Archives: September 2022

28th Annual Golden Fork Awards

Posted on Sep. 30, 2022 by Grace Olson

Veterans versus Rookies For almost 40 years, Fox Cities Magazine has been bringing dining stories to our readers: about fanciful dishes, mouthwatering flavors, restaurant updates and everything in-between. Perhaps the most popular food installment, the Golden Fork Awards, reaches its 28th year in this issue. We’re always proud to celebrate our local restaurants, but there’s READ MORE

What’s Going on in Home Construction?

Posted on Sep. 30, 2022 by Grace Olson

Be Prepared for Consistent Change Regardless of the exact subject matter, when someone hears about the housing market or home construction this year, the consensus is almost unanimous and instantaneous: “It’s crazy right now!” For three area experts—Shannon Meyer, President of Cypress Homes in Appleton; Jodi Vandermolen, Executive Officer of the Winnegamie Home Builders Association; READ MORE

Fall Arts Guide

Please check in with individual galleries and museums before you visit to ensure you have the most updated information and hours.   Appleton Historical Society Museum. Vulcan Hydroelectric Replica By appointment. The Appleton Historical Society, in partnership with the City of Appleton, has the 1932 replica of the 1882 hydroelectric generator open to the READ MORE

Artistic Landscape Design

Posted on Sep. 1, 2022 by Ryan Mares

Creating a Livable Outdoor Space at Home In effect, landscaping is an extension of your home into your yard. It allows you to create a livable outdoor space, somewhere you will want to spend time. The shape it takes is deeply personal for each individual, and can range from a quiet, relaxation space to an READ MORE

Hands-On Art: Adding Beauty and Value Through Pottery

Posted on Sep. 1, 2022 by Grace Olson

~24,000 BC is a time in history that’s tough to conceptualize. Primitive and almost otherworldly in comparison to present-day, it also holds the tools and beginning knowledge to shape what we know—and use—today. There’s no better example than pottery, or ceramics: the mixing of mineral-rich clay into both functional forms and figures, then fired at READ MORE

The Art in Flavor

Posted on Sep. 1, 2022 by Grace Olson

Adding Unique Flair to Food “Caramelized onion and… peach? Really?” It’s just one example of the many questions Tyler Woodkey, Executive Chef at Houdini’s Escape Gastropub in Appleton, gets when he introduces potential dishes and unique flavor pairings to his team. “Some flavor profiles just play off of each other,” he says. “It’s one of READ MORE