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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.

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On The Job: Photography by Jim Seder

Sept. 9, 2016 9:00 a.m. - Dec. 11, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Grohmann Museum at MSOE - 1000 N. Broadway

Following decades of work in local industry, Jim Seder resol...

Articles about Brady Street area


Check out the new Mangos Cafe East on Van Buren

Oct. 17, 2016 11:01 a.m.

Van Buren's Whiskey Bar has been utterly transformed from a divey bar into a tiki paradise. And we've got a first look at the space and the menu, which is guaranteed to give you a bit of a tropical reprieve even as the days grow shorter and cooler.


Chef Talk: Easy Tyger's Evan Greenhalgh

Sept. 23, 2016 6:06 p.m.

In the latest episode of Chef Talk, Kyle Cherek sits down with Chef Evan Greenhalgh of Easy Tyger to chat about trying to define Easy Tyger, the Milwaukee food scene and just what the heck the difference is between tapas, small plates and shared plates.


Mimma's to close, as new owners consider options

Sept. 23, 2016 4:10 p.m.

The new owners of the Brady Street building that houses Mimma's met with the restaurant operator, Girolama "Mimma" Megna, and asked her what she wanted to do with the 28-year-old restaurant. Mimma has decided to retire and the future of the space is under consideration.


Jo-Cat's Pub owners purchase Mimma's building

Sept. 16, 2016 7:10 p.m.

Jeno and Lorenzo Cataldo, the owners of Jo-Cats Pub, 1113 E. Brady St., bought the building next door that houses Mimma's. The future of the Italian restaurant, which opened in 1988, is yet to be determined.


Milwaukee Talks: Tavernkeeper Teri Regano of Roman Coin

Sept. 15, 2016 8:44 a.m.

This is Brew City, so it should come as no surprise that we value Milwaukee's beer-soaked history. And Regano's Roman Coin has been a part of that tradition for five decades. In honor of it Regano's is throwing a party and we asked Teri Regano about it.


Bosley on Brady closed for reconcepting

Sept. 8, 2016 7:01 a.m.

According to a sign posted on the door at Bosley on Brady, the restaurant is closed. The sign at 815 E. Brady St. reads: "We thank you for your loyal patronage and look forward to seeing you in a few months as we remodel."


Van Buren's Whiskey Bar to offer tiki and tacos as Mangos Cafe East

Sept. 1, 2016 3:01 p.m.

East Siders have about a week to fit in a last visit to Van Buren's Whiskey Bar & Grill at 1682 N. Van Buren St. The bar and restaurant is in the midst of a remodel that will transform the space into a tropical Caribbean themed bar and restaurant.


Dragonfly on Brady closing in early 2017

June 28, 2016 1:50 p.m.

After 16 years, Annette French plans to close the doors to Dragonfly, 1117 E. Brady St., in early 2017. Dragonfly, a funky hive of new and vintage goodies, was one of the East Side's go-to shops for gifts, clothing, jewelry and unique household items.