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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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Jazz In The Park

July 21, 2016 5:00 p.m. - Sept. 1, 2016, 9:00 p.m.
Cathedral Square Park - 520 E. Wells St.

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Articles about East Side and UWM


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Roots: Underground Outfitter moves to Downer Avenue

Aug. 23, 2016 11:03 a.m.

After three years in business, Roots: Underground Outfitter, an urban upscale clothing store for primarily men, will relocate from 5328 W. Vliet St. to 2622 N. Downer Ave. in the former Paperwork space.

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12 things to do at Bradford Beach

Aug. 20, 2016 12:02 p.m.

On a summer day full of sunshine, what better way to spend it then heading out to one of Milwaukee's gems, Bradford Beach. Even though it is just a beach, there is still plenty of things to do there. In fact, we've listed 12 simple ones right here.

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Nine Below "maker's golf tavern" sets opening date

Aug. 13, 2016 8:48 p.m.

Nine Below, Milwaukee's first "maker's golf tavern," will open to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the area below Beans & Barley, 1905 E. North Ave. It features two nine-hole indoor miniature golf courses and a bar that looks and feels like being outdoors at dusk.

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North Point Lighthouse is putting on a fresh face

Aug. 12, 2016 10:45 a.m.

North Point Lighthouse is receiving a facelift with its first complete house and tower painting since it was restored over 10 years ago. The $23,500 project includes cleaning, repairing and replacing wood and materials where needed, and painting the keeper's quarters museum and the lighthouse tower.

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Goodbye, Hotel Foster

Aug. 11, 2016 3:39 p.m.

The Prohibition-era, hotel lobby themed bar's last night is Saturday, Aug. 13 but it will reopen one last time on Thursday, Aug. 18 for Lex Allen's show.

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Red Light Ramen to preview new location this weekend, open Aug. 10

Aug. 4, 2016 1:01 p.m.

Beginning Aug. 10, Red Light Ramen won't be reserved exclusively for the late night crowd. But if you're dying to get your first glimpse of its new digs, you can do so this weekend. The final "late night ramen" will be held in the new space Aug. 5-6.

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Red Dot closes East Side location

July 26, 2016 2:23 p.m.

According to multiple reports published today, the East Side location of Red Dot Bar - the restaurant and bar known for its wings and Canadian-style poutine - has officially closed. The Wauwatosa location, however, will remain open.

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Milwaukee Talks: CBS 58 News morning anchor Jessica Tighe

July 25, 2016 5:33 a.m.

Jessica Tighe is an appreciative person. While the Elm Grove native has worked in West Virginia, the Quad Cities and La Crosse, now she's home and co-anchoring the morning news on CBS 58. Ask Tighe how it feels and she actually gets goose bumps: "I have family here. I'm invested in this market," she says with a smile.

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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.