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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...

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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...

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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


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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.

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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 Change.org.

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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.

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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.