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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Urban Ecology Center - 1500 E. Park Place
Learn to identify native (and a few non-native) trees after ...
Safe House - 779 N. Front St.
The SafeHouse is turning green for our Legendary Leprechaun ...
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.
Jean Broekhuizen and guest violist, with Janna Ernst on pian...
Italian Community Center - 631 E. Chicago St.
Join us for the 37th Annual Taste of Milwaukee, the premier ...
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.
Created by Richard Maltby, Jr., Conceived by William Meade, ...
Articles about East Side and UWM
Jan. 5, 2019 4:56 p.m.
You can find just about anything at the newly opened Crossroads Collective: ribs, tacos, soup and ice cream. Beginning this weekend, you can also grab a tasty boozy beverage to wash down all that deliciousness - well, if you know where to look.
Dec. 29, 2018 1:21 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 19 is the last day of operation for the Blick Art Supplies East Side shop, 2219 N. Farwell Ave.
Dec. 27, 2018 9:01 a.m.
The building 2140-50 N. Prospect Ave. isn't large, but you can't miss it because of its striking exterior. Built in 1934 as headquarters for the Milwaukee-Western Fuel Company, the building was designed by hometown architect Herbert Tullgren, who drew a two-story Art Deco gem of a building.
Dec. 17, 2018 9:01 a.m.
After a series of previews late last week and into the weekend, Crossroads Collective, the East Side's new food hall, opens today just next door to the Oriental Theatre.
Dec. 14, 2018 8:36 a.m.
Old Milwaukee Facebook group moderator Adam Levin recently posted a message to the group inquiring about the whereabouts of the signage that once adorned the exterior of the iconic Oriental Drugs, 2238 N. Farwell Ave. Soon after, Levin was standing in a West Allis basement next to the vertical blade sign that once hung on the corner of the building, announcing "DRUGS."
Dec. 13, 2018 11:02 a.m.
Once again, The Waxwing offers some of the city's cutest, most useful and unique items - many to most are made locally - from more than 300 artisans. Fa la la la local!
Dec. 13, 2018 9:02 a.m.
As we reach the holiday season, it seems like the perfect time to catch up with John Gurda. He is the Milwaukeean that is to us history-lovers something of a beard-less and more svelte Santa Claus of our own, bringing both longed-for and unexpected treasures, in the form of books, articles, talks and television appearances.
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.