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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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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 ...


Southern Exposure: The Jews of Argentina

Oct. 4, 2015 12:00 p.m. - Jan. 17, 2016, 4:00 p.m.
Jewish Museum Milwaukee - 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

This exhibit explores Argentina’s Jewish community – the six...


The Naked Truth Exhibition

Oct. 16, 2015 5:00 p.m. - Dec. 5, 2015
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - 273 E. Erie St.

Milwaukee artist group "Boy Heavy, Girls Welcome" explores t...


Larry Sultan : Here and Home

Oct. 23, 2015 10:00 a.m. - Jan. 24, 2016
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Larry Sultan: Here and Home is the first retrospective of ce...

Articles about Brady Street area


Start your shopping on Brady Street

Nov. 19, 2015 2:05 p.m.

Anyone who likes sipping, shopping and indulging should head over to Brady Street tomorrow - that's Friday, Nov. 20 - for the block's Holiday Open House.


A delightful read: Fooditor article focuses on Red Light Ramen

Nov. 11, 2015 1:45 p.m.

It's always great, of course, to see acknowledgement for our city from visiting folks. But, it's even better when the account is written by a James Beard-Award-winning food writer like Michael Gebert. Such is the case with a recent post on Red Light Ramen.


Last Fink's mural update ... for now

Nov. 10, 2015 8:02 a.m.

The blank wall on the North Water Street side of Fink's on the East Side has been replaced with the beginnings of a new mural. Owner Scott Johnson says it will be the last one ... at least for now.


UPDATE: Couples neither boning nor boring anymore at Fink's

Oct. 30, 2015 9:58 a.m.

Earlier this month, a renegade painter altered a single letter on the the mural on the exterior wall at Fink's to read "Couples are boning and everyone knows." Now, the sign is gone. But something is coming ...


New Giovanni's can match food but not the mob dreamer who ran the old one

Oct. 22, 2015 12:05 p.m.

As Jeff Sherman and Lori Friedrich have reported, Giovanni's restaurant, once the best place for a veal chop in Milwaukee, is going to reopen on Old World 3rd Street. I have great hope that it can capture the magic way with food that the old place, located at Van Buren and Brady Streets, had. But no matter how good the food is, it won't be the same without Max Adonis.


Trump wants to "make your hair great again"

Oct. 14, 2015 5:04 p.m.

This week, surprise, surprise, Donald Trump's image grows even larger as his coif get plastered on one of the more visible streetside outdoor ad spots in Downtown Milwaukee.


Fink's sign goes from boring back to boning

Oct. 12, 2015 8:39 a.m.

This past summer, Fink's on Humboldt and Water, hired Filthy Freehand's Sarah Linkus to paint a sign on its long north exterior wall that read, "Couples are boring and everyone knows," in all caps. Today, that sign reads differently ... again.


The Hamilton is closed

Sept. 22, 2015 5:05 p.m.

After almost five years in business, The Hamilton, 823 E. Hamilton St., served its last drink on Sunday. The cocktail lounge opened in 2011.