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5 Fun Outdoor Spots 

As the weather warms, make sure to hit up these outdoor destinations   Deer Mural This mural by Appleton artist Chad Brady is on the side of The Ambassador in downtown Appleton, which is home to many works of public art. Brady says the mural is somewhat hidden, being located on a “one-way street facing READ MORE

Top Outdoor Winter Activities in the Fox Cities

Posted on Jan. 19, 2018 by 199Ride

Make the most out of the Wisconsin winter by embracing the cooler temperatures and enjoying some outdoor fun. Jump in your car, turn on your seat warmers, and head to one of 199ride’s top locations for outdoor snow activities in the Fox Cities. Whether you choose to make it a family adventure, an aerobic activity, READ MORE

Up Next: Menominee Nation Arena

The Menominee Nation Arena in Oshkosh will be the practice area and home court for Milwaukee Bucks’ minor league affiliate, the Wisconsin Herd. This fall, the Menominee tribe purchased the naming rights for the arena located in a city named after the tribe’s chief. “That’s been really exciting to partner with [the Menominee tribe] and READ MORE

What does the Fox say? An apple a day

Sharon Haen’s grandmother recommends a Wealthy apple – more sweet than tart – to bake the best pie. Sharon and her husband Darrell purchased Star Orchard in 2013; today it merges the intersection of rural and urban life. “A lot of people like to show their children where apples come from, instead of the grocery READ MORE

A Breath of Fresh Air: Conclusion

Posted on Aug. 28, 2017 by Kate Morton

“I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.” — Aldo Leopold Throughout the summer and the course of this blog series, I have spent my time in some of the most beautiful and wild places that the Fox Cities has to offer. From the Butterfly Gardens of Wisconsin to High READ MORE

A Breath of Fresh Air: High Cliff State Park

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017 by Kate Morton

This past weekend, I went to hike around in High Cliff State Park in Sherwood with my friends Maddie and Chris. What really makes High Cliff unique, along with its aesthetic beauty, is its geological history. The first time I visited High Cliff, I went with my geology class, where we talked about the cliffs READ MORE