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.
Articles about East Side and UWM
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.
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.
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.
Dec. 4, 2018 10:01 a.m.
There's been a good deal of anticipation associated with Crossroads Collective, the new East Side food hall. And curious diners will be delighted to know that the venue will host its grand opening on Monday, Dec. 17.
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.
Nov. 26, 2018 11:01 a.m.
Merge is beautiful. It's fun. And the food is both unique and delicious. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that Merge is just the sort of spot that Milwaukee's East Side (and the city at large) has been waiting for for a very long time.
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.
Nov. 16, 2018 11:56 a.m.
The multiplexes have plenty of options, but your best bet for a cinematic escape before the family and feasting can be found at the Oriental Theatre, where there's a whole cornucopia of unique, once-in-a-lifetime (quite literally) movie experiences.
Nov. 16, 2018 9:49 a.m.
Shangri-La is a mythical utopia, but for one night at the Oriental theatre, it and the enchanting dreams within will be very real as local filmmakers Drew Rosas and Nick Sommer will debut their long-awaited internet series "Shangri-L.A."
Nov. 7, 2018 12:56 p.m.
The 2018 Milwaukee Film Festival is officially over. But while the end credits may have run on the film festival, your ability to support Milwaukee, support the Oriental Theatre and maintain a true icon of the city has just begun.