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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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Five Presidents

March 17, 2015 7:30 p.m. - April 5, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

World Premiere Event! Brilliantly intellectual and darkly fu...

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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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Low Down Dirty Blues

March 27, 2015 8:00 p.m. - May 24, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

Sassy, sensual, and sultry – we dare you not to sing along! ...

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Toastmasters 5th Anniversay event

April 1, 2015 12:00 p.m. - April 1, 2015
Wisconsin Gas Flame - 626 E. Wisconsin Ave.

The Toastmasters Club is proud to be celebrating its 5th Ann...

Articles about Brady Street area


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Chef Talk: Ardent's Justin Carlisle

March 27, 2015 12:06 p.m.

In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek interviews Justin Carlisle, chef at Ardent as well as a 2015 James Beard Award semifinalist.

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Meet the "Brady Street cheater"

March 20, 2015 10:27 a.m.

Last Saturday was a 50-something degree day that was perfect for biking, grilling, the St. Patrick's parade and, apparently, confessing your sins at a busy intersection wearing nothing but tighty-whities.

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Milwaukee All-Star: Foo Fighters' video director Josh Adams

March 15, 2015 5:10 a.m.

Josh Adams lives in the Brady Street neighborhood half of the year and for the other half he is on tour with the Foo Fighters as their video director. In the past, Adams worked with Michael Jackson, Elton John, Beastie Boys, Tina Turner, Yanni, Barenaked Ladies, Drake, AWOL Nation, Dropkick Murphys and more.

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Influential MKE jazz band Clamnation prepares one final show

Feb. 27, 2015 1:06 p.m.

After a quarter of a century as Milwaukee music mainstays, Clamnation is coming to an end, bringing things to a grand close Friday night at the Nomad World Pub beginning at 9 p.m. There tends to be an assumption of the worst when band members go separate ways, but that's far from the case here.

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Who's gonna take over Angelo's Lounge?

Feb. 27, 2015 10:01 a.m.

Angelo's Lounge, 1686 N. Van Buren St., is available for lease. Hopefully, the right person will take it over and keep the lounge magic flowing.

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Van Buren's Whiskey Bar and Grill might open this weekend

Feb. 24, 2015 12:42 p.m.

Van Buren's Whiskey Bar and Grill will open soon at 1682 N. Van Buren St., in the former Libby's space. Owner Frank Sandino says it could open as soon as Friday and a grand opening will take place in March.

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Milwaukee's best non-Irish pub, 2015

Feb. 23, 2015 10:29 a.m.

This was undoubtedly a close one, with Nomad World Pub narrowly edging out last year's winner, Cafe Benelux, by only six votes.

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Wangard's Brady and Water project moves forward

Feb. 11, 2015 8:12 a.m.

The old Habhegger Wheel and Axle building at 1701 N. Water St., near Brady, is completely down now and Wangard's project to bring residences and retail to the space is underway.