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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May 22, 2019 1:15 p.m.
After 37 years, music visionary and creative activist Kevin Stalheim will step down as artistic director from the barrier-breaking, world-renowned Present Music to focus on other things. Like family. And friends. And something called marathon canoe-ing.
May 20, 2019 3:01 p.m.
I have reviewed nine country concerts for OnMilwaukee within the last year, so I don't normally attend alternative rock/indie folk concerts too often. Seeing Andrew Belle at the Back Room at Colectivo May 17 was a nice cleanse to my concert palate.
May 9, 2019 9:15 a.m.
Milwaukee Film - which holds a 31-year lease on the East Side movie palace - has announced the acquisition of a 1925 Wurlitzer three-manual instrument, Style 260, Opus 1097 pipe organ, thanks to organ restoration specialist Jeff Weiler.
May 9, 2019 8:01 a.m.
Egg & Flour Pasta Bar - the first of its kind for the East Side - will open to the public on Tuesday, May 14 at 11 a.m. Here's what to expect.
May 4, 2019 12:36 p.m.
The Oriental Theatre will show Netflix's new Ted Bundy drama, "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," on Saturday night at 7 p.m., but before then, we chatted with screenwriter and Milwaukee native Michael Werwie about his debut feature film.
May 1, 2019 1:01 p.m.
There's just a few more days to get your street tacos from Crossroads Collective.
April 26, 2019 4:01 p.m.
The craft soup and sandwich shop inside Crossroads Collective offers a zesty combo of duck, lemon vinaigrette and arugula.
April 25, 2019 9:02 a.m.
For six years, the Judge's Pub, 1431 E. North Ave., has been vacant. For most of that time, the property has been for sale. But for some of it, there was talk of demolition and the construction of a residential building. With the property back on the market, we went inside.
April 24, 2019 9:02 a.m.
This year, in addition to a shorts program, the festival - hosted once again at UW-Milwaukee's Union Cinema, April 26-28 - screens seven award-winning Italian films, which all make their Milwaukee premieres.
April 19, 2019 2:01 p.m.
On the same weekend the world's largest movie will come to the big screen, the world will come to the Oriental Theatre's screens with the Milwaukee Muslim Film Festival, celebrating four days of movies and diverse perspectives on Islam and the Muslim experience.