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

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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...

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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...

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Miracle on South Division Street

Nov. 24, 2017 8:00 p.m. - Dec. 17, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

by Tom Dudzick Nov. 22 – Dec. 17, 2017 Studio Theatre Direct...

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A Christmas Carol

Nov. 28, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Dec. 24, 2017, 9:00 a.m.
The Pabst Theater - 144 E. Wells St.

The Rep’s hit new adaptation, which broke box office records...

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88.9 Presents Locals Only

Dec. 6, 2017 8:30 p.m. - Jan. 31, 2018
Nomad World Pub - 1401 E. Brady St.

Get to Nomad World Pub on Wednesdays for local musicians and...

Articles about Brady Street area


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3 Dishes: Mark Salamone of Dorsia

Nov. 22, 2017 12:46 p.m.

In this series, we ask chefs to recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Mark Salamone of Dorsia about the housemade pasta and pizza that makes Dorsia stand out from the crowd.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.