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.
Oriental TheatreMay 03EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! A “spiritual sequel” to the stoner hit Dazed and Confused, the comedy Everybody Wants Some!! is set in the world of 1980 college life and follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Oriental TheatreMay 03MILES AHEADMiles Ahead is a wildly entertaining and moving exploration of one of 20th century music’s creative geniuses, Miles Davis, featuring a career-defining performance by Don Cheadle (Hotel Rwanda, Crash) in the title role.
VON TRIERMay 03Quizmaster TriviaPlay the weekly trivia quiz and compete for prizes every Tuesday.
The East SideMay 08Sunday BrunchTime 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..
WaxwingMay 08Metal Stamping WorkshopIn this Metal Stamping workshop you will be offered two pieces of metal to make two necklaces or a pair of earrings. Steel numbers, letters, and an array of shapes and symbols are hammered into pieces of brass to create your own custom piece of jewelry. You will learn to patina your metal, polish, and finish the jewelry to completion. All supplies provided and no previous jewelry making experience is required.
VON TRIERMay 10Quizmaster TriviaPlay the weekly trivia quiz and compete for prizes every Tuesday.
FEATURED EAST SIDE BUSINESSES
Beans and BarleyA specialty deli, market and full restaurant specializing in all things healthy, delicious and vegetarian-abundant.
Kashou CarpetsMilwaukee'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 FosterThemed 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'sMilwaukee's Premier Japanese Sushi & Izakaya Restaurant
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.