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Archives: May 2017

Introvert’s Guide to the Fox Cities: Dining! Part 1!

Posted on May. 29, 2017 by Dan Meyer
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Food is fantastic. Although the Fox Cities have popped up on the national radar as a bar haven, there are dozens of phenomenal places to eat. Unfortunately for many introverts, dining can be incredibly stressful. Going to any restaurant you’ve never visited brings its own set of questions that grow more stressful with each passing READ MORE

Introvert’s Guide to the Fox Cities: Introduction

Posted on May. 22, 2017 by Dan Meyer
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Bubbles can be downright exhausting. Throw a rock in any direction during the summer months and you’re bound to hit 28 bubbly, overflowing descriptions of local landmarks and events. Trees, taken for granted after they’ve shed their leaves, become “awe-inspiring.” Community members attending the opening of a neighborhood’s fourth hair salon become “ecstatic.” The list READ MORE

Bike Week 2017

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A sampling of events celebrating Bike Week 2017. Poetry Ride May 13 Get a head start on Bike Week by joining Fox Cities Cycling Association to hear about the Public Works Poetry program and then a ride to see poetry locations around town. Casual pace ride for all ages and abilities. 1–2:30 p.m. Appleton Public READ MORE

An Ode to the Arts: Tintypes with Justus Poehls

Posted on May. 4, 2017 by Hibah Ansari
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Film remains alive even in the year 2017. Despite living in this digital age, there is a definite yearn for something raw, exposed, even maddening. Something fashioned from scratch possesses a certain bewitchery that lurks within the walls of the dark, giant, brick box in Appleton that is the studio of Justus Poehls. Poehls, a photographer, teacher, husband and READ MORE