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

Upcoming events 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.

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

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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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What to expect at Mad Chicken on the East Side

Jan. 15, 2020 2:01 p.m.

Mad Chicken, a locally owned fast casual concept specializing in chicken tenders, wings and sandwiches, officially opened its doors to the public on Friday, Jan. 10. As for what you'll find when you go, we made a trip to the restaurant earlier this week to find out.

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Urban spelunking: Shepard Avenue posts

Jan. 9, 2020 8:59 a.m.

Recently, reader Katie McMahon asked about the columns that appear on the corner of Shepard Avenue and Locust Street on the East Side, reminding me that like Katie and likely you and most everyone that's ever seen them, I've been curious about them.

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Mad Chicken to open this week on East Side

Jan. 8, 2020 1:15 p.m.

It's time to put your fried chicken-eating pants on. Mad Chicken is slated to open its doors to the public on the East Side before week's end.

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Petition seeks support for keeping Lake Park's Ravine Road open to all

Jan. 7, 2020 10:59 a.m.

The Ravine Road - which snakes through Lake Park from up where Newberry Boulevard meets the park down to Lincoln Memorial Drive - has been closed for years while Milwaukee County has figured out what to do about the endangered Ferry & Clas-designed bridge that spans it. A petition seeks to ensure that it is ultimately reopened.