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Archives: 2013

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

How You Define Chic

An image can mean so many things. But when it comes to capturing the theme “Chic” for FOX CITIES Magazine’s place we call home photo feature, our reader’s like what Kim Thiel of Kim Thiel Photography in Appleton has to say. Thiel’s image, the dominant image above, garnered 47 percent of the votes this past READ MORE

What’s Going On? A Weekend Preview

It’s hard to believe it’s Thursday already. This has been a long week of deadlines here at FOX CITIES Magazine, and we’re eager to get to the weekend. One of the great things about the Fox Cities is that there always seems to be something exciting to do, no matter what your tastes. Now, if READ MORE

Sara Stein is Running On

I cannot believe we’ve past the end of August. Summer vacations have ended, and so has my internship at FOX CITIES Magazine. Since joining the staff in January, I feel like I have learned quite a bit. It’s kind of like that old saying, “you can only truly learn something through experience”. It was fun READ MORE

Frievalt tops our first Place We Call Home Poll

FOX CITIES Magazine readers and fans have given the nod to Dan Frievalt’s interpretatin of “Risky” in our first Facebook poll for the “place we call home.” The voting was tight, with Frievalt’s image receiving about 33 percent of all votes cast. The other images were submitted by Amber Pfeifer, or Pheifer Photography in Appleton; READ MORE

Off and Running: Memorial Park

My last stop around the Fox Cities was Appleton Memorial Park. Needless to say, I am insanely grateful that it didn’t feel like more than 100 degrees with humidity when I was there, like it has the past several days. I have to say, writing this blog has given me such an eye-opening experience of READ MORE