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Twelve months of dining scene updates, broken down in one digestible review By Amelia Compton Wolff and Nicole Witmer Notable New Kids Wilder’s, Appleton After more than three years cooking at Scuba’s Pourhouse in Appleton, Terrance Wilder decided to open his own restaurant. Wilder’s, which is billed as a cutting-edge pub and bistro, opened in READ MORE

Fox Cities Bucket List

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37 quintessential experiences – in no particular order – every Fox Cities resident and visitor must have before their time here is up   Whether you were born and raised in the Fox Cities or are a recent transplant, there are certain things everyone who calls the 920 home must do before they leave. You READ MORE

Yardening 101

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From front yard gardens to backyard mini meadows, yardening incorporates edibles and expands the traditional garden plot to encompass an entire yard’s landscape. It’s a great option for small, urban lots, but can work for any size yard.    Did You Say Yardening?   Yes, yardening!   “Yardening is the blissful marriage of a yard READ MORE

Stock Your Pantry

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By Rebecca Rehberger and Amelia Compton Wolff   When you think of Wisconsin food, perhaps your mind goes straight for beer, cheese and brats. (Or beer cheese, or cheese brats, or cheese and beer soup – you get the idea.) But there’s more to the Wisconsin food scene than that. There’s something here for every READ MORE

Hot Home Revamps

Posted on Mar. 1, 2017 by Hibah Ansari
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Looking to update your home in 2017? Consider these top trends. Minimalism is having a serious moment in interior design, and its futuristic appeal is attractive to designers and homeowners alike. The Fox Cities are seeing a merge of the globally trending minimalist style and a rustic elegance rooted in Wisconsin culture. If you’re planning READ MORE

Fox Cities At Work

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Five professionals show us that work in the Fox Cities is anything but boring. Photos by David Jackson, Jackson & Co.   Eric Marcoe, 41 Dream Coach Miron Construction “Most of my day is spent in conversation with people and most of those conversations are me listening. I try to max out my day at READ MORE

The United States of Architecture

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Usonian style is exemplified in this Frank Lloyd Wright replica on Lake Winnebago Photography by Adam Shea Photography Roy Bendickson keeps a stack of books on Frank Lloyd Wright under the bed of the mobile home where he has been living since last summer. His temporary dwelling sits on the lot where his new home, READ MORE

The Year of the Veggie

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Vegetables are having a moment and you’re actually going to like it.   In 2017, vegetables will transition from side dish support to the main meal event in both restaurants and home kitchens. Driving this trend are more meat-eaters experimenting with “flexitarian” (semi-vegetarian) diets and an overall growing interest in healthy eating. Janel Abel, owner READ MORE

Real Wedding: Nate and Laura

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Photography by Melissa Alderton Photography   Laura Robitschek met her future husband, Nate, when they were introduced by mutual friends who had recently begun dating. Soon a romance of their own began to blossom and in 2014, the couple got engaged while hiking in Door County’s Peninsula State Park. They spent the next two years READ MORE

Rustic & Refined

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Farmhouse style reigns at the Winter Parade of Homes   Whether they overlook a cornfield in the country or a side street in the city, farmhouse-style homes are celebrated in the rural landscape as well as the suburbs. The farmhouse, or folk house, is a persistent part of American architecture, adapting to different environments and READ MORE