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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Canoe & Brew

June 10, 2019 6:00 p.m. - Aug. 26, 2019, 9:00 p.m.
Urban Ecology Center - 1500 E. Park Place

Take advantage of Milwaukee’s amazing summer months by explo...


Lakefront Festival of Art

June 21, 2019 10:00 a.m. - June 23, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

For over fifty years, the Lakefront Festival of Art has been...

Articles about East Side and UWM


Bradford Beach releases revised rules

June 14, 2019 3:47 p.m.

Today, the Milwaukee County Parks - on behalf of Bradford Beach - posted its new, finals rules after an early draft of the rules got leaked to the Internet and concerned some Milwaukeeans.


Bradford Beach clarifies controversial beach rules

June 13, 2019 3:26 p.m.

This week on the swiftly whirling planet of local social media includes myriad posts about the new rules at Bradford Beach. Some folks are irate with aspects of the beach law, claiming it's too harsh and written to discourage low-income people from coming to the beachfront.


The BBC becomes the HBC: Slick design is at core of Hacienda Beer Co. Taproom

May 30, 2019 10:01 a.m.

Located on the first floor of the former G. Daddy's BBC, the HBC is the first official tap room for the experimental beer project, an offshoot of Door County Brewing Company which operates out of a 15-barrel brewhouse in Bailey's Harbor, Wisconsin. Due to its size, the brewery has extremely limited distribution. So the new taproom marks an exciting step forward for both the brewery and the Milwaukee market.