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Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013

East Side landmark doesn’t disappoint

 This July, a Milwaukee East Side tradition
08.01.2013 | | Posted at 08:00 AM

An East Side favorite returns, with more seating

By Mrinal Gokhale
The Pizza Man reopened on Monday after a more than two-year absence following a fire that burnt down the restaurant's former Oakland Avenue location. The restaurant remains on the East Side, with the new location at 2947 North Downer Ave. Founder Mike Admidzich has recreated the inviting old-world atmosphere with the help of Rinka Chung Architecture, Inc. They have incorporated a tin ceiling, Edi...
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
“We lost everything overnight,” says Deanna Amidzich of the January 2010 four-alarm fire that destroyed Pizza Man, the historic East Side restaurant she owned with her husband, Mike. In the aftermath of the fire, which had been deliberately set at a neighboring North Avenue restaurant, the couple scouted new...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010

As university expands, North Avenue adjusts to increased student presence

Milwaukee’s East Side lost one of its historic landmarks early in the morning on Jan. 19, when after 40 years anchoring North Avenue, the restaurant Pizza Man burned down in a four-alarm blaze. The fire, which has been ruled arson, demolished a building that also housed Cush Lounge, the Black and White Café, the Grecian Delight restaurant and 10 apartments. Pizza Man will reopen, but almost...
Monday, Nov. 16, 2009

Pizza Man

Especially when the world has gone topsy-turvy, it’s comforting to know that some things haven’t changed. Take Pizza Man, which has maintained its rustic barn-wood decor since opening in t

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