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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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Jazz In The Park

July 21, 2016 5:00 p.m. - Sept. 1, 2016, 9:00 p.m.
Cathedral Square Park - 520 E. Wells St.

Celebrating 25 years in 2016, Milwaukee's favorite free, out...

Articles about Brady Street area


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.


MKE's Smallest Bar is at large on Brady Street

June 27, 2016 9:04 a.m.

Josh Malone - who co-owns Malone's On Brady - along with the owner of the neighboring bar Club Brady, Mike Lee, turned the tiny and scruffy outdoor space between their businesses into an eight-seat outdoor tavern called, aptly, MKE's Smallest Bar.


Red Light Ramen announces location for brick and mortar shop

June 22, 2016 12:42 p.m.

Chef Justin Carlisle announced today that he has finalized negotiations on a space that will become a brick and mortar location for Red Light Ramen. The space will feature a full ramen shop, as well as function as an extension and events venue for Ardent.


Urban Spelunking: Brady Street's Engine Co. 6

June 21, 2016 9:03 a.m.

Recently, we visited Engine Co. 6 on Brady Street, a firehouse that, in addition to being well-known in the neighborhood, has a long history on the East Side. The first station was built here in 1875 and was replaced with the current building in 1946.


Nomad kicks off summer with new biergarten

June 9, 2016 11:01 p.m.

After two years and several renditions of building designs, Nomad World Pub owner Mike Eitel finally unveiled a "temporary" biergarten for the summer of 2016.


In search of the perfect pizza: Zayna's

June 1, 2016 3:30 p.m.

Despite a sizable menu that includes hand-tossed pizzas, pizza blogger Rick Rodriguez dings Zayna's Pizza for the dense crust and a Mexican pizza on which the toppings "could use a little tweaking."