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


Murder for Two

Nov. 10, 2017 7:00 p.m. - Jan. 14, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stackner Cabaret

Co-written by Milwaukee High School of the Arts graduate Joe...


Holmes and Watson

Nov. 14, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Dec. 17, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Quadracci Powerhouse

Dr. Watson is called upon to disprove the many frauds, fakes...



Nov. 19, 2017 2:00 p.m.
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway

This heartwarming, family-favorite Broadway musical has won ...


Elf The Musical

Nov. 22, 2017 - Nov. 27, 2017
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - 929 N. Water St.

ELF The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orph...



Nov. 22, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway

This heartwarming, family-favorite Broadway musical has won ...

Articles about Brady Street area


Hidden Gem: Jamo's

Nov. 17, 2017 3:53 p.m.

You walk into Jamo's and you're in Jamo's world, which is intimate and unpretentious and dimly lit and anachronistic. It's stuck out of time and place, with its own people and practices, a distinct style and sense. Jamo's is an old corner tavern, the quintessential dive bar, the definition of a hidden gem.


Hidden Gem: Scaffidi's Hideout

Nov. 3, 2017 9:03 a.m.

While so many down-home Milwaukee bars are closed or have been "upgraded," Scaffidi's Hideout, just a hop north of Brady Street at 1837 N. Humboldt Ave., remains pure Milwaukee: friendly, no-nonsense, comfortable fun without pretense. If it feels like you're among family, you are.


Milwaukee's best wine list in a restaurant, 2017

Oct. 29, 2017 5:01 p.m.

Which vivacious variety of vino scored a victory in the best wine list in a restaurant category? Balzac and Pizza Man were in a tight fight to the finish, but who claimed the crown? Read on!


Milwaukee's best bakery, 2017

Oct. 28, 2017 6:26 p.m.

Peter Sciortino's first opened it doors in 1947 and despite being sold in 1997, much of the bread, rolls, cookies and pastries are the same ones sold in 1947.


Milwaukee's best Middle Eastern, 2017

Oct. 24, 2017 12:01 p.m.

Of all the Middle Eastern joints in all the towns in all the world, Milwaukee continues to walk into - and vote best in the city - Casablanca. The Brady Street staple won for the sixth year in a row.


Milwaukee's best wings, 2017

Oct. 19, 2017 12:02 p.m.

Points East Pub scores its fourth straight victory in the OnMilwaukee readers' poll for best wings. Elsa's, which finished third last year, takes over the No. 2 position in 2017.


Watch: Rolling ice cream with Fro Zone

Oct. 18, 2017 7:26 p.m.

This afternoon on Facebook Live, we rolled into Fro Zone, the newly opened ice cream shop on Brady Street, to roll some special ice cream sundaes with the help of co-owner Mike Kaid. Or more like Kaid made ice cream rolls and I just made a mess.


Milwaukee's best takeout, 2017

Oct. 15, 2017 12:02 p.m.

It was a tight race in the best of dining poll between Glorioso's and Jake's Deli for Milwaukee's best takeout, but a few more voters picked the classic Brady Street sandwich shop, deli and Italian market as their top choice.


Milwaukee's best fish fry, 2017

Oct. 13, 2017 12:01 p.m.

Milwaukee is a city packed full of delicious Friday night frys, a real hometown tradition. But which is the best of the many different and delicious options, according to you? The answer won't likely surprise you.


Burning Through Brew City: Glorioso's Human Torch sandwich

Sept. 11, 2017 7:46 p.m.

After last time swallowing a small tub of delicious pure napalm the Asian International Market calls papaya salad, it was a time for a bit of a cool down on the Burning Through Brew City beat - or not, thanks to a sandwich called the Human Torch.