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Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010

It’s time to retire Sen. Jeff Plale

Let’s face it: State Sen. Jeff Plale has been wrong on just about every issue that moderate and progressive voters in his district care about. The pro-corporate Democrat consistently votes against the best interests of the residents of his district, which runs along the Lake Michigan shoreline from UW-Milwaukee through the East Side, the Third Ward...
Friday, April 9, 2010

Third and Fifth Wards, East Side, Bay View, Walker’s Point, Wauwatosa, Downtown Milwaukee and North Shore

In Milwaukee’s Historic Third and Fifth Wards, just south of Downtown, sleek modern structures share real estate with century-old factories and foundries that have found new life as art galleries, condos, design firms, trendy boutiques and see-and-be-seen dining hot spots. The neighborhood’s renaissance during the mid-1990s was anchored by the presence of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design...
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

Old bar gets some new love in Milwaukee

A historic East Side bar slowly loses its luster, and nearly its life, before the owners of a thriving bar across the street decide to invest a considerable amount of money, time and energy in resurrecting...
09.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
On ThirdCoast Digest, DJ Hostettler posted an excellent remembrance piece today about the old Globe East, an anchor of the East Side music scene in the 1990s, before North Avenue was completely overrun by college bars. It's a must-read for any student of Milwaukee music history, detailing a time when the city's live music scene was so feeble that most punk bands worth seeing skipped Milwaukee in f...
02.21.2012 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Atomic is back in business, but probably not the Atomic you were hoping for. The East Locust Street storefront that once hosted Atomic Records, Milwaukee's most storied independent music store now houses a pipe and paraphernalia shop called Atomic Glass. Atomic owner—Atomic Records owner, that is—Rich Menning apparently wasn't too thrilled to learn that his 25-year-old brand is now in the ...
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008

Today @ North Avenue - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

One of Milwaukee’s odder new traditions, the Tomato Romp returns for a second year on Milwaukee’s East Side today between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on North Avenue. Though it also promises music, arts and crafts, produce and buskers, the event is first and foremost a celebration of drinking built around a bloody mary competition. For $10, drinkers...
Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Back To Brady Street Days

If it’s lucky, a city will offer one of those streets that seems to have a magnetic force field running its length, attracting not just a certain segment of the population, but nearly everyone: scenesters and trendsetters, hedonists and daters, lollygaggers and bohemians, and all those that defy a label.
Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Bauman signals it’s OK to change zoning for wealthy reside

East Side Alderman Robert Bauman has indicated that he’d OK zoning changes to allow New Land Enterprises devel oper Boris Gokhman to build a 27-story luxury condo development on the site of the historic Goll mansion at 1550 N. Prospect Ave. A New Land representative argued that the zoning change merely represents a “reallocation” of square footage currently allowed on that site.
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008

Abu's Jerusalem of the Gold

The East Side’s landscape may evolve around it, but Wisconsin’s oldest Middle Eastern restaurant has changed little over time. Sure, they put in a new floor and changed the drapes in recent years, but the menu remains largely the same.