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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Souvenir

Sept. 8, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Nov. 5, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stackner Cabaret

Souvenir is a charming and hilarious musical comedy that rem...

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Guys and Dolls

Sept. 19, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Oct. 29, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Quadracci Powerhouse

After sold-out productions of Ragtime and Dreamgirls, Mark C...

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The Who & The What

Sept. 27, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Nov. 5, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stiemke Studio

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Disgraced and ...

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Halloween Members Night

Oct. 20, 2017 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.

Bring the whole family for a howling good time! Halloween Me...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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A peek beyond the gates of Strange Town, which opens today

Oct. 4, 2017 10:02 a.m.

Strange Town will open its doors to the public today. And when you take your first jaunt inside the eclectic digs, you'll find a remarkably amiable space sporting lovely details and a chill, comfortable vibe. Top that off with great drinks and a beautiful menu of plant-based fare.

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Urban Spelunking: Colectivo on Prospect

Oct. 3, 2017 9:02 a.m.

Before 1997, you wouldn't likely have noticed the low-slung building at 2211 N. Prospect Ave. Now, it's hard to imagine it as anything other than the first Colectivo cafe, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

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5 reasons to drink in "Schumann's Bar Talks" during the MKE Film Festival

Sept. 29, 2017 1:03 p.m.

In a city with a burgeoning cocktail scene, it's worthwhile to take note when the U.S. premiere of a cocktail-related film comes to town. But, that's not the only reason to get your tickets to see one of two showings of "Schumann's Bar Talks" at the Milwaukee Film Festival.

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First look: Izzy Hops Swig & Nosh

Sept. 28, 2017 11:03 a.m.

Izzy Hops Swig & Nosh, Michael Vitucci's newest East Side sports bar and restaurant, offers comfortably cozy digs, bourbon pours, a beer list of more than 30 craft brews and a menu filled with Italian-inspired bar fare.

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It's all about the details at Kawa Ramen and Sushi

Sept. 27, 2017 11:03 a.m.

There are more than a few reasons to give Kawa a try. And it all boils down to the the finer details, including fish delivered fresh daily, ramen that's made in house with broth that's simmered for 10 or more hours, and a menu that pays homage to the culture of Japan.

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Nine Below tavern announces debut of Mini Golf Open tournament

Sept. 26, 2017 7:01 p.m.

The weather still feels like summer, but as the area turns to fall, local golfers will need a place to get their putting fix. And good news: Milwaukee's Nine Below has announced the debut of its Mini Golf Open tournament, beginning in a little more than two weeks.