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What you need to know in a hot real estate market The Fox Cities housing market is hotter than ever. Though past patterns have seemed to benefit only buyers or only sellers at any particular time, the current market does have advantages for both sides, depending on the price range the potential transaction falls into. READ MORE

Street Smarts

A pocket-sized history of local street names What’s in a name? When it comes to our streets, apparently a lot. Street names are often a window to the past. In the Fox Cities, they run the gamut from the surname of a local inventor to a Native American greeting. Some streets were named based on READ MORE

The Art of Bread Making

Posted on Aug. 29, 2019 by Zack Dion

Local bakers share their tips for making loaves you’ll love The transition from Wisconsin’s hot, humid summer to its cool, orange fall brings preparation for the season of giving. With fall comes many gatherings centered around the sharing of food, drinks and good times. Bread making is a hobby that reveals itself openly during these READ MORE

Spruced Up Spaces

Custom wood furniture and accents add an artistic element to every room of the home Nate Lenz was splitting firewood when he struck gold.  It turns out the log he was about to set a match to was spalted maple, an exciting discovery for a woodworker like Lenz. Spalting, the result of a fungus that READ MORE

Looking Through the Glass 

The Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass celebrates 60 years  The Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2019. This year also marks 60 years of the museum’s positive impact on the Fox Cities community.  The museum’s mission is to engage, excite and educate regional and global audiences using world renowned glass READ MORE

Soulful Foundations 

Take a walk on the wild side with creative flooring choices  When Shannon Van Grinsven and her husband, Nick, were building their home in Combined Locks, details were everything.  “When we were designing this house, the little pops of interest were really important to me and the flooring was a big part of that,” Van READ MORE

Hope on Horseback 

Posted on Aug. 1, 2019 by Zack Dion

Equine-assisted therapy breaks new ground in the Fox Cities  A common symptom of cerebral palsy is a lack of core strength, making it difficult for those diagnosed to balance when sitting. There are few activities and therapies showing fast progress in developing this strength. For the family of Daniel Thur, a 12-year-old diagnosed with cerebral READ MORE

Go Fish

Upgrade your standard fish fry with the freshest catch at area restaurants  Photos by Jordan Ashwood Friday night fish is a time-tested Wisconsin tradition. When you’re looking for a less deep fried take on this weekly ritual, try one of these dishes for something that is sure to make a splash. Get Hooked  Take a READ MORE

Worth the Drive: Bloody Marys

Posted on Jul. 1, 2019 by Zack Dion

Wisconsin’s love for a bloody mary has been prominent for quite some time and this prominence has significantly risen over the past few years. Being a state known for its beers, Wisconsin is also known for taking the creative lead in serving a beer chaser with its bloodies. This combination is now seen as a READ MORE