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10 Most-Viewed Stories of 2016

Food trucks, a shipping container home and award-winning photos dominated in 2016. Here are 10 of the most viewed stories of the year on foxcitiesmagazine.com. New food alert: Pop Up Fox Cities creates dining experiences Pop Up Fox Cities launched in 2016 and readers were eager to learn more about the pop-up restaurant by chef READ MORE

Out of the Darkroom

“Out of the Darkroom” is an exhibit which features photographic works by 10 Lawrence University students, ranging from tableau and portraiture to landscape and still life photos. Lucy Bowman, a 2015 Lawrence alumna, helped the university secure a grant from The Reva and David Logan Foundation which allowed students to fully utilize the darkroom facilities. READ MORE

A Story in Egg Rolls

“What you want to cook and eat is an accumulation, a function of your experiences — the people you’ve dated, what you’ve learned, where you’ve gone. There may be inbound elements from other cultures, but you’ll always eat things that mean something to you.” – Jennifer 8. Lee, quoted in “What Americans can learn from READ MORE

Coffee 101 with Timshel Cafe

Coffee is an art form that comes with many choices. Single origin or blend? Dark roast or light? Drip or French press? Learn how to pour the perfect cup of coffee with the experts from Timshel Café at the Neenah Public Library on December 14. Become a connoisseur of the pour-over method as you learn READ MORE

A Historic Holiday: 5 Old-Time Events

Step back in time with these history-infused happenings. Deck the Halls Experience the historic Sawyer home decorated in its holiday splendor. The life-size Christmas Village exhibit windows will delight with a wonderful display of festive holiday decor, and the center will showcase the incredible “Biggest Little Show” wooden toy circus made in the 1940s. Nov 19-Dec READ MORE

Nutcracker in the Castle: 10th Anniversary

Celebrating 10 years of delighting audiences, the Paine Art Center & Gardens in Oshkosh presents the scenes of the beloved Nutcracker story within the historic mansion. From the opening party scene with a giant Christmas tree to the magical Land of Sweets and the enchanting Sugar Plum Fairy, the tale unfolds throughout more than 20 elaborately decorated READ MORE

Asylum: Out of the Shadows

The History Museum at the Castle in Appleton will open an unprecedented exhibit on November 17. “Asylum: Out of the Shadows” will be the first attempt by a Wisconsin museum to interpret the evolution of treatment for people with mental health problems. The exhibit will explore behavioral and mental health told through the history of READ MORE

Tempest Coffee Collective opens in Appleton

Posted on Nov. 2, 2016 by Hibah Ansari

It’s that time of the year when the leaves are crisper, the air is cooler and coffee just tastes better. This fall, the hottest place for a handcrafted cup is Tempest Coffee Collective, Appleton’s newest coffee shop opening November 17 in RiverHeath’s new apartment and retail development, Prairie, just beside the Fox River. Stephan Witchell, READ MORE