Explore interesting topics and articles featuring resident stories, community events and interesting facts in the vibrant East Side of Milwaukee. Go ahead, explore.



Brew City Pride

Known as Beer City, Brew City, Beer Town, and Brew Town, our fair city, Milwaukee, is the undisputed Beer Capital of the World. What’s as remarkable in Milwaukee as the actual brew itself, is its fascinating legacy. The references are literally everywhere. Our baseball team is named the Brewers. Ever wonder how the name came …

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Living the Lake Life

The word “Milwaukee” is thought to mean Good Land in Algonquian. What makes this land so good? Its proximity to water. Lake Michigan forms our majestic third coast to our east, and the beautiful Milwaukee River runs through downtown. The best way to take advantage of the water is, of course, by boat. Without question, …

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Tour Allure

Did you catch the fun of Eastcastle Place senior living community’s recent Milwaukee Theater Bus Trip celebrating National Road Trip Day? We had a blast. A few highlights were: Learning some of the rich history of our favorite music venues Sharing our memories of our own music and theater experiences Discovering the amazing fact that …

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Social Media Mania

While older adults were not the earliest users of social media, the population has certainly jumped on the proverbial band wagon and adopted it in recent years in a significant way. The definition of social media is surprisingly simple. According to this story from History Cooperative, social media is: “the different forms of online communication used by people …

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Springtime in Milwaukee

It may feel risky to talk about spring in Milwaukee (two words: April snow). So, we’ve learned to approach spring with cautious optimism, but April typically means spring is on the way. Here are a few exciting experiences in the Milwaukee Eastside neighborhood, to celebrate the spring season. If you haven’t explored the 3rd Street …

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