Living in Milwaukee
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is the 28th largest city in the United States. Milwaukee and its surrounding suburbs is home to 12 Fortune 500 corporations, including Harley-Davidson, Johnson Controls, Rockwell Automation, Northwestern Mutual, Briggs & Stratton, and Kohl’s Department Stores. It is also home to the Milwaukee Brewers major league baseball team, the Milwaukee Bucks NBA team, and several minor league sports teams.
The Milwaukee metro area has a population of over 1.5 million. Residents of Milwaukee enjoy year-round leisure activities including ethnic festivals, boating, fishing, waterskiing, and downhill and cross country skiing and snowmobiling in winter. Milwaukee offers top restaurants, resorts and cultural activities. Milwaukee has five regional shopping malls, the Milwaukee County Zoo just a few blocks from campus, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum, Discovery World, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Ballet, two opera companies and several theater companies.
Milwaukee is also famous for Summerfest, the world’s largest music festival. The Summerfest grounds host a different ethic festival every week including Festa Italiana, German Fest, Irish Fest, Mexican Fiesta, and many more. Also, Cathedral Square downtown hosts Jazz in the Park and Bastille Days every summer.
Milwaukee also offers many family friendly venues such as the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. You will never be at a loss for entertainment in the Milwaukee area.
Links of Milwaukee Interest
Greater Milwaukee Convention & Visitors Bureau
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce
OnMilwaukee.com (Milwaukee's Daily Magazine)
JSOnline (Milwaukee Newspaper)
Milwaukee Brewers Baseball
Milwaukee Bucks Basketball
Green Bay Packers Football (2 hours north of Milwaukee)
Milwaukee Admirals Hockey
Milwaukee Wave Indoor Soccer
Marquette University Golden Eagles
Milwaukee offers a wide variety of restaurants including many ethnic choices and top steak houses.
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