East Side and Downer Ave. Businesses Have Simple Ways You Can Show Support

We’ve got a few more ways to support your local businesses.

It’s Saturday afternoon and you’re walking the concrete sidewalks of a 60-degree Milwaukee. Milwaukeeans are bustling between post-payday shopping and grabbing a quick bite at their favorite local spot.

Well, we wish. In order to to look forward to those days again, small businesses need the continued support through what’s deemed to be some of their toughest times yet.

The East Side and Downer Avenue Business Improvement Districts have webpages on how you can show them a little love.

The East Side and Downer Avenue have their own respective websites.

The East Side has ways to help their local businesses out such as delivery and carry-out, shopping, gift cards and donating to employee relief funds.

Downer Avenue businesses can be helped through the same methods. They also have a virtual appointment category through Athletico Physical Therapy which is offering Facetime or Zoom appointments for clients.

Whether you’re looking for a change from your home-cooked meals, retail therapy or to tip your local bartender don’t forget to do it with a little extra love.



Morgan is a 2020 MilMag intern. She's Minnesota born, but has a Milwaukee heart. An Alverno College undergraduate and will be graduating in December 2020 . Follow her on social media @morgan_lemner