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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 Jul 20 MAUDIE Maudie is based on the true story of folk artist Maud Lewis (Academy Award nominee Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine, Happy-Go-Lucky) and the unlikely romance between her and a hardened reclusive bachelor, Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke, Boyhood)...
Oriental Theatre Jul 20 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.
Von Trier Jul 20 Robin Pluer & Mrs. Fun Robin Pluer & Mrs. Fun, Thursday, July 20, 7 PM
Jazz Estate Jul 20 Greg Koch + Marshall Trio: A Special Intimate Performance Join us for a special intimate performance with Greg Koch and the Koch-Marshal Trio at The Jazz Estate on Thursday July 20 at 9pm!
Von Trier Jul 21 Bill Stone Trio with Todd Holmes & Marc Wilson Bill Stone Trio with Todd Holmes & Marc Wilson, Friday, July 21, 7 PM
Murray Hill Pottery Works Jul 21 One-Night Stand: Play with Clay Drop-in event offering anyone, newbie or experienced, the chance to show up and play with clay with no commitments. Sit at the wheel and play while teachers help you get a feel for clay and make your very own handmade bowl or whatever you wish.

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

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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