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Discounts For Customers - Support Local Businesses - Fight Cancer and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have launched a new program that provides discounts at local Southern Oregon stores while raising money to fund cancer research, programs and services. Shoppers who donate $20 or more to the American Cancer Society are eligible to receive a free Shop Downtown Discount Card. Simply make a donation online, get your receipt verified, and receive your discount card to save 5-15% off at participating businesses.

When you get a Shop Downtown Discount Card, you help support your neighbors, the local economy, and the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. You also can get great savings on a variety of products and services every time you patronize a participating business. It’s a win/win situation.

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Things to do in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Main Street of old Downtown Milwaukee speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Milwaukee the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Milwaukee brings meaning to leisure time while enjoying the local yarn shop and wandering through in amazement with the different fibers and vast array of colors. Signing up for a class is easy and fun and serves as a great getaway for a few hours to enjoy the company of fellow knitters.

Downtown Milwaukee has several options for shopping for specialty food items that are not found in regular grocery stores. Shops tailored for "foodies" offer tastings of the products as well as scheduled culinary classes to perfect your skills. Shop for infused oils, salts and spices from around the World!

Downtown Milwaukee brings a custom fit every time a shoe is bought locally. Nothing beats the hands on experience of shoe shopping to add to your collection of Men's, Women's and Children's shoes. Try them on, walk around and make sure you have the best fit as every manufacturer is a bit different on sizing.

Downtown Milwaukee brings smiles by way of doughnuts and pastries made fresh daily for your enjoyment. Everyone has their favorite of course but having a variety of bakeries is what makes downtown so special. Fritters, scones and pies oh my!

Why do you love downtown?

Catherine Payne
Great vibe! Low key. Feels like old time Hawaii.

Kathleen Gerds
Looking forward to Ashland downtown. Theater and shopping here we come.

Michelle Reesey
Haven't been there yet. Trip is planned in April.

Sandy saltzer
Great shopping

i have been here since 2005 and fell in love with downtown, the shops are amazing, good prices, nice people, great gifts ect... the scenery is wonderful as well

Restaurants in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Afro Fusion Cuisine Brands

3862 South Lake Drive Unit 407
Downtown Milwaukee

Best Friend Clubhouse

2722 North Drive Mlk Drive
Downtown Milwaukee

Beans & Barley Market & Cafe

1901 East North Avenue
Downtown Milwaukee

Agk Ribs

4100 West Burleigh St
Downtown Milwaukee

Bay View Sports Bar

2327 South Kinnickinnic Avenue
Downtown Milwaukee

Albashaa Cafe

1751 North Farwell Avenue
Downtown Milwaukee

B & B Tap

3021 South 13th St
Downtown Milwaukee

3 Hermanos

1332 West Lincoln Avenue
Downtown Milwaukee

10 G Restaurant Group

1617 West Wells St
Downtown Milwaukee

Bartolotta Restaurant Group

6005 West Martin Drive
Downtown Milwaukee

Albanese's Tavern

701 East Keefe Avenue
Downtown Milwaukee


235 South 2nd St
Downtown Milwaukee

3 Zzz

3800 North Teutonia Avenue
Downtown Milwaukee

Agnos Mega Restaurant

7727 West Greenfield Avenue
Downtown Milwaukee

Alterra Coffee Roasters

4500 North Oakland Avenue
Downtown Milwaukee

Barnacle Bud's

1955 South Hilbert St
Downtown Milwaukee

B & T Sole Food

1230 West Burleigh St
Downtown Milwaukee

Au Bon Appetit

219 North Milwaukee St # 2c
Downtown Milwaukee

Bel Air Cantina

6817 West North Avenue
Downtown Milwaukee

Ashley's Que

124 W National Ave
Downtown Milwaukee

4 S Investments

918 West Mineral St
Downtown Milwaukee

Bennett's Cafe

6015 North Teutonia Avenue
Downtown Milwaukee


2101 N. Prospect Ave.
Downtown Milwaukee

Big Daddy's Hoagies

2627 West Capitol Drive
Downtown Milwaukee

Anchorage Restaurant

4700 North Port Washington Road
Downtown Milwaukee

Downtown Milwaukee Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Milwaukee can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Bring an actual credit card to avoid deposits and pre-authorizations consuming money in your checking account which will reduce your available balance. Hotels that accept paper cash often ask for a hefty deposit to cover potential damages in your room leaving you scrambling to find an ATM.

Other sources of noise can be opening and closing trash dumpsters and also during collection by garbage trucks. Another great question is if they have any renovation plans, or underway that could affect your ability to relax. Pack earplugs and eyeshades!

Elevators are notorious for being a nuisance so ask to be roomed on the top floor and as far away as possible. Most hotels book nearby rooms last so hopefully they have availability elsewhere.

Hyatt Place Milwaukee West
11777 W Silver Spring Drive

Schuster Mansion Bed & Breakfast
3209 West Wells Street

Ambassador Inn
2301 W Wisconsin Ave

The Park East Hotel
916 East State Street


Astor Hotel
924 E Juneau Ave

Milwaukee Airport Inn
1716 W Layton Avenue

Ramada Milwaukee Downtown
633 W Michigan Street

Rodeway Inn & Suites
4400 S. 27th Street

The Iron Horse Hotel
500 W Florida Street

The Pfister Hotel
424 E Wisconsin Ave

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
333 W Kilbourn Ave

The Plaza Hotel
1007 N Cass Street

Best Western Woods View Inn
5501 W National Avenue

Aloft Milwaukee Downtown
1230 N Old World Third St

InterContinental Milwaukee
139 E Kilbourn Ave

La Quinta Inn Milwaukee Northwest
5442 North Lovers Ln Rd

Marriott Milwaukee Downtown
323 E Wisconsin Ave

Hotel Metro
411 E Mason St

Hampton Inn Milwaukee Northwest
5601 N Lover's Lane Rd

The Brewhouse Inn & Suites
1215 N 10th Street

Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 W Wisconsin Ave

Ambassador Hotel - Milwaukee
2308 W Wisconsin Ave