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Where Unique Unites


Where Unique Unites

Powered By The People


Powered By The People

Now take the tour

So you didn't make it to Milwaukee this year - that's okay! Our city and its restaurants, bars, museums, theaters, and people will still be here to see you when you're ready. Until then, we've asked 30 Milwaukee community members to guide you through the city, from the arts to the food to the city's natural beauty.

These videos will introduce you to the sights, sounds, and flavors of our city - watch all 30 videos here, or explore each category below.

Thank you to our narrators...

  • Captain Bob De Vorse, Sea Dog Sailing
  • Beth Handle, Milwaukee Kayak Company
  • James Davies, Bublr Bikes
  • Russ Klisch, Lakefront Brewery
  • Scott Schwebel, Colectivo Coffee
  • Lisa Caesar, NO Studios
  • Natasha Jules, Jewels Caribbean
  • David Mark Zimmerman (Bigshot Robot), muralist
  • Marilu Knode, Sculpture Milwaukee
  • Michael Pink, Milwaukee Ballet
  • Adija Greer-Smith, Confectionately Yours
  • Mark Baden, meteorologist
  • Paul Bartolotta, Bartolotta Restaurants
  • Bobby Tanzilo, OnMilwaukee
  • Ira Koplowitz, Bittercube
  • Lilo Allen, Bronzeville Collective
  • Tony Snell, PrideFest
  • Theresa Nemetz, Milwaukee Food & City Tours
  • Mary Louise Schumacher, art critic
  • Miguel Sanchez, United Community Center
  • Justin Barney, Radio Milwaukee
  • Dr. Bert Davis, America's Black Holocaust Museum
  • Peggy Williams-Smith, VISIT Milwaukee
  • Jim Haertel, Best Place
  • Chuck Wickenhauser, Milwaukee County Zoo
  • Mei-Lyn Nelson, Foamation
  • Pardeep Kaleka, Interfaith Council
  • Venice Williams, Alice's Garden
  • Ahmad Nasef, Damascus Gate
  • David Crowley, Milwaukee County Executive

Meet the Filmmakers

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Samer Ghani is a freelance photographer and videographer born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Growing through the Milwaukee public school system and attending the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Samer took the the accumulation of his experiences professionally and socially working in the community to continue to reinvest in a better Milwaukee. 

Pairing up with Milwaukee-born and raised photographer and videographer, Andrew Kosmalski, they invest time into the community to broaden the reach and message of equality through multiple forms of art. 

"Working together alongside VISIT Milwaukee has been nothing short of an incredible experience, connecting, learning, and sharing about all things Milwaukee has to offer," he says.

Photo by Anna Rardin. A special thanks to Paper Holland for select backing tracks!

"Powered by the People" and "Unique Unites"

Hanson Dodge is a fully integrated, strategically driven agency — a mashup of designers, developers, writers, inventors, strategists, dreamers and analysts. They unleash the full power of their collective mind to inspire audiences and transform business. Specialties are: brand engagement, campaign development, technology solutions and digital commerce.

Thanks to Chuck Diesel for the footage of the Giannis mural and to the creator of the mural, Ruben Alcantar.