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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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Tyjeski's walking tour takes in East Side terra cotta

July 21, 2016 2:52 p.m.

Walker's Point-based ceramics sculptor, teacher and architectural historian Ben Tyjeski is also a leader of walking tours around town; ones that focus on the city's terra cotta, the subject of a book he's working to get published. His next tour is on Sunday.

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Excavation lays to rest talk of old East Side cemetery

July 20, 2016 3:02 p.m.

When folks dig, I always hope something turns up. Except, that is, when excavation began in June for a new addition to Maryland Avenue Montessori School on the East Side, where I am a member of the School Governance Council and also served on the building addition team.

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DJ Grand Master O throws down the beats in Brew City and beyond

July 18, 2016 9:03 a.m.

DJ Grand Master O is one of Milwaukee's busiest DJs, with multiple standing weekly gigs including Fridays on the Edelweiss Boat Line's late night cruises. We recently caught up with Grand Master O and chatted about his music, family, goals, hair and more.

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Important meeting set to discuss the future of Lake Park Bridge

July 14, 2016 11:14 a.m.

A public information meeting on the future of the Ferry & Clas-designed Lake Park Ravine Road footbridge has been set for Tuesday, July 19 at 5 p.m. in the meeting room beneath Lake Park Bistro. Testimony will be heard from the community.

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10 ways to get your French food fix at Bastille Days

July 12, 2016 5:01 p.m.

Ooh la la! Bastille Days, one of the nation's largest French-themed fests, will be hoppin' at Cathedral Square Park this weekend. And it would be a shame if you didn't indulge in some of the festival's best French fare. Here are 10 ways to get your fix.

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School Yard Bar & Grill is closed

June 28, 2016 6:40 p.m.

According to former employees, The School Yard Bar & Grill, 1815 E. Kenilworth Pl., is closed. The space was formerly Southport and, before that, it was Cans for eight years.

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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.