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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.

This is The East Side.
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HAPPENING ON THE EAST SIDE

Oriental Theatre Jul 30 Amy The incredible story of six-time Grammy winner Amy Winehouse—told in her own words and with extensive, previously unseen footage.
Oriental Theatre Jul 30 Inside Out Animated family comedy about a young girl and the emotions that help her navigate a new city, house and school.
Yield Jul 30 Mortgage Freeman + Men On Horseback Live, free music tonight @Yield features Mortgage Freeman & Men On Horseback
G-Daddy's BBC Jul 31 Various Small Fires w/Matthew Franz, Micah Olson & the Many Singer-songwriter pop rock & blue eyed soul is how Various Small Fires describes itself. Catch their show live @G-Daddy's along with Matthew Franz and Micah Olson. $5 cover
EAST SIDE GREEN MARKET Aug 01 Jay Anderson Each week East Side Green Market features live acoustic music, sponsored by DeWan Dental Wellness. On Aug. 1st enjoy the sounds of Jay Anderson.
EAST SIDE GREEN MARKET Aug 01 East Side Green Market Featuring locally grown produce, the works of Milwaukee artists & artisans, designers, craftspeople, sustainable living/growing demonstrations, delicious local food & drinks, and great music. Visit website for list of vendors, music schedule & more.

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.
 

EAST SIDE BUZZ

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