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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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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 ...


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...


Dreamgirls @ Milwaukee Repertory Theatre

Oct. 2, 2015 7:00 p.m. - Nov. 1, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

Following sold-out runs of Ragtime and The Color Purple, the...

Articles about East Side and UWM


The Winchester serves up tasty, sharable eats

Oct. 7, 2015 7:15 p.m.

The Winchester, 2321 N. Murray Ave., opened last month in the former Two Bucks space and the kitchen is now in full swing. The menu, developed by Chef Frank Harroun of Lucky Joe's Alchemy & Eatery, features bar food with a twist.


"Peace Officer" hunts for solutions to cop-civilian tensions

Oct. 3, 2015 1:56 p.m.

William "Dub" Lawrence knows more about the current tensions between cops and citizens than most people - and from both sides of the debate. As former Utah sheriff, he helped create the state's first SWAT team in 1975, serving over 16,000 warrants without issue. 30 years later, that very team he helped bring to life would be responsible for his son-in-law's death. His story and ensuing investigation takes the spotlight in the doc "Peace Officer."


The Waxwing needs your support

Oct. 1, 2015 4:13 p.m.

The Waxwing, an artist consignment shop, will move to a new, larger location on the East Side and to make this dream a reality owner Steph Davies has created a Kickstarter campaign.


Yearwood's Milwaukee trip includes Café Hollander, Boswell Books

Sept. 28, 2015 8:26 a.m.

After an insane Friday night concert, Trisha Yearwood didn't sit around resting up for Saturday night's double-header concert to roll around. She and a group from FM 106.1 - including two lucky listeners - headed to Café Hollander for a chef's table-like lunch and Boswell Book Company for a book signing.


Mashable closes Wolski's

Sept. 28, 2015 7:08 a.m.

Writer, photographer, multimedia producer and former Milwaukeean Jake Naughton closed Milwaukee's beloved Wolski's in a recent piece for Mashable.


Milwaukee All-Stars: Cat whisperer and rescuer Julie Krawczyk

Sept. 27, 2015 5:12 a.m.

Meet the East Side's Julie Krawczyk, a programmer by day and cat and kitten saver by night. Julie is total All-Star material, giving everything she does 100 percent effort, and she tried to get a feline for the Milverine.


9 cat questions my 7-year-old asked our vet

Sept. 24, 2015 6:14 p.m.

My 7-year-old daughter is a big fan of cats, and not coincidentally, she's a big fan of our veterinarian, Dr. Becky Banks, from the Small Animal Hospital. In honor of OnMeowaukee Cat Week - and Becky and Mara's friendship - my daughter prepared nine questions about cats for Dr. Banks, which I shared with Becky over coffee. Here they are, in Mara's own words.