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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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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...

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ComedySportz Show

April 28, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Comedy Sportz - 420 S. First St.

A ComedySportz® Match is an awesomely exciting comedy show p...

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ComedySportz Show

April 29, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Comedy Sportz - 420 S. First St.

A ComedySportz® Match is an awesomely exciting comedy show p...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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Hidden Gem: Monica's on Astor

April 21, 2017 9:11 p.m.

When it comes to profiling the hidden gems of Milwaukee's bar scene, the underground places quietly but essentially woven into the city's fabric, what could be more apt than a bar located literally underground. That's the case for Monica's on Astor.

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The Original slated for former East Side Red Dot space

April 21, 2017 1:36 p.m.

There's a new tenant on the docket for the the former Red Dot restaurant and bar space at 2498 N Bartlett Ave. The sale of the building is in the works, and a new upscale casual concept called The Original is set to move in as soon as late summer.

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Talking the old days with Billy Bob Thornton

April 21, 2017 11:36 a.m.

I've gotten away from using the phone. So when I am with the likes of a Billy Bob Thornton, as I was Wednesday before his Monday night show at Shank Hall, I not only think it's cool, but I find myself commiserating about the old days.

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Summer Soulstice Music Festival announces 2017 lineup

April 5, 2017 1:00 p.m.

This afternoon, the Summer Soulstice Music Festival - in its seventeenth year - announced its lineup of outstanding local music for its upcoming 2017 edition, featuring 18 bands spread across three East Side stages.

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Tha Circle moves into former Treats Tavern

March 27, 2017 1:36 p.m.

Tha Circle recently opened in the former Treats tavern space, 2221 N. Humboldt Blvd. The sports-themed bar also offers DJ and karaoke nights on Wednesdays.

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Rascal's On Murray is closing April 1

March 20, 2017 2:56 p.m.

According to a statement released by owner Jim Baade, Rascal's On Murray will close for good on Saturday, April 1. (No, not a joke.)

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Milwaukee's best Irish pub, 2017

March 17, 2017 1:06 p.m.

When it comes to finding a taste of Ireland and a tasty brew on St. Patrick's Day - or on any of the other 364 days of the year - OnMilwaukee readers have once again voted County Clare the best Irish pub in Milwaukee.

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Good City Brewing wins award, makes plans for expansion

March 14, 2017 2:01 p.m.

Good City Brewing, the urban brewery and taproom which opened last June at 2108 N. Farwell Ave., is full of good news this week. A reward, a possible expansion and a new canning line are all on the docket in the coming months.