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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 Sep 21 WIND RIVER Wind River is a chilling thriller that follows a rookie FBI agent (Elizabeth Olsen) who teams up with a local game tracker with deep community ties and a haunted past (Jeremy Renner) to investigate the murder of a local girl on a remote Native American Reservation in the hopes of solving her mysterious death.
Oriental Theatre Sep 21 THE BIG SICK The romantic comedy The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani, “Silicon Valley”), who connects with grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) after one of his standup sets.
Sep 23 Doors Open Milwaukee - Black Cat Alley! Explore Black Cat Alley during the 7th annual Doors Open Milwaukee, set for September 23 and 24, 10 am to 5 pm! Black Cat Alley will premiere a new mural and alley updates!
The East Side Sep 24 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..
Vintage Sep 24 Trivia Mafia Prizes for your A's to our Q's. Free to play, with a chance to win bar tabs, Lakefront Brewery products, tickets to Comedy Sportz and a surprise prize.
Landmark Lanes Sep 24 Pool tournament @ Landmark Lanes Love playing pool? Try your hand at our weekly pool tournament- every Sunday at 7pm!

FEATURED EAST SIDE BUSINESSES

Nine Below Nine Below Welcome to the world's first indoor, underground Maker's Golf Tavern. Nine Below offers you a chance to forge your own course. . . nine feet underground. And as proud citizens of the fair Brew City, there is one more element that is of the utmost importance: a fully-stocked bar. This is Wisconsin after all. Located in the heart of Milwaukee's East Side, we're ready to help you make your next date night, bachelor party, or corporate event a hole-in-one.
Jazz Estate Jazz Estate Located on Milwaukee's Eastside, the Estate has been hosting some of the best local and national jazz musicians for more than 40 years. Unassuming and intimate, the space feels more like a neighborhood cocktail joint than a national jazz venue but looks certainly can be deceiving. ​
The Waxwing The Waxwing The Waxwing features local art & handmade gifts at affordable prices & whenever possible, made out of refurbished or recycled materials. The Waxwing is currently home to over 100 local artists!
Izumi's Izumi's Milwaukee's Premier Japanese Sushi & Izakaya Restaurant

EAST SIDE NEWS

AWARD-WINNING DEVELOPMENT RIGHT HERE

AWARD-WINNING DEVELOPMENT RIGHT HERE

Where can you find award-winning new developments? On The East Side, within just a few blocks of each other.
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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