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Must-See Public Art in the Fox Cities

Posted on Mar. 1, 2020 by cmdiamond

The Fox Cities is a hub for artists of all types. This is evident by the number of sculptures, murals and art fountains found throughout the area. Public art is a catalyst for creating a vibrant community and these pieces woven throughout the area contribute to the community’s burgeoning art scene. As the Fox Cities’ READ MORE

29 Reasons to Love the Fox Cities

We are head over heels for the place we call home. Here’s the short list why, with one reason for each day of this February leap year. 1. No one thinks twice about pushing a stranger’s car up an icy hill. A lovely side effect of being a procrastinator when it comes to car maintenance READ MORE

Artists to Watch 2020

Art authorities share their picks of local creators to keep an eye on this year    Frank Juarez Gallery Director, Frank Juarez Gallery Recommendation: Tony Conrad, tonyconradart.com “Tony Conrad’s way of connecting life, painting, and being in the moment has influenced how he communicates the world around him allowing time to slow down and to 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

Flying High 

EAA AirVenture celebrates 50 consecutive years in Oshkosh  By Sarah Wells & Amelia Compton Wolff Photography by Jordan Ashwood Every year for one week, Oshkosh’s Wittman Regional Airport becomes the world’s busiest airport. With more than 19,588 takeoffs and landings throughout the week, the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in draws both local and international aviators and READ MORE

Voting for a Change

The impact of the 19th Amendment on our community By Jane Lang, Executive Director of Neenah Historical Society, and Steven T. Sheehan, Associate Professor of History at UW-Fox Valley Images courtesy of the Neenah Historical Society If less than half of the adult population were allowed to vote, would you still call the United States READ MORE

Nostalgic Pastimes

Retro recreational activities put a new spin on old favorites By Meghan Diemel What’s old is new again – that’s true for fashion, and it’s true for how we’re choosing to spend our free time. Whether it’s bowling, arcade games or even a time-honored tradition like curling, we’re getting out and enjoying the company of READ MORE

The Charter Choice

Charter schools offer Fox Valley students, parents educational options By Patricia Israel Primary and secondary education is constantly adapting to the diverse needs of today’s youth. As parents, caregivers and guardians, it is crucial to understand the many options available for students that will promote success for all learners. While charter schools may still be READ MORE

American Dreamers

Three tales of immigrant-owned business success According to a National Bureau of Economic Research report, immigrant entrepreneurs create about a quarter of new businesses in the United States. In the Fox Cities, these businesses add to the vibrancy of our commercial landscape. Here are three hard-fought and won entrepreneurial success stories from immigrants to the READ MORE