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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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Just the Facts

Jan. 11, 2017 10:00 a.m. - March 4, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
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Articles about Brady Street area


Hybrid Lounge to close

Feb. 14, 2017 10:20 a.m.

According to a Facebook post, Hybrid Lounge, 707 E. Brady St., will close on Saturday, Feb. 25.


New Family Meal offering at Balzac tackles issue of food waste

Feb. 6, 2017 3:01 p.m.

"Waste not, want not." It's a saying that's been used for centuries to remind people that they should care for their resources. But it's also a fitting description for a new Family Meal offering at Balzac, which aims to call attention to, and help eliminate, food waste.


3 dishes: Tony Kora and JJ Lert of Rice N Roll Bistro

Jan. 16, 2017 1:01 p.m.

In this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Chefs Tony Kora and JJ Lert of Rice N Roll Bistro.


A last look at Cempazuchi, which closed Saturday

Jan. 15, 2017 12:01 p.m.

Cempazuchi quietly closed its doors Saturday night. It's not always possible to revisit an old favorite before it closes, but we were lucky enough to pay a visit on Friday to bid adieu to the restaurant, which opened in April 1999.


Former Mimma's Cafe on Brady Street will be reborn as Dorsia

Jan. 11, 2017 4:15 p.m.

When Jeno and Lorenzo Cataldo purchased the Mimma's Cafe property last fall, there was much speculation about what was coming to the space. According to information gleaned this afternoon, the restaurant is slated to reopen sometime this spring as Dorsia.


Reimagining Brady Street: What would you like to see?

Jan. 6, 2017 2:01 p.m.

There have been numerous closures on Brady Street in recent months, sparking a change in the nature of the popular neighborhood. It's not the first time the area has seen change. But, it begs the question: what's in store for the future of this street?


Cempazuchi to close after nearly two decades

Jan. 4, 2017 10:15 a.m.

Another Brady Street staple, Cempazuchi Comida Bravo, has announced that it will close in the coming weeks. Known for its regional Mexican cuisine, including mole and fish tacos, the restaurant opened to the public in spring of 1999.


Sanford chef to step back from Like Minds Brewing

Dec. 20, 2016 3:44 p.m.

It's not a decision taken lightly. However, in an announcement made today, Chef Justin Aprahamian will be stepping back from his role as co-owner of both Like Minds Brewing Company in Chicago and Like Minds brewery and restaurant in Milwaukee.