Summer: Staycation Style!

Posted on May. 31, 2023 by Grace Olson

Our 22nd Swimsuit Issue Brings Out The Kid in Community Members Fox Cities Magazine has been revealing the Swimsuit Issue for 22 years. Throughout that time, themes have encompassed time periods (Hello, 1980s!), used the location as a guide (Appeton International Airport, Hearthstone Historic House Museum, etc.), or focused on the face. This year, we’re READ MORE

History in the Making

Posted on Jun. 1, 2022 by Grace Olson

Community leaders celebrate our 21st Swimsuit Issue Our annual Swimsuit Issue finds itself at the History Museum at the Castle in Appleton this year. We chose it because we’re both celebrating anniversaries—21 years for our swimsuit issue and an impressive 150 years for the museum! We also have a lot in common. The museum and READ MORE

High Risers

Nine community leaders confront a challenging time with innovation and celebrate summer in style Photography by Graham Washatka of Graham Images  Hair and makeup styling by Dana Michele Makeup & Aesthetics A special thank you to Community First Champion Center, our host for the 2021 swimsuit photo shoot Whether you’re a bar owner, restaurateur or READ MORE

Hitting the Road

From barbershops to bars, these mobile businesses bring their services directly to the people If the past pandemic year has taught us anything, it’s that convenience (and safety) is king. Curbside pickup, grocery delivery and overnight shipping are here to stay. It only makes sense that more businesses are finding ways to bring their products READ MORE

Love in the Time of COVID-19 

Posted on Jan. 31, 2021 by Grace Olson

Creative wedding trends prove that love will prevail despite the pandemic  From large and energetic to intimate and reserved, wedding festivities have been occurring since ancient times, each new season bringing a unique twist to tie it to its place in history. The long-vanished custom of a bride and her bridesmaids wearing identical dresses to READ MORE

Meet the Chefs

Get to know five area chefs as they offer a glimpse into back-of-the-house life Photography by Kacie Mischler Bass Mike Buckarma  Chef & Owner, Becket’s in Oshkosh Chef Mike Buckarma’s career has been in the kitchen from day one. He got his first restaurant job at age 16 and never looked back.  “I needed a READ MORE

Splash from the Past

A few of our favorite swimsuit shots from previous years While COVID-19 has put a damper on this year’s swimsuit photoshoot, we aren’t going to let it completely rain on our parade. Here we relive some of our favorite shoots from years past while eagerly anticipating the 2021 Swimsuit Issue.

Doing Business During a Lockdown 

How Fox Cities businesses and organizations are adapting to life during the COVID-19 pandemic  Show us a business that hasn’t been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak and we will show you a business that doesn’t exist. Businesses and organizations of all sizes have been profoundly impacted by the pandemic – there is no “business as READ MORE

Heart and Steel 

A company’s building is more than cement, wood and metal. It signifies growth and success, it can be the embodiment of a company’s culture and values, and it can even become the calling card of a community. These new Fox Cities’ facilities have changed the local terrain, lending a little prestige to the landscape.  Wisconsin READ MORE

Rose, Bud, Thorn 

Five community leaders weigh in with their greatest achievements – and biggest challenges – of 2019  Every year has its ups and downs. FOX CITIES Magazine asked five community leaders to share their rose, bud and thorn from 2019. The “rose” represents a great achievement, the “bud” an area of potential and the “thorn” a READ MORE