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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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Articles about East Side and UWM


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Jow Nai Fouquet announces September closing

July 24, 2017 11:01 a.m.

Jow Nai Fouquet, the East Side restaurant specializing in fare from southern Thailand, has announced that it will be closing its doors sometime this September.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.