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Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Balzac’s maturing menu

Nearly every restaurant on Brady Street offers outdoor seating. Most of the seats are very much amid the hustle and bustle, as diners share the sidewalk with pedestrians. But there is one place, Balzac, that provides tables with more privacy.
Friday, June 13, 2008

Frank Alioto

When Brady Street resident Frank Alioto became a fireman 25 years ago, he fulfilled his boyhood dream. When he published his first book earlier this year, he realized one of his greatest adult aspirations: to chronicle the history of his neighborhood. Milwaukee’s Brady Street Neighborhood, published as part of Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series, is an engaging visual survey of the area and its people from the mid-19th century through today. It also serves as an excellent primer to the changing face of Brady Street.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Book Preview

Brady Street has a well-established reputation as one of Milwaukee’s most exciting and diverse neighborhoods, and one that deserves respect for its resilience to great industrial, social, economic and demographic changes. A new book by Frank Alioto, a Milwaukee fire captain and columnist for the neighborhood newsletter Brady Street News, offers an engaging visual survey of the area from the mid-19th century to today.
Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Peter Sciortino’s Bakery

Forget about coffee; six days a week, residents near Brady and Humboldt wake up to the aroma of fresh-baked bread wafting from Sciortino’s.
Friday, April 4, 2008


It makes sense that readers would deem Summerfest the best place in Milwaukee to people watch, since no other event in the city draws a better cross section of people—or, for that matter, more people period.
Friday, April 4, 2008

Brady Street Dog Parade

It’s hard to miss the sight of lots of four-legged cuties prancing or tiptoeing—depending on the breed—down Brady Street. You can take in this unique scene at the Brady Street Dog Parade, held the first Sunday in October.