By Tom Smith This month I would like to start with a big welcome for the year 2014. I can’t believe it’s the year 2014 already, well almost, as I write this. What do I think of this 2014 thing? Disappointment. I was planning to have lived on the Moon for 15 years already. On the bright side, Green Bay ... Read More »
Category Archives: Green Bay – DePere
By Ben Rogers Spotted Cow. It’s what separates Wisconsinites from the rest of the country. A staple ...
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...
It ain’t baseball, but... First in a series of articles about Green Bay Ice Hockey et me count the differences between baseball and hockey … one is played on ice. Enough said, right? Well actually no. For the purpose of my next set of articles I guess I need to explain myself. You see I think that baseball is by ... Read More »
The entire action of the musical “Rock of Ages” happens in a place called the Sunset Strip. The very name “Sunset Strip” sounds exciting, and romantic. Is this a real place, and if so, just where is the Sunset Strip? There is a mile and half stretch of Sunset Boulevard that passes through West Hollywood, California. It extends from West Hollywood’s eastern border ... Read More »
By Kay Halbrook Boxkar’s fully-loaded rock sound isn’t a happy accident. It might be easy to start a band, but it takes talent, smarts and lots of hard work to keep growing as a musical group for more than 10 years. Talking with Chris Szebeni, you get the impression that those years have taught him lessons that he is turning ... Read More »
By Denis Gullickson Old Man Winter came crashing down on us this year — early, often and without much mercy. “Coldest early-December temperatures in sixteen years” says everything you need to know about the action out of the starting gate. This column is penned while burrowed in at a cottage in Northern Wisconsin, a birch-wood fire blazing, fluffy snowflakes cascading ... Read More »
By A.C. Kruse-Ross If you’ve ever had terror induced during your morning hygiene ritual when the last sticky bits of aerosol goodness cough themselves from the can of Aqua Net before you’ve finished your teasing your hair — gone to blows with a roommate, sibling or stranger for retribution over the state in which they returned your eyeliner — potentially ... Read More »
By Davies Wakefield My dad woke my brother and me up on March 1st 1954 and took us down to the beach in Kailua, Oahu. He wanted to show us something that he had heard about through the grapevine at work. He was with the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and had been told by some of his friends in the ... Read More »
In June, the Brooklyn-based Lone Bellow visited Green Bay while on tour with Brandi Carlile. Come Jan. 22, the band returns, this time as headliners, to bring their county-infused sounds to the Meyer Theatre. Supporting the band for this Near Water Concert Series Event will be Count This Penny. We at Scene were fortunate enough to catch up with Lone ... Read More »
Jeff Mirkes, Executive Director of Downtown Green Bay, Inc. and Olde Main Street, Inc. will share details of the Downtown Green Bay Development initiatives. The presentation covers how downtown special events play a significant role in creating an environment attractive to residential and corporate confidence in the downtown area. The presentation also offers a brief look back at how efforts during the ... Read More »
By Carol Doberstein In 1971, the music group “Three Dog Night” sang this hit song “Never Been to Spain.” I always could relate to that song, as I have never been to Spain either. However, in September of 2014, I am planning a Grand Tour of Spain group tour. My interest in Spain piqued when I saw a story on ... Read More »