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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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ComedySportz Show

March 24, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Comedy Sportz - 420 S. First St.

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Articles about East Side and UWM


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.)


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.


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.


Watch last-place UWM Panthers play for NCAA Tournament berth tonight

March 7, 2017 2:03 p.m.

UWM finished the regular season with the Horizon League's worst record and its lowest seed for the conference tournament. But tonight, the Panthers will play in the league's conference championship, with an NCAA Tournament appearance on the line.


What should replace Rosati's on Farwell?

March 7, 2017 10:31 a.m.

It's an unfortunate week for Italian franchises, it seems. Yesterday we reported that Buca di Beppo on Van Buren had closed. And today, we've confirmed that Rosati's at 2238 N. Farwell Ave., is also shuttered.


3 dishes: Supper's Erik Hansen

Feb. 27, 2017 11:01 a.m.

In this series, we ask chefs around the city to describe their restaurants in their own words and recommend three dishes that embody the best of what they offer. In this edition, we talk with Chef Erik Hansen of Supper, Milwaukee's modern supper club.


Are you the next owner of the East Side Red Dot?

Feb. 24, 2017 2:01 p.m.

The fate of the former East Side Red Dot still hangs in the balance. In fact, as of today, the restaurant building is for sale. What could go into the popular East Side bar and restaurant? That depends on the buyer, says owner Martin Beaudoin.


Explore newfangled CSA options at Local Farmer Open House March 11

Feb. 21, 2017 4:01 p.m.

In a world with so many intractable problems - homelessness, war, financial and political instability - joining a CSA is a small, but concrete act that improves our land, community, economy and quality of life. It's a small act with big consequences


Eat this now: Build your own poutine at Red Lion Pub

Feb. 20, 2017 11:01 a.m.

If you're a fan of the Québecois specialty comprised of French fries and cheese curds covered in gravy, then you're going to be pretty stoked that you can now can build your very own uniquely unctuous basket of poutine at Red Lion Pub. Yes, really.