Businesses Reopening Archives

America’s Black Holocaust Museum officially reopens

March 3, 2022

On Friday, February 25, 2022, America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) officially reopened its doors with a ribbon cutting celebration at its new home in the The Griot, 401 W. North Ave. America’s Black Holocaust Museum is reemerging in Milwaukee’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood more than a decade after it was forced to close. In 2008, two… [Read More]

Milwaukee enters Phase 3 of reopening plan

June 11, 2020

Bars, restaurants can open for indoor service at 25 percent capacity Milwaukee officially moved to phase 3 of its reopening plan at 2 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2020, Mayor Tom Barrett announced Thursday, June 4, 2020. • Businesses can be open at 50 percent capacity of occupancy, with a maximum of 250 people. • Childcare… [Read More]

Resurrection of the economy

May 28, 2020

The US economy has been in a state of flux for years. There have been several mini-crashes on Wall Street since the Great Depression. None of these has been as severe as the impact COVID 19 has had on the US economy. The situation became so critical that the US government sent out stimulus checks… [Read More]

The hotel industry, like so many others, is doing everything it can to stay viable during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 21, 2020

In Milwaukee, hotels like the Iron Horse, Potowatomi and the Pfister, all closed early on in the pandemic. They’re not alone. Trish Pugal, interim CEO of the Wisconsin Hotel and Lodging Association said at the start of the pandemic, 18,000 hotel and lodging employees were furloughed. She said that number likely has increased significantly. “Approximately… [Read More]