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Al’s Hamburger Lives!


By Ben Rodgers There’s a new owner at Al’s Hamburger in downtown Green Bay, but all it takes is one bite to find out the classic burger has stayed the same. Michael Wirz reopened Al’s Hamburger in August and already is churning out close to 200 of arguably the best burgers in Green Bay per day. And Al’s Hamburger still ... Read More »

Celebrate Fair Trade Month in October 1-31, 2016


By Carol Smith Fond du Lac Fair Trade Town is planning a “round about” way to celebrate Fair Trade Month in Fond du Lac. A short and affordable Fair Trade Journey is offered as you are out and about this October, to ten locally owned shops and cafés who carry some Fair Trade products. They each are highlighting a featured ... Read More »

New Look and New Life for Theo’s 24


BY Michael Casper Long before Guy Fieri got his first dye job, Anthony Bourdain bought his own set of knives, and Rachel Ray explained to us the idiosyncrasies of the cheese sandwich, Ted Buetow was earning his stripes, and getting his chops in various kitchens in a myriad of restaurants while living in Milwaukee. “I worked with a lot of ... Read More »

Fond du Lac Eye Doctor Provides Solutions for Vision Problems


Few industries have seen as much change and innovation as has the eye care industry. Dr. Stephen Dudley, of OptiVision Eye Care located on Pioneer Drive in Fond du Lac, continues to offer new and innovative services while continuing to provide the best in quality eye care to his patients. NEW AND IMPROVED CATARACT SURGERY MULTIFOCAL IMPLANTS Until recently, cataract ... Read More »

The Little Farmer Celebrates 150 Years!


BY Michael Casper Linda Beyer Struye is the fourth generation of apple growers on her farm and orchard located along the southeast shore of Lake Winnebago where on 139 acres, twenty acres of apples and twenty acres of pumpkins are grown every season. “My grandfather bought the land in 1866,” Linda began “he planted the first of the apple trees ... Read More »

A Taste of Something for Everyone


Ever wanted to take a sneak peak into some of the most unique homes in your neighborhood? The 2016 Neenah-Menasha Emergency Society Kitchen Tour, sponsored by FNB Fox Valley, gives you a chance to tour five amazing homes in the Neenah area, plus enjoy tastings, demonstrations, prizes and raffles. And it’s all for a good cause – helping those in ... Read More »

Fizzy, Refreshing, Fun!


BY Michael Casper Austin Ashley moved to Wisconsin in 2000 having dabbled in coffee roasting, cheesemaking, canning...and brewing beer and soda of all kinds. In 2003 he began making test batches of ginger beer, a favorite of his wife Hallie’s. Test after test, family member after family member tasted, judged, and gave critique. He tried many different flavors. “There were ... Read More »

Beverages from Around the World Highlight EAA’S HOPS & PROPS Fundraiser on March 5


Proceeds support EAA AirVenture Museum’s year-round education programming Beverages from around the world accompanied by fine food and music highlight this year’s edition of EAA’s popular “Hops & Props” tasting fundraiser on Saturday, March 5, from 7-10 p.m. at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh. This is one of Wisconsin’s premier events for beer connoisseurs. Proceeds support EAA’s education programs. ... Read More »



by Jean Detjen | Artful Living Illuminate your world with this repurposed globe pendant light fixture by Creative Touch Designs, Menasha. $35. Truly a one-of-a-kind conversation piece! Creative Touch Designs refurbishes old furniture and found items into something unique and beautiful for your home or work space. These eco-friendly Urban Junket handbags bring out the best in both form and ... Read More »

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