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East Side and UWM

Milwaukee's East Side, home to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, offers art house cinema, boutique shopping, clusters of night life, dining and more. And the Olmsted-designed Lake Park is a Milwaukee gem.

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Bloody Mary Brunch Tour

June 26, 2016 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Articles about East Side and UWM


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Adventure Rock opens new East Side location

June 18, 2016 12:26 p.m.

Adventure Rock opened the doors of its brand new East Side location on Saturday, June 18. As early as 1 a.m., dedicated climbers were waiting in line to set first chalky fingers on the dozens of new climbing routes spread out over 16,000 square feet.

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First Look: Good City Brewing

June 15, 2016 6:34 p.m.

OnMilwaukee got a sneak peek of Good City Brewing this afternoon - and sampled four of its onsite-brewed beers. Here's a first look of the brewery, located on Farwell Avenue in the space that was formerly Crank Daddy's Bicycle Works.

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A conversation with sister act Lily & Madeleine

June 13, 2016 7:06 p.m.

The alt pop sister duo of Lily & Madeline have found an infectious combination of mesmerizing mellow music and potent, passionate lyrics. They'll bring that hypnotic mix to the Back Room at Colectivo Coffee on Prospect on Wednesday night.

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North Point Lighthouse hosts Graef book signing

June 9, 2016 7:02 a.m.

On Sunday, June 12, from noon to 2 p.m., award-winning children's book illustrator Renee Graef will be at the North Point Lighthouse Museum at 2650 N. Wahl Ave., for a book signing of her latest book titled "B is for Beacon: A Great Lakes Lighthouse Alphabet."

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Yokohama 1910 takes over Yield bar space

June 7, 2016 1:32 p.m.

Yokohama 1910, a ramen restaurant specializing in draft cocktails, will soon open in the former Yield space, 1932 E. Kenilworth Pl. The business is the latest venture from StandEatDrink Hospitality Group, which owns Movida and the upcoming Madrid Hotel.

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5 views of the Maryland Avenue Montessori addition

June 3, 2016 12:19 p.m.

The Maryland Avenue Montessori School building has been growing periodically ever since the first school was opened on the site in the mid-1860s. With one of MPS' most successful and popular programs bursting at the seams of the building, a new addition is coming.

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Good City Brewing plans June 17 opening

May 27, 2016 11:01 a.m.

The time is almost ripe for the opening of Good City Brewing, Milwaukee's first East Side urban brewery and taproom, the second of eight breweries slated to open in the coming months.

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Updated: Yield bar is closed

May 27, 2016 9:40 a.m.

According to a source, Yield, 1932 E. Kenilworth Ave., closed last night and once word spread through social media, so many customers showed up it turned into a "borderline block party."

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First Look: Insomnia Cookies

May 13, 2016 11:46 a.m.

Milwaukee's first Insomnia Cookies opened at 11 a.m. today at 1804 E. North Ave. The chain specializes in late-night delivery of freshly baked cookies.