Monthly Archives: July 2015

Greg McMonagle is back from New York


BY Patrick Mares With Appleton’s Mile of Music and De Pere’s EastWest Music fest poised to bring tons of awesome local sound to the area, residents of the Greater Green Bay area are in for a treat. We caught up with Green bay native, Greg McMonagle, who is scheduled to ply his trade at both of these events for a ... Read More »

Red Restaurant It takes a community to build a great place to eat


By Patrick Mares A relatively recent addition to Broadway’s revitalized restaurant scene is Red Restaurant, and the best time to hit Red might be during the thriving Wednesday farmer’s market. Why? The establishment, once featured in the New York Times’ list of must-hit bay area eateries ,picks up their summer vegetables from the produce trucks you see lining the street. ... Read More »

Delicious Fun and Charity at Gold Ribbin’ BBQFest


By Patrick Mares This year the Gold Ribbin’ BBQFest of Greater Green Bay is going to be held in the heart of the city, at Lambeau Stadium. The event, which raises money for Golden House Domestic Abuse Program and Shelter is already shaping up to be twice as big as last year’s competition and Koren Bandoch, the Communications and Development ... Read More »

Is Multigenerational Housing Needed in Oshkosh for the “Sandwich” Generation?


BY Lori Palmeri As of 2014, over 57 million Americans lived in multigenerational households and the population living in multigenerational housing has doubled since 1980. That’s 18.1% of the population, according to PEW Research Center analysis of U.S. Census data. This arrangement spiked during the 2007 – 2009 Great recession. That number continues to grow even since the recession. Before ... Read More »

Music Flies at E.A.A.


By George Halas One of the highlights of every summer in Wisconsin is the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Air Venture, taking place July 20 through July 26th in Oshkosh’s Wittman Field. The event attracts pilots, planes and aviation enthusiasts from all over the globe, many of them taking up residence in the EAA campgrounds for the week. The daily air ... Read More »

Gary Hanks: Going Beyond the Literal


BY Sherri Thomas Gary Hanks’ watercolor paintings are easy to identify. He has a unique style of depicting sea and landscape scenes with a misty, dreamlike, ethereal quality. An example is a watercolor painting currently on Hanks’ easel. It shows a ghosted image of a ship sailing through rough seas at night. The ship is veiled in a mist that ... Read More »

A Mother’s Grind: Behind the Scenes at the Appleton Skate Park


By Tyler Sjostrom Once you’ve met Keevie Bremhorst, the one-woman dynamo who willed the just-opened Appleton Skate Park into existence, it’s impossible not to recall the reputation that precedes her. No less a legend than former BMX pro Dave Freimuth describes her as “crazy in a good way” and a “force of nature,” while Appleton Alderman Joe Martin states plainly, ... Read More »

Bring on the Dark and Funky with Kyle Megna and the Monsoons!


BY Jean Detjen Kyle Megna and the Monsoons is an original Wisconsin band with an ever-growing following locally and beyond. A tight-knit group of accomplished, charismatic musicians with diverse backgrounds, these guys know how to have fun while always keeping it professional. aBest seen live, they feed off the vibe of the crowd as well as each other. Their “dark-indie-blues-folk-rock ... Read More »

Marty Paulsen: Retirement is not an option


By Michael Mentzer It doesn’t seem possible that Marty Paulsen experienced a problem with stuttering until he was 22 years old, about the time he became a classroom teacher. Today, almost a half century after launching a teaching career at Goodrich High School in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac High School baseball coach Marty Paulsen has no such problem ... Read More »

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