Archives: October 2013

Local Cafe Connection

When people think coffee or cafe, they usually end up in the drive thru of Starbucks. Not that I can blame anyone, since I too am a regular Starbucks customer (I love their Skinny Vanilla Latte and Cranberry Orange Scones), but I think it is time that some of the more locally owned cafes get READ MORE

Deals in the Discard Pile

I love any opportunity to buy books in good condition for cheap. I also love an opportunity to support organizations dedicated to reading. At the Neenah Public Library’s Used Book Sale, I got to kill two birds with one stone. The annual event is sponsored by the Friends of the Neenah Public Library with the READ MORE

Intern Intro: Ashley

The Basics Name: Ashley Ivansek Age: 27 Hometown: Oshkosh, WI University attended: UW Oshkosh. Graduated in August with a BA in English. Favorite thing about the Fox Cities: I really like the area around Lawrence University and College Ave. in Appleton. I love how artsy and homey it makes me feel. The Dirt What is READ MORE

Great Finds in the Local Stacks

I have to stay on a careful budget, but I can’t resist browsing in a bookstore; I could spend hours in Barnes & Noble! This week, though, I decided to check out some of our local bookstores and see what makes each one unique. I’m a regular at Half Price Books, so that seemed like READ MORE