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

Feb 5, 2018 11:13 AM 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

Jan 24, 2018 10:15 AM Around MKE 2 Comments

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

Jan 19, 2018 3:28 PM Around MKE

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

Jan 9, 2018 12:59 PM Around MKE

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

Dec 21, 2017 2:08 PM Around MKE 2 Comments

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

Nov 20, 2017 11:33 AM Around MKE

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

Oct 31, 2017 9:23 AM Around MKE

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

Sep 19, 2017 2:41 PM Books

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

Sep 12, 2017 4:35 PM News Features 1 Comments

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

Sep 12, 2017 3:42 PM 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

Aug 16, 2017 3:40 PM Around MKE

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

Aug 15, 2017 2:10 PM 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

Jul 20, 2017 9:12 PM On Music

The East North Avenue neighborhood is undergoing a transformation. more

May 23, 2017 8:00 PM News Features 6 Comments

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

May 11, 2017 6:50 PM 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

Nov 29, 2016 3:53 PM Music Feature

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

Mar 22, 2016 4:26 PM 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

Aug 25, 2015 7:06 PM Around MKE

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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

Jul 21, 2015 9:00 PM Dining Out

"For never was a story of more woe than this of Madeline and her Andrea." (Or words to that effect.)It’s recently been announced that this coming September, The Ganymede Ensemble will be staging a free outdoor production of Shakespeare’s R.. more

Jul 21, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

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