Archives: May 2011

And a River Still Runs Through Us

The Fox River, our great pride and challenge, continues a quiet resurgence. In May 1997, we asked writer Jim Pinkham, a river enthusiast, to pen a seven-part series on our Fox River. Now, as the Fox River Natigational System Authority works to raise the last portion in community contributions for the final part of the READ MORE

Homes That History Built

Take a step back in time with reclaimed materials. In our instant messaging, express-delivery culture that prizes speed and efficiency above all else, it is easy to forget that life did not always move at this breakneck pace and that there was a time when simplicity and graciousness reigned supreme. Homeowners are giving a nod READ MORE

A Foundation for Good Food

Historical spiels on the buildings in which we dine. You don’t have to head to a museum for a history lesson on the Fox Cities. Instead, plan to take a tour of some of the most interesting bygone buildings while dining out. Whether you’re stopping for a bite while running errands downtown or going out READ MORE