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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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UWM Museum Studies Student Exhibition

May 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. - March 31, 2016
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St. Third Floor

Hue Knew? An Exploration of Color is the culmination of the ...


Southern Exposure: The Jews of Argentina

Oct. 4, 2015 12:00 p.m. - Jan. 17, 2016, 4:00 p.m.
Jewish Museum Milwaukee - 1360 N. Prospect Ave.

This exhibit explores Argentina’s Jewish community – the six...


The Naked Truth Exhibition

Oct. 16, 2015 5:00 p.m. - Dec. 5, 2015
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - 273 E. Erie St.

Milwaukee artist group "Boy Heavy, Girls Welcome" explores t...


Larry Sultan : Here and Home

Oct. 23, 2015 10:00 a.m. - Jan. 24, 2016
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Larry Sultan: Here and Home is the first retrospective of ce...

Articles about East Side and UWM


Red Light Ramen love goes international

Nov. 25, 2015 11:40 a.m.

Sure, it's great when Milwaukee food news reverberates across the states. But, when a local concept makes it into an internationally read publication, you know we're onto something. Such is the case with Red Light Ramen.


Milwaukee All-Star: 414 Day founder Andy Silverman

Nov. 22, 2015 5:23 a.m.

Andy Silverman co-founded 414 Day - a celebration of Milwaukee that happens on April 14. He also works as a counselor and therapist by day, helping Milwaukeeans in need. Total All-Star right here!


Milwaukee's best late night eats, 2015

Nov. 20, 2015 5:46 p.m.

Milwaukee's best late night secret doesn't appear to be much of a secret anymore, as Red Light Ramen - Chef Justin Carlisle's late night pop-up ramen shop - beat out past winners and local late night legends Oakland Gyros and Real Chili.


A legendary show that wasn't: Bob Dylan at the Oriental

Nov. 20, 2015 2:06 p.m.

This Saturday marks the 51st anniversary of the ill-fated Bob Dylan performance at the Oriental Theater. The concert has become legendary in the city's history - paraphrasing Dylan himself - not for what it was, but for what it wasn't.


Rosati's Pizza is open

Nov. 12, 2015 4:06 p.m.

Rosati's opened yesterday at 2238 N. Farwell Ave. in the space that formerly housed Replay Sports Bar, Twisted Fork and, before that, Oriental Drugs.


Makers' boutique pops up near Brady Street

Nov. 4, 2015 7:30 p.m.

For some, holiday gift buying season has already begun, and with that in mind husband-and-wife team Jesse Meyer and Kamryn Boelk will host a holiday pop-up boutique featuring the work of 45 makers in their shared studio space.


Bryant's owner buys Jazz Estate

Nov. 2, 2015 6:29 p.m.

Mike Honkamp wasn't willing to sell his beloved business, The Jazz Estate, to just anyone. Although he was ready to focus on new projects, he wanted to find the right buyer - someone who would appreciate the history, niche and potential of the cozy music venue and lounge.


Milwaukee's best splurge restaurants, 2015

Oct. 31, 2015 5:04 a.m.

If you're going to go all out for dinner and splurge, it might as well be worth it. And according to the voters in OnMilwaukee's Best of Dining poll, no place is more worthy than Sanford, under the watch of James Beard winning chef Justin Aprahamian.