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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 ...


Japanese Design Today 100 Exhibition

Oct. 30, 2015 6:00 p.m. - Feb. 6, 2016
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - 273 E. Erie St.

Generously sponsored by the Japan Foundation and the Japanes...


Of Mice and Men

Jan. 19, 2016 - Feb. 21, 2016
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

One of the most celebrated works in American literature, Of ...

Articles about East Side and UWM


Local bars say "no dice" to bar dice

Jan. 29, 2016 2:14 p.m.

The management at Rascal's, Duke's On Water and Scooter's Pub decided to discontinue bar dice on Monday afternoon, according to Rascal's bar manager, Katie Charusch. It did not go over well with customers.


Beer garden's opening and German Beer Day fall on same Saturday

Jan. 28, 2016 2:40 p.m.

Saturday, April 23 is the first day of the season and it's also German Beer Day, which celebrates the 500-year anniversary of the Duke of Bavaria proclaiming that a drink can only be called "beer" if it's made from water, barkey, and hops.


First look: Easy Tyger

Jan. 19, 2016 11:05 a.m.

Deliciously composed dishes inspired by street food fare are the name of the game at Easy Tyger, a well-designed East Side small plates spot that offers diners the opportunity to "eat the world."


Rapid Review: Stone Bowl Grill

Jan. 15, 2016 2:56 p.m.

Korean food is a relative rarity in Milwaukee. But, if you're craving a warming bowl of something flavorful, often spicy and sometimes surprising, Stone Bowl is one place in town that will satisfy.


Milwaukee All-Star: UW Credit Union's Howard Goldstein

Jan. 3, 2016 5:14 a.m.

Anyone who is a member of the University of Wisconsin credit union and frequents the Milwaukee branch knows this week's All-Star, Howard Goldstein. But do they know that Goldstein is also an accomplished actor and playwright?


Kabana Grill closes, merges with K2 Grill on East Side

Jan. 2, 2016 1:34 p.m.

It's not the end of the road for Kabana Grill, which closed its Layton Avenue location this past week. The business has, however, relocated to its sister restaurant, K2 Grill on Milwaukee's East Side.


Asian Fusion preps for grand opening on East Side

Dec. 21, 2015 11:07 a.m.

We preview Asian Fusion, a new restaurant specializing in authentic Chinese and fusion dishes, opened quietly at the end of November and is currently finalizing its menu for a grand opening on Jan. 9.


This one time at band camp: Ladies Rock!

Dec. 20, 2015 11:13 a.m.

Ladies Rock - a rock-and-roll band camp for grown women - started in 2015 and will have another session in March at UWM. The camp invites 30 women to learn an instrument, form a band and gig out within a weekend.


New legislation puts housing rules and regulations at risk

Dec. 17, 2015 6:18 p.m.

If property owners don't like the details of the fire code, should they still be required to install sprinklers? If the ideological zeal of Sen. Frank Lasee and Rep. Robert Brooks is taken to its logical conclusion, then they won't be.