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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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Summerfest

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

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

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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
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Articles about East Side and UWM


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.