Sometimes it can feel as though you are constantly rotating the same handful of cold weather activity ideas. Should we go to the movies? Want to go bowling? We could walk around the mall? Here are a couple ideas to break the boring idea cycle and really mix up your winter routine, if you’re up READ MORE
Attic Chamber Theatre will be celebrating its 70th anniversary season in 2020. In 1950, the Cloak family opened the doors to their Appleton home on North Union Street. Since then Attic Theatre has been helping develop and nurture the community’s passion for theater the past 70 years. Although it’s grown extensively, selling an average of READ MORE
Stacy Coon steps into her new role as the director for the Oneida Nation Museum after working as the assistant director for the past four years. Coon has over a decade of experience in museums, having worked at a tribal museum in Oklahoma prior to the Oneida Nation Museum. “What has prepared me for this READ MORE
In November 2019, Oliver Zornow was named executive director for The Building for Kids Children’s Museum in Appleton. Zornow replaces the museum’s previous director of four years, Jarrad Bittner, who took a position with The Boldt Company. Bittner transitioned out of his role through the month of December. Zornow, a Lawrence University graduate, had been READ MORE
Downtown Menasha gained a new arts hub this winter. One Forty Main, a three-story collaborative art space, has taken up residence in Menasha’s former City Hall building. “We have this beautiful palette in the heart of downtown. It’s our canvas to let our creativity unfold as we get more collaborative mojo flowing,” says curator Jean READ MORE
The Boys and Girls Brigade in Neenah will celebrate its 120th anniversary this month. The Brigade, a youth development organization for 5th-12th graders, was officially founded on January 22, 1900. Originally starting out as a boys-only program, the Brigade opened to girls in 1979. “The Brigade inspires youth to be ‘My own self, at my READ MORE
Just because the sky is gray and the weather is brisk, doesn’t change our need for some physical activity. It is easy to let your couch consume you as you wrap yourself up in a heated blanket, fighting to stay awake past 7pm. However, we are better than this! Here are some ideas that might READ MORE
The Makaroff Youth Ballet will be performing “Peter and The Wolf” as an educational series performance at the Fox Cities P.A.C on January 29. The performance is open to Appleton and Shawano School District students in grades 1 through 3. Makaroff Youth Ballet is partnering with the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra in their presentation of the READ MORE
Winter arrived a little early in the Fox Cities this year. The season’s first measurable snowfall occurred on October 29, totaling just over three inches. (The earliest recorded snowfall in Appleton occurred on October 10, 1990.) Photographer Ken Kemper captured some images of Appleton as a freshly blanketed winter wonderland.
Limited time shows to add to your calendar Hmong Heritage & Culture Exhibition December 8-January 12 Artwork and artifacts celebrate the unique artisanship and culture of the Hmong people and illustrate their American experience. Tu-F, 10am-4pm. Sa-Su, 11am-4pm. Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc. 686-3090. Deck the Halls Thru January 5 Each room in the beautiful Sawyer READ MORE
Ode to the Fox Cities | Mac & Cheese All-Stars | Downtown Housing Boom
Spring Arts Forecast | World Cuisine | Artists to Watch
Living Long & Well | Best Breakfasts | Nurse Practitioners
Cozy Guest Room Ideas | Hot Holiday Events | Seasonal Volunteer Stories
25th Annual Golden Fork Awards | Street Name History | Home Buying & Selling Tips
Custom Home Accents | Bergstrom-Mahler Museum’s 60th Anniversary | Exhibits, Music & More
People, Places & Things Photo Contest | Upscale Friday Fish | Decorative Flooring
Explore Northeast Wisconsin
Best of Brats | EAA AirVenture Anniversary | Festivals & Farmers Markets
The 19th Amendment in the Fox Cities | Local Artifacts | Small Plate Roundup
Oshkosh native Emily Willey is no stranger to aircraft and art. Her passion for planes has become the creative inspiration for her work. “My father was a pilot and my mom had her license, so I was always surrounded by [aviation],” Willey says. Willey’s painting career began at age 14 when she asked her mom READ MORE
Q. I like to waste as little as possible in the kitchen. Do you have ideas on what can be done with scraps like carrot and beet tops, potato peelings, ham bones, etc.? Same goes for fruits and veggies past their prime? — Aaron, Menasha A. Reducing waste in the kitchen starts with proper meal and READ MORE
In this second of a two-part series, host Kyle Cherek chats with JR Schoenfeld, chef/owner of Chives Restaurant.
In this episode of Chef Talk, we feature some of the best published and unpublished moments from our 2016 interviews.
In this first of a two-part series, host Kyle Cherek chats with JR Schoenfeld, chef and owner of Chives Restaurant.
In this episode of Chef Talk, host Kyle Cherek chats with husband and wife Joe and Katie Witthuhn, owners of Rustique Pizzeria + Lounge.
In this episode of Chef Talk, host Kyle Cherek chats with Tony Oczus, owner of The Libertine in Green Bay.
In this episode of Chef Talk, host Kyle Cherek chats with executive chef LJ Weber of The Cannery Public Market.
In this episode of Chef Talk, host Kyle Cherek chats with executive chef Kelly Qualley of Hinterland Brewery.
Few jobs offer the ability to do good while attempting to do well. FOX CITIES Magazine has afforded Ruth Ann and me such an opportunity. A significant part of doing good comes from our ability to present to you our NOT TO BE MISSED event calendar. So it comes after the most careful consideration that READ MORE
By Amelia Compton Wolff, Jelissa Burns and Cody Wiesner Photography by Jordan Ashwood It may be our silver anniversary, but these forks are definitely golden. For our 25th annual reader survey of area food and drink, Fox Valley foodies selected their favorite establishments in 34 categories of dining, from Best Steak to Most READ MORE
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
Six local celebrities prepare to jet set, Swimsuit Issue style For the 18th annual Swimsuit Issue, our models spent the day cooling their jets at Appleton International Airport – a hub for summer vacation travel. Rocking their finest beach-ready looks, this first-class group definitely turned some heads in the terminal on their way to nonstop READ MORE
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
12 months of dining scene updates, broken down in one digestible review CONTRIBUTORS: Meghan Diemel // Cheryl Kaczmarek Sarah Wells // Cody Wiesner // Kate Youdell Photography by Jordan Ashwood Fresh Faces 313 Dodge, Kaukauna Opened December 20th, 2018, this bistro opened by Janel Abel and fiancé Kyle Megna has been a great location for READ MORE
God, I love this job. How else would one discover that the cornucopia that we know as the “salad bar” was born of frugality … and, born here in Wisconsin? Local history, with compelling provenance, informs us that the first-ever salad bar was conceived in nearby Plover in the early ‘50s when the owner of READ MORE
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
By Amelia Compton Wolff & Erika Hearden Photography by Jordan Ashwood The ballots have been tallied and the results are in. For our annual reader survey of area food and drink, Fox Valley foodies selected their favorite establishments in 33 categories of dining, from Best Steak to Most Vegetarian Friendly. Learn more about the winners READ MORE
Gardens of seclusion become the next home trend By Meghan Diemel First came the stately man caves — followed by chic she sheds — to fulfill our needs for relaxation space. Now enter the newest “room” you need to add to your home: the secret garden. Enjoyable for children and adults alike, the outdoor spaces READ MORE
Tales of chance encounters that led to romance Photography by Mary Catherine Baird, Two Otters Photography Green Bay couple Mark and Morgan Moran met in an online chatroom as teenagers. She lived in Wisconsin, he lived in England. They spent 10 years as long distance virtual friends before finally deciding to meet. On their third READ MORE