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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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Tru Skool 2017- Live at Peck

Aug. 22, 2017 12:00 p.m.
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - 929 N. Water St. Peck Pavilion

True Skool’s mission is to use the urban arts as a tool to e...


Michael Weiss Trio

Aug. 23, 2017 8:00 p.m. - Aug. 24, 2017, 12:00 a.m.
Blu - 424 E. Wisconsin Ave.

New York veteran jazz pianist and composer MICHAEL WEISS bri...


Pretzel Run

Aug. 24, 2017 6:30 p.m.
Estabrook Park - 4400 N. Estabrook Dr. Oak Leaf Trail

The race to the finish gets easier when it’s for a great cau...

Articles about East Side and UWM


Watch the Venetian Boat Parade light up the lake this weekend

Aug. 18, 2017 12:56 p.m.

Watch some Brew City boats brighten up the night at the Milwaukee Venetian Boat Parade, as the event - featuring vibrant vessels dressed up in lights and more - sets sail on Saturday, Aug. 19, in the McKinley Marina for the first time.


Petition asks Von Trier not to change

Aug. 15, 2017 4:01 p.m.

After this morning's announcement that the German-themed Von Trier would morph into a mid-century cocktail lounge by early 2018, a petition appeared on


Jow Nai Fouquet announces September closing

July 24, 2017 11:01 a.m.

Jow Nai Fouquet, the East Side restaurant specializing in fare from southern Thailand, has announced that it will be closing its doors sometime this September.


Arancine are the belle of the ball at Festa Italiana

July 17, 2017 1:01 p.m.

We're less than a week away from the 40th annual Festa Italiana (July 21-23), where one of the most popular dishes served is arancine, Sicilian fried rice balls. But, what are they? And how are they made. Dean Cannestra of Divino shows us how.