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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

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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.

Businesses near East Side and UWM

Upcoming events near East Side and UWM

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Milwaukee Photo Walk

May 1, 2014 10:00 a.m. - Nov. 1, 2014, 12:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Public Market - 400 N. Water St.

Walk through downtown Milwaukee while hearing historic comme...

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The Doyle & Debbie Show

Sept. 5, 2014 7:00 p.m. - Nov. 2, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

Side-splitting and rollicking – the perfect blend of Comedy ...

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The Color Purple

Sept. 23, 2014 7:30 p.m. - Nov. 2, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

A magnificent Grammy-nominated musical saga. Following the s...

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Re-Imaging - Re-Imaging

Sept. 29, 2014 - Feb. 14, 2015
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - 273 E. Erie St.

This innovative and interactive exhibition is curated by MIA...

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after all the terrible things I do

Oct. 1, 2014 7:30 p.m. - Nov. 9, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

World Premiere Event! The heart-wrenching and deeply persona...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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Llanas headlines Conservatory's Festival of Trees & Music

Oct. 28, 2014 8:03 a.m.

Iconic American singer, acoustic guitarist and songwriter Sam Llanas (formerly of the BoDeans) is one of 11 highly anticipated acts set to headline during the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music's 11-day Festival of Trees & Music Nov. 13-23.

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Milwaukee's best Japanese restaurant, 2014

Oct. 26, 2014 1:11 p.m.

Once again, OnMilwaukee.com readers have again chosen Izumi's as their favorite Japanese restaurant. Our readers know what they like, because Izumi's wins year after year after year.

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Tess continues to focus on gluten-free menu

Oct. 26, 2014 11:03 a.m.

In 2002, Mitchell Wakefield opened Tess with a business partner, 2499 N. Bartlett Ave. Today, Wakefield owns the restaurant with his wife, Ashley. Inspired by a friend with Celiac disease, Wakefield developed a menu at Tess that is 75 percent gluten-free.

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Pizza Man waiter hopes not to get caught up in the weeds

Oct. 25, 2014 11:36 a.m.

As I walked through the large wooden door entrance, the aroma inside of Pizza Man on 2597 N. Downer Ave. was so intoxicating that it made my stomach quiver. This smell of Italian bliss, of course, stayed with me throughout my visit. Near the bar stood Tony Menzel, a waiter who has worked at Pizza Man since it re-opened in the summer of 2013 following a devastating fire.

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Milwaukee's best French restaurant, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014 7:50 a.m.

Sometimes you like what you like, and Milwaukeeans have had a favorite French restaurant for years. It's good to be king, and even better to eat like one at this reader favorite.

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Milwaukee Talks: Shank Hall owner Peter Jest

Oct. 21, 2014 11:02 a.m.

Milwaukee music venue Shank Hall will celebrate 25 years in business in November. For this latest segment of Milwaukee Talks, OnMilwaukee.com sits down with owner Peter Jest to hear about the best shows of the past 2 1/2 decades, the fire that almost destroyed the music room, the role Spinal Tap played in it all and much more.

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Back to the old (school)house after nearly 70 years

Oct. 13, 2014 1:51 p.m.

Though Jack Pettey's name isn't the biggest graffiti in the attic at Maryland Avenue School, for some reason it -- and the date, 1946 -- jumps out at you. When I snapped some photographs, Pettey's distinctive scrawl made it into the frame and his name was etched in my memory. Last week, I snapped another photo of it. This time, Pettey himself was in the picture.