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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Urinetown

May 23, 2018 2:00 p.m.
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway

Winner of three Tony Awards, this outrageous satire takes on...

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Urinetown

May 24, 2018 7:30 p.m.
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway

Winner of three Tony Awards, this outrageous satire takes on...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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Northpoint Custard opens for the season on Saturday

May 17, 2018 1:16 p.m.

Spring is here and so is custard season, at least for the stands that still operate seasonally. Milwaukee's only remaining seasonal stand - Northpoint Custard and Burgers, at the lakefront near Bradford Beach - celebrates its kickoff with 200 free burgers.

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Take your mom to the Milwaukee Museum Mile on May 13 and win Mother's Day

May 10, 2018 10:04 a.m.

The Milwaukee Museum Mile is hosting its seventh annual Museum Mile Day on May 13, conveniently coinciding with Mother's Day. This year, after taking mom out for brunch, head to the East Side for a Sunday afternoon filled with art, culture, history and scenic views.

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Kanpai 2 is now open in former Izumi's space

May 8, 2018 11:30 a.m.

Last December, we shared the news that Izumi's, Milwaukee's longest-running sushi restaurant, would close its doors at the end of the year, making way for a second location for Kanpai. As of this week, the new restaurant and sushi bar is open.

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AXE MKE throws out an opening date

May 8, 2018 9:50 a.m.

AXE MKE, an axe throwing bar on the East Side, will celebrate its grand opening with a party and open house on Saturday, June 16.