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INNOVATIVE YOUNG-AT-HEART

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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 May 29 THE LOST CITY OF Z Based on author David Grann’s nonfiction bestseller, The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region.
Oriental Theatre May 29 NORMAN: MODERATE RISE & TRAGIC FALL OF A NY FIXER Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) lives a lonely life in the margins of New York City power and money, a would-be operator dreaming up financial schemes that never come to fruition...
Hotch Spot May 29 Hotch Spot Quizmaster Trivia Trivia Thursday’s starting at 8 PM
Von Trier May 30 Quizmaster Trivia at Von Trier Von Trier hosts Quizmaster Trivia on Tuesday nights beginning at 7pm, sponsored by Founder's Brewing Co.
Hotch Spot May 30 Hotch Spot Quizmaster Trivia Trivia Thursday’s starting at 8 PM
Von Trier May 31 Stein Club Night Join us Wednesday for the Von Trier Stein Club and German Draught Night for non-members.

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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