Monthly Archives: May 2015

From the Wine Cave


BY KIMBERLY FISHER May Day… May Day… Next on our journey of investigating the big six, it is time to see what the reds have in store by exploring Cabernet, Pinot Noir and Merlot, this time with another twist. Cabernet Sauvignon is King. It is a grape that ages into subtle splendor, and is a world traveler. When its tiny ... Read More »

Brew Dog Hardcore IPA


BY Steve Lonsway Our beer selection for this month once again came from bottle stock at the Stone Arch Tap Room. It is the first imported beer our team decided to write about and we are all glad we did! Hardcore IPA from Ellon, Scotland based Brew Dog, a release from their “Amplified series”. This time around, our entire brewery ... Read More »

Foxy Finds


By Jean Detjen, Artful Living Musical instrument art series by Erinn Komschlies. Originals & Prints of Erinn’s work are available at The Fine Fox in Downtown Neenah. Full spectrum colors on black backdrop sets a dramatic tone. An Appleton native, Erinn is a naturally talented artist and currently attends St. Olaf College as a music major and plays the clarinet in the St ... Read More »

Finding the Flow


By Amber McCord One day while working in my studio in my third semester of sculpture in undergrad I realized while cutting my one thousandth form of styrofoam for my sculpture that I became aware I was in a complete meditative state. I became addicted to this feeling of being completely unaware of what was going on around me. Time, ... Read More »

The “Uptown” is Undoubtedly Charming and Cheerful


By Lori Palmeri Uptown Tavern and Restaurant, 958 Sixth Street, Oshkosh, is a family owned and operated casual establishment, having recently opened on the south side of Oshkosh by Owner, Scott Wolliquette and sister, Cheryl. My husband and I recently lunched at Uptown, located in the former Mahoney’s historic building, escaping a hectic Saturday of responsibilities. Uptown’s comfortable classic cuisine, served ... Read More »

Launchpad Regionals


By Patrick Mares Friday, March 27, the Engler Center played host to 11 bands for Launchpad’s Green Bay area garage band competition. Each band that had made it to the regional competition was com¬peting for a place at state, and even better, a gig at Summer¬fest. With playtime at the world’s largest music festival you can be sure that the ... Read More »

S. I. L. Waterfront Restaurant


BY Patrick K. Mares S.I.L. Waterfront Restaurant is so well tucked away on 1212 Marine Street that it’s easy to miss. But the eatery next to Zeller’s Ski and Sports feels like the sort of place you’d like to brag about finding to your foodie friends. S.I.L. which stands for Such is Life, is owned Walter Melgar, a Salvadoran-American by ... Read More »

Pow Wow Time


By Patrick Mares According to the Oneida Nation, “Pow Wow time is the Native American people’s way of meeting together to join in dancing, singing, visiting, renewing old friendships and make new ones.”  It’s a way for a scattered people to come together in dance and song and reinforce traditions as old as the land.  The upcoming 43rd annual Oneida ... Read More »

The Gentleman from Fond du Lac


Wisconsin Republicans gather to honor long time Congressman Tom Petri By Rohn W. Bishop On a Wednesday evening in early April, a couple hundred activist Republicans from all across Wisconsin’s Sixth Congressional District gathered at the Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts in downtown Fond du Lac for an event honoring Former Congressman Tom Petri. With Former Governor Scott McCallum ... Read More »

Urban Fuel Coffee Shop & Café Opens in Former Feed Mill


By Dorothy Bliskey Urban Fuel, a new specialty coffee shop and café has opened its doors in Peebles, a tiny community just northeast of Fond du Lac. Serving breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday, Urban Fuel is located in the same space that housed the former Gift ‘n Gab eatery and gift shop. Urban Fuel’s owner, Terri Deanovich of Fond ... Read More »

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