Monthly Archives: January 2014

Groupon Deals: Food Glorious Food!


While eating out is always a wonderful experience, it can unfortunately also turn out to be an expensive one. This is where daily deals providers such as Groupon can really help foodies out. Great value offers on restaurants, cooking courses, wine and more can regularly be found among the amazing Groupon deals, so that you can enjoy eating and drinking ... Read More »

Rock of Ages: The Sunset Strip


The entire action of the musical “Rock of Ages” happens in a place called the Sunset Strip. The very name “Sunset Strip” sounds exciting, and romantic. Is this a real place, and if so, just where is the Sunset Strip? There is a mile and half stretch of Sunset Boulevard that passes through West Hollywood, California. It extends from West Hollywood’s eastern border ... Read More »

Boxkar: Spreading the word on Wisconsin original music


By Kay Halbrook Boxkar’s fully-loaded rock sound isn’t a happy accident. It might be easy to start a band, but it takes talent, smarts and lots of hard work to keep growing as a musical group for more than 10 years. Talking with Chris Szebeni, you get the impression that those years have taught him lessons that he is turning ... Read More »

The Chandalier Club


Kathy Peotter has never quite seen eye-to-eye with the notion of the status quo. She is an entrepreneur whose business experience includes stints within the hospitality, marketing, real estate and service industries, among others. Over the past two-plus decades, the Darboy, Wisconsin, native has always striven—regardless of venture—to go above and beyond the expectations of each customer to create, ultimately, ... Read More »

Art Words


By Mary Wehner Favorite Poems Like many of my poet friends I have a file of favorite poems by famous and not-so-famous poets. I get these poems from various sources. A good poet-friend David Graham from Ripon College sends a poem he selects every day or so, and another poet from Door County, Ralph Murre, posts poems of regional poets ... Read More »

Ode to a Green Bay Winter — Not!


By Denis Gullickson Old Man Winter came crashing down on us this year — early, often and without much mercy. “Coldest early-December temperatures in sixteen years” says everything you need to know about the action out of the starting gate. This column is penned while burrowed in at a cottage in Northern Wisconsin, a birch-wood fire blazing, fluffy snowflakes cascading ... Read More »

Rock of Ages brings L.A.’s Strip to Titletown


By A.C. Kruse-Ross If you’ve ever had terror induced during your morning hygiene ritual when the last sticky bits of aerosol goodness cough themselves from the can of Aqua Net before you’ve finished your teasing your hair — gone to blows with a roommate, sibling or stranger for retribution over the state in which they returned your eyeliner — potentially ... Read More »

Empty Bowls Raises Nearly $10,000 for Area Food Pantries


The Leadership Fond du Lac Alumni Group and Fond du Lac community members give back in a huge way! Nearly $10,000 was raised in support of area food pantries thanks to attendees, donors and sponsors of the 2013 Empty Bowls Fundraiser. The event was held at the Retlaw Plaza Hotel, and brought over 500 community members together in support of ... Read More »

Guitar for Hire: The Return of Scott Dercks


By George Halas One of the recurring themes of The Inquisition is that Fox Cities Inquisitors (FCI) have a myriad of entertainment choices in a rich and varied musical environment, particularly when it comes to jazz. The rich environment got a little richer recently when guitarist and Appleton native Scott Dercks returned home after a successful and productive 20-year stint ... Read More »

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