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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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Ancient Skies

March 23, 2015 - Nov. 1, 2015
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St.

MPM’s new immersive digital show -- created right here at ou...

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UWM Museum Studies Student Exhibition

May 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. - March 31, 2016
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St. Third Floor

Hue Knew? An Exploration of Color is the culmination of the ...

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Bugs on the Balcony

May 29, 2015 - Oct. 31, 2015
Betty Brinn Children's Museum - 929 E. Wisconsin Ave.

The bugs return to the Betty Brinn Children's Museum’s south...

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Discovery World Summer Camp

June 15, 2015 9:30 a.m. - Aug. 28, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.

We know that your kids are smart, talented, creative, curiou...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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La Masa opens Saturday

July 21, 2015 5:10 p.m.

La Masa, the new empanada restaurant at 1300 E. Brady St., will debut on Saturday, just in time for the Brady Street Festival.

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UWM Union Theatre announces altered name, admission policies

July 14, 2015 8:06 a.m.

The new school year is approaching, and like many students, the UWM Union Theatre is showing up on the first day with some changes picked up over the summer - namely an altered name and some new admission policies.

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Melthouse Bistro is closed

July 13, 2015 10:08 p.m.

The gourmet grilled cheese shop announced its closing on Facebook yesterday.

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Updated: Ian's Pizza wants to sell wine

June 23, 2015 11:45 a.m.

Ian's Pizza By the Slice, 2035 E. North Ave., has applied for a Class C Wine Retailer's License. The Madison-based Ian's opened its first Milwaukee location at the end of 2009 and opened a second eatery at 146 E. Juneau Ave. in 2012.

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6 questions for English singer-songwriter Olivia Chaney

June 10, 2015 4:56 p.m.

This weekend, The Pabst Theater Group debuts a performance space both new and extremely familiar: Colectivo Coffee on Prospect. But while the potential of snagging a cup of coffee and a concert at a venue both cozily familiar and relatively unknown has its appeal, the main draw Sunday evening is still definitely the performer: English singer-songwriter Olivia Chaney, whose recent debut, "The Longest River," has earned her raves.