Shut down the streets. Have a party. Wisconsin night markets use fun to spur development.

MILWAUKEE - Music streams through a large set of speakers as children play and dance in the intersection of West Wisconsin Avenue and North Old World Third Street. 

The kids aren`t the only ones having fun. A dad carrying shopping bags steps out into the intersection to dance along to "The Wobble" by V.I.C. as the crowd grows. There are college students, workers in suits, teens in ripped jeans and small children dancing along, smiling and laughing together as they blend into the dancing mass...

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Ken Notes: I would agree that a vibrant community is good for business and it is not often that this connection is made. In fact the downtown vendors often complain when the streets are closed while in reality many are discovering their stores for the first time and will return to shop another day...



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