Category Archives: Appleton – Fox Cities

Fast Eaters Are Mostly Men…


By Trish Derge Have you ever had a meal, seated across from your husband or boyfriend, and wonder to yourself, “Does he even taste what he’s eating? How does he manage to inhale all that in such a short span of time? He’s like a young wolf! I’d bet that if I reached my hand across the table in proximity ... Read More »

Wine before Bedtime


Have you ever finished your dinner, but then found yourself hungry close to bed time? You’re not alone – plenty of us feel the need to snack as the night progresses, and luckily, studies have deduced the perfect nightcap: wine! Recent studies have pointed out that wine can help diabetics, and improve your sex, but apparently, wine is also a ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave


BY Kimberly Fisher What island are you on? As we come into the summer months, wouldn’t it be amazing to explore the world, take on many adventures and surround yourself with great wine? I can take you there. Though it may be through the exploration of wine growing islands, I will show you the true beauty and define the best ... Read More »

Year of the Rabbit


BY Bonni Miller Backyard chickens? Sure. But today’s homesteading buzz is all about the backyard rabbit. Rabbits grow quickly, using proportionately a fraction of the water and other environmental resources of larger animals. They are easily housed and handled, and are an excellent and prolific source of uber-healthy protein. Unlike chickens, they’re very quiet. And these small, famously amorous animals are ... Read More »

Goldilock’s Revenge


BY Steve Lonsway Typically when our team samples beer to write this fine article, we go out and purchase the beer or look at our in-house stock and find one that jumps out at us. We do this so that you, the consumer is able to understand what drove us to the particular brewery or style. It may be a ... Read More »

Midwest Sunsplash Music Festival


August 7th – 8th 2015 The night Unity the Band played the first event in the brand new waterfront pavilion in Sister Bay, Door County, an idea was born. Paige Funkhouser, from the Sister Bay Advancement Association and Pita Katobalavu, the leader of Unity chatted after the show about bringing a reggae and world music festival to Sister Bay, creating ... Read More »

An Opportunist Artist


By Sherri Thomas Driving up to Gary Gossens’ home and studio, the mailbox is the first sign that an artist lives there. Looming over the mailbox is a wood-sculpted creature whose body is made from driftwood and its feathers from black walnut. It’s perched on a large carved pedestal made from basswood. In the front yard, whimsical sculptures made from ... Read More »

Kevin Fort Hits Red Gold


By George Halas With Red Gold, Kevin Fort delivers a strong, consistent album of originals and standards that will have fans of piano jazz that stays true to bebop, while incorporating modern elements, considering a trip to the Windy City. Fort is a Chicago-based jazz pianist, composer, and arranger who has worked with such notable musicians as John Clayton, Bill ... Read More »

THE MILES BEFORE US Hillary Reynolds Band


By George Halas There are rumors that a wise guy reviewer once answered the question “what kind of music do you like?” with “I like good music.” “Good music” seems like the best way to describe the offerings on “The Miles Before Us” by the Hillary Reynolds Band because it’s otherwise hard to nail down the rich combination of styles ... Read More »

Lake Street Dive


by Jane Spietz 7 PM May 27 Turner Hall, Milwaukee with The Congress $20.00 6 PM July 16 at Waterfest, Oshkosh with Cory Chisel’s Soul Obscura and special guests Sly Joe and The Smooth Operators $10 before 6 PM, $15 before 7 PM, $20 after 7 PM Vets and kids under 12 are FREE Info: Perform Watch ... Read More »

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