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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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MAM Exhibit: How Posters Work

March 31, 2017 - June 25, 2017
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

As a medium of communication, the poster has a long hi...



June 28, 2017 12:00 p.m. - July 9, 2017, 12:30 a.m.
Henry Maier Festival Park - 200 N. Harbor Drive

Henry Maier Festival Park
June 28-July 9 (off-day o...


Bastille Days

July 13, 2017 11:00 a.m. - July 16, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Cathedral Square Park - 520 E. Wells St.

Bastille Days
Cathedral Square Park
July 13-16

Articles about East Side and UWM


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.


Bike-In Movie Series seeks support through crowd-funding

June 9, 2017 7:08 p.m.

Milwaukee's Bike-In Movie Series has been going strong for 9 years, but has recently shifted hands between the primary volunteers, including those who previously raised funds through commercial sponsors. Thus, the series is now hitting the digital streets via a new GoFundMe.


The story behind The Boat House

June 5, 2017 1:26 p.m.

Milwaukee's East Side "Boat House" is for sale. Here's a look back to a story from 2004 that provides the history and a resident's take on the nautical dwelling.