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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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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 LIVE

Feb. 23, 2015 7:00 p.m. - March 30, 2015
Three Lions Pub - 4515 N. Oakland Ave.

CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015 - LIVE AT THREE LIONS PUB WHETHER YOU...

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Five Presidents

March 17, 2015 7:30 p.m. - April 5, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

World Premiere Event! Brilliantly intellectual and darkly fu...

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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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Toastmasters 5th Anniversay event

April 1, 2015 12:00 p.m. - April 1, 2015
Wisconsin Gas Flame - 626 E. Wisconsin Ave.

The Toastmasters Club is proud to be celebrating its 5th Ann...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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Carini's crafts Neapolitan-style pizza

March 12, 2015 9:04 a.m.

At the end of 2014, OnMilwaukee.com first reported Carini's, 3468 N. Oakland Ave., installed a new oven - an Acunto Mario - and would serve Neapolitan pizzas in early 2015. OnMilwaukee.com recently stopped in to sample the wood-fired pies.

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Frugal Tips: Cut the cell phone

March 9, 2015 6:09 p.m.

Have you ever thought, "What would life be like without a cell phone?" For a majority of the population, they already know. I, unfortunately, have never lived in a world where cell phones did not exist or were too expensive to own. But, when it comes to living frugally, cell phones can actually have a huge impact.

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Ramen party is a perfect pairing with Wisconsin winters

March 4, 2015 11:16 a.m.

Ramen for a dinner party is an exciting and relatively inexpensive theme to craft a dinner party around. At its very basic it only requires a few veggies and a handful of noodles, but it has the ability to unfold possibilities like a flower. During a ramen party, there is something of a slow, orchestral build until suddenly the cymbals are crashing, the violin bows are fraying and the tubas are blasting fortissimo.

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Two Panthers earn all-conference honors

March 2, 2015 6:02 p.m.

Following a season in which the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was ineligible for postseason play, the Horizon League recognized two players off the Panthers squad for helping lead the team to a winning record in the conference. Senior guard Steve McWhorter and junior forward Matt Tiby were named Second Team All-Horizon League.

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Rapper Milo brings his music - and his hopes - back to Milwaukee

March 1, 2015 9:26 a.m.

Rory Ferreira, aka Milo, has always been on the move. When he was a kid, he moved around a lot. Here, he moved up in the local rap scene, and with his name growing clout, he moved yet again - as many hopeful young artists do - to Los Angeles. And as many hopeful young artists do, he soon found the cold part of the industry. It became time to move again, back to the town he previously left: Milwaukee. So far, he's picking up right where he started.

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13 daily occurrences at UW-Milwaukee

Feb. 25, 2015 4:36 p.m.

Whether it's seeing the same person in a specific location every day or having the same cashier every day at lunch, college campus life can feel like one big continuous cycle sometimes. Here are some of the things that seem to happen every day on campus at the UW-Milwaukee.

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Two Broke Interns: Hello, Milwaukee!

Feb. 23, 2015 6:02 p.m.

Danielle Stobb and Maggie Polsean are students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. They came up with the idea of 2 Broke Interns as a way to share Milwaukee from a student's perspective. Follow the blog each week for stories, recommendations and advice for successfully exploring Milwaukee on a budget.

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Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum opens new exhibition on March 6

Feb. 19, 2015 11:46 a.m.

The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Ave., is pleased to present "Private Spaces, Public Authority," on view March 6 through June 7, with an opening reception the evening of Friday, March 6, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. with a special members only preview from 5:30 to 6 p.m.