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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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Warped Tour

July 24, 2017
American Family Insurance Amphitheater - 200 N. Harbor Dr.

Warped Tour
American Family Insurance Amphitheater
July 24


Iron Chef Milwaukee

Aug. 27, 2017 7:15 p.m. - Aug. 27, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.

Milwaukee’s finest chefs are put to the test in the ultimate...

Articles about East Side and UWM


Arancine are the belle of the ball at Festa Italiana

July 17, 2017 1:01 p.m.

We're less than a week away from the 40th annual Festa Italiana (July 21-23), where one of the most popular dishes served is arancine, Sicilian fried rice balls. But, what are they? And how are they made. Dean Cannestra of Divino shows us how.


On the Burger Trail: The house burger at Easy Tyger

July 7, 2017 11:01 a.m.

Easy Tyger has a relaxed casual vibe. And its menu showcases flavors of Southeast Asia through the medium of familiar and comforting dishes like the ever-so-slightly Asian-inspored house burger, which I tried on my latest visit.


Panthers hire Northwestern assistant Patrick Baldwin as new head coach

June 20, 2017 1:14 p.m.

UW-Milwaukee has found its next men's basketball head coach, turning to Northwestern top assistant Patrick Baldwin to lead a Panthers program that's been in turmoil the past few years. Baldwin replaces LaVall Jordan, who left UWM last week to take the head coaching job at Butler.


Behind Milwaukee Film's big move to the Oriental Theatre

June 20, 2017 10:56 a.m.

We chatted with Milwaukee Film executive and artistic director Jonathan Jackson to learn when and why the organization decided to expand, its plans for the Oriental - on screen and off - and, most importantly, if "Rocky Horror" will survive the swap.


Check out renderings of Fink's new patio

June 16, 2017 1:06 p.m.

According to Fink's co-owner, Scott Johnson, a new patio is underway at the East Side cocktail lounge. Johnson believes it will be finished by mid-July.