Advertise on OnMilwaukee.com

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.

Businesses near East Side and UWM

Upcoming events near East Side and UWM

Flag1

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...

Flag2

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 ...

Flag3

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...

Flag4

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


ianswine_storyflow

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.

oliviachaneyinterview_storyflow

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.

eastsideretail_storyflow

"For lease" signs mask East Side vibrancy

June 8, 2015 9:02 a.m.

Those who spend a lot of time on the East Side might see all those "For Lease" signs on retail spaces and wonder why more and more are being built: in The Standard on North Avenue, The Overlook in the old Prospect Mall, OaklandNorth on the old Pizza Man site. While those signs abound, there is also clearly a lot happening in the area that surrounds Farwell and North.

conservatoryspelunking_storyflow

Urban Spelunking: Wisconsin Conservatory of Music

June 3, 2015 11:03 a.m.

Though one of Milwaukee's most recognizable and historic Prospect Avenue mansions was erected as a home for a wealthy industrialist, it wasn't long before sweet melodies filled the air in the sprawling building ... and continue to do so a century later.

buddhaoounge_storyflow

New Buddha Lounge offers a great, authentic pho

May 23, 2015 5:15 p.m.

Creating authentic pho, the Vietnamese dish that you can eat for any meal, is not easy, especially since to be real it has to contain tendon meat, which is chewier but adds flavor to the broth. Buddha Lounge on North Avenue, has a pho that is just like that served in Vietnam.

potusvisit10years_storyflow

When the president drops by: an oral history

May 19, 2015 1:11 p.m.

On a cool and cloudy morning exactly 10 years ago, a day not unlike today, the leader of the free world made a publicly unannounced, closed media visit to OnMilwaukee's then office at 1504 E. North Ave. Five employees from that day still work at OnMilwaukee. Here are their recollections from May 19, 2005; it's the first time they publicly document the entire experience.