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Tortilla shop among many businesses benefiting from South Side BID

Published Jan. 9, 2015

A few years ago the Chairez brothers and other small business owners from the neighborhood began exploring the idea of establishing a business improvement district (BID). According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, there is a growing dining culture that matches the diverse community, including Mexican restaurants JC King Tortas and Taqueria Arandas, and Bombay Sweets, an Indian eatery.

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South Side Business Improvement District begins operations

Published Jan. 8, 2015

Businesses, property owners and civic leaders are proud to announce that beginning in 2015, the City of Milwaukee's newest Business Improvement District will begin enhancing the S. 13th St. and W. Oklahoma Ave area.

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Stainbrook struggles to rebuild "Purple House"

Published Jan. 1, 2015

Most longtime South Siders remember the controversial "purple house" which was located on 43rd and Howard Avenues and was both adored and abhorred for its colorful exterior and quirky yard decor. The struggle to rebuild the iconic building has been great, but new owner David Stainbrook finally sees a light at the end of the tunnel.

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Chavez BID looks to dramatically transform historic street

Published Dec. 11, 2014

Aside from a streetscape redesign a few years ago, Cesar E. Chavez Drive in Clarke Square remains the same as it was decades ago. That might change as a result of local organizations' efforts to greatly enhance the street's appeal.

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Geenen recounts struggle for civil rights on the South Side

Published March 29, 2014

In his books, community activist and author Paul Geenen has homed in on important, hyper local subjects, like the heyday of the Bronzeville neighborhood, the diversity of Sherman Park and the story of Gimbels and Schuster's department stores. His latest book for The History Press, "Civil Rights Activism in Milwaukee: South Side Struggles in the `60s and `70s," is the result of a special request.

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How to Bowl Like a Champ

Anyone who sucks at bowling needs to give duck pin bowling a try. You'll feel like a king in no time! Lucky for Milwaukeeans, we've got Koz's at our disposal. Koz's Mini Bowl (2078 S. 7th St) is a quintessential Southside Milwaukee dive-bar. A kitschy, comfortable, cozy throwback situated on the ...


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