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FASHIONABLE QUIRKY HISTORIC INNOVATIVE YOUNG-AT-HEART

FASHIONABLE QUIRKY HISTORIC
INNOVATIVE YOUNG-AT-HEART

We offer everything you need to enjoy life in Milwaukee in just a few blocks between the Lakefront and Milwaukee River.
The East Side Business Improvement District invites you to learn more about opportunities in this vibrant neighborhood.

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HAPPENING ON THE EAST SIDE

Oriental Theatre May 27 The Avengers Earth's mightiest heroes are put to the ultimate test.
Oriental Theatre May 27 Lambert & Stamp The story of Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert, who discovered, mentored and managed the iconic band that would become known as The Who.
JAZZ ESTATE May 27 EVAN CHRISTIAN Evan Christian is Milwaukee music staple, bringing his unique brand of singing and songwriting to the Jazz Estate every Wednesday for the last five years.
The Hotel Foster May 28 Laura and the Killed Men Classical singer-turned-folk-artist Laura Kepner-Adney shades her Americana with country and echoes of Appalachia. Also featuring New Boyz Club and Lady Cannon.
Yield May 28 The Zimmer Effect w/Midnight Liedtke & Witching Hours Grungy, proggy, groovy, funky The Zimmerman Effect plays with guests Midnight Liedtke and The Witching Hours in this free live show at Yield.
Whole Foods Market May 30 Make A Kid's Kite It's perfect kite weather and the best place to fly one is right here on the East Side near the lake. Drop in and make a kids' kite with your friends at Whole Foods Milwaukee. Visit the service desk at the door to sign up.

FEATURED EAST SIDE BUSINESSES

Beans and Barley Beans and Barley A specialty deli, market and full restaurant specializing in all things healthy, delicious and vegetarian-abundant.
Kashou  Carpets Kashou Carpets Milwaukee's oldest & most trusted name in carpets since 1910. For nearly a century Kashou Carpets has continued to offer unparalleled service. The greatest selections!
Von Trier Von Trier German decor surrounds you in this historic and classic cocktail lounge. Famous on the East Side as one of the first upscale lounges, today offers a variety of beers, cocktails, hot drinks and their popcorn. Try their new Wurst menu.
Little Monsters Little Monsters An eclectic mix of items from international favorites to local Milwaukee designers. Classic to Modern styles! Organic and Earth friendly items! Wacky and Tacky treasures.

EAST SIDE NEWS

LIVE WHERE IT’S ALL WITHIN REACH

LIVE WHERE IT’S ALL WITHIN REACH

Now is the time to grab one of the brand new East Side pads before someone else swoops in and steals your view. Where else can you ditch the car and have entertainment, lakefront/river trails and daily services all within view of your apartment? There is an energy to the East Side that cannot be matched anywhere else in Milwaukee, and you'll find that living right in the middle of it will invigorate you.
KEEPING THE EAST SIDE CLEAN

KEEPING THE EAST SIDE CLEAN

There’s a familiar face back on the streets of the East Side, keeping the area litter-free and friendly.

The East Side Business Improvement District has hired Henry Brown to maintain a clean & friendly neighborhood. Henry formerly worked for Riverworks and was at one time assigned to the East Side BID as part of a litter /street maintenance contract with the organization. This time Henry has launched his own business and is working exclusively on the East Side. He’ll not only clean-up in front of businesses but makes rounds in the immediate neighborhood after busy weekends.
 

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