The Blog


Our blog is a digital compass that guides you through the experiences, stories, and insights that make Milwaukee truly special. With every post, we invite you to explore the hidden gems that await your discovery, immerse yourself in the local culture, and embark on virtual journeys that spark your wanderlust. Whether you're planning your next adventure, seeking insider tips, or simply indulging in armchair exploration, let us inspire, inform, and ignite your curiosity. Start exploring now and dive into a world of endless possibilities. 

Indigenous Peoples Day: Celebrating Milwaukee’s Original Residents

The Milwaukee area is home to a rich cultural history that dates back hundreds of years. Once home to seven tribes, the landscape of the “Good Land” was shaped by our Native American ancestors. As we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day, it is important to honor and remember the area’s first residents…

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Spend Your Day the Bobby Portis Way

Colectivo on the Lakefront Ever wonder where Bobby gets his energy? With beautiful views of shimmering Lake Michigan and scenic McKinley Park, grab a coffee, tea, or smoothie and find your morning motivation at Colectivo on the Lakefront. You never know, Bobby Portis may be your barista…

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A Q&A With Mark Brent

In search of a new challenge, Grafton resident Mark Brent took to the Milwaukee River with a camera, winding his way from West Bend to the Milwaukee Harbor. Now an hour-long film, “The Journey,” shares Brent’s experience kayaking the river and is underscored by his love for the urban outdoors…

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Explore Your Love for 414

Love Milwaukee so much you want to sing about it? Well, there’s a song for that! 414 by Grace Weber (feat. Mudy) is a love song to Milwaukee from the heart. Here’s an itinerary to show your 414 pride: Hang out at a rooftop bar View the city from the rooftops of Milwaukee. Delicious food, cool…

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Meet Potawatomi Casino | Hotel's New CEO

Dominic Ortiz, newly appointed chief executive officer of Potawatomi Casino | Hotel, first moved to Milwaukee in July 2021 after running a slew of prestigious casinos around the country. Read on to see how he’s been enjoying the 414 and learn why you should visit Potawatomi Casino | Hotel on your…

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Baird Center Expansion

Now that the expansion is complete, the Baird Center will offer 52 state-of-the-art breakout rooms, 300,000 contiguous square feet of exhibition space, the stunning rooftop Baird Ballroom with city views, inclusive amenities and more!

Potawatomi Casino | Hotel

Located minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Potawatomi Casino | Hotel offers high-stakes bingo, nearly eight types of table games, more than 3,000 slot machines, and a 500-room luxury hotel.