconsin Department of Tourism

America’s Black Holocaust Museum: Our Journey Through Time

After a conversation with VISIT Milwaukee’s Jake Mesiter, travel writer Danelle Gay decided that America’s Black Holocaust Museum was a must-visit attraction. In the article, Danelle describes her experience along with those of her teenage son and his friend.

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  • Partners Mentioned: America’s Black Holocaust Museum

Article originally published on 4/18/22