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.

Businesses near East Side and UWM

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Happy Days

Jan. 24, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

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Happy Days

Jan. 25, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

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Happy Days

Jan. 25, 2020 8:00 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

Winnie’s buoyant optimism shields her from the harsh glare o...

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Happy Days

Jan. 26, 2020 2:00 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

Winnie’s buoyant optimism shields her from the harsh glare o...

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Happy Days

Jan. 29, 2020 7:30 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

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Articles about East Side and UWM


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"Move On Up" book author Aaron Cohen's top 10 Chicago soul tracks

Nov. 1, 2019 9:03 a.m.

The Chicago-based author of "Aretha Franklin: Amazing Grace" has set his sights on Windy City soul music and how it helped fuel black empowerment in his new book, "Move On Up: Chicago Soul Music and Black Cultural Power." In advance of his Milwaukee visit this week, we asked for his top Chicago soul songs.

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East Side dining guide

Oct. 25, 2019 3:01 p.m.

For decades, the East Side has been home to some of Milwaukee's best restaurants, bars and shops and one of the social and cultural hubs of the city. The East Side offers an array of delectable and eclectic eats for everyone from humble college students to well-off professionals.

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Best vegan/vegetarian restaurant, 2019

Oct. 21, 2019 12:00 p.m.

For the 11th year in a row, it is no surprise that Beans & Barley has secured the top spot for this years best vegan/vegetarian. Move over brats and cheese curds, Beans & Barley has paved the way for vegetarian and vegan restaurants and cuisine here in Milwaukee.

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Milwaukee's best cafe/diner, 2019

Oct. 7, 2019 12:01 p.m.

The winner of best cafe is no real surprise for 2019. After all, the winner serves up feel-good favorites like meatloaf, macaroni and cheese and a host of other delicious dishes.

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Life after TV: Bart Adrian now teaches the meteorologists of tomorrow

Sept. 5, 2019 1:01 p.m.

It's been nine years since viewers saw meteorologist Bart Adrian on FOX6, the station he called home for 28 years. He's not retired, though. Now, Adrian is a senior lecturer in Atmospheric Science and Mathematics, and a STEM outreach specialist at UW-Milwaukee.