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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Black Pearl Sings!

Jan. 19, 2018 7:30 p.m. - March 18, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stackner Cabaret

Music unites strangers and bridges racial divisions in this ...


The Brothers Size

Feb. 21, 2018 7:30 p.m. - March 18, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

by Tarell Alvin McCraney Feb. 21 – March 18, 2018 Studio The...


One House Over

Feb. 27, 2018 7:30 p.m. - March 25, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Quadracci Powerhosue

When Rafael and Camila Hernandez move in downstairs to help ...


Until The Flood

March 13, 2018 7:30 p.m. - April 22, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stiemke Studio

A New Play Ripped From The Headlines From Pulitzer Prize fin...


The Tales of Hoffman

March 17, 2018 7:30 p.m.
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway

An imaginative and kinetic new version of Offenbach's gorgeo...

Articles about East Side and UWM


Northpoint returns to the lakefront for another year

March 15, 2018 1:26 p.m.

After fears that the stand just south of Bradford Beach would once again sit empty after the County received a chilly response to its request for proposals, Bartolotta Restaurants announced today that Northpoint Custard has reached a one-year deal to reopen the stand.


Pleasant Kafe has closed

March 12, 2018 8:30 a.m.

Pleasant Kafe, the coffee shop and wine bar located at 1600 N. Jackson St., has closed.


Milwaukee's best wine list, 2018

March 8, 2018 6:02 p.m.

The wine lovers in Milwaukee have spoken, and they've chosen an East Side staple as their favorite spot to indulge in a glass of vino. Interestingly, the readers' choice has been the top pick for seven years running.


Mouthwatering dishes to be featured on new Rice N Roll menu

March 7, 2018 11:02 a.m.

Rice N Roll, one of the East Side's most popular restaurants, is celebrating its third anniversary. In observance of the milestone, it will release a brand new menu beginning Tuesday, March 13. And we have a first look at some of the delicious new dishes.


Milwaukee's best bar games and trivia, 2018

March 6, 2018 6:01 p.m.

While video games and arcade bars were the year's big new trend, when it comes to Brew City's favorite bar games and trivia, Milwaukee still loves a classic.


On the Burger Trail: The Brew Burger at Good City Brewing Co.

March 5, 2018 11:02 a.m.

Good City Brewing is among an increasing number of breweries across the nation that have upped the ante in their tasting rooms by adding chef-driven menus filled with elevated pub grub. It's an asset for the brewery, which can attract a more broad audience, while also showcasing its beer in an entirely different light.


Brewery Spelunking: Good City Brewing

March 2, 2018 10:01 a.m.

When Good City Brewing opened in 2016, the owners had no idea they were tapping into a building with a (minor) beer connection. But with the success Good City has had in less than two years, this sturdy, handsome building has already moved into the annals of Milwaukee brewing history.