BY KIMBERLY FISHER It is impossible to speak in generalities when speaking of wines from Italy. There are so many varietals and so many producers; some of which are rich in tradition, and others who have a more modern approach to winemaking. Fine Italian wine has taken the wine world by storm and both traditionalists and innovators have earned international ... Read More »
Category Archives: Fond du Lac
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (October 19, 2016) – The Osthoff Resort, on the pristine shores of Elkhart Lake, ...
BY George Halas As the Beatles sang, “It was 25 years ago today Bob and Nate got the band to play.” ...
BY Blaine Schultz Mark Hillstrom has worn many hats over the years. You may recognize him behind the...
BY George Halas On Saturday, October 29th, at 7:30 p.m. at The Lawrence University Chapel, Peridot a...
BY Ben Rodgers Green Bay Fear is back this year at 1050 Bond St. in Green Bay scaring those brave en...
BY Tricia Derge When you’re under the weather, the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you’re craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what’s wrong with you. Here are common symptoms and suggestions on foods ... Read More »
Turns out the most addictive foods are (sigh) exactly what you thought they’d be. A new study from the University of Michigan found that highly processed foods – think pizza, French fries and chocolate – are the most addictive. The research, which is one of the first to study the specific foods that can be held responsible for food addiction, ... Read More »
BY Dorothy Bliskey Elkhart Lake restaurant owner and caterer Scott McMurray is opening a third restaurant – this time in Fond du Lac at the site of the former Trinity Restaurant – a bistro type eatery that closed this past December. Three Guys and a Grill at Trinity is McMurray’s new venture in Fond du Lac. Tentative plans are to ... Read More »
BY James Page firstname.lastname@example.org The first quarter of the year has always been a slow time for the video game industry. The holiday rush is subsiding and the industry is taking a small break before ramping up for the E3 Expo. Every now and then a company will release a little bit of information to build up buzz for an ... Read More »
The 150th commemoration of the end of the Civil War will happen on April 12, 2015, and the Wild Rose Kiwanis Club has planned a stellar, one-of-a-kind event with a performance by the 1st Brigade Band, which is comprised of 35 brass and percussion musicians who will perform on stage at the Wild Rose High School Auditorium at 2:00 pm ... Read More »
The Palace Theater, Wisconsin Dells’ newest professional theater, has announced its exciting new season full of critically acclaimed shows for the whole family. Pinkalicious — March 14 Based on the popular children’s book by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann, Pinkalicious is perfect for the entire family, featuring music, lyrics and orchestrations by Frederick Loewe Award winner John Gregor. The show ... Read More »
BY MICHAEL CASPER It’s been 40 years since Mike Soffa opened his first music store at Division and Brooke Street’s in Fond du Lac. Since then, he’s sold the business, and turned the reins over to Dan Gilgenbach. I sat down with them both to learn the history, and the musical growth they’ve contributed to this corner of Wisconsin. MC: ... Read More »
Have you been missing your daily butter fix? Don’t worry, Paula Deen is back — but, this time, it’s on the internet and radio air waves. The celebrity chef is partnering with Compass Media Networks on both a daily radio show and a weekly podcast about — what else? — cooking. “I had my first day in the studio not ... Read More »
BY Nic Olig Musings about zombies used to entail more of a commitment to a niche, and that niche could be found at places such as widely ignored lunch tables. What was once a cultish fascination has gradually trended into the mainstream, so much so that one of the most popular shows on television takes place in a world overrun ... Read More »