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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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Postcards from America: Milwaukee

Aug. 20, 2014 - Oct. 19, 2014
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Postcards from America: Milwaukee presents the work of eleve...

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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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Cathy Martin – “This and That”

Sept. 12, 2014 11:00 a.m. - Oct. 11, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Tory Folliard Gallery - 233 N. Milwaukee St.

September 12 – October 11, 2014 Opening & Artist’ Reception:...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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Komen Race for the Cure's local impact

Sept. 12, 2014 1:02 p.m.

The Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin Race for the Cure is coming up on Sunday, Sept. 21 along Milwaukee's lakefront, and the foundation's proceeds has been making a real impact in the community for women who lack access to breast cancer screenings. For many women, awareness campaigns are still important, as are the grants to health groups that the local Komen chapter provides.

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Mulrooney shoots film featuring cherished cocktail lounge

Sept. 11, 2014 9:25 a.m.

Local filmmaker Kara Mulrooney crafted a 13-minute documentary, "An Evening At Angelo's" about the East Side cocktail longe and cabaret. It will premiere at the Milwaukee Film Festival on Monday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the Milwaukee Film Festival go on sale today.

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7 questions for 7Horse

Sept. 10, 2014 5:40 a.m.

The country-tinged rock duo of Phil Leavitt and Joie Calio worked together for years in the band Dada. 7Horse, however, marks a fairly new project for the guys. And there are certainly worse things to put on an early band's resume than being associated with an Oscar-nominated Scorsese film. OnMilwaukee.com got a chance to chat with Leavitt about the band's origins, its Milwaukee connection and getting the rare Scorsese Stamp of Approval.

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10 Milwaukee Film Festival must-sees

Sept. 8, 2014 9:16 a.m.

The good news? As with every year, the lineup of movies are the Milwaukee Film Festival is overflowing with terrific options. The bad news? Unfortunately, save for some kind of planetary revolution halt, divine intervention or new time machine development, there are only so many hours in the day. So here are some picks for the film festival selections you should definitely make the time to see.

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Milwaukee Film Festival announces its complete 2014 lineup

Sept. 5, 2014 10:16 a.m.

After slowly teasing its complete lineup for the past several weeks, the 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival finally revealed the entire cinematic buffet it's assembled for film fans - both hardcore and casual - this morning. And my friends, it looks absolutely delicious.

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Milwaukee Film Festival announces a star-studded stockpile of tributes

Sept. 3, 2014 5:06 p.m.

The main draw of the Milwaukee Film Festival is right there in the title: the films. But every year, just off to the side of the main event, Milwaukee Film also wrangles together some really awesome people from the world of cinema, hands them a stage and pays fitting tribute to them. This year's lineup is no less spectacular, bringing in a diverse group of accomplished people in the business to share their film expertise and their love of movies.

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In search of the perfect pizza: Divino Wine and Dine

Sept. 3, 2014 2:06 p.m.

Early last year, there was quite a bit of buzz over the transformation of Palermo Villa into Divino Wine and Dine, 2315 N. Murray Ave., and equal buzz about Dean Cannestra taking over the space after closing his previous venture, Libiamo.

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The 127th first day of school

Sept. 2, 2014 8:27 a.m.

Most of MPS' more than 150 schools all across the city -- including Maryland Avenue Montessori, whose building opened in 1887 -- swung open their doors today, welcoming kids of all colors, classes, religions and needs.

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A simple tweet helps takes down a tattered banner

Aug. 29, 2014 12:16 p.m.

The months old, "Now Open" banner was ruining the view, the street and the patio's look and feel. So, I tweeted about it. Respectfully, of course. And, nearly instantly, management responded.