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
Nov. 6, 2018 10:01 a.m.
Longtime East Side staple Jalisco Mexican Restaurant is scheduled for numerous upgrades in early 2019.
Nov. 1, 2018 3:01 p.m.
The East Side will soon be the home of Milwaukee's first Korean fried chicken wing joint.
Nov. 1, 2018 11:06 a.m.
The Milwaukee Film Festival will close with a homecoming of sorts - both on screen and off - with "Back at the Staircase," screening at 7:30 p.m. at the Oriental Theatre.
Oct. 28, 2018 3:56 p.m.
Hollywood would be fools to not want to remake the Danish police phone operator thriller "The Guilty" - and they'd be even more foolish to actually do it. This Milwaukee Film Festival pick gets it right the first time.
Oct. 28, 2018 12:46 p.m.
Little moments are all that we have, and through small swaths of those moments, the Milwaukee Film Festival selection "My Name is Myeisha" spins an all too familiar sad story into gold.
Oct. 27, 2018 5:00 p.m.
The famous late night ramen go-to takes the win for Milwaukee's best ramen with heart-warming soul food being served up bowl after rich bowl.
Oct. 25, 2018 12:29 p.m.
One film has the best resume of the entire festival (three Oscar winners, including a two-time victor), one is a buzzy showbiz doc and one is a foreign thriller almost certain to get an American remake because it just sounds so good. Welcome to Day 8.
Oct. 24, 2018 3:06 p.m.
88Nine Radio Milwaukee's series "Invisible Lines" was made into a feature-length documentary that explores Milwaukee through the eyes of 10 residents of color. It screens Saturday in the MKE Film Fest.
Oct. 24, 2018 12:26 p.m.
While a week of the cinema extravaganza may already be behind us, there's still so much more ahead at the festival - today ranging from dramas from modern German masters to a divisive rap battle satire.
Oct. 24, 2018 10:02 a.m.
Splash Studio, the painting bar in the Historic Third Ward, announced today that it will move in early 2019 to join its "sister bars" on the East Side.