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Archives: April 2020

Studio Talk with Cristian Andersson

The practices of local artists have been undoubtedly impacted by COVID-19. In this video, Appleton visual artist Cristian Andersson discusses his most recent series that he has been working on the past month while social distancing. Andersson, who was one of FCM’s 2019 Artists to Watch, also gives some insight on how the public health READ MORE

Fox Cities: A history in the making

As generations continue, putting aside more trivial matters, one difference starkly contrasts the two newest generations – Millennials and Generation Z – with past populations: living through a world-wide crisis. However, in the past few weeks, this difference disappeared with the outbreak of COVID-19. Though this experience was not one we desperately wanted to share, READ MORE

Easter Brunch Recipes

Maybe Easter brunch is looking a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be festive and delicious. Here are a few of our favorite brunch recipes from the archives that will surely liven up your Easter table. BAKED HAM AND EGGS ROSEMARY Originally published in the February 2006 issue of FOX CITIES READ MORE

Weekend Must-Do: Bloody Marys To Go

Is it us or do weekends seem a little less…weekendy? If a bloody mary had been part of your Saturday or Sunday ritual, we have good news. Several local establishments are offering their bloody marys to go so you can maintain a sense of normalcy (it’s a public service, really). Take a look below for READ MORE

Educating Through a Pandemic: Introduction

Posted on Apr. 8, 2020 by Alisa Lewis

Nothing has been left untouched by the coronavirus pandemic, including education. Education is one highly valued aspect of American society, but the coronavirus has brought learning at all levels to a grinding halt. Teachers have moved to online platforms, students have begun to adjust to personalized learning, and everyone is left with more questions than READ MORE

Curbside Easter Candy

Easter is this Sunday, April 12 and nothing will stand in between us and our annual chocolate bunny consumption. Take a look at a few local candy shops offering online ordering, curbside pick up and even free delivery. Leave a comment below with any we missed! Wilmar Chocolates, Appleton  From chocolate-covered Peeps to egg-shaped meltaways, READ MORE

Little Free Library Safety During COVID-19

Libraries throughout the Fox Cities are temporarily closing their doors to patrons in an attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Many offer ebook and audiobook rentals digitally, but for those who desire the feel of a tangible book in their hands, this is a problematic situation. More readers are turning to Little READ MORE

Virtual Art Opportunities

Posted on Apr. 3, 2020 by Alisa Lewis

Museums, galleries and venues may be closed, but you can still get your daily dose of art through virtual museum tours, live stream events and art tutorials. Many establishments want to bring their exhibits or art to you right at home! Commission an art piece, virtually travel through exhibits and engage in many programs offered READ MORE

Festival Foods responds to COVID-19 outbreak

Food retailers have been one of the industries most impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Festival Foods, headquartered in De Pere, has been adapting to changes in consumer demand, health regulations, supply chain and workforce needs since the pandemic began.  “We know that it is a time of uncertainty and as we’ve all seen, each day READ MORE