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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 Jul 27 EAT THAT QUESTION: FRANK ZAPPA IN HIS OWN WORDS Iconoclastic composer and musician Frank Zappa was an unforgettable character, aggravating and fascinating, whose music never became “popular,” but who had an enthusiastic worldwide following, including in Lithuania where fans erected a statue of him.
Oriental Theatre Jul 27 WIENER-DOG Welcome to the doghouse! The latest hilariously biting comedy from writer/director Todd Solondz (Happiness, Welcome to the Dollhouse) is a twisted Lassie for misanthropes.
The East Side Jul 31 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..
Rascals On Murray Jul 31 Karaoke Sunday Nights It's KARAOKE SUNDAY!! Stop by tonight and sing your heart out at Rascal's on Murray.
The East Side Aug 07 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..
The Back Room @ Colectivo Coffee Aug 07 Sean Hayes + special guest Derik Hultquist There is something raw and down-home about this music. Simple and straightforward the piano, guitar, drums, bass, occasional horns and back-up singing surround his warm, vibrato laden voice that leads the way down “side street alleys” or to “that spot with the jukebox where we can sing your favorite tune.”

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.
 

EAST SIDE BUZZ

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Summer Soulstice
Tomato Romp
Black Cat Alley