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The East Side Business Improvement District (BID) is putting out a call for artists to paint a new mural for the alley, which will be unveiled to the public on Friday, April 20. more

Visual Arts

Yokohama, an East Side ramen and karaoke restaurant, closed its doors for good this weekend after less than a year in business. more

Dining Out

Marla and David Poytinger, owners of Nine Below, announced that they would open AXE MKE, an axe-throwing bar, at 1924 E. Kenilworth Pl. more

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The event will feature artists Todd Mrozinski and Renee Bebeau painting images of flames on a four-foot wide slab of ice. more

Visual Arts

Inspired by a trip to Amsterdam, Sip & Purr Cat Café is a place to “relax and enjoy the companionship of cats.” more

Eat/Drink

A stalwart leaves, and a trendy newcomer gets a lease. more

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Jason Growel, owner of The Eastsider, confirmed to the Shepherd that the bar’s last day of operations will be Saturday, Dec. 16. more

Eat/Drink

After an overwhelming response, Von Trier owners John and Cindy Sidoff have decided to retain the Von Trier name and concept, and collaborate with Black Sheep owners Wes Shaver and Mike Sorge on operations and programming. more

Eat/Drink

Moonbath by Haitian-born award-winning author Yanick Lahens is a beautifully written epic saga that follows the tumultuous and often heartbreaking lives of four generations of rural Haitian women over the course of the 20th century. She wil... more

Books

The new head of the East Side BID, Kristin Godfrey, discusses her vision for the neighborhood. more

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Off The Beaten Path’s new Bay View location allows room for the record shop to stock an even wider variety of LPs, CDs, cassettes, audio equipment and music memorabilia. more

Local Music

After a nearfour-decade run as a German-centric bar, Von Trier owner John Sidoff announced yesterday that the bar will close briefly in early2018 for major renovations and reopen as an upscale cocktail lounge. The decision, which is in part a.. more

Around MKE

Danceworks on Tap’s new show, What’s Tappenin’?, comprised a tight, intelligent and perfectly executed hour of entertainment. more

Dance

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly culture chat with hosts Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we run down our takeaways from Summerfest. Attendance was up this year, but is that really the best metric to grade the festival on? Then we turn .. more

On Music

The East North Avenue neighborhood is undergoing a transformation. more

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A pair of new restaurants will come to the spaces that oncehoused The Winchester and the recently closed Rascal’s.Izzy Hops Swig and Nosh will take the Rascal’s location at2311 N. Murray Ave. Owner Michael Vitucci will partner with Divi.. more

Around MKE

“It looks a lot different—and smells a lot different,” new Jazz Estate owner John Dye says of the club he saved from extinction. more

Music Feature

Producer Tyler St Clair’s CAUTION, Milwaukee’s latest experimental electronic music series, aims to pick up where MELT left off. more

Local Music

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The 9th Annual Tomato Romp returns on Saturday, September12th on Milwaukee’s East Side. In a day of eating, drinking and throwingtomatoes the romp includes America’s first Rotten Tomato Fight and the BestBloody Mary Competition.In addition to.. more

Around MKE

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Photo by Maggie Vaughn

Pleasant Kafe (1600 N. Jackson St.) is an appealing coffee, wine and espresso bar that brings a welcome feeling of European café life to this historic Italian East Side neighborhood. more

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