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April 24, 2024

East Side Pub & Grill Is Closed, Redevelopment Coming

East Side Pub & Grille has closed - but big plans are in progress for the space

February 14, 2024

Here's the Date for Summer Soulstice 2024

Summer Soulstice Music Festival is featured by OnMilwaukee
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August 03, 2023

Black Cat Alley 2023 Call for Artists

The East Side BID is excited to announce plans to add a new mural to Black Cat Alley in fall 2023. We are issuing this Call for Artists in search of proposals for the wall selected for mural installation.

August 02, 2023

Construction Begins on Rapid Implementation Bike Lane Project

Construction is beginning on "rapid implementation," paint-and-post protected bike lanes to calm traffic on North Avenue.

June 28, 2023

Kawa Ramen Finds Temporary Home, While Two Other Milwaukee Restaurants Remain Closed After Fire

While one restaurant that had to shut down because of an east-side fire earlier this month has found a new, temporary home, two others say they'll be closed longer than expected.

June 22, 2023

26 Photos (and 1 video) from Summer Soulstice 2023

Check out Milwaukee Record's image gallery from Summer Soulstice Music Festival 2023!

May 03, 2023

East Side BID May 2023 Newsletter

Get updates on our State of the BID survey, new businesses joining the BID, the Ivanhoe Public Plaza, upcoming events, Summer Soulstice Music Festival and more.

March 29, 2023

Summer Soulstice Music Festival Date Set for 2023

Get the date and the details for this year's Summer Soulstice Music Festival.

February 27, 2023

Ponoma Cider Company Announces Soft Opening

Pomona Cider Company is excited to announce the soft opening of its new cidery and urban tasting room on Saturday, March 4 at 2163 North Farwell Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

February 15, 2023

The Oriental Theatre Gains National Historic Registry Status

The East Side's Oriental Theatre, one of the nation's finest historic cinemas, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.