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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20 years later, Fowlers' dream of owning Bartlett firehouse is reality

Dec. 7, 2018 8:55 a.m.

Sometimes, a little waiting - and maybe a little timing - is all it takes. Just ask Lincoln and Lilith Fowler, who still have photographs they took of each other outside the former firehouse at 1945 N. Bartlett Ave. 20 years ago on their fridge. The Fowlers bought the 1886 building earlier this year.


Milwaukee Mocktails: The Jazz Estate

Dec. 6, 2018 5:01 p.m.

A few months ago, my friend and her significant other invited me to check out The Jazz Estate's mocktails, and the experience - the ambiance, the music, the drinks - took my breath away.


Unique Boutique: Boswell Book Co.

Dec. 5, 2018 9:02 a.m.

Boswell Books is the city's best bookshop, stocked not only with great works but with employees who are passionate and knowledgeable booklovers.


Mark Goff captured Milwaukee's counterculture with his lens and his pen

Dec. 3, 2018 9:01 a.m.

Mark Goff, who was there to document in words and on film that important era of Milwaukee history, is no longer here ... hard as that is to believe. After battling cancer for a number of years, Goff passed away at his East Side home on Friday at the age of 71.


Hacienda Beer Co. opening in old G-Daddy's BBC space

Nov. 21, 2018 3:50 p.m.

Danny McMahon, the founder of Hacienda Beer Co. in Door County, announced today via Facebook that he will open a tap room and eatery in the former G-Daddy's BBC Bar and Grill and Hotel Foster building.