Archives: April 2020

Food for Thought: Hot Dishes

Island Shrimp  Caribbean Taste, Appleton  In May 2019, Reggie Desamour’s idea for a Caribbean food truck became a reality. Desamour serves authentic Caribbean food on the road and at events with his Caribbean Taste food truck and as a pop-up restaurant out of Green Tomato in Appleton. He also regularly serves at McFleshman’s Brewing Co. READ MORE

Food for Thought: Three New Menus

Menu change ups at three local favorites As the global health crisis continues to evolve and impact businesses, please be aware that menus and hours may change. Check in with each establishment for their current offerings. SAP Brunch, Brown Bag & Bakery, Appleton Breakfast big-hitter SAP Brunch, Brown Bag & Bakery in Appleton changes its READ MORE

Food for Thought: The Tales of Two Coffeehouses

A pair of coffee shops get added to the Fox Cities lineup White subway tile? Check. Reclaimed pallet wood tables? Check. Organic, fair-trade espresso beans that get turned into carefully crafted beverages complete with photo-worthy latte art? Check and check. South Kaukauna experienced a bit of a heatwave last August with the opening of Wildfire READ MORE

Educating Through a Pandemic: Virtual Tutoring

Posted on Apr. 23, 2020 by Alisa Lewis

One of the most important questions families are asking through this pandemic is how they can enhance and maintain their child’s education. With Governor Evers extension of the stay at home order through May 26, schools have closed for the remainder of the year. As schools close, primarily moving to virtual learning, the task of READ MORE

Oshkosh man recovers from COVID-19

An Oshkosh man who tested positive for COVID-19 last month has recently made a remarkable recovery.  The 59-year-old patient, who wishes to remain anonymous, was admitted to Ascension Mercy in Oshkosh on March 25 where he tested positive for COVID-19. He was one of the first individuals to test positive for the virus in Winnebago READ MORE

Grilling Roundup

It might not feel like it, but grilling season is right around the corner. We all know it. When the temperature tips 50, it’s not uncommon for the aroma of charcoal and barbecue to waft through your neighborhood. Freshen up your grill skills with our roundup featuring the top tips from our resident culinary expert, READ MORE

Downtown Appleton Virtual Shop Hop

Appleton Downtown Inc. will be hosting its first Downtown Virtual Shop Hop event tomorrow Thursday, April 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. A total of 13 local boutiques and shops are offering specials, giveaways and more virtually via a Facebook event.  Event participants should log on to Facebook during the event time and visit the event page on Appleton Downtown’s Facebook page. They READ MORE