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INNOVATIVE YOUNG-AT-HEART

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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 Jun 25 MAGGIE'S PLAN Writer/director Rebecca Miller (The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, The Ballad of Jack and Rose) returns with a witty, modern romantic comedy. Greta Gerwig stars as Maggie Hardin, a vibrant and practical thirty-something New Yorker working in education, who without success in finding love, decides now is the time to have a child on her own.
Oriental Theatre Jun 25 FINDING DORY Finding Dory reunites the friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish Dory with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
The Back Room @ Colectivo Coffee Jun 25 David Bazan with special guest Laura Gibson David Bazan was, for many years, the songwriter and driving force behind the acclaimed indie band Pedro the Lion. After a decade helming the project, Bazan got to work exorcizing both his demons and angels, ditching the Pedro moniker in favor of his given name and has since released several critically-acclaimed albums.
The East Side Business Improvement District Jun 25 Summer Soulstice Music Festival Coming on June 25th, 2016 Milwaukee’s official celebration of the summer solstice, is now in its 16th year!
Urban Om Jun 25 The Urban 108 @ Summer Soulstice Music Festival As part of the Summer Soulstice celebration on North Avenue, Urban Om is offering a special 108 sun salutation flow at Water Tower Park at the end of North Avenue, under the sun and in the open. Sun salutations are traditionally practiced to honor...
The East Side Jun 26 Sunday Brunch Time to take it down a notch and enjoy a long brunch at one of several East Side places. Each offering a different atmosphere, creative dishes, brunch drink specials & more. We've got a list of options..

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!
The Hotel Foster The Hotel Foster Themed as a prohibition-era hotel lobby bar with antiques, crafted cocktails and a carefully curated selection of beers from around the world. Live music, film screenings and other creative happenings take place here.
Izumi's Izumi's Milwaukee's Premier Japanese Sushi & Izakaya Restaurant

EAST SIDE NEWS

New Businesses To The East Side

New Businesses To The East Side

The East Side Business Improvement District works to enhance the E. North Ave neighborhood's appeal to businesses and customers. Businesses like Beans & Barley, The Oriental Theater and Kashou Carpets thrive as traditional mainstays, and now we are pleased to welcome several new businesses to The East Side.
 

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Summer Soulstice
Tomato Romp
Black Cat Alley