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Brady Street area

Historic Brady Street has long been an ethnically diverse community near Downtown Milwaukee and is easy walking distance to the shore of Lake Michigan. In addition to its diversity, it’s known for its unique mix of specialty retail shops, ethnic cuisine, coffee shops, chic salons and a vibrant nightlife.

Businesses near Brady Street area

Upcoming events near Brady Street area

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Ancient Skies

March 23, 2015 - Nov. 1, 2015
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St.

MPM’s new immersive digital show -- created right here at ou...

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UWM Museum Studies Student Exhibition

May 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. - March 31, 2016
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St. Third Floor

Hue Knew? An Exploration of Color is the culmination of the ...

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Bugs on the Balcony

May 29, 2015 - Oct. 31, 2015
Betty Brinn Children's Museum - 929 E. Wisconsin Ave.

The bugs return to the Betty Brinn Children's Museum’s south...

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Discovery World Summer Camp

June 15, 2015 9:30 a.m. - Aug. 28, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.

We know that your kids are smart, talented, creative, curiou...

Articles about Brady Street area


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Napolitano cements solo career with "Naked"

July 1, 2015 7:20 p.m.

Johnette Napolitano is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, author and artist who spent 30 years, more or less, with the alternative rock band Concrete Blonde. She will play a solo show at Shank Hall on Friday, July 10. Tickets are available now.

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Featured bartender: Brandon Reyes of Fink's

June 23, 2015 9:05 a.m.

Working backwards on his resume, Brandon Reyes worked at Fink's for the past eight months. Prior to that, he was employed at Blue Jacket for 1 1/2 years and before that as a bar back at The Hamilton. OnMilwaukee.com recently stopped in for a Mai Thai and a chat with Reyes.

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Fox and Branch offer "Jug Band Jamboree" day camp

June 10, 2015 7:13 p.m.

Dave Fox and Will Branch have been a musical duo and "jug band" called Fox & Branch for two decades, bringing joyful sounds to grown ups and children. For the first time this July, they will offer a day camp for kids at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.

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She said/she said: Happy hour at Fink's

May 28, 2015 1:02 p.m.

She said/she said is a series of rapid reviews written by the intrepid duo, Lori Fredrich and Carolynn Buser. Tune in weekly for our latest meanderings on hot spots around town. This week's feature: Happy Hour at Fink's

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The Philly Way on Brady closed

May 21, 2015 1:30 p.m.

No more phillies on Brady. But, there might be more coming at the former Pabst bottling house.

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From Brady to Nepal benefits quake victims

May 12, 2015 8:03 a.m.

The Riverwest Aces and David J. Thomas perform at the "From Brady to Nepal" benefit event on Saturday, May 16 at The Hi-Hat Garage, 1701 N. Arlington Pl.

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Cobalt Glassworks adds more luster to an East Side gem

May 11, 2015 11:28 a.m.

A while back I had the pleasure of exploring the 1876 cream city brick house at 1363 N. Prospect Ave. Designed by architect James Douglas, for grain broker Gilbert Collins, the house has since been converted to office space, but it retains many of of fabulous details. The other day, Cobalt Glassworks' Jon Schroder sent me some photos of newly restored vintage windows from Collins House.

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Jo-Cat's Pub undergoes major renovation, expansion

May 7, 2015 11:07 a.m.

Jo-Cat's Pub, 1311 E. Brady St., is a family-owned bar that opened in 1978. Currently, it's in the middle of adding a second-floor bar and rooftop patio, along with many other upgrades. However, the goal is to keep the owner-described "dive bar" very similar to how it was, just fresher and larger.

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Local music groups vie for Big Gig "golden tickets" in Battle of the Bands

May 5, 2015 9:16 a.m.

With new headliner and schedule announcements popping up seemingly everyday, the sunny sonic spectacle that is the Big Gig is finally beginning to take shape. But while most of the work takes place in closed-door meetings and over negotiation-heavy phone calls, a part of the Summerfest process has also been taking place on a stage right out in the open, featuring local bands hoping to win in front of a crowd of fans hoping to be won over.