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Archives: May 2016

Rocks, Roots and Revenue

Frances Anne Hopkins’ “Going Up the Rapids” painting depicts what it may have been like for early settlers to have to portage around the rapids of the Fox River.

We are all enchanted by Wisconsin’s natural beauty and excited by its abundance of recreational opportunities. Whether enjoying the view of a sparkling blue lake, cascading waterfall or rocky bluff, did you ever stop to think about why that feature is there? Why is the bluff in one place and not in another, or why READ MORE

Catered Cuisine

Posted on May. 1, 2016 by Amy Hanson
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Planning a gathering can lead to a checklist of to-do items. Whether it’s a corporate meeting for 50 or a wedding with 250 guests, food is a necessity that rises to the top of the list. Fortunately, the Fox Cities hosts a variety of restaurants offering catering options. “I think it’s just the accessibility factor. READ MORE

Firing Up

Posted on May. 1, 2016 by Amy Hanson
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Bringing the inside out has become a popular concept when it comes to outdoor kitchen spaces. While Wisconsin may present seasonal challenges, for those who appreciate the taste and experience of cooking on the grill, the possibilities of what can be brought to patios are endless. “Lately, we’ve seen a surge in the bells and READ MORE