Archives: January 2013

Free Books for the Fox

Little Free Libraries, which can be found throughout the Fox Cities, are wooden buildings designed for the sheer purpose of free book exchanges… Walking the residential streets of the Fox Valley you might come across a peculiar, petite structure, adorned in a vibrant, eye-catching aesthetic, quaintly nestled on a front lawn. These are Little Free READ MORE

Honoring Animals with Art

The Fox Valley Humane Association’s Every Pet Project mural pays tribute to animals… Deciding to purchase a tile in the Fox Valley Humane Association (FVHA)’s Every Pet Project mural was inevitable for Kathryn Carlson, a financial adviser in Appleton who also serves on the FVHA board of directors. It was choosing which pet to immortalize READ MORE

Weekly Round-Up

A bald eagle blitz, winter survival 101, Appleton in HD and a crafty Saturday celebration… The Fox Cities Facial Hair Club has been keeping it stachey since 2012. Don’t miss the Valley’s first bald eagle viewing and educational event. Does roller derby confuse you? Tweet the Fox Cityz Foxz with your questions. Doomsday preppers take READ MORE

Intern Intro: Sara

The Basics Name: Sara Stein Age: 21 Hometown: Edina, MN University attending/year in school: University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, junior Favorite thing about the Fox Cities: I like the tight-knit feel of the cities, everyone is really friendly and it’s a beautiful area. The Dirt What is your favorite quote? “Your day will go the way the READ MORE

Intern Intro: Matt

Why is a raven like a writing desk? Our newest intern and resident philosopher Matt could probably tell you. The Basics Name: Matt De Stasio Age: 23 Hometown: Madison, WI University attended: Lawrence University 2012 Graduate Favorite thing about the Fox Cities: In the fall, I really enjoy walking around the Downtown Appleton Farm Market. Aside READ MORE

Weekly Round-Up

Bodacious bike racks, a new canine companion, an inaugural beer dinner and filmmaking 101 are all in this week’s round-up… Next week is Pullman’s inaugural beer dinner. Six courses, six different beers. Pannacotta straight from an Italian chef, with love. Green Bay’s own Chrisopher Mangless, of Three Three Five fame, was featured on last night’s READ MORE

Dinner is Served

The Neville Public Museum’s dinner program informs and entertains. In 1996, Zeta Turiff and Donna Osen, both very involved Green Bay community members, developed the Neville Public Museum’s dinner program and marketed it towards a senior audience. Their dream of continuing education in retirement has become a reality for many in Northeast Wisconsin over the READ MORE

Performer Spotlight: Carol Jegen

Over the past 35 years, Carol Jegen has been involved in just about every aspect of the White Heron Chorale from performer to concert coordinator. She is one of only four members who have been active within the Chorale since its creation in 1978. “We felt there was a need for adults in the community READ MORE

Weekly Round-Up

A Ben Folds Five tribute, compassionate manhole covers, a red-carpet premiere and a type-tastic guest exhibit are all in this week’s round-up… Congrats to the Children’s Museum of Green Bay and Syrah Restaurant & Wine Bar for being named some of the Best of the Midwest by Midwest Living. Happy birthday, Stone Cellar Brewpub! Are READ MORE

Wish you Were Here

The Wisconsin Project explores our roots… Old postcards echo heartfelt sentiments long forgotten. The photographs depicted on these cards stop time, taking the viewer back to an almost familiar past. These pictures and thoughts speak volumes about their origin, emanating colorful details about the culture and mindset. Wisconsin artists Julie Lindemann and John Shimon have READ MORE