Milwaukee to hold vigil tonight for Paris

The popular Eiffel Tower replica statue will not be at this year’s Bastille Days festival due to the restoration work it requires. However, East Town Association officials are attempting to bring it back next summer.
The popular Eiffel Tower replica statue will not be at this year’s Bastille Days festival due to the restoration work it requires. However, East Town Association officials are attempting to bring it back next summer.
The Bastille Days Eiffel Tower replica will be part of a vigil today in Milwaukee for the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks.
The Bastille Days Eiffel Tower replica will be part of a vigil today in Milwaukee for the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks.

A vigil to reflect on the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris last week will be held tonight in Milwaukee.

The vigil will be held at 5:15 p.m. at City Hall at the corner of Wells and Water streets.

The East Town Association’s Eiffel Tower replica, normally used during Bastille Days, will be erected for the event.

See more in a report from WISN-TV Channel 12, a media partner of BizTimes Milwaukee.

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Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, he is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, their son, Zach, and their dog, Hokey. He is an avid sports fan and is a member of the Muskego Athletic Association board of directors.

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