Archives: February 2014

A Spring Escape From Winter’s Grasp

Think spring. Think Spring. THINK SPRING! If we say it enough, will we finally see some signs of it? As the latest polar vortex grabs hold of us here in Northeast Wisconsin–and we wistfully remember our recent dalliance with two days of temperatures in the 40s–there are some signs that warmer temps and greener scenes READ MORE

A Slick Way to Stay Fit

Mother Nature has been extremely unpredictable this winter and spending entirely too much time dancing with Old Man Winter. With temperatures hovering below freezing, it can be a challenge to find ways to get out of the house, especially to be active. This week, I decided to take to the ice to beat winter at READ MORE

Meet Katie Stuhmer

The Basics: Name: Katie Stuhmer Age: 22 Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin University attended: UW-Oshkosh. Graduated last May with a B.A in English, Creative Writing. Favorite thing about the Fox Cities: Life on the water—wakeboarding, kayaking, fishing. The Dirt: What is your favorite quote? “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the READ MORE

Wicked Fun in the Fox Cities

Not even a pummeling of snow can slow down the momentum of Wicked’s return to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Downtown was abuzz with activity last week as the show debuted for its third run at the PAC, and even the snow that dropped in before Thursday’s performances could not slow down the crowds READ MORE

Meet Eryn Wecker

Name: Eryn Wecker Age: 22 Hometown: Portland, Ore. University attended: senior at Lawrence University Favorite thing about the Fox Cities: It’s my home away from home. I’ve really enjoyed experiencing Midwestern culture during my time here. Some of my favorite Midwestern things: fried cheese curds, microbreweries and a morning with fresh snow. What is your favorite READ MORE

Go Global

On February 17 and 18 the N.E.W. World Cinema Series will premiere the German film “Mostly Martha” at UWFox Valley in Menasha… The N.E.W. World Cinema Series, in affiliation with the Fox Cities Rotary Multicultural Center, strives to educate the community on diverse cultures by bringing films from around the world to Northeast Wisconsin. On READ MORE